WoRMS name details

Polydora hamata Langerhans, 1880

338189  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:338189)

 unaccepted (homonym; replacement name provided)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Langerhans, Paul 1881. Die Wurmfauna von Madeira. III. Zeitschrift für wissenschaftliche Zoologie, 34(1): 87-143., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/133906#page/93/mode/1up
page(s): 92-93, plate IV fig. 4 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Note Madeira Island, Atlantic Ocean (gazetteer...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Madeira Island, Atlantic Ocean (gazetteer estimate 32.75° -16.97°). [details]
Depth range Intertidal.  
Depth range Intertidal. [details]

Distribution Atlantic Ocean: Madeira Island.  
Distribution Atlantic Ocean: Madeira Island. [details]

Etymology The specific name hamata is a Latin adjective meaning 'hooked' or 'crooked', and refers presumably to the presence of...  
Etymology The specific name hamata is a Latin adjective meaning 'hooked' or 'crooked', and refers presumably to the presence of notopodial curved acicular chaetae in the last approximately 30 segments: "in den letzen circa 30 Segmenten sitzen 1 bis 2 stärkere, gekrümmte, bräunliche Borsten [...] im dorsalen Bündel" (Langerhans, 1880: 93). [details]

Homonymy Original name pre-occupied by Polydora hamata Webster, 1879 (Annelida, Spionidae), replaced by Polydora posthamata Jones, 1962.  
Homonymy Original name pre-occupied by Polydora hamata Webster, 1879 (Annelida, Spionidae), replaced by Polydora posthamata Jones, 1962. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Polydora hamata Langerhans, 1880. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=338189 on 2018-02-26
Date
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2008-03-18 12:55:09Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed
2017-08-16 09:13:55Z
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original description Langerhans, Paul 1881. Die Wurmfauna von Madeira. III. Zeitschrift für wissenschaftliche Zoologie, 34(1): 87-143., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/133906#page/93/mode/1up
page(s): 92-93, plate IV fig. 4 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

source of synonymy Blake, J.A.; Kudenov, J.D. (1978). The Spionidae (Polychaeta) from Southeastern Australia and adjacent areas with a revision of the genera. Memoirs of the National Museum of Victoria. 39: 171-280., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/item/121937#page/201/mode/1up [details]   

source of synonymy Jones, Meredith L. (1962). On some polychaetous annelids from Jamaica, the West Indies. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History. 124(5): 169-212, plate 52., available online at http://hdl.handle.net/2246/1213
page(s): 186-187 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From editor or global species database
Depth range Intertidal. [details]

Distribution Atlantic Ocean: Madeira Island. [details]

Etymology The specific name hamata is a Latin adjective meaning 'hooked' or 'crooked', and refers presumably to the presence of notopodial curved acicular chaetae in the last approximately 30 segments: "in den letzen circa 30 Segmenten sitzen 1 bis 2 stärkere, gekrümmte, bräunliche Borsten [...] im dorsalen Bündel" (Langerhans, 1880: 93). [details]

Habitat Intertidal pools in limestone rocky shores. [details]

Homonymy Original name pre-occupied by Polydora hamata Webster, 1879 (Annelida, Spionidae), replaced by Polydora posthamata Jones, 1962. [details]

Type locality Madeira Island, Atlantic Ocean (gazetteer estimate 32.75° -16.97°). [details]