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Polychaeta name details

Hydroides hexagona (Bosc, 1802)

384606  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:384606)

taxon inquirendum (indeterminable from description, but likely a Hydroides)
Species
Serpula hexagona Bosc, 1802 (indeterminable from description, but likely a Hydroides)
Vermilia hexagona (Bosc, 1802) (superseded subsequent combination of taxon inquirendum)
marine
recent only
(ofSerpula hexagona Bosc, 1802) Bosc, L. A. G. (1802). [Bosc. Vol 1 only. USE FOR POLYCHAETA CONTEXT] Histoire naturelle des vers contenant leur description et leurs moeurs, avec figures dessinées d'après nature. Tome Premiere. De l'imprimerie de Guilleminet; a Paris, chez Deterville., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/41757836
page(s): 176 [details]   
Type locality contained in Charleston  
type locality contained in Charleston [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Hydroides hexagona (Bosc, 1802). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=384606 on 2018-04-20
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2009-03-05 20:03:46Z
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original description  (ofSerpula hexagona Bosc, 1802) Bosc, L. A. G. (1802). [Bosc. Vol 1 only. USE FOR POLYCHAETA CONTEXT] Histoire naturelle des vers contenant leur description et leurs moeurs, avec figures dessinées d'après nature. Tome Premiere. De l'imprimerie de Guilleminet; a Paris, chez Deterville., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/41757836
page(s): 176 [details]   

additional source Pratt, Henry Sherring. (1916). A Manual of the Common Invertebrate Animals, exclusive of Insects. A.C. McClurg & Co., Chicago, 737 pp., available online at https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.1245
page(s): 302; note: Probably the work in which the name Hydroides hexagona was first revived (as H. hexagonus) [details]   

status source Read, Geoffrey B.; Ten Hove, Harry A.; Sun, Yanan; Kupriyanova, Elena K. (2017). Hydroides Gunnerus, 1768 (Annelida, Serpulidae) is feminine: a nomenclatural checklist of updated names. ZooKeys. 642: 1-52., available online at http://zookeys.pensoft.net/articles.php?id=10443
page(s): 22; note: authors point out the otherwise indeterminable name cannot be a nomen oblitum as it was revived and used as H. hexagonus [sic] by non-taxonomists in 20th C. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

ecology source Costello, D.P., Davidson, M.E., Eggers, A., Fox, H.M. and Henley, C. (eds) 1957. Methods for Obtaining and Handling Marine Eggs and Embryos: Lancaster, Lancaster Press, Inc..
page(s): 77; note: reporting how to culture Hydroides "hexagonus" [details]   

additional source  (ofSerpula hexagona Bosc, 1802) Hartman, Olga. (1959). Catalogue of the Polychaetous Annelids of the World. Parts 1 and 2. Allan Hancock Foundation Occasional Paper. 23: 1-628. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

status source  (ofSerpula hexagona Bosc, 1802) Zibrowius, Helmut 1971. Les espèces Méditerranéennes du genre Hydroides (Polychaeta Serpulidae). Remarques sur le pretendu polymorphisme de Hydroides uncinata. Tethys, 2: 691-746.
page(s): 699 [details]   

basis of record  (ofVermilia hexagona (Bosc, 1802)) Quatrefages, Armand de. (1866 [imprint date 1865]). Histoire naturelle des Annelés marins et d'eau douce. Annélides et Géphyriens. Volume 2.. Première partie. 1-336. Deuxième Partie. 337-794. Explication des planches p.1-24. planches 1-20. Librarie Encyclopédique de Roret. Paris., available online at http://books.google.com/books?id=M_xNAAAAcAAJ
page(s): 533 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From editor or global species database
Editor's comment Name apparently forgotten for more than a century, and afterwards used in experimental literature mainly, at first not clear which taxon was involved. Synonymised with the better known name of H. dianthus by e.g. Rioja and by Zibrowius, however, not following the ICZN, though following the intent of the Code, stabilisation of names. [details]

Editor's comment Hydroides hexagona is a classic example of an indeterminable name used more in biology/ecology works (mostly with the spelling Hydroides hexagonus [sic]) than in taxonomy. Unfortunately it could be anything. However, some later usages are thought to be the same as the concept of H. dianthus. The name has been unexpectedly prominent due to its use in Costello et al (1957 and earlier) "Methods for obtaining and handling marine eggs and embryos" and earlier invertebrate handbooks (Pratt 1916) [details]