WoRMS taxon details

Heterospio indica Parapar, Vijapure, Moreira & Sukumaran, 2016

885021  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:885021)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Parapar, Julio; Vijapure, Tejal; Moreira, Juan; Sukumaran, Soniya. (2016). A new species of Heterospio (Annelida, Longosomatidae) from the Indian Ocean. <em>European Journal of Taxonomy.</em> 0(220): 1-17., available online at http://web-ejt.nhm.ac.uk/index.php/ejt/article/view/342
page(s): 4 [details]   
Holotype  MNCN 16.01/16996, geounit Goa  
Holotype MNCN 16.01/16996, geounit Goa [details]
Note off Malvan, western India coast, Arabian Sea,...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality off Malvan, western India coast, Arabian Sea, 16.0270°, 73.4249°, 20 m, clayey silt [details]
Etymology named for the Indian Ocean  
Etymology named for the Indian Ocean [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2019). World Polychaeta database. Heterospio indica Parapar, Vijapure, Moreira & Sukumaran, 2016. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=885021 on 2019-10-16
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2016-09-18 21:56:01Z
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original description Parapar, Julio; Vijapure, Tejal; Moreira, Juan; Sukumaran, Soniya. (2016). A new species of Heterospio (Annelida, Longosomatidae) from the Indian Ocean. <em>European Journal of Taxonomy.</em> 0(220): 1-17., available online at http://web-ejt.nhm.ac.uk/index.php/ejt/article/view/342
page(s): 4 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
Holotype MNCN 16.01/16996, geounit Goa [details]
From editor or global species database
Diagnosis Eight anterior chaetigers short; chaetiger 9 (CH9) first elongated segment. Eight pairs of branchiae in fully developed individuals. Chaetae forming cinctures from CH10, provided with both thin and robust capillary chaetae arranged in two rows; both types of chaetae highly flattened in distal half; from CH14 robust capillary chaetae without fine distal end, subuluncini-like, thicker than on previous chaetigers. Aristate chaetae and acicular hooks not observed on elongated segments.  [details]

Etymology named for the Indian Ocean [details]

Type locality off Malvan, western India coast, Arabian Sea, 16.0270°, 73.4249°, 20 m, clayey silt [details]