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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydroides rostrata Pillai, 1971 [original] 
AphiaID: 328469

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 rostrata (Species)
Status nomen dubium (unreplaced junior primary homonym)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydroides Gunnerus, 1768
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydroides rostrata Pillai, 1971 [original]
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 Sri Lankan part of the Indian Ocean [details]
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype BM 1968-148, locality Sri Lankan part of the Indian Ocean (Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka, Indian Ocean, approx (gazeteer) 6.1324 80.1000) [details]
Links Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype record (1968-148) at Natural History Museum, London 
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. The adjective rostratus a um, means having a beak, which must be noting the morphology of verticil spines. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGrammatical gender feminine adjective, as original [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHomonymy preoccupied by Hydroides rostrata Iroso, 1921, a nov. nom. for Eupomatus uncinatus non Philippi, Ehlers, 1887, and a junior objective synonym of Hydroides floridanus (Bush, 1910) [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNomenclature The original and correct spelling is rostrata , but the name has incorrectly been given the masculine ending (rectus) as well.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Pillai noted types were collected at both Hikkaduwa and Wellawatte, Sri Lanka. These localities are separated by some considerable distance, but the holotype at NHM, 1968-148, is from Hikkaduwa, approx (gazetteer) 6.1324 80.1000 [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:328469
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
2016-05-16 20:38:01Z  changed  ten Hove, Harry
2016-05-19 04:36:38Z  changed  Read, Geoffrey
2016-05-30 02:57:16Z  changed  Read, Geoffrey
  
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  Citation: Read, G.; ten Hove, H. (2016). Hydroides rostrata 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=328469 on 2016-06-29
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