WoRMS taxon details

Scolelepis (Parascolelepis) geniculata Imajima, 1992

331725  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:331725)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Imajima, M. (1992). Spionidae (Annelida, Polychaeta) from Japan. VIII. The genus <i>Scolelepis</i>. <em>Bulletin of the National Science Museum, Tokyo, Series A (Zoology).</em> 18(1): 1-34., available online at http://ci.nii.ac.jp/naid/110004311764/en
page(s): 26-30, figs. 18a-j, 19a-m [details]   
Holotype  NSMT Pol. H 346, geounit Mutsu Bay  
Holotype NSMT Pol. H 346, geounit Mutsu Bay [details]
Note Off Asamuchi, Mutsu Bay, Honshu, Japan,...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Off Asamuchi, Mutsu Bay, Honshu, Japan, Pacific Ocean (gazetteer estimate 40.89º, 140.85º), 9 m.  [details]
Depth range 5-21 m.  
Depth range 5-21 m. [details]

Distribution Pacific Ocean: Japan (Pacific and Sea of Japan coasts of Honshu; East China Sea coast of Kyushu).  
Distribution Pacific Ocean: Japan (Pacific and Sea of Japan coasts of Honshu; East China Sea coast of Kyushu). [details]

Etymology Not stated. The specific epithet geniculata (masculine: geniculatus) is a Latin adjective meaning 'geniculate' or 'bent at...  
Etymology Not stated. The specific epithet geniculata (masculine: geniculatus) is a Latin adjective meaning 'geniculate' or 'bent at a sharp angle', and presumably refers to the neuropodial hooded hooks, which have the shafts dictinctly geniculate. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2020). World Polychaeta database. Scolelepis (Parascolelepis) geniculata Imajima, 1992. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=331725 on 2020-01-20
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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. (1992). Spionidae (Annelida, Polychaeta) from Japan. VIII. The genus <i>Scolelepis</i>. <em>Bulletin of the National Science Museum, Tokyo, Series A (Zoology).</em> 18(1): 1-34., available online at http://ci.nii.ac.jp/naid/110004311764/en
page(s): 26-30, figs. 18a-j, 19a-m [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype NSMT Pol. H 346, geounit Mutsu Bay [details]
Nontype NSMT, geounit Kyushu [details]
Nontype NSMT, geounit Tsukumo Bay [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range 5-21 m. [details]

Distribution Pacific Ocean: Japan (Pacific and Sea of Japan coasts of Honshu; East China Sea coast of Kyushu). [details]

Etymology Not stated. The specific epithet geniculata (masculine: geniculatus) is a Latin adjective meaning 'geniculate' or 'bent at a sharp angle', and presumably refers to the neuropodial hooded hooks, which have the shafts dictinctly geniculate. [details]

Habitat Not stated. [details]

Type locality Off Asamuchi, Mutsu Bay, Honshu, Japan, Pacific Ocean (gazetteer estimate 40.89º, 140.85º), 9 m.  [details]
 

LanguageName 
Japanese コシオリマクスピオ  [details]