WoRMS taxon details

Scolelepis viridis Blake & Kudenov, 1978

331766  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:331766)

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): 186-189, figs. 7-8 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Holotype  MV F 42914, geounit Great Barrier Reef  
Holotype MV F 42914, geounit Great Barrier Reef [details]
Note Opal Reef, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland,...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Opal Reef, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia (gazetteer estimate -16.22º, 145.88º), subtidal, 2 m, in coral sand under boulder on reef flats. [details]
Depth range 2 m.  
Depth range 2 m. [details]

Distribution Australia: Opal Reef (Great Barrier Reef, Queensland).  
Distribution Australia: Opal Reef (Great Barrier Reef, Queensland). [details]

Etymology Not stated. The specific epithet viridis is a Latin adjective meaning 'green', and refers to the colour in life of the...  
Etymology Not stated. The specific epithet viridis is a Latin adjective meaning 'green', and refers to the colour in life of the species, described as being bright green. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2019). World Polychaeta database. Scolelepis viridis Blake & Kudenov, 1978. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=331766 on 2019-11-20
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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 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): 186-189, figs. 7-8 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype MV F 42914, geounit Great Barrier Reef [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range 2 m. [details]

Distribution Australia: Opal Reef (Great Barrier Reef, Queensland). [details]

Etymology Not stated. The specific epithet viridis is a Latin adjective meaning 'green', and refers to the colour in life of the species, described as being bright green. [details]

Habitat Coral sand under boulder on reef flats, 2 m depth. [details]

Type locality Opal Reef, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia (gazetteer estimate -16.22º, 145.88º), subtidal, 2 m, in coral sand under boulder on reef flats. [details]