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Polychaeta name details

Heteromastides platyproctus Pillai, 1961

328368  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:328368)

 unaccepted (superseded original combination, a junior homonym when placed in Scyphoproctus, thus replaced by S telesphorei)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Pillai, T.G. (1961). Annelida Polychaeta of Tambalagam Lake, Ceylon. <em>Ceylon Journal of Science (Biological Sciences).</em> 4(1): 1-40., available online at http://dl.nsf.ac.lk/bitstream/handle/1/7600/CJS(B.S)-4(1)-1.pdf?sequence=2
page(s): 27-28, fig. 9-D-F [details]   
Holotype  NHMUK 1960.3.13.22, geounit Tambalagam Bay  
Holotype NHMUK 1960.3.13.22, geounit Tambalagam Bay [details]
Note Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka, Tambalagam Bay (=...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka, Tambalagam Bay (= Tambalagam Lake), centre of the lake (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. 8.52º, long. 81.16º). [details]
Depth range 1-4 fathoms (1.8-7.3 m).  
Depth range 1-4 fathoms (1.8-7.3 m). [details]

Distribution Indian Ocean: Tambalagam Bay (Sri Lanka).   
Distribution Indian Ocean: Tambalagam Bay (Sri Lanka).  [details]

Etymology Not stated. The specific epithet platyproctus is composed by the prefix of Greek origin platy-, meaning 'flat', and the New...  
Etymology Not stated. The specific epithet platyproctus is composed by the prefix of Greek origin platy-, meaning 'flat', and the New Latin noun of Greek origin proctus, meaning 'anus', and presumably refers to the posterior end of the species, described as having an "oval, slanting anal plate [...] composed of about 10 posterior setigerous segments" (Pillai, 1961: 28). [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2019). World Polychaeta database. Heteromastides platyproctus Pillai, 1961. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=328368 on 2019-12-15
Date
action
by
2008-03-17 10:44:16Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed
2016-01-14 00:16:02Z
changed
2019-02-22 01:42:01Z
changed

original description Pillai, T.G. (1961). Annelida Polychaeta of Tambalagam Lake, Ceylon. <em>Ceylon Journal of Science (Biological Sciences).</em> 4(1): 1-40., available online at http://dl.nsf.ac.lk/bitstream/handle/1/7600/CJS(B.S)-4(1)-1.pdf?sequence=2
page(s): 27-28, fig. 9-D-F [details]   

new combination reference Da Silva, Camilla Fernanda; Amaral, Antonia Cecilia Zacagnini. (2019). Scyphoproctus Gravier, 1904 (Annelida, Capitellidae): description of three new species and relocation of Heteromastides Augener, 1914 in Scyphoproctus. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 4560(1): 95-120., available online at https://biotaxa.org/Zootaxa/article/view/zootaxa.4560.1.5
page(s): 98, 119; note: recombined in Scyphoproctus, requiring a replacement name (due to homonymy) as S. telesphorei Da Silva & Amaral, 2019 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype NHMUK 1960.3.13.22, geounit Tambalagam Bay [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range 1-4 fathoms (1.8-7.3 m). [details]

Distribution Indian Ocean: Tambalagam Bay (Sri Lanka).  [details]

Etymology Not stated. The specific epithet platyproctus is composed by the prefix of Greek origin platy-, meaning 'flat', and the New Latin noun of Greek origin proctus, meaning 'anus', and presumably refers to the posterior end of the species, described as having an "oval, slanting anal plate [...] composed of about 10 posterior setigerous segments" (Pillai, 1961: 28). [details]

Habitat Brackish water (11.0-19.0 p.p.t.) at shallow depths (1-4 fathoms; 1.8-7.3 m), in fine black mud in oyster beds. [details]

New combination recombined in Scyphoproctus, requiring a replacement name (due to homonymy) as S. telesphorei Da Silva & Amaral, 2019 [details]

Type locality Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka, Tambalagam Bay (= Tambalagam Lake), centre of the lake (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. 8.52º, long. 81.16º). [details]