WoRMS name details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydroides basispinosus Straughan, 1967 [original]

328438  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:328438)

Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (subjective synonym, incorrect gender suffix)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Straughan, Dale. (1967). Marine Serpulidae (Annelida: Polychaeta) of eastern Queensland and New South Wales. Australian Journal of Zoology. 15: 201-261., available online at http://www.publish.csiro.au/?paper=ZO9670201 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote Mouth of Ross River, Townsville, Queensland,...  
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Mouth of Ross River, Townsville, Queensland, Australia, -19.2569, 146.8494 [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Not stated. Possibly spiny-bottom from Latin noun basis and adjective spinosus. Basal spines on the main opercular spines...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Not stated. Possibly spiny-bottom from Latin noun basis and adjective spinosus. Basal spines on the main opercular spines are mentioned (not figured). [details]
ten Hove, H.; Read, G. (2017). Hydroides basispinosus Straughan, 1967 [original]. 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=328438 on 2018-01-20

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2008-03-17 10:44:16Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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original description Straughan, Dale. (1967). Marine Serpulidae (Annelida: Polychaeta) of eastern Queensland and New South Wales. Australian Journal of Zoology. 15: 201-261., available online at http://www.publish.csiro.au/?paper=ZO9670201 [details]   

taxonomy source Sun, Yanan; Wong, Eunice; ten Hove, Harry A.; Hutchings, Pat A.; Williamson, Jane E.; Kupriyanova, Elena. (2015). Revision of the genus Hydroides (Annelida: Serpulidae) from Australia. Zootaxa. 4009(1): 1-99., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4009.1.1
page(s): 63 [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy 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: to Hydroides operculata Treadwell, 1929 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEditor's comment Currently a synonym of H. operculata, but might be molecularly distinct. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Not stated. Possibly spiny-bottom from Latin noun basis and adjective spinosus. Basal spines on the main opercular spines are mentioned (not figured). [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGrammatical gender Treated as adjectival although arguably an invariant noun phrase in apposition. The original masculine ending for a compound with a feminine noun, was incorrect, but under the Code as an incorrect Latinization cannot be changed. However, it is likely Straughan was unaware 'basis' was (strictly) a noun in Latin meaning pedestal and instead she had used it literally as 'base', intending an adjectival compound name, strangely masculine. Therefore the name has been treated as a gender variable adjective, and in the past corrected for gender to feminine 'basispinosa' [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Mouth of Ross River, Townsville, Queensland, Australia, -19.2569, 146.8494 [details]