WoRMS name details

Heteromastus deductus Pillai, 1961

328369  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:328369)

 unaccepted (superseded original combination)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]   
Holotype  NHMUK 1960.3.13.24, locality Tambalagam Bay...  
Holotype 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]
Note Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka, Tambalagam Bay (=...  
From editor or global species database
Type 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]
Depth range 1-4 fathoms (1.8-7.3 m).  
Depth range 1-4 fathoms (1.8-7.3 m). [details]

Distribution Indian Ocean: Tambalagam Bay (Sri Lanka).  
Distribution Indian Ocean: Tambalagam Bay (Sri Lanka). [details]

Etymology Not stated. The specific epithet deductus in a Latin adjective meaning 'attenuated', 'slender' or 'fine', and presumably...  
Etymology 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]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Heteromastus deductus Pillai, 1961. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=328369 on 2018-02-26
Date
action
by
2008-03-17 10:44:16Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed
2016-01-14 00:16:02Z
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2016-05-07 06:38:27Z
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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 
 

Holotype 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
Depth range 1-4 fathoms (1.8-7.3 m). [details]

Distribution Indian Ocean: Tambalagam Bay (Sri Lanka). [details]

Etymology 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]

Habitat 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]

Type 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]