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Polychaeta name details

Hydroides bifurcatus Pixell, 1913

209949  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:209949)

 unaccepted (incorrect original spelling, non-gender agreement )
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Pixell, Helen L. M. (1913). Polychaeta of the Indian Ocean, together with some species from the Cape Verde Islands. The Serpulidae, with a classification of the genera Hydroides and Eupomatus. <em>Transactions of the Linnean Society of London.</em> (Series 2) 16: 69-92., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/25257250 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Type locality contained in Maldives  
type locality contained in Maldives [details]
Note Minicoy/Maliku (as Minikoi), south Lakshadweep...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Minicoy/Maliku (as Minikoi), south Lakshadweep archipelago, north of the Maldive Islands, Indian Ocean, estimated 8.2854° 73.0673° [details]
Etymology Not stated, but adjectival 'bifurcatus' from Latin furcatus = forked, likely referring to the bifid verticil spines, and...  
Etymology Not stated, but adjectival 'bifurcatus' from Latin furcatus = forked, likely referring to the bifid verticil spines, and incorrectly masculine. [details]

Distribution Tropical Indo-Pacific in Kalk (1958).  
Distribution Tropical Indo-Pacific in Kalk (1958). [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2021). World Polychaeta Database. Hydroides bifurcatus Pixell, 1913. Accessed at: https://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=209949 on 2021-06-23
Date
action
by
1997-09-01 14:43:33Z
created
2000-09-13 14:56:03Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed
2008-11-03 13:43:30Z
changed
2016-04-18 10:51:04Z
changed
2016-06-20 22:48:43Z
changed

original description Pixell, Helen L. M. (1913). Polychaeta of the Indian Ocean, together with some species from the Cape Verde Islands. The Serpulidae, with a classification of the genera Hydroides and Eupomatus. <em>Transactions of the Linnean Society of London.</em> (Series 2) 16: 69-92., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/25257250 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

new combination reference Day, John H. (1951). The polychaete fauna of South Africa. Part 1. The intertidal and estuarine Polychaeta of Natal and Mosambique. <em>Annals of the Natal Museum.</em> 12(1): 1-67.
page(s): 64; note: As Hydroides bifurcatus (no gender correction) [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Etymology Not stated, but adjectival 'bifurcatus' from Latin furcatus = forked, likely referring to the bifid verticil spines, and incorrectly masculine. [details]

Grammatical gender Original incorrect masculine ending as H. bifurcatus, repeated in Day (1951: 64), was silently corrected for gender agreement in Day (1967: 808) [details]

Spelling Originally and incorrectly H. bifurcatus. Gender agreement requires H. bifurcata. [details]

Type locality Minicoy/Maliku (as Minikoi), south Lakshadweep archipelago, north of the Maldive Islands, Indian Ocean, estimated 8.2854° 73.0673° [details]

From other sources
Distribution Tropical Indo-Pacific in Kalk (1958). [details]