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Polychaeta taxon details

Namalycastis arista Glasby, 1999

329424  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:329424)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Glasby, C.J. (1999). The Namanereidinae (Polychaeta: Nereididae). Part 1. Taxonomy and phylogeny. <em>Records of the Australian Museum, Supplement.</em> 25: 1-129., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.3853/j.0812-7387.25.1999.1354
page(s): 35-37, figs. 1c, 9, 11a-g, table 4 [details]   
Holotype  NHMUK 1998.190, geounit Guyana  
Holotype NHMUK 1998.190, geounit Guyana [details]
Note West Atlantic, Guyana, Paradise Beach...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality West Atlantic, Guyana, Paradise Beach (provided geocoordinates 15º34'N, 57º57'W are not correct; estimated geocoordinates are lat. 6.509º, long. -57.692º). Paradise Beach seems to be located near Belladrum (Mahaica-Berbice, Guyana), but further details concerning its exact location were not found.  [details]
Depth range Tidal zone.   
Depth range Tidal zone.  [details]

Distribution West Atlantic: Paradise Beach, Guyana. Known only from the type locality.   
Distribution West Atlantic: Paradise Beach, Guyana. Known only from the type locality.  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet arista is a Latin noun meaning 'beard' or 'grain of awn', and refers to the single hair-like distal...  
Etymology The specific epithet arista is a Latin noun meaning 'beard' or 'grain of awn', and refers to the single hair-like distal extension on the tip of the falciger blades.  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Namalycastis arista Glasby, 1999. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=329424 on 2019-12-06
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original description Glasby, C.J. (1999). The Namanereidinae (Polychaeta: Nereididae). Part 1. Taxonomy and phylogeny. <em>Records of the Australian Museum, Supplement.</em> 25: 1-129., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.3853/j.0812-7387.25.1999.1354
page(s): 35-37, figs. 1c, 9, 11a-g, table 4 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype NHMUK 1998.190, geounit Guyana [details]
Paratype NHMUK 1998.191-192, geounit Guyana [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range Tidal zone.  [details]

Diagnosis Prostomium anteriorly shallowly cleft, shape 1.2 × wider than long (1.3–1.4). Antennae extending short of tip of palpophore. Notosetae present. Neurosetae Type A anteriorly. Heterogomph falcigers replaced by heterogomph spinigers in posterior parapodia. Supra-neuroacicular falcigers in setiger 10 with blades 7.7 × longer than width of shaft head (8.2–9.4), finely serrated, 5 teeth (10–12), teeth about uniform in length; fine hair-like projection from tip of falciger blades. (Glasby, 1999: 35).  [details]

Distribution West Atlantic: Paradise Beach, Guyana. Known only from the type locality.  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet arista is a Latin noun meaning 'beard' or 'grain of awn', and refers to the single hair-like distal extension on the tip of the falciger blades.  [details]

Habitat Mud in the tidal zone.  [details]

Type locality West Atlantic, Guyana, Paradise Beach (provided geocoordinates 15º34'N, 57º57'W are not correct; estimated geocoordinates are lat. 6.509º, long. -57.692º). Paradise Beach seems to be located near Belladrum (Mahaica-Berbice, Guyana), but further details concerning its exact location were not found.  [details]