WoRMS taxon details

Scolelepis carunculata Blake & Kudenov, 1978

331751  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:331751)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Blake, James A.; Kudenov, Jerry D. (1978). The Spionidae (Polychaeta) from Southeastern Australia and adjacent areas with a revision of the genera. <em>Memoirs of the National Museum of Victoria.</em> 39: 171-280., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/39441579
page(s): 178-180, fig. 2 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Holotype  MV G2992, geounit Western Port Bay  
Holotype MV G2992, geounit Western Port Bay [details]
Note Shoreham, Western Port, Victoria, Australia...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Shoreham, Western Port, Victoria, Australia (gazetteer estimate -38.431º, 145.052º). [details]
Depth range Intertidal to shallow subtidal.  
Depth range Intertidal to shallow subtidal. [details]

Distribution Australia: New South Wales; Queensland; Victoria; West Australia.  
Distribution Australia: New South Wales; Queensland; Victoria; West Australia. [details]

Etymology Not stated. The specific epithet carunculata (masculine: carunculatus) is a Latin adjective meaning 'having a caruncle'...  
Etymology Not stated. The specific epithet carunculata (masculine: carunculatus) is a Latin adjective meaning 'having a caruncle' (being a caruncle a 'naked fleshy outgrowth'), and presumably refers to the presence of a pointed free caruncle in the posterior edge of the prostomium, extending to the anterior margin of chaetiger 2. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2020). World Polychaeta database. Scolelepis carunculata Blake & Kudenov, 1978. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=331751 on 2020-01-19
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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 Blake, James A.; Kudenov, Jerry D. (1978). The Spionidae (Polychaeta) from Southeastern Australia and adjacent areas with a revision of the genera. <em>Memoirs of the National Museum of Victoria.</em> 39: 171-280., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/39441579
page(s): 178-180, fig. 2 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype MV G2992, geounit Western Port Bay [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range Intertidal to shallow subtidal. [details]

Distribution Australia: New South Wales; Queensland; Victoria; West Australia. [details]

Etymology Not stated. The specific epithet carunculata (masculine: carunculatus) is a Latin adjective meaning 'having a caruncle' (being a caruncle a 'naked fleshy outgrowth'), and presumably refers to the presence of a pointed free caruncle in the posterior edge of the prostomium, extending to the anterior margin of chaetiger 2. [details]

Habitat Mangroves and sand flats. [details]

Type locality Shoreham, Western Port, Victoria, Australia (gazetteer estimate -38.431º, 145.052º). [details]