WoRMS taxon details

Grania dolichura Rota & Erséus, 2000

475685  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:475685)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Rota, E.; Erseus, C. (2000). Two new and peculiar species of Grania (Annelida: Clitellata: Enchytraeidae) inhabiting Tasmanian estuaries. <em>New Zealand Journal of Zoology.</em> 27(3): 245-254., available online at https://doi.org/10.1080/03014223.2000.9518232 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Holotype  QVM 14:3889, verbatimGeounit Little Musselroe...  
Holotype QVM 14:3889, verbatimGeounit Little Musselroe Bay... [details]
Distribution Originally reported from estuaries around Tasmania, where it is abundant and widespread (about 70 specimens from six...  
Distribution Originally reported from estuaries around Tasmania, where it is abundant and widespread (about 70 specimens from six stations) and covers a salinity range of 11–35psu, G. dolichura now appears to be a ‘‘southern Australian element’’ with a distribution possibly spanning across the Great Australian Bight and the South Australian Gulfs. [details]

Distribution Widespread around Tasmania, Australia  
Distribution Widespread around Tasmania, Australia [details]

Distribution Abundant and widespread around Tasmania, from the north coast and Cape Barren Island to the southernmost tip at Southport...  
Distribution Abundant and widespread around Tasmania, from the north coast and Cape Barren Island to the southernmost tip at Southport Lagoon [details]

Etymology Named for the extremely elongate body, using the Greek dolichos (= long) and oura (= tail).  
Etymology Named for the extremely elongate body, using the Greek dolichos (= long) and oura (= tail). [details]
Timm, T. & Erséus, C. (2020). World List of Marine Oligochaeta. Grania dolichura Rota & Erséus, 2000. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=475685 on 2020-09-20
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original description Rota, E.; Erseus, C. (2000). Two new and peculiar species of Grania (Annelida: Clitellata: Enchytraeidae) inhabiting Tasmanian estuaries. <em>New Zealand Journal of Zoology.</em> 27(3): 245-254., available online at https://doi.org/10.1080/03014223.2000.9518232 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Rota, E.; Wang, H.; Erséus, C. (2007). The diverse Grania fauna (Clitellata: Enchytraeidae) of the Esperance area, Western Australia, with descriptions of two new species. <em>Journal of Natural History.</em> 41: 999-1023., available online at https://doi.org/10.1080/00222930701391682 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

status source Prantoni, A.; Lana, P. C.; Erséus, C. (2017). Global checklist of species of Grania (Clitellata: Enchytraeidae) with remarks on their geographic distribution. <em>European Journal of Taxonomy.</em> 391:1-44., available online at https://www.zobodat.at/pdf/EJT_0391_0001-0044.pdf [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Holotype QVM 14:3889, verbatimGeounit Little Musselroe Bay... [details]
From editor or global species database
Distribution Originally reported from estuaries around Tasmania, where it is abundant and widespread (about 70 specimens from six stations) and covers a salinity range of 11–35psu, G. dolichura now appears to be a ‘‘southern Australian element’’ with a distribution possibly spanning across the Great Australian Bight and the South Australian Gulfs. [details]

Distribution Widespread around Tasmania, Australia [details]

Distribution Abundant and widespread around Tasmania, from the north coast and Cape Barren Island to the southernmost tip at Southport Lagoon [details]

Ecology It lives from high- to low-water mark, in a salinity range of 11—35‰ [details]

Etymology Named for the extremely elongate body, using the Greek dolichos (= long) and oura (= tail). [details]