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Dracoderes Higgins & Shirayama, 1990

264982  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:264982)

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Dracoderes abei Higgins & Shirayama, 1990 (type by original designation)

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Higgins, R. P.; Shirayama, Y. (1990). Dracoderidae, a new family of the cyclorhagid Kinorhyncha from the Inland Sea of Japan. <em>Zoological Science.</em> 7: 939-946. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Etymology The genus name was derived from Greek δράκων drakon, dragon, and from Greek deres, neck, a common suffix of...  
Etymology The genus name was derived from Greek δράκων drakon, dragon, and from Greek deres, neck, a common suffix of cyclorhagid genera, and referred to the remotely dragon-like appearance of Kinorhyncha with their spiny head and segmented trunk.
Original etymology by Higgins & Shirayama (1990, p. 940):
"The genus name is derived from the Greek (drakon) dragon plus (deres) neck. The gender of the genus is musculine." [details]
Neuhaus, B. (2024). World Kinorhyncha Database. Dracoderes Higgins & Shirayama, 1990. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=264982 on 2024-05-26
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2008-01-04 11:38:56Z
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2013-05-30 08:41:25Z
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2013-05-30 09:28:44Z
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2020-04-28 09:40:58Z
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2023-05-30 12:05:10Z
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original description Higgins, R. P.; Shirayama, Y. (1990). Dracoderidae, a new family of the cyclorhagid Kinorhyncha from the Inland Sea of Japan. <em>Zoological Science.</em> 7: 939-946. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record van der Land, J. (ed). (2008). UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms (URMO). , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/urmo/ [details]   

identification resource Cepeda, D.; Pardos, F.; Sánchez, N. (2019). A new species and first record of Dracoderes (Kinorhyncha: Allomalorhagida: Dracoderidae) from American waters, with an identification key of the genus. <em>Zoologischer Anzeiger.</em> 282: 106-115., available online at https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcz.2019.05.019 [details]   
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Etymology The genus name was derived from Greek δράκων drakon, dragon, and from Greek deres, neck, a common suffix of cyclorhagid genera, and referred to the remotely dragon-like appearance of Kinorhyncha with their spiny head and segmented trunk.
Original etymology by Higgins & Shirayama (1990, p. 940):
"The genus name is derived from the Greek (drakon) dragon plus (deres) neck. The gender of the genus is musculine." [details]
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