WoRMS taxon details

Ikosipodus Westheide, 1982

240987  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:240987)

accepted
Genus
Ikosipodus carolensis Westheide, 1982 (type by original designation)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
masculine
Westheide, Wilfried. (1982). Ikosipodus carolensis gen. et sp. n., an interstitial neotenic polychaete from North Carolina, U.S.A., and its phylogenetic relationships within Dorvilleidae. <em>Zoologica Scripta.</em> 11(2): 117-126., available online at https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1463-6409.1982.tb00524.x
page(s): 123, figures 1-4; note: Beaufort Inlet, North Carolina [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Etymology Not stated. However, 'eikosi' in Greek is twenty, and podos is foot, which combination relates to the 10 chaetigers and...  
Etymology Not stated. However, 'eikosi' in Greek is twenty, and podos is foot, which combination relates to the 10 chaetigers and thus 20 parapodia of adults. Masculine. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2020). World Polychaeta database. Ikosipodus Westheide, 1982. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=240987 on 2020-08-06
Date
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2007-06-06 21:28:59Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2020-01-20 03:00:43Z
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original description Westheide, Wilfried. (1982). Ikosipodus carolensis gen. et sp. n., an interstitial neotenic polychaete from North Carolina, U.S.A., and its phylogenetic relationships within Dorvilleidae. <em>Zoologica Scripta.</em> 11(2): 117-126., available online at https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1463-6409.1982.tb00524.x
page(s): 123, figures 1-4; note: Beaufort Inlet, North Carolina [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Glasby, C.J.; Read, G.B.; Lee, K.E.; Blakemore, R.J.; Fraser, P.M.; Pinder, A.M.; Erséus, C.; Moser, W.E.; Burreson, E.M.; Govedich, F.R.; Davies, R.W.; Dawson, E.W. (2009). Phylum Annelida: bristleworms, earthworms, leeches, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 312-358. [details]   
From editor or global species database
Etymology Not stated. However, 'eikosi' in Greek is twenty, and podos is foot, which combination relates to the 10 chaetigers and thus 20 parapodia of adults. Masculine. [details]

Grammatical gender Masculine. It appears that Westheide intended a masculine genus, in the use of 'podus' [details]