WoRMS taxon details

Scolelepis magnicornuta Williams, 2007

882754  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:882754)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Williams, J.D. (2007). New records and description of four new species of spionids (Annelida: Polychaeta: Spionidae) from the Philippines: the genera <i>Dispio</i>, <i>Malacoceros</i>, <i>Polydora</i>, and <i>Scolelepis</i>, with notes on palp ciliation patterns of the genus <i>Scolelepis</i>. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 1459: 1-35., available online at https://people.hofstra.edu/jason_d_williams/Publications/Williams2007%20copy.pdf
page(s): 21-24, figs. 14-15, 18C, table 1 [details]   
Holotype  USNM 1096808, geounit Aklan  
Holotype USNM 1096808, geounit Aklan [details]
Note Diniwid Beach, Boracay Island, Aklan province,...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Diniwid Beach, Boracay Island, Aklan province, Philippines (gazetteer estimate 11.9764, 121.9115), shallow subtidal (<5 m), sandy beach. [details]
Depth range Shallow subtidal (<5 m).  
Depth range Shallow subtidal (<5 m). [details]

Distribution Philippines: Diniwid Beach, Boracay Island (Aklan province). Known only from the type locality.  
Distribution Philippines: Diniwid Beach, Boracay Island (Aklan province). Known only from the type locality. [details]

Etymology The specific epithet magnicornuta is composed by the Latin adjective magni, for 'great' or 'large', and the Latin adjective...  
Etymology The specific epithet magnicornuta is composed by the Latin adjective magni, for 'great' or 'large', and the Latin adjective cornutus, for 'horned', and refers to the large, conical occipital tentacle present in the species. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2020). World Polychaeta database. Scolelepis magnicornuta Williams, 2007. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=882754 on 2020-01-27
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original description Williams, J.D. (2007). New records and description of four new species of spionids (Annelida: Polychaeta: Spionidae) from the Philippines: the genera <i>Dispio</i>, <i>Malacoceros</i>, <i>Polydora</i>, and <i>Scolelepis</i>, with notes on palp ciliation patterns of the genus <i>Scolelepis</i>. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 1459: 1-35., available online at https://people.hofstra.edu/jason_d_williams/Publications/Williams2007%20copy.pdf
page(s): 21-24, figs. 14-15, 18C, table 1 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype USNM 1096808, geounit Aklan [details]
Paratype USNM 1096809, geounit Aklan [details]
Paratype USNM 1096810, geounit Aklan [details]
Paratype ZRC 2006.0223, geounit Aklan [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range Shallow subtidal (<5 m). [details]

Distribution Philippines: Diniwid Beach, Boracay Island (Aklan province). Known only from the type locality. [details]

Etymology The specific epithet magnicornuta is composed by the Latin adjective magni, for 'great' or 'large', and the Latin adjective cornutus, for 'horned', and refers to the large, conical occipital tentacle present in the species. [details]

Habitat Sandy beaches, in shallow subtidal (<5 m). [details]

Type locality Diniwid Beach, Boracay Island, Aklan province, Philippines (gazetteer estimate 11.9764, 121.9115), shallow subtidal (<5 m), sandy beach. [details]