WoRMS taxon details

Scolelepis (Scolelepis) inversa Meißner & Götting, 2015

867784  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:867784)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Meißner, Karin; Götting, Miriam. (2015). Spionidae (Annelida: ‘Polychaeta': Canalipalpata) from Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia: the genera <em>Malacoceros</em>, <em>Scolelepis</em>, <em>Spio</em>, <em>Microspio</em>, and <em>Spiophanes</em>. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 4019(1): 378-413., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4019.1.15
page(s): 386-390, figs. 2-3 [details]   
Holotype  AM W.44474, geounit Great Barrier Reef  
Holotype AM W.44474, geounit Great Barrier Reef [details]
Note Southwest Pacific, Australia, Queensland,...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Southwest Pacific, Australia, Queensland, Great Barrier Reef, Lizard Island, Coconut Beach, reef flat, extreme low tide (14º40'53''S, 145º28'12''E).  [details]
Depth range Intertidal, found at extreme low tide.   
Depth range Intertidal, found at extreme low tide.  [details]

Distribution Southwest Pacific: Lizard Island region of the Great Barrier Reef (Australia, Queensland). So far only known from the type...  
Distribution Southwest Pacific: Lizard Island region of the Great Barrier Reef (Australia, Queensland). So far only known from the type locality.  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet inversa is the feminine of the Latin word inversus, meaning 'inverted', 'turned backward' or 'turned...  
Etymology The specific epithet inversa is the feminine of the Latin word inversus, meaning 'inverted', 'turned backward' or 'turned upside down', and refers to the prechaetal position of the notopodial lamellae in the first chaetiger, instead of being postchaetal.  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2020). World Polychaeta database. Scolelepis (Scolelepis) inversa Meißner & Götting, 2015. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=867784 on 2020-01-27
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original description Meißner, Karin; Götting, Miriam. (2015). Spionidae (Annelida: ‘Polychaeta': Canalipalpata) from Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia: the genera <em>Malacoceros</em>, <em>Scolelepis</em>, <em>Spio</em>, <em>Microspio</em>, and <em>Spiophanes</em>. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 4019(1): 378-413., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4019.1.15
page(s): 386-390, figs. 2-3 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
Holotype AM W.44474, geounit Great Barrier Reef [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range Intertidal, found at extreme low tide.  [details]

Distribution Southwest Pacific: Lizard Island region of the Great Barrier Reef (Australia, Queensland). So far only known from the type locality.  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet inversa is the feminine of the Latin word inversus, meaning 'inverted', 'turned backward' or 'turned upside down', and refers to the prechaetal position of the notopodial lamellae in the first chaetiger, instead of being postchaetal.  [details]

Habitat In sand underneath stones at extreme low tide not far from the beach.  [details]

Reproduction Holotype (AM W.44474; 19 August 2013) with eggs present in segments of the middle and posterior body region. Eggs with an ornamental egg envelope, resembling honeycombs, dimensions 203x164 µm.  [details]

Type locality Southwest Pacific, Australia, Queensland, Great Barrier Reef, Lizard Island, Coconut Beach, reef flat, extreme low tide (14º40'53''S, 145º28'12''E).  [details]