WoRMS taxon details

Ptychodera flava Eschscholtz, 1825

210065  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:210065)

accepted
Species
Ptychodera ceylonica Spengel, 1893 (Reclassified as P. flava by van der Horst (1932))
Ptychodera erythraea (spelling variation)
Ptychodera erythrea Spengel, 1893 (Reclassified as P. flava by van der Horst (1932))
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Eschscholtz, F. (1825). Bericht über die zoologische Ausbeute während der Reise von Kronstadt bis St. Peter und Paul. - Isis 1825: 733-747., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/27509188 [details]   
Taxonomy The two synonymous species (Spengel, 1893) were originally thought to be distinct. In the 1930's van der Horst concluded...  
Taxonomy The two synonymous species (Spengel, 1893) were originally thought to be distinct. In the 1930's van der Horst concluded they were Ptychodera flava. The Rao 1962 manuscript also mentions this. [details]
Swalla, B.J.; van der Land, J. (2019). Hemichordata World Database. Ptychodera flava Eschscholtz, 1825. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=210065 on 2019-11-22
Date
action
by
1997-09-02 11:43:23Z
created
2008-01-04 16:37:03Z
changed
2010-09-21 20:53:06Z
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original description Eschscholtz, F. (1825). Bericht über die zoologische Ausbeute während der Reise von Kronstadt bis St. Peter und Paul. - Isis 1825: 733-747., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/27509188 [details]   

original description  (of Ptychodera erythraea) Spengel J (1893) Die Enteropneusten des Golfes von Neapel. Fauna und Flora des Golfes von Neapel und der angrenzenden Meeres-Abschnitte. Berlin: Herausgegeben von der Zoologischen Station zu Neapel. pp. 756., available online at https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.11517 [details]   

original description  (of Ptychodera ceylonica Spengel, 1893) Spengel J (1893) Die Enteropneusten des Golfes von Neapel. Fauna und Flora des Golfes von Neapel und der angrenzenden Meeres-Abschnitte. Berlin: Herausgegeben von der Zoologischen Station zu Neapel. pp. 756., available online at https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.11517 [details]   

original description  (of Ptychodera erythrea Spengel, 1893) Spengel J (1893) Die Enteropneusten des Golfes von Neapel. Fauna und Flora des Golfes von Neapel und der angrenzenden Meeres-Abschnitte. Berlin: Herausgegeben von der Zoologischen Station zu Neapel. pp. 756., available online at https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.11517 [details]   

additional source Gordon, D.P.; Cooper, R.A.; Campbell, H.J. (2009). Phylum Hemichordata: acorn worms, pterobranchs, graptolites, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 401-408. [details]   

additional source Liu, J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Unknown type USNM 42833, geounit Gilbert Islands [details]
Unknown type USNM 42834, geounit Gilbert Islands [details]
Unknown type USNM 42835, geounit French Polynesia [details]
Unknown type USNM 42836, geounit Gilbert Islands [details]
Unknown type USNM 43489, geounit Galapagos Islands [details]
Unknown type USNM 48699, geounit Mariana Islands [details]
Unknown type USNM 58860, geounit Oahu Island [details]
Unknown type USNM 58886, geounit Galapagos Islands [details]
Unknown type USNM 58887, geounit Samoa [details]
Unknown type USNM 58888, geounit Honolulu [details]
Unknown type USNM 58895, geounit Oahu Island [details]
From editor or global species database
Additional information P. flava is capable of regenerating anterior and posterior structures when amputated in half. In this context it has attracted research interest (Rychel et al. 2008, Humphreys et al. 2010). [details]

Additional information Ptychodera flava (Eschscholtz, 1825) is the first report of a hemichordate. [details]

Taxonomy The two synonymous species (Spengel, 1893) were originally thought to be distinct. In the 1930's van der Horst concluded they were Ptychodera flava. The Rao 1962 manuscript also mentions this. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English Hawaiian acorn worm  [details]
Japanese ヒメギボシムシ  [details]