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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydroides heterofurcata Pillai, 1971 [original] 
AphiaID: 328449

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnnelida (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolychaeta (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSedentaria (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCanalipalpata (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSabellida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSerpulidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydroides (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydroides heterofurcata (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydroides Gunnerus, 1768
Source  original description Pillai, T. Gottfried 1971. Studies on a collection of marine and brackish-water polychaete annelids of the family Serpulidae from Ceylon. Ceylon Journal of Science (Biological Sciences), 9: 88-130. [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Gulf of Mannar [details]
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype BM 1968-145, locality Gulf of Mannar (near Talaimannar Pier, Sri Lanka, Gulf of Mannar, 4 m depth, approx (author map) 9.1079 79.7292) [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology not stated, but appears to be derived from presence of trifurcate and bifurcate spines [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGrammatical gender feminine compound adjective based on furcatus, furcata, forked. Original 'heterofurcata' is correct (WoRMS had been using 'heterofurcatus'). [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality near Talaimannar Pier, Sri Lanka, 4 m depth, approx (author map) 9.1079 79.7292 [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:328449
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2008-03-17 10:44:16Z  created  Fauchald, Kristian
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2008-11-03 13:43:30Z  changed  ten Hove, Harry
2016-05-19 04:36:38Z  changed  Read, Geoffrey
  
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  Citation: Read, G.; ten Hove, H. (2016). Hydroides heterofurcata Pillai, 1971 [original]. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2016). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=328449 on 2016-05-24
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