WoRMS taxon details

Austrophyllum exsilium Fauchald, 1972

327033  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:327033)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Fauchald, K. (1972). Benthic polychaetous annelids from deep water off western Mexico and adjacent areas in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. <em>Allan Hancock Monographs in Marine Biology.</em> 7: 1-575., available online at https://repository.si.edu/handle/10088/6207
page(s): 47-48, plate 5 figs. a-d [details]   
Holotype  LACM AHF, geounit Mexico  
Holotype LACM AHF, geounit Mexico [details]
Note 13.8 miles, 217°T from Punta Oeste, Isla...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality 13.8 miles, 217°T from Punta Oeste, Isla Maria Magdalena, western Mexico, Pacific Ocean (21°15'00''N, 106°40'00''W), 1920 fathoms (about 3511.3 m). [details]
Depth range 2780-3511 m.  
Depth range 2780-3511 m. [details]

Distribution Pacific Ocean: western Mexico (off the southern tip of Baja California; Tres Marias Basin).  
Distribution Pacific Ocean: western Mexico (off the southern tip of Baja California; Tres Marias Basin). [details]

Etymology Not stated in the original description. The specific epithet exsilium is a Latin noun meaning 'exile' or 'banishment', but...  
Etymology Not stated in the original description. The specific epithet exsilium is a Latin noun meaning 'exile' or 'banishment', but it is not clear what it stands for.  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2019). World Polychaeta database. Austrophyllum exsilium Fauchald, 1972. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=327033 on 2019-11-15
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original description Fauchald, K. (1972). Benthic polychaetous annelids from deep water off western Mexico and adjacent areas in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. <em>Allan Hancock Monographs in Marine Biology.</em> 7: 1-575., available online at https://repository.si.edu/handle/10088/6207
page(s): 47-48, plate 5 figs. a-d [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Fauchald, K.; Hancock, D.R. (1981). Deep-water polychaetes from a transect off central Oregon. <em>Allan Hancock Monographs in Marine Biology.</em> 11: 1-73., available online at http://hdl.handle.net/10088/3445 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype LACM AHF, geounit Mexico [details]
Nontype LACM AHF, geounit Mexico [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range 2780-3511 m. [details]

Distribution Pacific Ocean: western Mexico (off the southern tip of Baja California; Tres Marias Basin). [details]

Etymology Not stated in the original description. The specific epithet exsilium is a Latin noun meaning 'exile' or 'banishment', but it is not clear what it stands for.  [details]

Habitat Bathyal depths. [details]

Specimen Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Los Angeles (USA). [details]

Type locality 13.8 miles, 217°T from Punta Oeste, Isla Maria Magdalena, western Mexico, Pacific Ocean (21°15'00''N, 106°40'00''W), 1920 fathoms (about 3511.3 m). [details]