WoRMS taxon details

Scolelepis occipitalis Blake & Kudenov, 1978

331760  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:331760)

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): 180-183, fig. 4 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Holotype  AM W8910, geounit New South Wales  
Holotype AM W8910, geounit New South Wales [details]
Note Burwood Beach, Newcastle, New South Wales,...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Burwood Beach, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia (32º57'31''S, 151º44'43''E), 26 m. [details]
Depth range 5-26 m.  
Depth range 5-26 m. [details]

Distribution Australia: New South Wales (Burwood Beach and Belmont Beach).  
Distribution Australia: New South Wales (Burwood Beach and Belmont Beach). [details]

Etymology Not stated. The specific epithet occipitalis is the Latin noun for 'occipital', and presumably refers to the ''flattened,...  
Etymology Not stated. The specific epithet occipitalis is the Latin noun for 'occipital', and presumably refers to the ''flattened, irregularly-shaped, partly branched occipital process [or lobe]'' that characterizes the species (Blake & Kudenov, 1978: 180). [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2019). World Polychaeta database. Scolelepis occipitalis Blake & Kudenov, 1978. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=331760 on 2019-12-09
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2008-03-17 10:44:16Z
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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): 180-183, fig. 4 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype AM W8910, geounit New South Wales [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range 5-26 m. [details]

Distribution Australia: New South Wales (Burwood Beach and Belmont Beach). [details]

Etymology Not stated. The specific epithet occipitalis is the Latin noun for 'occipital', and presumably refers to the ''flattened, irregularly-shaped, partly branched occipital process [or lobe]'' that characterizes the species (Blake & Kudenov, 1978: 180). [details]

Habitat Not stated. Probably sandy sediments. [details]

Type locality Burwood Beach, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia (32º57'31''S, 151º44'43''E), 26 m. [details]