WoRMS taxon details

Thalassodrilides gurwitschi (Hrabĕ, 1971)

137496  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137496)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
(of Thalassodrilus gurwitschi (Hrabě, 1971)) Hrabě, S. (1971). A Note on the Oligochaeta of the Black Sea. <em>Vĕst.čz.spol.zool.</em> 35:32-34. [details]   
Distribution This species is widespread in the tropics and subtropics around the world, but it has previously not been reported from...  
Distribution This species is widespread in the tropics and subtropics around the world, but it has previously not been reported from Australia. The present record is from Point Peron, near Perth. [details]

Distribution Black and Mediterranean Seas, Caribbean area, Saudi Arabia and southern China  
Distribution Black and Mediterranean Seas, Caribbean area, Saudi Arabia and southern China [details]

Distribution In Europe: Italy, Yugoslavia and Bulgaria (Mediterranean and Black Seas; Hrabe, 1971a,b). In America: Puerto Rico, Florida,...  
Distribution In Europe: Italy, Yugoslavia and Bulgaria (Mediterranean and Black Seas; Hrabe, 1971a,b). In America: Puerto Rico, Florida, Panama, Aruba, Curacao, and Bonaire (Caribbean area; Righi & Kanner, 1979) [details]

Distribution Widespread in the Caribbean (Aruba, Curacao, Bonaire, Panama. Puerto Rico, Florida, Belize); also Black Sea, Mediterranean...  
Distribution Widespread in the Caribbean (Aruba, Curacao, Bonaire, Panama. Puerto Rico, Florida, Belize); also Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea, (?)Persian Gulf, southern China. Hawaii. Western Australia; apparently circumtropical [details]

Distribution Thalassodrilides gurwitschi is now known from as widely separated areas as the Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea, Caribbean,...  
Distribution Thalassodrilides gurwitschi is now known from as widely separated areas as the Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea, Caribbean, southern China and the Arabian Gulf. Italy, Yugoslavia, Bulgaria, Puerto Rico, Florida, Panama, Curacao, Bonaire, Aruba, Southern China, and Arabian Gulf Coast of Saudi Arabia [details]

Distribution Italy, Yugoslavia, Bulgaria, Puerto Rico, Florida, Panama, Curacao, Bonaire, Aruba, and southern China  
Distribution Italy, Yugoslavia, Bulgaria, Puerto Rico, Florida, Panama, Curacao, Bonaire, Aruba, and southern China [details]
Timm, T. & Erséus, C. (2020). World List of Marine Oligochaeta. Thalassodrilides gurwitschi (Hrabe, 1971). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137496 on 2020-10-31
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original description  (of Curacaodrilus sinus Righi & Kanner, 1979) Righi, G.; Kanner, E. (1979). Marine Oligochaeta (Tubificidae and Enchytraeidae) from the Caribbean Sea. <em>Studies on the Fauna of Curaçao and other Caribbean islands.</em> 58(1): 44-68., available online at http://www.repository.naturalis.nl/document/549865 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (of Thalassodrilus gurwitschi (Hrabě, 1971)) Hrabě, S. (1971). A Note on the Oligochaeta of the Black Sea. <em>Vĕst.čz.spol.zool.</em> 35:32-34. [details]   

context source (HKRMS) Erséus, C. (1990). Marine Oligochaeta of Hong Kong. <em>In: Morton B, editor. Proceedings of the Second International Marine Biological Workshop: The Marine Flora and Fauna of Hong Kong and Southern China. The Marine flora and fauna of Hong Kong and southern china II. Hong Kong University Press, Hong Kong.</em> 1: 259-335. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record Erséus, C.; Healy, B.M. (2001). Oligochaeta, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,</i> 50: pp. 231-234 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Erséus, C. (1990). The marine Tubificidae (Oligochaeta) of the barrier reef ecosystems at Carrie Bow Cay, Belize, and other parts of the Caribbean Sea, with descriptions of twenty-seven new species and revision of Heterodrilus, Thalassodrilides and Smithsonidrilus. <em>Zoologica Scripta.</em> 19(3): 243-303., available online at https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1463-6409.1990.tb00259.x [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Erséus, C. (1990). The marine Tubificidae and Naididae (Oligochaeta) of Southwestern Australia. <em>In: Proceedings of the Third International Marine Biological Workshop: The Marine Flora and Fauna of Albany, Western Australia.</em> 1, 43-88. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Erséus, C. (1984). The marine Tubificidae (Oligochaeta) of Hong Kong and Southern China. <em>Asian Marine Biology.</em> 1: 135-175. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Erséus, C. (1990). Marine Oligochaeta of Hong Kong. <em>In: Morton B, editor. Proceedings of the Second International Marine Biological Workshop: The Marine Flora and Fauna of Hong Kong and Southern China. The Marine flora and fauna of Hong Kong and southern china II. Hong Kong University Press, Hong Kong.</em> 1: 259-335. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Erséus, C. (1993). The marine Tubificidae (Oligochaeta) of Rottnest Island, Western Australia. <em>In Proceedings of the Fifth International Marine Biological Workshop: The Marine Fauna and Flora of Rottnest Island, Western Australia.</em> 331-390. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Milligan, M.R. (1996). Identification manual for the aquatic Oligochaeta of Florida. Volume II. Estuarine and nearshore marine oligochaetes. <em>Florida Departement of Environmental protection, Division of Water Facilities, Tallahasse, Florida, U.S.A.</em> 239pp. [details]   

identification resource Brinkhurst, R.O. (1982). British and Other Marine and Estuarine Oligochaetes. <em>Synopses of the British Fauna.</em> 21: 1-127. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
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Distribution This species is widespread in the tropics and subtropics around the world, but it has previously not been reported from Australia. The present record is from Point Peron, near Perth. [details]

Distribution Black and Mediterranean Seas, Caribbean area, Saudi Arabia and southern China [details]

Distribution In Europe: Italy, Yugoslavia and Bulgaria (Mediterranean and Black Seas; Hrabe, 1971a,b). In America: Puerto Rico, Florida, Panama, Aruba, Curacao, and Bonaire (Caribbean area; Righi & Kanner, 1979) [details]

Distribution Widespread in the Caribbean (Aruba, Curacao, Bonaire, Panama. Puerto Rico, Florida, Belize); also Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea, (?)Persian Gulf, southern China. Hawaii. Western Australia; apparently circumtropical [details]

Distribution Thalassodrilides gurwitschi is now known from as widely separated areas as the Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea, Caribbean, southern China and the Arabian Gulf. Italy, Yugoslavia, Bulgaria, Puerto Rico, Florida, Panama, Curacao, Bonaire, Aruba, Southern China, and Arabian Gulf Coast of Saudi Arabia [details]

Distribution Italy, Yugoslavia, Bulgaria, Puerto Rico, Florida, Panama, Curacao, Bonaire, Aruba, and southern China [details]

Ecology Subtidal, often brackish water, more or less muddy sediments [details]

Ecology It has been found in highly polluted habitats (Erseus 1984) as well as sites with highly fluctuating salinities (Erseus 1981). The Saudi Arabian record again demonstrates its tolerance to high salinities (42 ppt). [details]

Ecology Subtidal, more or less brackish water, generally muddy bottoms. [details]