WoRMS taxon details

Exogone sexoculata Hartmann-Schröder, 1979

327994  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:327994)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Hartmann-Schröder, Gesa. (1979). Die Polychaeten der tropischen Nordwestküste Australiens (zwischen Derby im Norden und Port Hedland im Süden). Teil 2. IN: Hartmann-Schröder, G. and Gerd Hartmann. Zur Kenntnis des Eulitorals der australischen Küsten unter besonder Berücksichtigung der Polychaeten und Ostracoden. (Teil 2 und Teil 3). <em>Mitteilungen aus dem Hamburgischen zoologischen Museum und Institut.</em> 76: 77-218.
page(s): 110-111, figs. 175-177 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Holotype  ZMH P-15518, geounit Australia  
Holotype ZMH P-15518, geounit Australia [details]
Note Australia, Western Australia, Port Hedland,...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Australia, Western Australia, Port Hedland, abrasion terrace (reef) near Highway Motel, now Hospitality Inn (geocoordinates not provided, estimated to be approximately lat. -20.3074, long. 118.6059).  [details]
Depth range Eulittoral.   
Depth range Eulittoral.  [details]

Distribution Australia: Western Australia (Port Hedland).   
Distribution Australia: Western Australia (Port Hedland).  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet sexoculata derives from the combination of the Latin root sex, meaning 'six', and the Latin word...  
Etymology The specific epithet sexoculata derives from the combination of the Latin root sex, meaning 'six', and the Latin word oculatus, meaning 'having eyes', and refers to the presence of 3 pairs of eyes on each side of the prostomium, 2 pairs of very big eyes in in the posterior region of the prostomium, and a third pair of smaller eyes in the anterior region.  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2019). World Polychaeta database. Exogone sexoculata Hartmann-Schröder, 1979. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=327994 on 2019-05-23
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original description Hartmann-Schröder, Gesa. (1979). Die Polychaeten der tropischen Nordwestküste Australiens (zwischen Derby im Norden und Port Hedland im Süden). Teil 2. IN: Hartmann-Schröder, G. and Gerd Hartmann. Zur Kenntnis des Eulitorals der australischen Küsten unter besonder Berücksichtigung der Polychaeten und Ostracoden. (Teil 2 und Teil 3). <em>Mitteilungen aus dem Hamburgischen zoologischen Museum und Institut.</em> 76: 77-218.
page(s): 110-111, figs. 175-177 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype ZMH P-15518, geounit Australia [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range Eulittoral.  [details]

Distribution Australia: Western Australia (Port Hedland).  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet sexoculata derives from the combination of the Latin root sex, meaning 'six', and the Latin word oculatus, meaning 'having eyes', and refers to the presence of 3 pairs of eyes on each side of the prostomium, 2 pairs of very big eyes in in the posterior region of the prostomium, and a third pair of smaller eyes in the anterior region.  [details]

Habitat Amongst vegetation with sand and detritus, eulittoral.  [details]

Type locality Australia, Western Australia, Port Hedland, abrasion terrace (reef) near Highway Motel, now Hospitality Inn (geocoordinates not provided, estimated to be approximately lat. -20.3074, long. 118.6059).  [details]