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Moore, J.P. (1907). Descriptions of new species of spioniform annelids. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. 59: 195-207, plates XV-XVI.
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Moore, J.P.
1907
Descriptions of new species of spioniform annelids
Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia
59: 195-207, plates XV-XVI
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Kristian Fauchald's Polychaeta DB
The following descriptions of four species of Spionidae and one of Magelonidae are based upon material mostly included in the collection of Polychaeta belonging to this Academy, and which, with one exception, was secured by the writer in the region about Wood's Hole, Massachusetts.
North-western Atlantic
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Magelona rosea Moore, 1907 (original description)
Polydora anoculata Moore, 1907 (original description)
Polydora colonia Moore, 1907 (original description)
Prionospio heterobranchia Moore, 1907 (original description)
Spionides japonicus Moore, 1907 accepted as Laonice japonica (Moore, 1907) (original description)
Holotype ANSP 1055, geounit Japan, identified as Spionides japonicus Moore, 1907
Holotype ANSP 2338, geounit Woods Hole, identified as Polydora anoculata Moore, 1907
Holotype ANSP 850, geounit Woods Hole, identified as Prionospio heterobranchia Moore, 1907
 Depth range

12.8-31 m.  [details]

 Depth range

Shallow water to about 4 m depth.  [details]

 Depth range

Not stated, but quite probably shallow depths. Moore (1907: 197) points that the species was collected at the ... [details]

 Depth range

112 m. [details]

 Distribution

Atlantic coast of the USA: Massachusetts (Woods Hole region and Cape Cod). [details]

 Distribution

Atlantic coast of the USA, from Massachusetts to North Carolina. Jamaica. South Africa. Northwest Pacific Ocean. ... [details]

 Distribution

Atlantic coast of the USA, from Cape Cod to Cape Hatteras.  [details]

 Distribution

Pacific Ocean, Japan, off Honshu.  [details]

 Etymology

Not stated. The specific epithet anoculata is composed by the Latin adjective oculata, feminine of oculatus and ... [details]

 Etymology

Not stated. The specific epithet colonia is a Latin noun meaning 'colony' or 'settlement', and presumably refers to ... [details]

 Etymology

Not stated. The specific epithet heterobranchia is composed by the Greek prefix hetero-, meaning 'different', ... [details]

 Etymology

Not stated. The specific epithet japonicus refers to the type locality of the species, Japan.  [details]

 Habitat

In the Woods Hole region collected in association with colonies of Amaraecium pellucidum in 7-17 fathoms (12.8-31 ... [details]

 Habitat

Lives in compact soft colonies formed of soft mucoid tubes covered with fine silt in the interstices of tunicates ... [details]

 Habitat

Soft ooze, at shallow waters.  [details]

 Habitat

Green sandy mud, at shelf depths.  [details]

 Holotype

Holotype deposited at the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, USA (ANSP 2324).  [details]

 Reproduction

A specimen collected on July 14th in the Woods Hole region contained nearly mature eggs.  [details]

 Reproduction

Specimens taken at the end of July in the region of Woods Hole contained large eggs which begun at somite XVI or XVII.  [details]

 Specimen

Holotype deposited at the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, USA (ANSP 2338).  [details]

 Specimen

Holotype deposited at the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, USA (ANSP 850).  [details]

 Specimen

Holotype deposited at the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, USA (ANSP 1055).  [details]

 Type locality

Atlantic Ocean, Massachusetts, Woods Hole. The description of the species was based on material collected at the ... [details]

 Type locality

Northwest Atlantic Ocean, USA, Massachusetts, harbor of Vineyard Haven (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with ... [details]

 Type locality

Northwest Atlantic Ocean, USA, Massachusetts, Woods Hole, soft ooze at the bottom of the deepest part of the Eel ... [details]

 Type locality

Pacific Ocean, Japan, off Honshu, Miyagi Prefecture, Doumiki Saki N. 19º, W. 4.5 m, Albatross Stn. 3771 (lat. ... [details]