WoRMS taxon details

Hydroides 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]   
Holotype  BM 1968-145, locality Gulf of Mannar (near...  
Holotype 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]
Note near Talaimannar Pier, Sri Lanka, 4 m depth,...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality near Talaimannar Pier, Sri Lanka, 4 m depth, approx (author map) 9.1079 79.7292 [details]
Etymology not stated, but appears to be derived from presence of both trifurcate and bifurcate spines  
Etymology not stated, but appears to be derived from presence of both trifurcate and bifurcate spines [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Hydroides heterofurcata Pillai, 1971 [original]. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=328449 on 2018-04-19
Date
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2008-03-17 10:44:16Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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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 
 

Holotype 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
Etymology not stated, but appears to be derived from presence of both trifurcate and bifurcate spines [details]

Grammatical gender feminine compound adjective based on furcatus, furcata, forked. Original 'heterofurcata' is correct (WoRMS had been using 'heterofurcatus'). [details]

Type locality near Talaimannar Pier, Sri Lanka, 4 m depth, approx (author map) 9.1079 79.7292 [details]