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Polychaeta taxon details

Dinophilus kincaidi Jones & Ferguson, 1957

1288822  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:1288822)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Jones, E. Ruffin, Jr.; Ferguson, Fredrick F. (1957). The genus Dinophilus (Archiannelida) in the United States. <em>American Midland Naturalist.</em> 57(2): 440-449., available online at https://www.jstor.org/stable/2422409
page(s): 440 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Holotype  USNM 21116, geounit Washington (State)  
Holotype USNM 21116, geounit Washington (State) [details]
Note "back bay marine tidal flat" Willapa Bay,...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality "back bay marine tidal flat" Willapa Bay, Washington State, Pacific coast, USA, geolocation not given, but placename geolocation 46.6622, -124.0106 [details]
Description Authors: "Only females known; color light gray except for gut contents, average length 0.5 mm; adult consisting of head,...  
Description Authors: "Only females known; color light gray except for gut contents, average length 0.5 mm; adult consisting of head, six trunk segments and a conical caudal append- age which is not annulated; trunk unciliated dorsally and laterally except for 9 rows of ciliary tufts arranged as followed: 2 on head, the second being interrupted dorsally, 1 on neck and 1 on each of body segments except the last which has 2 rows; ovary unpaired with very large gray eggs up to 1/5 the body length in size; resembles D. gyrociliatus in many respects but shows following distinguishing characteristics: 1) Ventral surface of body and entire surface of caudal appendage covered with uniform coat of small fine cilia. 2) no cuticular layer on venter; 3) banana-shaped or powder horn glands scattered; absent or almost so on head and caudal appendage, and contents of glands block like in shape; 4) no complete nephridia but only large flame cell-like structure observed in excretory system." [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Dinophilus kincaidi Jones & Ferguson, 1957. Accessed at: http://marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=1288822 on 2018-12-16
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2018-08-05 23:55:10Z
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original description Jones, E. Ruffin, Jr.; Ferguson, Fredrick F. (1957). The genus Dinophilus (Archiannelida) in the United States. <em>American Midland Naturalist.</em> 57(2): 440-449., available online at https://www.jstor.org/stable/2422409
page(s): 440 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype USNM 21116, geounit Washington (State) [details]
From editor or global species database
Contributed data: Published Named after Dr. Trevor Kincaid, then Professor Emeritus of Zoology, University of Washington. [details]

Description Authors: "Only females known; color light gray except for gut contents, average length 0.5 mm; adult consisting of head, six trunk segments and a conical caudal append- age which is not annulated; trunk unciliated dorsally and laterally except for 9 rows of ciliary tufts arranged as followed: 2 on head, the second being interrupted dorsally, 1 on neck and 1 on each of body segments except the last which has 2 rows; ovary unpaired with very large gray eggs up to 1/5 the body length in size; resembles D. gyrociliatus in many respects but shows following distinguishing characteristics: 1) Ventral surface of body and entire surface of caudal appendage covered with uniform coat of small fine cilia. 2) no cuticular layer on venter; 3) banana-shaped or powder horn glands scattered; absent or almost so on head and caudal appendage, and contents of glands block like in shape; 4) no complete nephridia but only large flame cell-like structure observed in excretory system." [details]

Type locality "back bay marine tidal flat" Willapa Bay, Washington State, Pacific coast, USA, geolocation not given, but placename geolocation 46.6622, -124.0106 [details]