WoRMS taxon details

Methanoaricia Blake, 2000

325906  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:325906)

accepted
Genus
Methanoaricia dendrobranchiata Blake, 2000 (type by original designation)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Blake, James A. (2000). A new genus and species of polychaete worm (Family Orbiniidae) from methane seeps in the Gulf of Mexico, with a review of the systematics and phylogenetic interrelationships of the genera of Orbiniidae. <em>Cahiers de Biologie Marine.</em> 41(4): 435-450., available online at http://application.sb-roscoff.fr/cbm/
page(s): 439-440 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Holotype  USNM 186776, geounit Gulf of Mexico  
Holotype USNM 186776, geounit Gulf of Mexico [details]
Etymology Methano, referring to the methane seep habitat of these worms and Aricia, Latin for nymph, the mythological wife of...  
Etymology Methano, referring to the methane seep habitat of these worms and Aricia, Latin for nymph, the mythological wife of Hippolytes, and the generic name of the junior synonym of Orbinia[details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2021). World Polychaeta Database. Methanoaricia Blake, 2000. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=325906 on 2021-03-02
Date
action
by
2008-03-14 12:50:56Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed
2013-01-13 02:59:21Z
changed
2017-01-22 17:00:44Z
changed

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original description Blake, James A. (2000). A new genus and species of polychaete worm (Family Orbiniidae) from methane seeps in the Gulf of Mexico, with a review of the systematics and phylogenetic interrelationships of the genera of Orbiniidae. <em>Cahiers de Biologie Marine.</em> 41(4): 435-450., available online at http://application.sb-roscoff.fr/cbm/
page(s): 439-440 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
Holotype USNM 186776, geounit Gulf of Mexico [details]
Paratype LACM AHF-Poly 1961, geounit Gulf of Mexico [details]
Paratype USNM 186777, geounit Gulf of Mexico [details]
From editor or global species database
Etymology Methano, referring to the methane seep habitat of these worms and Aricia, Latin for nymph, the mythological wife of Hippolytes, and the generic name of the junior synonym of Orbinia[details]