WoRMS taxon details

Nicon japonicus Imajima, 1972

329816  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:329816)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Imajima, M. (1972). Review of the annelid worms of the family Nereidae of Japan, with descriptions of five new species or subspecies. <em>Bulletin of the National Science Museum, Tokyo.</em> 15(1): 37-153.
page(s): 57-60, figs. 10a-n, 11 [details]   
Holotype  NSMT Pol. H 72, geounit Ariake Sea  
Holotype NSMT Pol. H 72, geounit Ariake Sea [details]
Note Ariake Sea, Kyushu, East China Sea, Japan...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Ariake Sea, Kyushu, East China Sea, Japan (gazetteer estimate 33.02º, 130.28º), 10-30 m.  [details]
Depth range 10-30 m.  
Depth range 10-30 m. [details]

Distribution Pacific Ocean: Ariake Sea (East China Sea, Japan).  
Distribution Pacific Ocean: Ariake Sea (East China Sea, Japan). [details]

Etymology The specific epithet japonicus (feminine: japonica) is a New Latin adjective meaning 'of or relating to Japan', and refers...  
Etymology The specific epithet japonicus (feminine: japonica) is a New Latin adjective meaning 'of or relating to Japan', and refers to the type locality of the species, Japan.  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2020). World Polychaeta database. Nicon japonicus Imajima, 1972. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=329816 on 2020-09-20
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2008-03-17 10:44:16Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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original description Imajima, M. (1972). Review of the annelid worms of the family Nereidae of Japan, with descriptions of five new species or subspecies. <em>Bulletin of the National Science Museum, Tokyo.</em> 15(1): 37-153.
page(s): 57-60, figs. 10a-n, 11 [details]   

additional source Wu, Bao-Ling; Sun, Ruiping. (1979). Revision of the genera Nicon and Rullierinereis, with description of a new genus Sinonereis (Polychaeta, Nereidae). <em>Oceanic Selections.</em> 2(2): 95-112.
page(s): 104; note: record and description for South China Sea [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Liu, J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype NSMT Pol. H 72, geounit Ariake Sea [details]
Paratype NSMT Pol. P.73, geounit Ariake Sea [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range 10-30 m. [details]

Distribution Pacific Ocean: Ariake Sea (East China Sea, Japan). [details]

Etymology The specific epithet japonicus (feminine: japonica) is a New Latin adjective meaning 'of or relating to Japan', and refers to the type locality of the species, Japan.  [details]

Habitat Type of sediment not stated, probably soft sediments, at subtidal depths.  [details]

Type locality Ariake Sea, Kyushu, East China Sea, Japan (gazetteer estimate 33.02º, 130.28º), 10-30 m.  [details]
LanguageName 
Japanese アリアケゴカイ  [details]