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Polychaeta name details

Autolytus (Regulatus) penetrans Wright & Woodwick, 1977

327046  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:327046)

 unaccepted (superseded original combination)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Wright, John D. and Woodwick, Keith H. 1977. A new species of Autolytus (Polychaeta: Syllidae) commensal on a California hydrocoral. Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences, 76(1): 42-48., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/34212055
page(s): 43-45, fig.s 2-3 [details]   
Holotype  AHF Poly-1176, geounit Southern California  
Holotype AHF Poly-1176, geounit Southern California [details]
Note Pacific Ocean, USA, California, Farnsworth...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Pacific Ocean, USA, California, Farnsworth Bank, off Santa Catalina Island, or Gull Island, off Santa Cruz Island.  [details]
Depth range 6.1-18.4 m.  
Depth range 6.1-18.4 m. [details]

Distribution North Esat Pacific, California.   
Distribution North Esat Pacific, California.  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet penetrans refers to the behaviour of the species, as "the worm apparently penetrates the surface of...  
Etymology The specific epithet penetrans refers to the behaviour of the species, as "the worm apparently penetrates the surface of the hydrocoral resulting in a hyperplasia of cellular and calcareous material to produce the characteristic vermiform mound" (Wright & Woodwick, 1977).  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Autolytus (Regulatus) penetrans Wright & Woodwick, 1977. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=327046 on 2019-12-14
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2008-03-17 10:44:16Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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original description Wright, John D. and Woodwick, Keith H. 1977. A new species of Autolytus (Polychaeta: Syllidae) commensal on a California hydrocoral. Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences, 76(1): 42-48., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/34212055
page(s): 43-45, fig.s 2-3 [details]   

new combination reference Nygren, Arne. (2004). Revision of Autolytinae (Syllidae: Polychaeta). <em>Zootaxa.</em> 680: 1-314., available online at http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/2004f/z00680f.pdf
page(s): 67-68, fig. 23A-E [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype AHF Poly-1176, geounit Southern California [details]
From editor or global species database
Association Species living within blisters on the hydrocoral Allopora californica Verrill, 1866.  [details]

Depth range 6.1-18.4 m. [details]

Distribution North Esat Pacific, California.  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet penetrans refers to the behaviour of the species, as "the worm apparently penetrates the surface of the hydrocoral resulting in a hyperplasia of cellular and calcareous material to produce the characteristic vermiform mound" (Wright & Woodwick, 1977).  [details]

Habitat Within blisters of the hydrocoral Allopora californica Verrill, 1866.  [details]

Type locality Pacific Ocean, USA, California, Farnsworth Bank, off Santa Catalina Island, or Gull Island, off Santa Cruz Island.  [details]