WoRMS taxon details

Platynereis karaka Read, 2007

467605  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:467605)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Read, Geoffrey B. 2007. Taxonomy of sympatric species of New Zealand Platynereis, with description of three new species additional to P. australis (Schmarda) (Annelida: Polychaeta: Nereididae). Zootaxa 1558: 1-28. , available online at http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/2007f/z01558p028f.pdf
page(s): 18 [details]   
Holotype  NIWA 3365,  NIWA 3365, H-874, geounit...  
Holotype NIWA 3365 [details]
Holotype NIWA 3365, H-874, geounit Wellington [details]
Note Island Bay, Wellington New Zealand,...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Island Bay, Wellington New Zealand, -41.3503°, 174.7685°, netted at surface [details]
Etymology The epithet karaka is a noun in apposition. The name comes from a Wellington Harbour bay of that name, one of the places...  
Etymology The epithet karaka is a noun in apposition. The name comes from a Wellington Harbour bay of that name, one of the places the worms were collected, in turn named for the Karaka tree, Corynocarpus laevigatus, an evergreen, berry-bearing tree endemic to New Zealand. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2020). World Polychaeta database. Platynereis karaka Read, 2007. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=467605 on 2020-12-01
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original description Read, Geoffrey B. 2007. Taxonomy of sympatric species of New Zealand Platynereis, with description of three new species additional to P. australis (Schmarda) (Annelida: Polychaeta: Nereididae). Zootaxa 1558: 1-28. , available online at http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/2007f/z01558p028f.pdf
page(s): 18 [details]   

additional source Glasby, C.J.; Read, G.B.; Lee, K.E.; Blakemore, R.J.; Fraser, P.M.; Pinder, A.M.; Erséus, C.; Moser, W.E.; Burreson, E.M.; Govedich, F.R.; Davies, R.W.; Dawson, E.W. (2009). Phylum Annelida: bristleworms, earthworms, leeches, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 312-358. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype NIWA 3365 [details]
Holotype NIWA 3365, H-874, geounit Wellington [details]
From editor or global species database
Etymology The epithet karaka is a noun in apposition. The name comes from a Wellington Harbour bay of that name, one of the places the worms were collected, in turn named for the Karaka tree, Corynocarpus laevigatus, an evergreen, berry-bearing tree endemic to New Zealand. [details]

Type locality Island Bay, Wellington New Zealand, -41.3503°, 174.7685°, netted at surface [details]