WoRMS name details

Hydroides (Eucarphus) Mörch, 1863

326105  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:326105)

 unaccepted (superseded original subgenus)
Subgenus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Mörch, O. A. L. (1863). Revisio critica Serpulidarum. Et Bidrag til Rørormenes Naturhistorie. Naturhistorisk Tidsskrift. København, Ser. 3, 1: 347-470, pl. 11 [also issued as a separate, 1–124, pl. 11]., available online at http://www.archive.org/details/naturhistoriskti01copeuoft
page(s): 378; note: as a subgenus for six Hydroides, beginning with H. (E.) crucigera [details]   
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Hydroides (Eucarphus) Mörch, 1863. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=326105 on 2018-05-24
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2008-03-14 12:54:55Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2009-01-26 20:42:57Z
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2016-03-30 22:58:57Z
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original description Mörch, O. A. L. (1863). Revisio critica Serpulidarum. Et Bidrag til Rørormenes Naturhistorie. Naturhistorisk Tidsskrift. København, Ser. 3, 1: 347-470, pl. 11 [also issued as a separate, 1–124, pl. 11]., available online at http://www.archive.org/details/naturhistoriskti01copeuoft
page(s): 378; note: as a subgenus for six Hydroides, beginning with H. (E.) crucigera [details]   

source of synonymy Pixell, Helen L. M. (1913). Polychaeta of the Indian Ocean, together with some species from the Cape Verde Islands. The Serpulidae, with a classification of the genera Hydroides and Eupomatus. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London. (Series 2) 16: 69-92., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/25257250
note: Eucarphus treated as a junior synonym of Hydroides [details]  OpenAccess publication 
From editor or global species database
Diagnosis Author: "Operculum petiolatum, margine dentato. superne paleis in infundibulum dispositis ; paleæ basi spathulatæ, connatæ, superne liberæ, extremitate utrinque aurita , interdum aculeo intermedio terminali, unde uti cruciati" from which the essence is that operculum spines have lateral processes [details]

Synonymy erected as a subgenus of Hydroides for H. crucigera, H. dirampha, H. cumingii, H. sanctaecrucis, H. microtis, and H. benzoni, but not distinct from the nominal genus according to Pixell (1913), a view supported by Bastida-Zavala & ten Hove (2002) [details]