WoRMS taxon details

Scolelepis (Scolelepis) branchia Imajima, 1992

331730  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:331730)

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): 3-6, figs. 2a-i, 3a-k [details]   
Holotype  NSMT Pol. H 337, geounit Tokyo Bay  
Holotype NSMT Pol. H 337, geounit Tokyo Bay [details]
Note Tokyo Bay, Honshu, Japan, Pacific Ocean...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Tokyo Bay, Honshu, Japan, Pacific Ocean (35º32.0'N, 139º54.0'E), 19 m. [details]
Depth range 5-19 m.  
Depth range 5-19 m. [details]

Distribution Pacific Ocean: both coasts of Honshu (Japan).  
Distribution Pacific Ocean: both coasts of Honshu (Japan). [details]

Etymology Not stated. The specific epithet branchia is a Latin noun meaning 'gills', and presumably refers to the accessory branchiae...  
Etymology Not stated. The specific epithet branchia is a Latin noun meaning 'gills', and presumably refers to the accessory branchiae typical of the species: ''Accessory digitiform branchiae present at posterior bases of notopodia starting on setiger 7 as single small lobe, thereafter increasing in number up to 7 lobes in setiger 30'' (Imajima, 1992: 5). [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2019). World Polychaeta database. Scolelepis (Scolelepis) branchia Imajima, 1992. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=331730 on 2019-12-14
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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): 3-6, figs. 2a-i, 3a-k [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype NSMT Pol. H 337, geounit Tokyo Bay [details]
Nontype NSMT, geounit Wakasa Bay [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range 5-19 m. [details]

Distribution Pacific Ocean: both coasts of Honshu (Japan). [details]

Etymology Not stated. The specific epithet branchia is a Latin noun meaning 'gills', and presumably refers to the accessory branchiae typical of the species: ''Accessory digitiform branchiae present at posterior bases of notopodia starting on setiger 7 as single small lobe, thereafter increasing in number up to 7 lobes in setiger 30'' (Imajima, 1992: 5). [details]

Habitat Not stated. [details]

Type locality Tokyo Bay, Honshu, Japan, Pacific Ocean (35º32.0'N, 139º54.0'E), 19 m. [details]
 

LanguageName 
Japanese エラスピオ  [details]