WoRMS taxon details

Scolelepis hutchingsae Dauer, 1985

331754  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:331754)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Dauer, D.M. (1985). A new species of <i>Scolelepis</i> (Polychaeta: Spionidae) from Lizard Island, Australia. <em>Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington.</em> 98(3): 678-681., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/34648961
page(s): 678-680, fig. 1 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Holotype  USNM 97629, geounit Lizard Island (Queensland)  
Holotype USNM 97629, geounit Lizard Island (Queensland) [details]
Note Ferrier's Creek, Lizard Island, northern Great...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Ferrier's Creek, Lizard Island, northern Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia (gazetteer estimate -14.6656, 145.4506), intertidal coralline sand. [details]
Depth range Intertidal to subtidal (<5 m) depths.  
Depth range Intertidal to subtidal (<5 m) depths. [details]

Distribution Australia: Lizard Island (Great Barrier Reef, Queensland). Philippines: Boracay Island (Aklan province).  
Distribution Australia: Lizard Island (Great Barrier Reef, Queensland). Philippines: Boracay Island (Aklan province). [details]

Etymology The species is named after Dr. Pat Hutchings, ''in recognition of her contribution to our knowledge of Australian...  
Etymology The species is named after Dr. Pat Hutchings, ''in recognition of her contribution to our knowledge of Australian polychaetes'' (Dauer, 1983: 680). [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2020). World Polychaeta database. Scolelepis hutchingsae Dauer, 1985. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=331754 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 Dauer, D.M. (1985). A new species of <i>Scolelepis</i> (Polychaeta: Spionidae) from Lizard Island, Australia. <em>Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington.</em> 98(3): 678-681., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/34648961
page(s): 678-680, fig. 1 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Williams, J.D. (2007). New records and description of four new species of spionids (Annelida: Polychaeta: Spionidae) from the Philippines: the genera <i>Dispio</i>, <i>Malacoceros</i>, <i>Polydora</i>, and <i>Scolelepis</i>, with notes on palp ciliation patterns of the genus <i>Scolelepis</i>. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 1459: 1-35., available online at https://people.hofstra.edu/jason_d_williams/Publications/Williams2007%20copy.pdf
page(s): 17-21, figs. 11-13, 18D [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype USNM 97629, geounit Lizard Island (Queensland) [details]
Nontype USNM 1096811, geounit Aklan [details]
Nontype USNM 1096812, geounit Aklan [details]
Nontype ZRC 2006.0224, geounit Aklan [details]
Paratype USNM 97630, geounit Lizard Island (Queensland) [details]
Paratype USNM 97631, geounit Lizard Island (Queensland) [details]
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Depth range Intertidal to subtidal (<5 m) depths. [details]

Diet One specimen collected in Boracay Island (Aklan province, Philippines) presented five bivalve larvae in the digestive tract, each approximately 480 ┬Ám long. [details]

Distribution Australia: Lizard Island (Great Barrier Reef, Queensland). Philippines: Boracay Island (Aklan province). [details]

Etymology The species is named after Dr. Pat Hutchings, ''in recognition of her contribution to our knowledge of Australian polychaetes'' (Dauer, 1983: 680). [details]

Habitat Intertidal to subtidal sands. [details]

Reproduction Two incomplete specimens (posterior end fragments) collected in April in Boracay Island (Aklan province, Philippines) had eggs within the body. [details]

Type locality Ferrier's Creek, Lizard Island, northern Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia (gazetteer estimate -14.6656, 145.4506), intertidal coralline sand. [details]