WoRMS name details

Eupomatus uncinatus Philippi, 1844

327905  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:327905)

 unaccepted (species inquirenda original combination, indeterminable from description)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Philippi, A. (1844). Einige Bemerkungen über die Gattung Serpula, nebst Aufzählung der von mir im Mittelmeer mit dem Thier beobachteten Arten. Archiv für Naturgeschichte, Berlin. 10(1): 186-198, plate 6., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/13704089
page(s): 195; note: brief Latin diagnosis plus operculum figure. Also noted similarity to Sabella euplaeana Delle Chiaje, 1822 [details]   
Type locality contained in Mediterranean Sea  
type locality contained in Mediterranean Sea [details]
Note Unspecified Mediterranean, but can be narrowed...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Unspecified Mediterranean, but can be narrowed to the Tyrrhenian Sea coast of Italy as Philippi’s activities were in western Italy, and plausibly to Naples as he was based there prior to 1844, with Naples shore (40.8327°, 14.2358° map estimate) a possible point location. [details]
Etymology Not stated, but Philippi described the verticil spines as with “cornubus octo, apice incurvo uncinatis” (eight horns,...  
Etymology Not stated, but Philippi described the verticil spines as with “cornubus octo, apice incurvo uncinatis” (eight horns, curved tip hooked), thus the name refers to the hooked spines, from the Latin adjective uncinatus ‘hooked' [details]

Taxonomy Zibrowius (1971) reported it is impossible to decide what Philippi's species is from the description and the poor figure of...  
Taxonomy Zibrowius (1971) reported it is impossible to decide what Philippi's species is from the description and the poor figure of the operculum, but the original name Eupomatus uncinata, and its recombination names Hydroides uncinatus/uncinata (Eupomatus is invalid) have been used for specimens assignable to at least 10 different taxa described subsequently. Philippi compared his specimen to Sabella euplaeana Delle Chiaje, 1822, which is also an indeterminable Hydroides. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Eupomatus uncinatus Philippi, 1844. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=327905 on 2018-06-18
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2008-03-17 10:44:16Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2009-01-20 20:00:53Z
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2009-01-26 13:11:55Z
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2016-03-08 21:46:22Z
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original description Philippi, A. (1844). Einige Bemerkungen über die Gattung Serpula, nebst Aufzählung der von mir im Mittelmeer mit dem Thier beobachteten Arten. Archiv für Naturgeschichte, Berlin. 10(1): 186-198, plate 6., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/13704089
page(s): 195; note: brief Latin diagnosis plus operculum figure. Also noted similarity to Sabella euplaeana Delle Chiaje, 1822 [details]   

additional source Hartman, Olga. (1956). Polychaetous annelids erected by Treadwell, 1891 to 1948, together with a brief chronology. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History. 109(2): 239-310., available online at http://hdl.handle.net/2246/1145 [details]   

additional source Hartman, Olga. (1959). Catalogue of the Polychaetous Annelids of the World. Parts 1 and 2. Allan Hancock Foundation Occasional Paper. 23: 1-628. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

status source Zibrowius, Helmut 1971. Les espèces Méditerranéennes du genre Hydroides (Polychaeta Serpulidae). Remarques sur le pretendu polymorphisme de Hydroides uncinata. Tethys, 2: 691-746.
page(s): 695; note: as indeterminable. Lists more than 10 species probably similar to "Hydroides uncinata" [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Etymology Not stated, but Philippi described the verticil spines as with “cornubus octo, apice incurvo uncinatis” (eight horns, curved tip hooked), thus the name refers to the hooked spines, from the Latin adjective uncinatus ‘hooked' [details]

Taxonomy Zibrowius (1971) reported it is impossible to decide what Philippi's species is from the description and the poor figure of the operculum, but the original name Eupomatus uncinata, and its recombination names Hydroides uncinatus/uncinata (Eupomatus is invalid) have been used for specimens assignable to at least 10 different taxa described subsequently. Philippi compared his specimen to Sabella euplaeana Delle Chiaje, 1822, which is also an indeterminable Hydroides. [details]

Type locality Unspecified Mediterranean, but can be narrowed to the Tyrrhenian Sea coast of Italy as Philippi’s activities were in western Italy, and plausibly to Naples as he was based there prior to 1844, with Naples shore (40.8327°, 14.2358° map estimate) a possible point location. [details]