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Polychaeta taxon details

Atherospio disticha Mackie & Duff, 1986

131109  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:131109)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Mackie, Andrew S.Y.; Duff, Alexandra A. (1986). <i>Atherospio disticha</i> gen. et sp. nov. (Polychaeta: Spionidae) from Loch Tuirnaig, West Coast of Scotland. <em>Ophelia.</em> 25(3): 139-146., available online at https://doi.org/10.1080/00785326.1986.10429745
page(s): 140-144, figs. 1-4 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Holotype  NMW NMW.Z.1986.006.1, geounit Scotland  
Holotype NMW NMW.Z.1986.006.1, geounit Scotland [details]
Note Loch Tuirnaig, west coast of Scotland, UK,...  
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Type locality Loch Tuirnaig, west coast of Scotland, UK, Atlantic Ocean (57º47'N, 05º34'W), 27 m, mud.  [details]
Depth range 27 m.   
Depth range 27 m.  [details]

Distribution North Atlantic: Scotland (Loch Tuirnaig).   
Distribution North Atlantic: Scotland (Loch Tuirnaig).  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet disticha is a Greek word meaning 'two-ranked' or 'arranged in two rows', and refers to the presence of...  
Etymology The specific epithet disticha is a Greek word meaning 'two-ranked' or 'arranged in two rows', and refers to the presence of aristate spines on two anterior chaetigers.  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Atherospio disticha Mackie & Duff, 1986. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=131109 on 2020-08-09
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original description Mackie, Andrew S.Y.; Duff, Alexandra A. (1986). <i>Atherospio disticha</i> gen. et sp. nov. (Polychaeta: Spionidae) from Loch Tuirnaig, West Coast of Scotland. <em>Ophelia.</em> 25(3): 139-146., available online at https://doi.org/10.1080/00785326.1986.10429745
page(s): 140-144, figs. 1-4 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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 Meißner, K.; Bick, A. (2005). <i>Atherospio guillei</i> (Laubier and Ramos, 1974) comb. nov. (Polychaeta: Spionidae) and closest relatives. <em>Zoologischer Anzeiger.</em> 244(2): 115-123., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcz.2005.07.001
page(s): table 2 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype NMW NMW.Z.1986.006.1, geounit Scotland [details]
Paratype AM W200243, geounit Scotland [details]
Paratype NMW NMW.Z.1986.006.2, geounit Scotland [details]
Paratype NMW NMW.Z.1986.006.3, geounit Scotland [details]
Paratype NMW NMW.Z.1986.006.4-6, geounit Scotland [details]
Paratype NRS Type No. 3612, geounit Scotland [details]
Paratype RSM NH.1986.002, geounit Scotland [details]
Paratype USNM 098944, geounit Scotland [details]
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Depth range 27 m.  [details]

Distribution North Atlantic: Scotland (Loch Tuirnaig).  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet disticha is a Greek word meaning 'two-ranked' or 'arranged in two rows', and refers to the presence of aristate spines on two anterior chaetigers.  [details]

Habitat Mud, at subtidal depths (27 m).  [details]

Reproduction Eggs present in specimens collected in August and September, laterally within chaetigers 12-17 or 18, and up to 125 µm in diameter.  [details]

Type locality Loch Tuirnaig, west coast of Scotland, UK, Atlantic Ocean (57º47'N, 05º34'W), 27 m, mud.  [details]