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Polychaeta taxon details

Orbiniella eugeneruffi Blake, 2020

1418182  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:1418182)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Blake, James A. (2020). New species and records of deep-water Orbiniidae (Annelida, Polychaeta) from the Eastern Pacific continental slope, abyssal Pacific Ocean, and the South China Sea. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 4730(1): 1-61., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4730.1.1
page(s): 41, fig. 20, table 3 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Holotype  MCZ 153578, geounit South China Sea  
Holotype MCZ 153578, geounit South China Sea [details]
Note Off Brunei, Island of Borneo, South China Sea...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Off Brunei, Island of Borneo, South China Sea (05.816°, 114.2887°). [details]
Depth range 1199-1260 m.  
Depth range 1199-1260 m. [details]

Distribution Western Pacific Ocean: South China Sea (off Brunei, Island of Borneo).  
Distribution Western Pacific Ocean: South China Sea (off Brunei, Island of Borneo). [details]

Etymology "This species is named for the late Mr. Robert Eugene Ruff, polychaete systematist and long-time friend and colleague....  
Etymology "This species is named for the late Mr. Robert Eugene Ruff, polychaete systematist and long-time friend and colleague. Eugene was part of a select taxonomic team that was developed by the author to identify polychaetes from offshore and deep-sea surveys, including those from off Brunei" (Blake, 2020: 41).  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2020). World Polychaeta database. Orbiniella eugeneruffi Blake, 2020. Accessed at: http://marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=1418182 on 2020-02-27
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original description Blake, James A. (2020). New species and records of deep-water Orbiniidae (Annelida, Polychaeta) from the Eastern Pacific continental slope, abyssal Pacific Ocean, and the South China Sea. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 4730(1): 1-61., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4730.1.1
page(s): 41, fig. 20, table 3 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype MCZ 153578, geounit South China Sea [details]
Paratype MCZ 153579, geounit South China Sea [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range 1199-1260 m. [details]

Distribution Western Pacific Ocean: South China Sea (off Brunei, Island of Borneo). [details]

Etymology "This species is named for the late Mr. Robert Eugene Ruff, polychaete systematist and long-time friend and colleague. Eugene was part of a select taxonomic team that was developed by the author to identify polychaetes from offshore and deep-sea surveys, including those from off Brunei" (Blake, 2020: 41).  [details]

Habitat Type of sediment not stated, in continental slope depths (1199-1260 m). [details]

Type locality Off Brunei, Island of Borneo, South China Sea (05.816°, 114.2887°). [details]