WoRMS name details

Eupomatus operculata Treadwell, 1929 [original]

337985  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:337985)

 unaccepted (superseded original combination, also spelling should have been 'operculatus')
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Treadwell, Aaron L. 1929. New species of polychaetous annelids in the collections of the American Museum of Natural History from Porto Rico, Florida, Lower California,and British Somaliland. American Museum Novitates, 392: 1-13., available online at http://hdl.handle.net/2246/3789
page(s): 12; note: original spelling as E. operculata [details]   
Note Berbera, Somaliland, Gulf of Aden, 10.441°...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Berbera, Somaliland, Gulf of Aden, 10.441° 45.0075° (map estimate).
 [details]
Etymology It is unclear why Treadwell chose the name as all Hydroides have opercula. His specimen was endowed with two, but he...  
Etymology It is unclear why Treadwell chose the name as all Hydroides have opercula. His specimen was endowed with two, but he didn’t name it ‘bioperculata’. [details]

Taxonomy Current taxon junior synonym of species listed  
Taxonomy Current taxon junior synonym of species listed [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Eupomatus operculata Treadwell, 1929 [original]. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=337985 on 2018-05-21
Date
action
by
2008-03-18 12:55:09Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed
2009-01-20 20:00:53Z
changed
2016-03-30 22:58:57Z
changed
2016-08-03 21:46:07Z
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original description Treadwell, Aaron L. 1929. New species of polychaetous annelids in the collections of the American Museum of Natural History from Porto Rico, Florida, Lower California,and British Somaliland. American Museum Novitates, 392: 1-13., available online at http://hdl.handle.net/2246/3789
page(s): 12; note: original spelling as E. operculata [details]   

source of synonymy Hartman, Olga. (1956). Polychaetous annelids erected by Treadwell, 1891 to 1948, together with a brief chronology. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History. 109(2): 239-310., available online at http://hdl.handle.net/2246/1145 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From editor or global species database
Etymology It is unclear why Treadwell chose the name as all Hydroides have opercula. His specimen was endowed with two, but he didn’t name it ‘bioperculata’. [details]

Specimen American Museum of Natural History, New York, registration #1994 (as searched in 2016 not findable in the online catalogue),  [details]

Spelling Eupomatus operculata was Treadwell's original spelling but as Eupomatus is masculine this was incorrect and it should have been operculatus. [details]

Type locality Berbera, Somaliland, Gulf of Aden, 10.441° 45.0075° (map estimate).
 [details]

From other sources
Taxonomy Current taxon junior synonym of species listed [details]