WoRMS taxon details

Opisthosyllis japonica Imajima, 1966

330231  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:330231)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Imajima, Minoru. (1966). The Syllidae (polychaetous annelids) from Japan. IV. Syllinae (1). <em>Publications of the Seto Marine Biological Laboratory.</em> 14(3): 219-252., available online at http://hdl.handle.net/2433/175436
page(s): 226-228, fig. 40a-p [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Holotype  NSMT, geounit Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone  
Holotype NSMT, geounit Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Note Pacific Ocean, Japan. Pacific Ocean, Japan....  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Pacific Ocean, Japan. Pacific Ocean, Japan. The species was described with base on specimens from three different localities, Mukaishima and Noto-ogi, at Honshu, and Usa, at Shikoku. However the original description does not refer which of them is the type locality. [details]
Depth range Intertidal and shallow depths.   
Depth range Intertidal and shallow depths.  [details]

Distribution Central and Southern Japan; Australia (Western Australia).   
Distribution Central and Southern Japan; Australia (Western Australia).  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet japonica makes reference to the type locality of the species, Japan.   
Etymology The specific epithet japonica makes reference to the type locality of the species, Japan.  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2019). World Polychaeta database. Opisthosyllis japonica Imajima, 1966. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=330231 on 2019-04-20
Date
action
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2008-03-17 10:44:16Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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original description Imajima, Minoru. (1966). The Syllidae (polychaetous annelids) from Japan. IV. Syllinae (1). <em>Publications of the Seto Marine Biological Laboratory.</em> 14(3): 219-252., available online at http://hdl.handle.net/2433/175436
page(s): 226-228, fig. 40a-p [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source San Martín, G.; Hutchings Pat, A.; Aguado, M.T. 2008. Syllinae (Polychaeta, Syllidae) from Australia. Part. 2. Genera <i>Inermosyllis</i>, <i>Megasyllis</i> n. gen., <i>Opisthosyllis</i>, and <i>Trypanosyllis</i>. Zootaxa 1840: 1-53
page(s): 26, figs. 17C-F, 18A-I, 19A-F, 20A [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
Holotype NSMT, geounit Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range Intertidal and shallow depths.  [details]

Distribution Central and Southern Japan; Australia (Western Australia).  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet japonica makes reference to the type locality of the species, Japan.  [details]

Habitat Sand, algae, coralline concretions, ascidians.  [details]

Type locality Pacific Ocean, Japan. Pacific Ocean, Japan. The species was described with base on specimens from three different localities, Mukaishima and Noto-ogi, at Honshu, and Usa, at Shikoku. However the original description does not refer which of them is the type locality. [details]
 

LanguageName 
Japanese ニホンオクバシリス  [details]