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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEupomatus elegans Haswell, 1883 
AphiaID: 337981

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 editorEupomatus (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEupomatus elegans (Species)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (superseded original combination)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydroides elegans (Haswell, 1883) [nomen protectum]
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEupomatus Philippi, 1844 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydroides Gunnerus, 1768
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEupomatus elegans Haswell, 1883
Sources  original description Haswell, William A. (1883). On some new Australian tubicolous annelids. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales. 7(4): 633-638., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/6462370 [details] [full text]

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. [details]

redescription Haswell, William A. (1885 [for year 1884]). The marine annelids of the order Serpulea. Some observations on the their anatomy, with the characteristics of the Australian species. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales. 9(3): 649-675, plates 31-35., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/6602691
page(s): 660; note: second description of Eupomatus elegans by Haswell [details] [full text]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Port Jackson [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (11 publications) 
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Not stated, but the E. elegans name is likely derived from the Latin adjective elegans -antis 'elegant'.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Port Jackson, New South Wales, Australia. Unspecified further. Haswell (1885) states "This species is to be found in great abundance adhering to the stems and fronds of certain sea-weeds at a depth of 10 or 12 fathoms in Port Jackson. I have also found it, though very rarely, adhering to the under surface of large blocks of stone a little below low-water mark." [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:337981
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2008-03-18 12:55:09Z  created  Fauchald, Kristian
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2016-08-07 03:18:50Z  changed  Read, Geoffrey
  
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  Citation: Read, G. (2016). Eupomatus elegans Haswell, 1883. 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=337981 on 2016-12-04
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