WoRMS name details

Amphitrite pauciseta Day, 1963

326401  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:326401)

 unaccepted (superseded original combination)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Day, John H. (1963). The polychaete fauna of South Africa. Part 8: New species and records from grab samples and dredgings. <em>Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History), Series Zoology.</em> 10(7): 381-445., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2253177
page(s): 439, fig. 11j-m [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Holotype  NHMUK 1963.1.145, geounit South African part...  
Holotype NHMUK 1963.1.145, geounit South African part of the South Atlantic Ocean [details]
Note Off the west coast of the Western Cape...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Off the west coast of the Western Cape Province, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean (33°06.4'S, 17°44.9'E), 146 m, green blue mud. [details]
Depth range 146-320 m.  
Depth range 146-320 m. [details]

Distribution South Africa: off the west coast of Western Cape Province (Atlantic Ocean).  
Distribution South Africa: off the west coast of Western Cape Province (Atlantic Ocean). [details]

Etymology Not stated. The specific epithet pauciseta is composed by the Latin adjective pauci, form of paucus and meaning 'few' or...  
Etymology Not stated. The specific epithet pauciseta is composed by the Latin adjective pauci, form of paucus and meaning 'few' or 'little', and the Latin noun seta, alternative form of chaeta and meaning 'bristle', and refers presumably to the presence of notochaetae on only 13 thoracic segments. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2019). World Polychaeta database. Amphitrite pauciseta Day, 1963. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=326401 on 2019-06-18
Date
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2008-03-17 10:44:16Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2017-01-08 23:08:18Z
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original description Day, John H. (1963). The polychaete fauna of South Africa. Part 8: New species and records from grab samples and dredgings. <em>Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History), Series Zoology.</em> 10(7): 381-445., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2253177
page(s): 439, fig. 11j-m [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

new combination reference Holthe, T. (1986). Evolution, systematics, and distribution of the Polychaeta Terebellomorpha, with a catalogue of the taxa and a bibliography. <em>Gunneria.</em> 55: 1-236., available online at http://www.diva-portal.org/smash/get/diva2:331918/FULLTEXT01.pdf
page(s): 140; note: as Paramphitrite pauciseta [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype NHMUK 1963.1.145, geounit South African part of the South Atlantic Ocean [details]
Nontype, geounit South African part of the South Atlantic Ocean [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range 146-320 m. [details]

Diagnosis Original diagnosis by Day (1963: 439): ''This species may be recognised by the presence of pigment granules at the bases of the two pairs of gills and the possession of only 13 thoracic setigers.'' [details]

Distribution South Africa: off the west coast of Western Cape Province (Atlantic Ocean). [details]

Etymology Not stated. The specific epithet pauciseta is composed by the Latin adjective pauci, form of paucus and meaning 'few' or 'little', and the Latin noun seta, alternative form of chaeta and meaning 'bristle', and refers presumably to the presence of notochaetae on only 13 thoracic segments. [details]

Habitat Mud and sand, at shelf and slope depths. [details]

Type locality Off the west coast of the Western Cape Province, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean (33°06.4'S, 17°44.9'E), 146 m, green blue mud. [details]