WoRMS taxon details

Sphaerosyllis pumila Westheide, 1974

332023  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:332023)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Westheide, Wilfried 1974. Interstitielle Fauna von Galapagos. XI. Pisionidae, Hesionidae, Pilargidae, Syllidae (Polychaeta). Mikrofauna des Meeresbodens, 44: 1-146.
page(s): 103-105, fig. 46F, 47 [details]   
Holotype  ZMH P-13613, geounit Galapagos  
Holotype ZMH P-13613, geounit Galapagos [details]
Note Pacific Ocean, Galapagos Islands, Santa Cruz...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Pacific Ocean, Galapagos Islands, Santa Cruz Island, Bahía de la Academia, northern side, immediately in front of Darwin Station (geocoordinates not provided but estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. -0.743332º, long. -90.304801º) [details]
Depth range Intertidal to 0.5 m deep.   
Depth range Intertidal to 0.5 m deep.  [details]

Distribution Pacific Ocean, Galapagos Islands: Santa Cruz Island (Bahía de la Academia) and San Cristobal Island (Punta Bassa).   
Distribution Pacific Ocean, Galapagos Islands: Santa Cruz Island (Bahía de la Academia) and San Cristobal Island (Punta Bassa).  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet pumila is the feminine form of the Latin word pumilus, meaning 'dwarf', and refers to the small size...  
Etymology The specific epithet pumila is the feminine form of the Latin word pumilus, meaning 'dwarf', and refers to the small size of the species (1.5 mm long, 0.225 mm wide, for 17 segments).  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2019). World Polychaeta database. Sphaerosyllis pumila Westheide, 1974. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=332023 on 2019-10-23
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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 Westheide, Wilfried 1974. Interstitielle Fauna von Galapagos. XI. Pisionidae, Hesionidae, Pilargidae, Syllidae (Polychaeta). Mikrofauna des Meeresbodens, 44: 1-146.
page(s): 103-105, fig. 46F, 47 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
Holotype ZMH P-13613, geounit Galapagos [details]
Paratype SMF 10773 [details]
Paratype SMF 10774 [details]
Paratype SMF 10775 [details]
Paratype SMF 10776 [details]
Paratype SMF 10777 [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range Intertidal to 0.5 m deep.  [details]

Distribution Pacific Ocean, Galapagos Islands: Santa Cruz Island (Bahía de la Academia) and San Cristobal Island (Punta Bassa).  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet pumila is the feminine form of the Latin word pumilus, meaning 'dwarf', and refers to the small size of the species (1.5 mm long, 0.225 mm wide, for 17 segments).  [details]

Habitat Interstitial in intertidal to sublittoral coarse sediment rich in detritus.  [details]

Type locality Pacific Ocean, Galapagos Islands, Santa Cruz Island, Bahía de la Academia, northern side, immediately in front of Darwin Station (geocoordinates not provided but estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. -0.743332º, long. -90.304801º) [details]