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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEupomatus operculata Treadwell, 1929 [original] 
AphiaID: 337985

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 operculata (Species)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (superseded original combination, also spelling should have been 'operculatus')
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydroides operculata (Treadwell, 1929)
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 operculata Treadwell, 1929 [original]
Sources  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]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Gulf of Aden [details]
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology 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]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpecimen American Museum of Natural History, New York, registration #1994 (as searched in 2016 not findable in the online catalogue),  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpelling Eupomatus operculata was Treadwell's original spelling but as Eupomatus is masculine this was incorrect and it should have been operculatus. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Berbera, Somaliland, Gulf of Aden, 10.441° 45.0075° (map estimate).
 [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Current taxon junior synonym of species listed [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:337985
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2008-03-18 12:55:09Z  created  Fauchald, Kristian
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2009-01-20 20:00:53Z  changed  ten Hove, Harry
2016-03-30 22:58:57Z  changed  Read, Geoffrey
2016-08-03 21:46:07Z  changed  Read, Geoffrey
  
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  Citation: Read, G.; ten Hove, H. (2016). Eupomatus operculata Treadwell, 1929 [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=337985 on 2016-12-07
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