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Polychaeta taxon details

Macrochaeta helgolandica Friedrich, 1937

129746  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:129746)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Friedrich, H. (1937). Polychaetenstudien. I-III. 1. Hesionides arenaria n.sp. n.gen., ein neuer Polychaet aus der Otoplanenzone der Nordsee. 2. Polydora ligni Webster 1880 in der Ostsee. 3. Über einige Klein-Polychaeten von Helgoland. <em>Kieler Meeresforschungen.</em> 1(2): 343-351. (look up in IMIS)
page(s): 347-349, figs. 7-8 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Holotype  types lost, geounit Helgoland  
Holotype types lost, geounit Helgoland [details]
Note Helgoland, North Sea, Atlantic Ocean. Type...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Helgoland, North Sea, Atlantic Ocean. Type locality originally described as ''Amphioxus-Sand von Helgoland'' (Friedrich, 1937: 347). Banse (1969: 2615) added the following: ''The type locality is the ''Amphioxus ground'' near the island of Heligoland. This ground, where dredgings have been made for decades by the Biological Station at Heligoland, is approximately a rectangle with the southwestern corner at 54º15.3'N, 07º55.9'E, and extending 0.4' of latitude to the North, and 1.2' of longitude to the East (Dr W. Gunkel, Biological Station, Heligoland, personal communication). The depth is 19-21 m, with coarse sand.'' [details]
Type material ''The types no longer exist (Prof. H. Friedrich, Überseemuseum, Bremen, personal communication)'' (Banse, 1969: 2615).  [details]
Depth range 19-25 m.  
Depth range 19-25 m. [details]

Distribution Southern North Sea (Helgoland); Skagerrak.   
Distribution Southern North Sea (Helgoland); Skagerrak.  [details]

Etymology Not stated. The specific epithet helgolandica refers to the type locality of the species, the Island of Helgoland...  
Etymology Not stated. The specific epithet helgolandica refers to the type locality of the species, the Island of Helgoland (Germany), in the Southern North Sea.  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2019). World Polychaeta database. Macrochaeta helgolandica Friedrich, 1937. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=129746 on 2019-05-20
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original description Friedrich, H. (1937). Polychaetenstudien. I-III. 1. Hesionides arenaria n.sp. n.gen., ein neuer Polychaet aus der Otoplanenzone der Nordsee. 2. Polydora ligni Webster 1880 in der Ostsee. 3. Über einige Klein-Polychaeten von Helgoland. <em>Kieler Meeresforschungen.</em> 1(2): 343-351. (look up in IMIS)
page(s): 347-349, figs. 7-8 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

context source (BeRMS 2020) Bio-environmental research group; Institute of Agricultural and Fisheries research (ILVO), Belgium; (2016): Macrobenthos monitoring at long-term monitoring stations in the Belgian part of the North Sea from 2001 on. [details]   

basis of record Bellan, G. (2001). Polychaeta, <i>in</i>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. <em>Collection Patrimoines Naturels.</em> 50: 214-231. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. <em>Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France.</em> 307 pp., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/145561.pdf [details]   

additional source Hartmann-Schröder, G. (1996). Annelida, Borstenwürmer, Polychaeta [Annelida, bristleworms, Polychaeta]. <em>2nd revised ed. The fauna of Germany and adjacent seas with their characteristics and ecology, 58. Gustav Fischer: Jena, Germany. ISBN 3-437-35038-2.</em> 648 pp. (look up in IMIS)
page(s): 412-413, fig. 199 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

redescription Banse, K. (1969). Acrocirridae n.fam. (Polychaeta Sedentaria). <em>Journal of the Fisheries Research Board of Canada.</em> 26(10): 2595-2620., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/f69-253
page(s): 2615-2617, fig. 8a-c [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype types lost, geounit Helgoland [details]
Nontype Private Dr. Eliason's collection, geounit Skagerrak [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range 19-25 m. [details]

Distribution Southern North Sea (Helgoland); Skagerrak.  [details]

Etymology Not stated. The specific epithet helgolandica refers to the type locality of the species, the Island of Helgoland (Germany), in the Southern North Sea.  [details]

Habitat Amphioxus ground (coarse sand) and shell sand, between 19-25 m depth. [details]

Type locality Helgoland, North Sea, Atlantic Ocean. Type locality originally described as ''Amphioxus-Sand von Helgoland'' (Friedrich, 1937: 347). Banse (1969: 2615) added the following: ''The type locality is the ''Amphioxus ground'' near the island of Heligoland. This ground, where dredgings have been made for decades by the Biological Station at Heligoland, is approximately a rectangle with the southwestern corner at 54º15.3'N, 07º55.9'E, and extending 0.4' of latitude to the North, and 1.2' of longitude to the East (Dr W. Gunkel, Biological Station, Heligoland, personal communication). The depth is 19-21 m, with coarse sand.'' [details]

Type material ''The types no longer exist (Prof. H. Friedrich, Überseemuseum, Bremen, personal communication)'' (Banse, 1969: 2615).  [details]