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Polychaeta taxon details

Sphaerosyllis ovigera Langerhans, 1879

131390  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:131390)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Langerhans, Paul. (1879). Die Wurmfauna von Madeira [part I]. <em>Zeitschrift für wissenschaftliche Zoologie.</em> 32(4): 513-592, plates XXXI-XXXIII., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/45240780#page/581/mode/1up
page(s): 567-568, plate XXXII fig. 23a-e [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Note Northeastern Atlantic Ocean, Madeira Island...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Northeastern Atlantic Ocean, Madeira Island (Portugal) (geocoordinates not provided, but estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. 32.64º, long. -16.9º).  [details]
Depth range Intertidal to shallow water.   
Depth range Intertidal to shallow water.  [details]

Distribution Madeira Island. Considered to be Atlantic-Mediterranean.   
Distribution Madeira Island. Considered to be Atlantic-Mediterranean.  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet ovigera, is the feminine of the Latin noun oviger, meaning 'bearing eggs' and composed by the Latin...  
Etymology The specific epithet ovigera, is the feminine of the Latin noun oviger, meaning 'bearing eggs' and composed by the Latin words ovum, meaning 'egg', and gerere, meaning 'to bear', and refers to the eggs or embryos attached to the ventral cirri that some of the observed females carried.  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Sphaerosyllis ovigera Langerhans, 1879. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=131390 on 2019-09-18
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2007-03-29 10:21:37Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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original description Langerhans, Paul. (1879). Die Wurmfauna von Madeira [part I]. <em>Zeitschrift für wissenschaftliche Zoologie.</em> 32(4): 513-592, plates XXXI-XXXIII., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/45240780#page/581/mode/1up
page(s): 567-568, plate XXXII fig. 23a-e [details]  OpenAccess publication 

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 Musco, Luigi; Giangrande, Adriana. (2005). Mediterranean Syllidae (Annelida: Polychaeta) revisited: biogeography, diversity and species fidelity to environmental features. <em>Marine Ecology Progress Series.</em> 304: 143-153 + 4 pp. Supplementary appendix., available online at https://doi.org/10.3354/meps304143 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Fauvel, P. (1923). Polychètes errantes. Faune de France. <em>Librairie de la Faculte des Sciences. Paris.</em> 5: 1-488., available online at http://www.faunedefrance.org/  [details]   

additional source Dauvin, J.-C.; Dewarumez, J.-M.; Gentil, F. (2003). Liste actualisée des espèces d'Annélides Polychètes présentes en Manche [An up to date list of polychaetous annelids from the English Channel]. <em>Cahiers de Biologie Marine.</em> 44(1): 67-95., available online at http://www.sb-roscoff.fr/sites/www.sb-roscoff.fr/files/documents/station-biologique-roscoff-dauvinal2003-3835.pdf [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Depth range Intertidal to shallow water.  [details]

Distribution Madeira Island. Considered to be Atlantic-Mediterranean.  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet ovigera, is the feminine of the Latin noun oviger, meaning 'bearing eggs' and composed by the Latin words ovum, meaning 'egg', and gerere, meaning 'to bear', and refers to the eggs or embryos attached to the ventral cirri that some of the observed females carried.  [details]

Habitat Among algae on beach rocks, not rare.  [details]

Type locality Northeastern Atlantic Ocean, Madeira Island (Portugal) (geocoordinates not provided, but estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. 32.64º, long. -16.9º).  [details]

From other sources
Bioclimatic category eurythermic [details]