WoRMS taxon details

Dicyema sphyrocephalum Furuya, 1999

265702  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:265702)

accepted
Species
marine
Furuya, H. (1999). Fourteen new species of dicyemid mesozoans from six Japanese cephalopods, with comments on host specificity. Species Divers. 4(2): 257-319 (look up in IMIS[details]   
Etymology The specific name "sphyrocephalum" is composed of two Greek words, sphyra meaning "hammer" and cephalos meaning "with a...  
Etymology The specific name "sphyrocephalum" is composed of two Greek words, sphyra meaning "hammer" and cephalos meaning "with a head", because the calotte is characteristically hammer-shaped. [details]
WoRMS (2019). Dicyema sphyrocephalum Furuya, 1999. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=265702 on 2019-12-07
Date
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2008-01-04 16:28:44Z
created
2013-07-31 14:08:56Z
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original description Furuya, H. (1999). Fourteen new species of dicyemid mesozoans from six Japanese cephalopods, with comments on host specificity. Species Divers. 4(2): 257-319 (look up in IMIS[details]   

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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Syntype NSMT Me-8 [details]
Syntype SBMNH 144676 [details]
From editor or global species database
Etymology The specific name "sphyrocephalum" is composed of two Greek words, sphyra meaning "hammer" and cephalos meaning "with a head", because the calotte is characteristically hammer-shaped. [details]