WoRMS name details

Prionospio japonicus Okuda, 1935

338188  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:338188)

 unaccepted (incorrect original spelling for gender agreement)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Okuda, Shiro. (1935). Some lacustrine polychaetes with a list of brackish-water polychaetes found in Japan. <em>Annotationes Zoologicae Japonenses.</em> 15(2): 240-246., available online at http://dl.ndl.go.jp/info:ndljp/pid/10853407
page(s): 241-242, fig. 1a-g [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Note Japan, Sea of Japan, Pacific Ocean. The...  
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Type locality Japan, Sea of Japan, Pacific Ocean. The species was described with base on specimens from two different brackish water coastal lagoons in the Japanese southern coast of the Sea of Japan, but no type was designated. The two localities are: i) Kukusi-ko [= Kukushi-ko, Fukui, Chubu, Honshu (gazetteer estimate 35.5996°, 135.9078°); 1-2.2 m, gray mud]; ii) Zinzai-ko [= Jinzai-ko, Shimane, Chugoku, Honshu (gazetteer estimate 35.3257°, 132.6829°); 0.8-2.2 m, brown mud]. [details]
Depth range 0.8-2-2 m.  
Depth range 0.8-2-2 m. [details]

Distribution Pacific Ocean: Japan, brackish water coastal lagoons in the southern coast of Honshu Island (Sea of Japan) and northern...  
Distribution Pacific Ocean: Japan, brackish water coastal lagoons in the southern coast of Honshu Island (Sea of Japan) and northern coast of Hokkaido Island (Sea of Okhotsk). [details]

Etymology Not stated by the author. The specific epithet japonicus is a Latin adjective, meaning 'of or relating to Japan' or...  
Etymology Not stated by the author. The specific epithet japonicus is a Latin adjective, meaning 'of or relating to Japan' or 'Japanese', and refers clearly to the type locality of the species. [details]

Nomenclature According to ICZN Articles 31.2, 32.3 and 34.2, the name 'japonicus' is an incorrect original spelling for gender agreement...  
Nomenclature According to ICZN Articles 31.2, 32.3 and 34.2, the name 'japonicus' is an incorrect original spelling for gender agreement and needs to be corrected to 'japonica', retaining the authorship and date of the original spelling. [details]

Taxonomy Was moved to different genus, but valid currently.  
Taxonomy Was moved to different genus, but valid currently. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2020). World Polychaeta database. Prionospio japonicus Okuda, 1935. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=338188 on 2020-01-26
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2008-03-18 12:55:09Z
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original description Okuda, Shiro. (1935). Some lacustrine polychaetes with a list of brackish-water polychaetes found in Japan. <em>Annotationes Zoologicae Japonenses.</em> 15(2): 240-246., available online at http://dl.ndl.go.jp/info:ndljp/pid/10853407
page(s): 241-242, fig. 1a-g [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

context source (HKRMS) BU. (2013). Provision of services for field sampling, species identification and data analysis of benthic faunal communities of Hong Kong marin waters. Final report submitted to EPD. [details]   

additional source Okuda, Shiro. (1937). Spioniform polychaetes from Japan. <em>Journal of the Faculty of Science, Hokkaido University, Series 6, Zoology.</em> 5(3): 217-254., available online at http://hdl.handle.net/2115/27002
page(s): 242, fig. 19 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Sigvaldadóttir, E. (1998). Cladistic analysis and classification of <i>Prionospio</i> and related general (Polychaeta, Spionidae). <em>Zoologica Scripta.</em> 27(3): 175-187., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1463-6409.1998.tb00435.x
page(s): 186 [details]   

additional source Liu, J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

new combination reference Foster, Nancy Marie. (1971). Spionidae (Polychaeta) of the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea. <em>Studies on the Fauna of Curaçao and other Caribbean Islands.</em> 36(129): 1-183., available online at http://www.repository.naturalis.nl/record/506046
page(s): 107, 108; note: as Minuspio japonica (Okuda, 1935) [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

ecology source Glasby, Christopher J., Timm, Tarmo, Muir, Alexander I. & Gil, João. (2009). Catalogue Of Non-Marine Polychaeta (Annelida) Of The World. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 2070: 1-52., available online at http://mapress.com/zootaxa/list/2009/zt02070.html
page(s): 31 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

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Depth range 0.8-2-2 m. [details]

Distribution Pacific Ocean: Japan, brackish water coastal lagoons in the southern coast of Honshu Island (Sea of Japan) and northern coast of Hokkaido Island (Sea of Okhotsk). [details]

Etymology Not stated by the author. The specific epithet japonicus is a Latin adjective, meaning 'of or relating to Japan' or 'Japanese', and refers clearly to the type locality of the species. [details]

Habitat Shallow water muddy grounds in brackish and euryhaline areas of estuaries and coastal lagoons. Stated to be euryhaline and freshwater tolerant. [details]

Nomenclature According to ICZN Articles 31.2, 32.3 and 34.2, the name 'japonicus' is an incorrect original spelling for gender agreement and needs to be corrected to 'japonica', retaining the authorship and date of the original spelling. [details]

Taxonomy Was moved to different genus, but valid currently. [details]

Type locality Japan, Sea of Japan, Pacific Ocean. The species was described with base on specimens from two different brackish water coastal lagoons in the Japanese southern coast of the Sea of Japan, but no type was designated. The two localities are: i) Kukusi-ko [= Kukushi-ko, Fukui, Chubu, Honshu (gazetteer estimate 35.5996°, 135.9078°); 1-2.2 m, gray mud]; ii) Zinzai-ko [= Jinzai-ko, Shimane, Chugoku, Honshu (gazetteer estimate 35.3257°, 132.6829°); 0.8-2.2 m, brown mud]. [details]