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Polychaeta source details

Hartman, O. (1936). New species of Spionidae (Annelida Polychaeta) from the coast of California. University of California Publications in Zoology. 41(6): 45-52.
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Hartman, O.
1936
New species of Spionidae (Annelida Polychaeta) from the coast of California
University of California Publications in Zoology
41(6): 45-52
Publication
World Polychaeta Database (WPolyDb)
The species of Spionidae herein described were collected by the author from the littoral of California between Fort Bragg, Mendocino County, and Pacific Grove, Monterey County, California, including the estuarine and brackish waters of San Francisco Bay and lake Merritt, Oakland. More specific localities are given in the descriptions.
Holotypes are to be deposited in the United States National Museum, paratypes in the University of California and the California Academy of Sciences.
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Syntype USNM 20214, geounit California, identified as Polydora amarincola Hartman, 1936
Syntype USNM 20215, geounit California, identified as Polydora brachycephala Hartman, 1936
Syntype USNM 20219, geounit California, identified as Pygospio californica Hartman, 1936
Paratype USNM 20220, geounit California, identified as Streblospio lutincola Hartman, 1936
Paratype USNM 20221, geounit California, identified as Rhynchospio arenincola Hartman, 1936
 Depth range

Low-tide level.  [details]

 Depth range

Intertidal to shallow subtidal.  [details]

 Depth range

Intertidal to shallow subtidal.  [details]

 Depth range

Low-tide level.  [details]

 Depth range

Medium low-tide level.  [details]

 Depth range

In low-tide.  [details]

 Depth range

Intertidal to shallow subtidal depths.  [details]

 Diet

Relatively large food masses are nipped off by the distal ends of the palpi, taken into the ciliated palpal groove, ... [details]

 Distribution

Pacific coast of central California (USA), near Moss Beach (San Mateo County). Known only from the type locality.  [details]

 Distribution

Pacific coast of California (USA): San Francisco Bay (Lake Merritt; Oakland Estuary; Berkeley), and Moss Beach (San ... [details]

 Distribution

Pacific coast of California (USA): one mile inland from the mouth of Stempell Creek, in Estero de San Antonio, and ... [details]

 Distribution

Pacific coast of central California (USA), near Moss Beach (San Mateo County). Known only from the type locality.  [details]

 Distribution

Pacific coast of central California (USA), near Princeton (San Mateo County). Known only from the type locality.  [details]

 Distribution

Pacific Ocean, coast of central California (USA).  [details]

 Distribution

Pacific coast of California (USA): east San Francisco Bay (Berkeley Beach, Berkeley; Lake Merritt, Oakland); ... [details]

 Etymology

Not stated. The specific epithet truncata is the feminine of the Latin adjective truncatus, meaning 'maimed', ... [details]

 Etymology

Not stated. Unknown.  [details]

 Etymology

Not stated. The specific epithet brachycephala is composed by the Greek prefix brachy-, meaning 'short', and the ... [details]

 Etymology

Not stated. The specific epithet truncata is the feminine of the Latin adjective truncatus, meaning 'maimed', ... [details]

 Etymology

Not stated. The specific epithet californica refers to the type locality of the species, the coast of California ... [details]

 Etymology

Not stated. The specific epithet arenincola (a lapsus calami of arenicola?), is the feminine of the Latin adjective ... [details]

 Etymology

Not stated. Unknown.  [details]

 Habitat

Soft sandstone reefs at low-tide level. [details]

 Habitat

Abundant in and under colonies of Ficopomatus enigmatica (Fauvel, 1923) in brackish waters, under Balanus beds, in ... [details]

 Habitat

In intertidal mud and sandy mud flats. Also found one mile inland in a tidal stream with varying salinity, ''where ... [details]

 Habitat

Soft sandstone reefs at low-tide level.  [details]

 Habitat

In eel grass and sand flats at medium low-tide level. [details]

 Habitat

In shallow sandy pools, in low-tide.  [details]

 Habitat

Brackish waters, or at least waters of lowered salinities, in mud flats and muddy sediments at shallow water.  [details]

 Original Combination

In the original description the species is cited by Hartman (1936) both as Polydora truncata (p. 49) and as ... [details]

 Original Combination

In the original description the species is cited by Hartman (1936) both as Polydora truncata (p. 49) and as ... [details]

 Reproduction

Egg masses lining inner, lower half of some tubes.  [details]

 Type locality

Pacific Ocean, USA, central California, San Mateo County, about one-fourth mile (~500 m) south Moss Beach ... [details]

 Type locality

Pacific Ocean, USA, California, eastern side of San Francisco Bay, from a Berkeley beach (geocoordinates not ... [details]

 Type locality

Pacific Ocean, USA, California, Sonoma County, sandy mud flats of the southern end of the Bodega Lagoon ... [details]

 Type locality

Pacific Ocean, USA, central California, San Mateo County, about one-fourth mile (~500 m) south Moss Beach ... [details]

 Type locality

Pacific Ocean, USA, central California, San Mateo County, near Princeton (geocoordinates not provided, estimated ... [details]

 Type locality

Pacific Ocean, USA, central California, San Mateo County, Marine View, near Moss Beach (geocoordinates not ... [details]

 Type locality

The species was described with base of material from several localities in California (USA), but none was ... [details]

 Type material

The whereabouts of the type material are not known, as well as if it still exists. Vasily I. Radashevsky (18 ... [details]

 Type material

The whereabouts of the type material are not known, as well as if it still exists. Vasily I. Radashevsky (18 ... [details]

 Type material

According to Hartman (1936: 45), the holotype should be deposited at the United States National Museum, but the ... [details]

 Type material

According to Hartman (1936: 45), the holotype should be deposited at the United States National Museum, but the ... [details]