WoRMS taxon details

Limnodriloides biforis Erséus, 1990

475803  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:475803)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Erséus, C. (1990). Marine Oligochaeta of Hong Kong. <em>In: Morton B, editor. Proceedings of the Second International Marine Biological Workshop: The Marine Flora and Fauna of Hong Kong and Southern China. The Marine flora and fauna of Hong Kong and southern china II. Hong Kong University Press, Hong Kong.</em> 1: 259-335. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Holotype  BMNH 1987.3.26, verbatimGeounit "Gei wai" no....  
Holotype BMNH 1987.3.26, verbatimGeounit "Gei wai" no. 18 (a ... [details]
Depth range Brackish water, mud, 0.3-0.9 m depth  
Depth range Brackish water, mud, 0.3-0.9 m depth [details]

Depth range Intertidal and barely subtidal  
Depth range Intertidal and barely subtidal [details]

Distribution Known only from the type locality in southern China  
Distribution Known only from the type locality in southern China [details]

Distribution Northern territory, Southern China  
Distribution Northern territory, Southern China [details]

Etymology The specific epithet biforis is Latin meaning ''with two doors'' or "openings"; this species has only two, not the normal...  
Etymology The specific epithet biforis is Latin meaning ''with two doors'' or "openings"; this species has only two, not the normal four genital openings (paired male and spermathecal pores). [details]
Timm, T. & Erséus, C. (2020). World List of Marine Oligochaeta. Limnodriloides biforis Erséus, 1990. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=475803 on 2020-10-25
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original description Erséus, C. (1990). Marine Oligochaeta of Hong Kong. <em>In: Morton B, editor. Proceedings of the Second International Marine Biological Workshop: The Marine Flora and Fauna of Hong Kong and Southern China. The Marine flora and fauna of Hong Kong and southern china II. Hong Kong University Press, Hong Kong.</em> 1: 259-335. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

context source (HKRMS) Lee SY. (1993). Invertebrate species new to science recorded from the Mai Po Marshes Nature Marshes, Hong Kong. In: Morton B, editor. Proceedings of the first internationl conference on the marine biology of Hong Kong and the south China Sea. The marine biology of the South China Sea.Hong Kong University Press, Hong Kong. 1: pp 199-209.  [details]   

additional source Erséus, C. (1997). The marine Tubificidae (Oligochaeta) of Darwin Harbour, Northern Territory, Australia, with descriptions of fifteen new species. <em>In Proceedings of the Sixth International Marine Biological Workshop. The marine flora and fauna of Darwin Harbour, Northern Territory, Australia: Museums and Art Galleries of the Northern Territory and the Australian Marine Sciences Association.</em> 99-132. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype BMNH 1987.3.26, verbatimGeounit "Gei wai" no. 18 (a ... [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range Brackish water, mud, 0.3-0.9 m depth [details]

Depth range Intertidal and barely subtidal [details]

Distribution Known only from the type locality in southern China [details]

Distribution Northern territory, Southern China [details]

Ecology Largely silty or muddy sediments; also in brackish water [details]

Etymology The specific epithet biforis is Latin meaning ''with two doors'' or "openings"; this species has only two, not the normal four genital openings (paired male and spermathecal pores). [details]