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Polychaeta taxon details

Octobranchus antarcticus Monro, 1936

174974  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:174974)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Monro, C.C.A. (1936). Polychaete worms II. <em>Discovery Reports, Cambridge.</em> 12: 59-197., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/28331#page/75/mode/1up
page(s): 185-187, fig 33a-g [details]   
Holotype  NHMUK 1936.2.8.2932, geounit Schollaert Channel  
Holotype NHMUK 1936.2.8.2932, geounit Schollaert Channel [details]
Note Schollaert Channel, Palmer Archipelago,...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Schollaert Channel, Palmer Archipelago, Antarctica, Southern Ocean (-64.35°, -62.97°). [details]
Depth range 278-500 m.  
Depth range 278-500 m. [details]

Etymology Not explicitly stated in the original description. The specific epithet antarcticus refers to the type locality of the...  
Etymology Not explicitly stated in the original description. The specific epithet antarcticus refers to the type locality of the species, Schollaert Channel (Palmer Archipelago), being located in Antarctica. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Octobranchus antarcticus Monro, 1936. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=174974 on 2019-07-16
Date
action
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2005-07-14 08:59:00Z
created
2006-07-17 10:41:03Z
changed
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed

original description Monro, C.C.A. (1936). Polychaete worms II. <em>Discovery Reports, Cambridge.</em> 12: 59-197., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/28331#page/75/mode/1up
page(s): 185-187, fig 33a-g [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

additional source Clarke, A.; Johnston, N.M. (2003). Antarctic marine benthic diversity. <i>Oceanography and Marine Biology: an Annual Review</i>. 41: 47-114. (look up in IMIS[details]   

redescription Kingston, Paul F.; Mackie, Andrew S. Y. (1980). Octobranchus floriceps sp. nov. (Polychaeta: Trichobranchidae) from the northern North Sea with a re-examination of O. antarcticus Monro. <em>Sarsia.</em> 65(3-4): 249-254., available online at http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/00364827.1980.10431487
page(s): 252, table 1; note: brief redescription of holotype [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype NHMUK 1936.2.8.2932, geounit Schollaert Channel [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range 278-500 m. [details]

Etymology Not explicitly stated in the original description. The specific epithet antarcticus refers to the type locality of the species, Schollaert Channel (Palmer Archipelago), being located in Antarctica. [details]

Habitat Mud, at slope depths. [details]

Holotype Holotype deposited at the Natural History Museum, London, UK (NHM 1936.2.8.2932). [details]

Type locality Schollaert Channel, Palmer Archipelago, Antarctica, Southern Ocean (-64.35°, -62.97°). [details]