WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydroides spiculitubus Pillai, 2009

555210

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:555210

Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted 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] 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype  AM W21443, locality Kimberley (Long Reef,...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype AM W21443, locality Kimberley (Long Reef, Kimberleys, Western Australia, -13.9667 125.6333, 25 m) [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote Long Reef, Kimberleys, Western Australia,...  
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Long Reef, Kimberleys, Western Australia, -13.9667 125.6333, 25 m [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology author: "Named after its characteristic inner...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology 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]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Pillai (2009:125) created a new species name...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy 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]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Long Reef, Kimberleys, Western Australia,...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Long Reef, Kimberleys, Western Australia, -13.9667 125.6333, 25 m [details]
Read, G.; ten Hove, H. (2016). Hydroides spiculitubus Pillai, 2009. 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=555210 on 2017-11-19

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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 
 

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype AM W21443, locality Kimberley (Long Reef, Kimberleys, Western Australia, -13.9667 125.6333, 25 m) [details]
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology 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]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGrammatical gender author's species name 'spiculitubus' appears to be a compound noun in apposition, unchanging for gender agreement [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy 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]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Long Reef, Kimberleys, Western Australia, -13.9667 125.6333, 25 m [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType specimen holotype, Australian Museum W21443, Paratypes AM W21468, AM W21390 [details]