WoRMS taxon details

Turbocavus Prentiss, Vasileiadou, Faulwetter, Arvanitidis & ten Hove, 2014

827797  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:827797)

accepted
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Prentiss, N. K.; Vasileiadou, K.; Faulwetter, S.; Arvanitidis, C.; ten Hove, H. A. (2014). A new genus and species of Serpulidae (Annelida, Polychaeta, Sabellida) from the Caribbean Sea. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 3900(2): 204-222., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3900.2.2 [details]   
Etymology "genus is named for Hurricane Hole, "Hurricane (Latin: Turbo-) Hole (Latin: cavus)", the region of the Virgin Islands Coral...  
Etymology "genus is named for Hurricane Hole, "Hurricane (Latin: Turbo-) Hole (Latin: cavus)", the region of the Virgin Islands Coral Reef National Monument, St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands, where it abundantly occurs. Also, the tube forms concentric, ever-widening circles, like a hurricane. Masculine noun [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2021). World Polychaeta database. Turbocavus Prentiss, Vasileiadou, Faulwetter, Arvanitidis & ten Hove, 2014. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=827797 on 2021-01-23
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2014-12-22 20:17:55Z
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2014-12-22 20:52:39Z
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original description Prentiss, N. K.; Vasileiadou, K.; Faulwetter, S.; Arvanitidis, C.; ten Hove, H. A. (2014). A new genus and species of Serpulidae (Annelida, Polychaeta, Sabellida) from the Caribbean Sea. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 3900(2): 204-222., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3900.2.2 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

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Etymology "genus is named for Hurricane Hole, "Hurricane (Latin: Turbo-) Hole (Latin: cavus)", the region of the Virgin Islands Coral Reef National Monument, St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands, where it abundantly occurs. Also, the tube forms concentric, ever-widening circles, like a hurricane. Masculine noun [details]
Turbocavus secretus
 Turbocavus secretus
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