WoRMS taxon details

Gyptis polymorpha Pleijel, Rouse & Nygren, 2009

743626  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:743626)

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Pleijel, F.; Rouse, G.; Nygren, A. 2009. Five colour morphs and three new species of Gyptis (Hesionidae, Annelida) under a jetty in Edithburgh, South Australia. Zoologica Scripta 38(1): 89-99
page(s): 98 [details]   
Holotype  SAMA SAM E3688, verbatimGeounit Edithburgh...  
Holotype SAMA SAM E3688, verbatimGeounit Edithburgh jetty, Gu... [details]
Note Edithburgh jetty, Gulf St. Vincent, Yorke...  
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Type locality Edithburgh jetty, Gulf St. Vincent, Yorke Peninsula, South Australia, 35°05.172?S, 137°44.825?E (-35.0862, 137.7471), 3–5 m. [details]
Description Identical to G. simpsonorum except for pigmentation. Occurs in three different colour patterns, ‘form C’ with about...  
Description Identical to G. simpsonorum except for pigmentation. Occurs in three different colour patterns, ‘form C’ with about four dark transverse stripes dorsally on each segment (Fig. 1C), ‘form D’ with a dark, thin longitudinal band mid-dorsally (Fig. 1D), and ‘form E’ with the whole dorsum (excluding parapodia) covered by black pigment (Fig. 1E).  [details]

Etymology named for the multiple colour morphs.  
Etymology named for the multiple colour morphs. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2019). World Polychaeta database. Gyptis polymorpha Pleijel, Rouse & Nygren, 2009. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=743626 on 2019-09-16
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original description Pleijel, F.; Rouse, G.; Nygren, A. 2009. Five colour morphs and three new species of Gyptis (Hesionidae, Annelida) under a jetty in Edithburgh, South Australia. Zoologica Scripta 38(1): 89-99
page(s): 98 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
Holotype SAMA SAM E3688, verbatimGeounit Edithburgh jetty, Gu... [details]
From editor or global species database
Description Identical to G. simpsonorum except for pigmentation. Occurs in three different colour patterns, ‘form C’ with about four dark transverse stripes dorsally on each segment (Fig. 1C), ‘form D’ with a dark, thin longitudinal band mid-dorsally (Fig. 1D), and ‘form E’ with the whole dorsum (excluding parapodia) covered by black pigment (Fig. 1E).  [details]

Etymology named for the multiple colour morphs. [details]

Holotype Holotype divided between SIO (USA) and SAM (Australia), with anterior part preserved in formalin (SAM E3688), posterior part in 95% ethanol (SIO-BIC A1050, ‘spm 1’), [details]

Type locality Edithburgh jetty, Gulf St. Vincent, Yorke Peninsula, South Australia, 35°05.172?S, 137°44.825?E (-35.0862, 137.7471), 3–5 m. [details]