WoRMS name details

Hydroides spiculitubus Pillai, 2009

555210  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:555210)

 unaccepted (subjective synonym)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Pillai, T. G. (2009). Descriptions of new serpulid polychaetes from the Kimberleys of Australia and discussion of Australian and Indo-West Pacific species of Spirobranchus and superficially similar taxa. Records of the Australian Museum. 61(2): 93-199., available online at http://australianmuseum.net.au/journal/Pillai-2009-Rec-Aust-Mus-612-93199/
page(s): 125 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Holotype  AM W21443, locality Kimberley (Long Reef,...  
Holotype AM W21443, locality Kimberley (Long Reef, Kimberleys, Western Australia, -13.9667 125.6333, 25 m) [details]
Note Long Reef, Kimberleys, Western Australia,...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Long Reef, Kimberleys, Western Australia, -13.9667 125.6333, 25 m [details]
Etymology author: "Named after its characteristic inner tube". No derivation given. 'Tubus' is a masculine Latin noun, spiculus is an...  
Etymology author: "Named after its characteristic inner tube". No derivation given. 'Tubus' is a masculine Latin noun, spiculus is an adjective for pointed. There is no spiculi- form.  [details]

Taxonomy Pillai (2009:125) created a new species name for Australian specimens similar to H. tambalagamensis from Sri Lanka, with...  
Taxonomy Pillai (2009:125) created a new species name for Australian specimens similar to H. tambalagamensis from Sri Lanka, with similar opercular crown spines, and made lengthy comments on differences between the two. Sun et al (2015:82) place H. spiculitubus into synonymy, reasoning the chitinous spicules forming an inner tube were overlooked in H. tambalagamensis. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Hydroides spiculitubus Pillai, 2009. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=555210 on 2018-06-24
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original description Pillai, T. G. (2009). Descriptions of new serpulid polychaetes from the Kimberleys of Australia and discussion of Australian and Indo-West Pacific species of Spirobranchus and superficially similar taxa. Records of the Australian Museum. 61(2): 93-199., available online at http://australianmuseum.net.au/journal/Pillai-2009-Rec-Aust-Mus-612-93199/
page(s): 125 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy Sun, Yanan; Wong, Eunice; ten Hove, Harry A.; Hutchings, Pat A.; Williamson, Jane E.; Kupriyanova, Elena. (2015). Revision of the genus Hydroides (Annelida: Serpulidae) from Australia. Zootaxa. 4009(1): 1-99., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4009.1.1
page(s): 82; note: to Hydroides tambalagamensis [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype AM W21443, locality Kimberley (Long Reef, Kimberleys, Western Australia, -13.9667 125.6333, 25 m) [details]
From editor or global species database
Etymology author: "Named after its characteristic inner tube". No derivation given. 'Tubus' is a masculine Latin noun, spiculus is an adjective for pointed. There is no spiculi- form.  [details]

Grammatical gender author's species name 'spiculitubus' appears to be a compound noun in apposition, unchanging for gender agreement [details]

Taxonomy Pillai (2009:125) created a new species name for Australian specimens similar to H. tambalagamensis from Sri Lanka, with similar opercular crown spines, and made lengthy comments on differences between the two. Sun et al (2015:82) place H. spiculitubus into synonymy, reasoning the chitinous spicules forming an inner tube were overlooked in H. tambalagamensis. [details]

Type locality Long Reef, Kimberleys, Western Australia, -13.9667 125.6333, 25 m [details]

Type specimen holotype, Australian Museum W21443, Paratypes AM W21468, AM W21390 [details]