WoRMS taxon details

Mediomastus australiensis Warren, Hutchings & Doyle, 1994

955440  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:955440)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Warren, L.M.; Hutchings, P.A.; Doyle, S. (1994). A revision of the genus <i>Mediomastus</i> Hartman, 1944 (Polychaeta: Capitellidae). <em>Records of the Australian Museum.</em> 46(3): 227-256., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.3853/j.0067-1975.46.1994.6
page(s): 236 [details]   
Holotype  AM W20589, geounit Merimbula  
Holotype AM W20589, geounit Merimbula [details]
Note Merimbula, seaward side of bridge, NSW,...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Merimbula, seaward side of bridge, NSW, Australia, 36°54'S 149°53'E. The geolocation appears to be generic for Late Merimbula [details]
Etymology named in reference to the Australian distribution  
Etymology named in reference to the Australian distribution [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2019). World Polychaeta database. Mediomastus australiensis Warren, Hutchings & Doyle, 1994. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=955440 on 2019-04-26
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original description Warren, L.M.; Hutchings, P.A.; Doyle, S. (1994). A revision of the genus <i>Mediomastus</i> Hartman, 1944 (Polychaeta: Capitellidae). <em>Records of the Australian Museum.</em> 46(3): 227-256., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.3853/j.0067-1975.46.1994.6
page(s): 236 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
Holotype AM W20589, geounit Merimbula [details]
From editor or global species database
Etymology named in reference to the Australian distribution [details]

Habitat Often occurs in sheltered bay and estuarine situations where salinity levels are high, in muddy substrates and often is associated with species of Posidonia and Zostera seagrasses. The species can occur in extremely high densities (Warren et al. 1994) [details]

Type locality Merimbula, seaward side of bridge, NSW, Australia, 36°54'S 149°53'E. The geolocation appears to be generic for Late Merimbula [details]