WoRMS taxon details

Hoilungia hongkongensis Eitel, Schierwater & Wörheide, 2018

1316502  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:1316502)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish
Eitel, M., W.R. Francis, F. Varoqueaux, J. Daraspe, H.J. Osigus, S. Krebs, S. Vargas, H. Blum, G.A. Williams, B. Schierwater & G. Worheide. (2018). Comparative genomics and the nature of placozoan species. Plos Biology, 16(7)., available online at https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pbio.2005359 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Type locality contained in Ho Chung River  
type locality contained in Ho Chung River [details]
Etymology hongkongensis, from "Hong Kong" and "-ensis", Latin, suffix referring to place of origin, as specimens are at present...  
Etymology hongkongensis, from "Hong Kong" and "-ensis", Latin, suffix referring to place of origin, as specimens are at present endemic to Hong Kong. The full name "Hoilungia hongkongensis" thus means "Hong Kong sea dragon". [details]

LSID urn:lsid:zoobank.org:act:2B0765C1-D939-48FD-B573-5B3F381817B7  
LSID urn:lsid:zoobank.org:act:2B0765C1-D939-48FD-B573-5B3F381817B7 [details]
Schierwater, B.; Eitel, M.; DeSalle, R. (2020). World Placozoa Database. Hoilungia hongkongensis Eitel, Schierwater & Wörheide, 2018. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=1316502 on 2020-08-14
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original description Eitel, M., W.R. Francis, F. Varoqueaux, J. Daraspe, H.J. Osigus, S. Krebs, S. Vargas, H. Blum, G.A. Williams, B. Schierwater & G. Worheide. (2018). Comparative genomics and the nature of placozoan species. Plos Biology, 16(7)., available online at https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pbio.2005359 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Etymology hongkongensis, from "Hong Kong" and "-ensis", Latin, suffix referring to place of origin, as specimens are at present endemic to Hong Kong. The full name "Hoilungia hongkongensis" thus means "Hong Kong sea dragon". [details]

LSID urn:lsid:zoobank.org:act:2B0765C1-D939-48FD-B573-5B3F381817B7 [details]
LanguageName 
English Hong Kong sea dragon  [details]