WoRMS taxon details

Swima bombiviridis Osborn, Haddock, Pleijel, Madin & Rouse, 2009

413515  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:413515)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Osborn, K.J.; Haddock, S.H.D.; Pleijel, F.; Madin, L.P.; Rouse, G.W. (2009). Deep-sea, swimming worms with luminescent "bombs". <em>Science (Wash.).</em> 325(5943): 964 and online supplement., available online at http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/abstract/325/5943/964  [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Holotype  SIO BIC A1282, geounit California  
Holotype SIO BIC A1282, geounit California [details]
Etymology Named ‘bombiviridis' for the common name used for the group, green bombers. Bombus is the Latin root meaning humming or...  
Etymology Named ‘bombiviridis' for the common name used for the group, green bombers. Bombus is the Latin root meaning humming or buzzing from which the English word bomb is derived and viridis is Latin for green [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2021). World Polychaeta Database. Swima bombiviridis Osborn, Haddock, Pleijel, Madin & Rouse, 2009. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=413515 on 2022-01-18
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2009-08-31 11:17:31Z
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original description Osborn, K.J.; Haddock, S.H.D.; Pleijel, F.; Madin, L.P.; Rouse, G.W. (2009). Deep-sea, swimming worms with luminescent "bombs". <em>Science (Wash.).</em> 325(5943): 964 and online supplement., available online at http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/abstract/325/5943/964  [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
Holotype SIO BIC A1282, geounit California [details]
From editor or global species database
Etymology Named ‘bombiviridis' for the common name used for the group, green bombers. Bombus is the Latin root meaning humming or buzzing from which the English word bomb is derived and viridis is Latin for green [details]

From other sources
Diagnosis Swima with transparent gut. Possessing a thick, transparent gelatinous sheath penetrated throughout by narrow clavate papillae, simple noto- and neurochaetae, and three achaetous anterior segments supporting ellipsoid, bioluminescent, derived branchiae that are less than 1.5 mm in length. [details]