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Polychaeta taxon details

Laonice nuchala Blake, 1996

328643  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:328643)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Blake, J.A. 1996. Family Spionidae Grube, 1850. pages 81-223. IN: Blake, James A.; Hilbig, Brigitte; and Scott, Paul H. Taxonomic Atlas of the Benthic Fauna of the Santa Maria Basin and Western Santa Barbara Channel. 6 - The Annelida Part 3. Polychaeta: Orbiniidae to Cossuridae. Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. Santa Barbara
page(s): 109-111, fig. 4.5 [details]   
Holotype  USNM 172551, geounit California  
Holotype USNM 172551, geounit California [details]
Note Pacific Ocean, USA, California, Santa Barbara...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Pacific Ocean, USA, California, Santa Barbara Basin, off Point Sal (34º43.01'N, 120º47.39'W), 92 m.  [details]
Type material Smithsonian Institution, Washington (holotype USNM 172551).  [details]
Depth range 90-395 m.   
Depth range 90-395 m.  [details]

Distribution Pacific Ocean, central California to Western Santa Barbara Channel (USA).   
Distribution Pacific Ocean, central California to Western Santa Barbara Channel (USA).  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet nuchala is derived from the Medieval Latin, nucha, meaning 'nape of the neck', and refers to the...  
Etymology The specific epithet nuchala is derived from the Medieval Latin, nucha, meaning 'nape of the neck', and refers to the modified nuchal organs found in the species, with three longitudinal ciliated grooves.  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Laonice nuchala Blake, 1996. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=328643 on 2019-12-16
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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 Blake, J.A. 1996. Family Spionidae Grube, 1850. pages 81-223. IN: Blake, James A.; Hilbig, Brigitte; and Scott, Paul H. Taxonomic Atlas of the Benthic Fauna of the Santa Maria Basin and Western Santa Barbara Channel. 6 - The Annelida Part 3. Polychaeta: Orbiniidae to Cossuridae. Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. Santa Barbara
page(s): 109-111, fig. 4.5 [details]   

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

Holotype USNM 172551, geounit California [details]
Paratype LACM AHF Poly1806-7, geounit California [details]
Paratype SBMNH 143200, geounit California [details]
Paratype USNM 172552, geounit California [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range 90-395 m.  [details]

Distribution Pacific Ocean, central California to Western Santa Barbara Channel (USA).  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet nuchala is derived from the Medieval Latin, nucha, meaning 'nape of the neck', and refers to the modified nuchal organs found in the species, with three longitudinal ciliated grooves.  [details]

Habitat Outer continental shelf, in mixed sand and silt sediments.  [details]

Type locality Pacific Ocean, USA, California, Santa Barbara Basin, off Point Sal (34º43.01'N, 120º47.39'W), 92 m.  [details]

Type material Smithsonian Institution, Washington (holotype USNM 172551).  [details]