WoRMS name details

Sphaerosyllis opisthoculata Hartmann-Schröder, 1979

332018  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:332018)

 unaccepted (superseded original combination)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Hartmann-Schröder, Gesa. (1979). Die Polychaeten der tropischen Nordwestküste Australiens (zwischen Derby im Norden und Port Hedland im Süden). Teil 2. IN: Hartmann-Schröder, G. and Gerd Hartmann. Zur Kenntnis des Eulitorals der australischen Küsten unter besonder Berücksichtigung der Polychaeten und Ostracoden. (Teil 2 und Teil 3). <em>Mitteilungen aus dem Hamburgischen zoologischen Museum und Institut.</em> 76: 77-218.
page(s): 106-107, figs. 151-153 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Holotype  ZMH P-15512, geounit Australia  
Holotype ZMH P-15512, geounit Australia [details]
Note Australia, Western Australia, Broome,...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Australia, Western Australia, Broome, Gantheaume Point, cliff with rocky terraces near the lighthouse (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. -17.973, long. 122.177).  [details]
Depth range Eulittoral.   
Depth range Eulittoral.  [details]

Distribution Australia: Western Australia (Broome and Port Hedland).   
Distribution Australia: Western Australia (Broome and Port Hedland).  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet opisthoculata is formed by the prefix of Greek origin 'opistho-', meaning 'behind', 'back' or 'rear',...  
Etymology The specific epithet opisthoculata is formed by the prefix of Greek origin 'opistho-', meaning 'behind', 'back' or 'rear', and the Latin word oculatus, meaning 'having eyes', and refers to the two or three pairs of eyes, which are located well behind the prosstomium, at the level of the first chaetiger.  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2019). World Polychaeta database. Sphaerosyllis opisthoculata Hartmann-Schröder, 1979. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=332018 on 2019-05-20
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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 Hartmann-Schröder, Gesa. (1979). Die Polychaeten der tropischen Nordwestküste Australiens (zwischen Derby im Norden und Port Hedland im Süden). Teil 2. IN: Hartmann-Schröder, G. and Gerd Hartmann. Zur Kenntnis des Eulitorals der australischen Küsten unter besonder Berücksichtigung der Polychaeten und Ostracoden. (Teil 2 und Teil 3). <em>Mitteilungen aus dem Hamburgischen zoologischen Museum und Institut.</em> 76: 77-218.
page(s): 106-107, figs. 151-153 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype ZMH P-15512, geounit Australia [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range Eulittoral.  [details]

Distribution Australia: Western Australia (Broome and Port Hedland).  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet opisthoculata is formed by the prefix of Greek origin 'opistho-', meaning 'behind', 'back' or 'rear', and the Latin word oculatus, meaning 'having eyes', and refers to the two or three pairs of eyes, which are located well behind the prosstomium, at the level of the first chaetiger.  [details]

Habitat Amongst algae mixed with sand and detritus, on rocks in shallow water.  [details]

Type locality Australia, Western Australia, Broome, Gantheaume Point, cliff with rocky terraces near the lighthouse (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. -17.973, long. 122.177).  [details]