WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeteromastus deductus Pillai, 1961

328369

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:328369

Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (superseded original combination)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Pillai, T.G. (1961). Annelida Polychaeta of Tambalagam Lake, Ceylon. Ceylon Journal of Science (Biological Sciences). 4(1): 1-40., available online at http://dl.nsf.ac.lk/bitstream/handle/1/7600/CJS(B.S)-4(1)-1.pdf?sequence=2
page(s): 29-30, figs. 9J-K, 10B-C [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype  NHMUK 1960.3.13.24, locality Tambalagam Bay...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype NHMUK 1960.3.13.24, locality Tambalagam Bay (Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka, Tambalagam Bay (= Tambalagam Lake), centre of the lake (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. 8.52º, long. 81.16º); fine black mud in oyster beds, 1-4 fathoms (1.8-7.3 m), in brackish water (11.0-19.0 p.p.t.)) [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka, Tambalagam Bay (=...  
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka, Tambalagam Bay (= Tambalagam Lake), centre of the lake (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. 8.52º, long. 81.16º). [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 1-4 fathoms (1.8-7.3 m).  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 1-4 fathoms (1.8-7.3 m). [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Indian Ocean: Tambalagam Bay (Sri Lanka).  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Indian Ocean: Tambalagam Bay (Sri Lanka). [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Not stated. The specific epithet deductus in a...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Not stated. The specific epithet deductus in a Latin adjective meaning 'attenuated', 'slender' or 'fine', and presumably refers to the shape of the body of the species, described as "Length about 34.0mm; width at the 2nd setigerous segment, which is the widest region, 0.8mm" (Pillai, 1961: 29). [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka, Tambalagam Bay (=...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka, Tambalagam Bay (= Tambalagam Lake), centre of the lake (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. 8.52º, long. 81.16º). [details]
Read, G.; Gil, J. (2016). Heteromastus deductus Pillai, 1961. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=328369 on 2017-11-21

Date
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2008-03-17 10:44:16Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed
2016-01-14 00:16:02Z
changed
2016-05-07 06:38:27Z
changed

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original description Pillai, T.G. (1961). Annelida Polychaeta of Tambalagam Lake, Ceylon. Ceylon Journal of Science (Biological Sciences). 4(1): 1-40., available online at http://dl.nsf.ac.lk/bitstream/handle/1/7600/CJS(B.S)-4(1)-1.pdf?sequence=2
page(s): 29-30, figs. 9J-K, 10B-C [details]   

source of synonymy Warren, L.M.; Hutchings, P.A.; Doyle, S. (1994). A revision of the genus Mediomastus Hartman, 1944 (Polychaeta: Capitellidae). Records of the Australian Museum. 46(3): 227-256., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.3853/j.0067-1975.46.1994.6
page(s): 245; note: recombined to Mediomastus [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype NHMUK 1960.3.13.24, locality Tambalagam Bay (Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka, Tambalagam Bay (= Tambalagam Lake), centre of the lake (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. 8.52º, long. 81.16º); fine black mud in oyster beds, 1-4 fathoms (1.8-7.3 m), in brackish water (11.0-19.0 p.p.t.)) [details]
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 1-4 fathoms (1.8-7.3 m). [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Indian Ocean: Tambalagam Bay (Sri Lanka). [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Not stated. The specific epithet deductus in a Latin adjective meaning 'attenuated', 'slender' or 'fine', and presumably refers to the shape of the body of the species, described as "Length about 34.0mm; width at the 2nd setigerous segment, which is the widest region, 0.8mm" (Pillai, 1961: 29). [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Brackish water (11.0-19.0 p.p.t.) at shallow depths (1-4 fathoms; 1.8-7.3 m), in fine black mud in oyster beds. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka, Tambalagam Bay (= Tambalagam Lake), centre of the lake (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. 8.52º, long. 81.16º). [details]