WoRMS name details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolydora hamata Langerhans, 1880

338189 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:338189)
Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted 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 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote Madeira Island, Atlantic Ocean (gazetteer...  
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Madeira Island, Atlantic Ocean (gazetteer estimate 32.75° -16.97°). [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Intertidal.  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Intertidal. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Atlantic Ocean: Madeira Island.  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Atlantic Ocean: Madeira Island. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific name hamata is a Latin adjective...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology 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]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Madeira Island, Atlantic Ocean (gazetteer...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Madeira Island, Atlantic Ocean (gazetteer estimate 32.75° -16.97°). [details]
Gil, J. (2017). Polydora hamata Langerhans, 1880. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=338189 on 2017-11-22

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2008-03-18 12:55:09Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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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 
 

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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Intertidal. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Atlantic Ocean: Madeira Island. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology 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]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Intertidal pools in limestone rocky shores. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHomonymy Original name pre-occupied by Polydora hamata Webster, 1879 (Annelida, Spionidae), replaced by Polydora posthamata Jones, 1962. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Madeira Island, Atlantic Ocean (gazetteer estimate 32.75° -16.97°). [details]