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Mediomastus opertaculeus Tomioka, Hiruta & Kajihara, 2013

955478  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:955478)

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Tomioka, Shinri; Hiruta, Shimpei F.; Kajihara, Hiroshi. (2013). Description of Mediomastus opertaculeus sp. nov. (Annelida: Capitellidae) from Hokkaido, northern Japan. <em>Species Diversity.</em> 18(1): 105-110., available online at https://doi.org/10.12782/sd.18.1.105 [details]   
Holotype  HUM ZIHU 4369, geounit Hokkaido  
Holotype HUM ZIHU 4369, geounit Hokkaido [details]
Note Not stated. Collection site was sandy...  
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Type locality Not stated. Collection site was sandy sediments among roots of the sea-grass Phyllospadix iwatensis on an intertidal rocky shore at Abashiri, Hokkaido, Japan, estimated as 44.0268° 144.2699°. Location for this as given by authors was 44.0833°, 144.4333° (44°05′N, 144°26′E), but note this geolocation is some 10 km offshore from Abashiri. [details]
Type material ZIHU 4369. Authors: "The type specimens have been deposited in the Hokkaido University Museum, Sapporo, catalogued under the acronym ZIHU, referring to the former Zoological Institute, Hokkaido University." Note that the acronym ICHUM is the correct acronym for the invertebrate collection Hokkaido University (fide Global Registry of Scientific Collections) as ZIHU is also the acronym of Zoological Institute, Hiroshima University. [details]
Etymology authors: "specific name is a noun, from the Latin participle opertus (“hidden”) and the Latin noun aculeus...  
Etymology authors: "specific name is a noun, from the Latin participle opertus (“hidden”) and the Latin noun aculeus (“thorn”), referring to the species’ diagnostic hooded hooks, in which the hood completely covers the fang." [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2019). World Polychaeta database. Mediomastus opertaculeus Tomioka, Hiruta & Kajihara, 2013. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=955478 on 2019-04-19
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original description Tomioka, Shinri; Hiruta, Shimpei F.; Kajihara, Hiroshi. (2013). Description of Mediomastus opertaculeus sp. nov. (Annelida: Capitellidae) from Hokkaido, northern Japan. <em>Species Diversity.</em> 18(1): 105-110., available online at https://doi.org/10.12782/sd.18.1.105 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
Holotype HUM ZIHU 4369, geounit Hokkaido [details]
From editor or global species database
Etymology authors: "specific name is a noun, from the Latin participle opertus (“hidden”) and the Latin noun aculeus (“thorn”), referring to the species’ diagnostic hooded hooks, in which the hood completely covers the fang." [details]

Type locality Not stated. Collection site was sandy sediments among roots of the sea-grass Phyllospadix iwatensis on an intertidal rocky shore at Abashiri, Hokkaido, Japan, estimated as 44.0268° 144.2699°. Location for this as given by authors was 44.0833°, 144.4333° (44°05′N, 144°26′E), but note this geolocation is some 10 km offshore from Abashiri. [details]

Type material ZIHU 4369. Authors: "The type specimens have been deposited in the Hokkaido University Museum, Sapporo, catalogued under the acronym ZIHU, referring to the former Zoological Institute, Hokkaido University." Note that the acronym ICHUM is the correct acronym for the invertebrate collection Hokkaido University (fide Global Registry of Scientific Collections) as ZIHU is also the acronym of Zoological Institute, Hiroshima University. [details]
 

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Japanese ツメカクシイトゴカイ  [details]