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Polychaeta source details

Treadwell, Aaron L. (1931). New terebellid annelids, Thelepus haitiensis and Terebella hiata. Two new species from Haiti. Zoologica, New York. 12(8): 79-81.
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Treadwell, Aaron L.
1931
New terebellid annelids, <i>Thelepus haitiensis</i> and <i>Terebella hiata</i>. Two new species from Haiti.
Zoologica, New York
12(8): 79-81
Publication
World Polychaeta Database (WPolyD)
Through the courtesy of Director Beebe the polychaetous annelids collected on the 1927 expedition of the New York Zoological Society to Haiti were submitted to me for examination. While most of the material was made up of old species, two are new, and their description follows.
Caribbean region
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Holotype USNM 16114, geounit Mayaguez, identified as Thelepus crassibranchiatus Treadwell, 1901
Holotype AMNH 3550, geounit Haiti, identified as Terebella hiata Treadwell, 1931
Holotype AMNH 3554, geounit Haiti, identified as Thelepus haitiensis Treadwell, 1931
 Depth range

Not stated, unknown. Probably shallow water (Beebe, 1928). [details]

 Depth range

Shallow water. [details]

 Distribution

Western Atlantic Ocean: Caribbean Sea (Gulf of Gonâve, Haiti). [details]

 Distribution

Western Atlantic Ocean: Caribbean Sea (off Puerto Rico). [details]

 Distribution

Western Atlantic Ocean: Gulf of Mexico; Caribbean Sea. [details]

 Etymology

Not stated in the original description. The specific epithet hiata seems to be derived from hiatus, a Latin noun ... [details]

 Etymology

Not stated in the original description. The specific epithet crassibranchiatus is composed by the Latin adjective ... [details]

 Etymology

Not explicitly stated in the original description. The specific epithet haitiensis refers to the type locality of ... [details]

 Habitat

Probably shallow water reefs. [details]

 Habitat

Type of sediment unknown, at slope and bathyal depths. [details]

 Habitat

Amongst sponges, and under stones, in shallow water reefs and other substrates. [details]

 Holotype

Deposited at the American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA (AMNH 3550). [details]

 Holotype

Deposited at the American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA (AMNH 3554). [details]

 Type locality

Possibly Sand Cay, north of Bizoton Reefs, Southern region of Bay of Port-au-Prince, Gulf of Gonâve, Haiti, ... [details]

 Type locality

Lamentin Reefs, near shore, 5.6 km West of Bizoton reefs, southern region of Bay of Port-au-Prince, Gulf of ... [details]