WoRMS name details

Hesiocaeca methanicola Desbruyères & Toulmond, 1998

328335  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:328335)

 unaccepted (superseded original combination)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Desbruyères, Daniel; Toulmond, André. (1998). A new species of hesionid worm, <i>Hesiocaeca methanicola</i> sp. nov. (Polychaeta: Hesionidae), living in ice-like methane hydrates in the deep Gulf of Mexico. <em>Cahiers de Biologie Marine.</em> 39(1): 93-98., available online at https://doi.org/10.21411/CBM.A.BA5D76AF [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Holotype  NMNH USNM 182243, geounit Gulf of Mexico  
Holotype NMNH USNM 182243, geounit Gulf of Mexico [details]
Note Green Canyon site, exposed gas hydrate, Gulf...  
Type locality Green Canyon site, exposed gas hydrate, Gulf of Mexico, 27.7462, -91.2222 (27 44.77' N, 91 13.33' W), 538 m [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2021). World Polychaeta database. Hesiocaeca methanicola Desbruyères & Toulmond, 1998. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=328335 on 2021-01-24
Date
action
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2008-03-17 10:44:16Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed
2015-07-15 21:26:10Z
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original description Desbruyères, Daniel; Toulmond, André. (1998). A new species of hesionid worm, <i>Hesiocaeca methanicola</i> sp. nov. (Polychaeta: Hesionidae), living in ice-like methane hydrates in the deep Gulf of Mexico. <em>Cahiers de Biologie Marine.</em> 39(1): 93-98., available online at https://doi.org/10.21411/CBM.A.BA5D76AF [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

additional source Fauchald, K.; Granados-Barba, A.; Solís-Weiss, V. (2009). Polychaeta (Annelida) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 751–788 in D.L. Felder and D.K. Camp (eds.). <em>Gulf of Mexico. Origin, Waters, and Biota. Volume 1, Biodiversity.</em> Texas A&M University Press, College Station, Texas., available online at https://books.google.es/books?id=CphA8hiwaFIC&lpg=PR1&pg=PA751 [details]   

source of synonymy Pleijel, Fredrik; Rouse, Greg W.; Ruta, Christine; Wiklund, Helena; Nygren, Arne. (2008). <i>Vrijenhoekia balaenophila</i>, a new hesionid polychaete from a whale fall off California. <em>Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society.</em> 152(4): 625-634., available online at https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1096-3642.2007.00360.x
page(s): 633; note: Treats Hesiocaeca methanicola as Sirsoe methanicola. This combination appears never to have been formally stated before. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

ecology source Eckelbarger, Kevin J., Young, C. M., Llodra, E. R., Brooke, S. and Tyler, P. 2001. Gametogenesis, spawning behavior, and early development in the "iceworm" Hesiocaeca methanicola (Polychaeta: Hesionidae) from methane hydrates in the Gulf of Mexico. Marine Biology 138(4): 761-775. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype NMNH USNM 182243, geounit Gulf of Mexico [details]
From editor or global species database
Type locality Green Canyon site, exposed gas hydrate, Gulf of Mexico, 27.7462, -91.2222 (27 44.77' N, 91 13.33' W), 538 m [details]

From other sources
Specimen Musée National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris, POLY TYPE 772 [details]
LanguageName 
English methane ice worm  [details]
German Methan-Eiswurm  [details]
To NMNH Extant Collection (Hesiocaeca methanicola Desbruyères & Toulmond, 1998 (USNM WRM 182243) dorsal view)
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Hesiocaeca methanicola Desbruyères & Toulmond, 1998 (USNM WRM 182243) ventral view)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
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