WoRMS taxon details

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

328449  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:328449)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
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]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype  BM 1968-145, locality Gulf of Mannar (near...  
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]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote near Talaimannar Pier, Sri Lanka, 4 m depth,...  
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality near Talaimannar Pier, Sri Lanka, 4 m depth, approx (author map) 9.1079 79.7292 [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology not stated, but appears to be derived from...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology not stated, but appears to be derived from presence of both trifurcate and bifurcate spines [details]
Read, G.; ten Hove, H. (2016). Hydroides heterofurcata Pillai, 1971 [original]. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=328449 on 2017-12-11

Date
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2008-03-17 10:44:16Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed
2008-11-03 13:43:30Z
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2016-05-19 04:36:38Z
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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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

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]
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology not stated, but appears to be derived from presence of both 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]