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Polychaeta taxon details

Boccardia galapagense Blake, 1986

327245  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:327245)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Blake, James A. (1986). A new species of <i>Boccardia</i> (Polychaeta: Spionidae) from the Galápagos Islands and a redescription of <i>Boccardia basilaria</i> Hartman from Southern California. <em>Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences.</em> 85(1): 16-21., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/34161624
page(s): 16-18, fig. 1 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Holotype  USNM 80487, geounit Academy Bay  
Holotype USNM 80487, geounit Academy Bay [details]
Note Academy Bay, Santa Cruz Island, Galápagos...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Academy Bay, Santa Cruz Island, Galápagos Islands, Pacific Ocean (0°44.50'S, 90°18.35°W; -0.7417°, -90.3058°), rock point near Karl Angermeyers's residence, in coral head on rock near steep dropoff to muddy-sand bottom with scattered coral heads. [details]
Depth range Shallow subtidal (about 14 m).  
Depth range Shallow subtidal (about 14 m). [details]

Distribution Pacific Ocean: Galápagos Islands.  
Distribution Pacific Ocean: Galápagos Islands. [details]

Etymology Not stated in the original description. The specific epithet galapagense is a Latin adjective meaning 'from Galápagos...  
Etymology Not stated in the original description. The specific epithet galapagense is a Latin adjective meaning 'from Galápagos Islands', and refers clearly to the type locality of the species. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Boccardia galapagense Blake, 1986. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=327245 on 2019-07-17
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2008-03-17 10:44:16Z
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original description Blake, James A. (1986). A new species of <i>Boccardia</i> (Polychaeta: Spionidae) from the Galápagos Islands and a redescription of <i>Boccardia basilaria</i> Hartman from Southern California. <em>Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences.</em> 85(1): 16-21., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/34161624
page(s): 16-18, fig. 1 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype USNM 80487, geounit Academy Bay [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range Shallow subtidal (about 14 m). [details]

Distribution Pacific Ocean: Galápagos Islands. [details]

Etymology Not stated in the original description. The specific epithet galapagense is a Latin adjective meaning 'from Galápagos Islands', and refers clearly to the type locality of the species. [details]

Habitat Found boring into shallow subtidal corals rocks. [details]

Holotype Deposited in the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, USA (USNM 80487). [details]

Type locality Academy Bay, Santa Cruz Island, Galápagos Islands, Pacific Ocean (0°44.50'S, 90°18.35°W; -0.7417°, -90.3058°), rock point near Karl Angermeyers's residence, in coral head on rock near steep dropoff to muddy-sand bottom with scattered coral heads. [details]