WoRMS taxon details

Scyphoproctus aciculatus Mohammad, 1980

331792  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:331792)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Mohammad, Murad-B.M. (1980). Polychaete annelids from Kuwaitian islands, Arabian Gulf, with descriptions of four new species. <em>Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, London.</em> 69(1): 31-42., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1096-3642.1980.tb01931.x
page(s): 37, fig. 3 [details]   
Holotype  NHMUK 1971.74, geounit Persian Gulf  
Holotype NHMUK 1971.74, geounit Persian Gulf [details]
Type locality contained in Kuwaiti Exclusive Economic Zone  
type locality contained in Kuwaiti Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Note Umm Al-Maradim Island, Kuwait, Persian Gulf...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Umm Al-Maradim Island, Kuwait, Persian Gulf (28°40'N, 48°37'E; provided location slightly displaced, corrected here to 28.68, 48.65), intertidal zone, in sand. [details]
Type material Holotype (NHMUK 1971.74) deposited in the The Natural History Museum, London, UK. [details]
Depth range Intertidal.  
Depth range Intertidal. [details]

Distribution Persian Gulf: Kuwait (Umm Al-Maradim Island).  
Distribution Persian Gulf: Kuwait (Umm Al-Maradim Island). [details]

Etymology The specific epithet aciculatus is a Latin adjective meaning 'aciculate' or 'having aciculae', and refers presumably to the...  
Etymology The specific epithet aciculatus is a Latin adjective meaning 'aciculate' or 'having aciculae', and refers presumably to the presence of notopodial spines in the three pre-anal segments as well as on the anal plate. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2019). World Polychaeta database. Scyphoproctus aciculatus Mohammad, 1980. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=331792 on 2019-04-20
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original description Mohammad, Murad-B.M. (1980). Polychaete annelids from Kuwaitian islands, Arabian Gulf, with descriptions of four new species. <em>Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, London.</em> 69(1): 31-42., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1096-3642.1980.tb01931.x
page(s): 37, fig. 3 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype NHMUK 1971.74, geounit Persian Gulf [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range Intertidal. [details]

Distribution Persian Gulf: Kuwait (Umm Al-Maradim Island). [details]

Etymology The specific epithet aciculatus is a Latin adjective meaning 'aciculate' or 'having aciculae', and refers presumably to the presence of notopodial spines in the three pre-anal segments as well as on the anal plate. [details]

Habitat In sand, in the intertidal zone. [details]

Type locality Umm Al-Maradim Island, Kuwait, Persian Gulf (28°40'N, 48°37'E; provided location slightly displaced, corrected here to 28.68, 48.65), intertidal zone, in sand. [details]

Type material Holotype (NHMUK 1971.74) deposited in the The Natural History Museum, London, UK. [details]