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Polychaeta name details

Nicon pictus Kinberg, 1865

329820  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:329820)

taxon inquirendum (indeterminable fide Pettibone, 1971)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Kinberg, J.G.H. (1865). Annulata nova. [Continuatio.]. <em>Öfversigt af Königlich Vetenskapsakademiens förhandlingar, Stockholm.</em> 22(2): 167-179., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/32339443
page(s): 178 [details]   
Note Off Cape Frio, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil,...  
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Type locality Off Cape Frio, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Atlantic Ocean (22º30'S, 40º55'W); 20-30 fathoms (= 36.5-55 m).  [details]
Type material Syntypes (NRS 494) deposited in the Swedish Museum of Natural History, Stockholm, Sweden. [details]
Depth range 20-30 fathoms (= about 36.5-55 m).   
Depth range 20-30 fathoms (= about 36.5-55 m).  [details]

Distribution SW Atlantic Ocean: off Cape Frio, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil).  
Distribution SW Atlantic Ocean: off Cape Frio, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil). [details]

Etymology Not stated, uncertain. The specific epithet pictus is a Latin adjective meaning 'decorated', and presumably refers to the...  
Etymology Not stated, uncertain. The specific epithet pictus is a Latin adjective meaning 'decorated', and presumably refers to the coloration or color pattern of the species, in spite that it is not referred in the original description by Kinberg (1865: 178).  [details]

Status Nicon pictus is the type of Nicon, thus its status is important. Hartman 1948 described the specimens but without...  
Status Nicon pictus is the type of Nicon, thus its status is important. Hartman 1948 described the specimens but without illustration. Pettibone found the specimens indeterminable in the state they were in when she examined them. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Nicon pictus Kinberg, 1865. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=329820 on 2019-12-11
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2008-03-17 10:44:16Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2015-04-01 22:35:01Z
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2016-05-23 13:54:02Z
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original description Kinberg, J.G.H. (1865). Annulata nova. [Continuatio.]. <em>Öfversigt af Königlich Vetenskapsakademiens förhandlingar, Stockholm.</em> 22(2): 167-179., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/32339443
page(s): 178 [details]   

redescription Hartman, Olga. (1948). The marine annelids erected by Kinberg. With some notes on some other types in the Swedish State Museum. <em>Arkiv för Zoologi.</em> 42(1): 1-137, & plates 1-18.
page(s): 57; note: syntypes examined, described, not figured [details]   

status source Pettibone, Marian H. (1971). Revision of some species referred to <i>Leptonereis</i>, <i>Nicon</i>, and <i>Laeonereis</i> (Polychaeta: Nereididae). <em>Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology.</em> 104: 1-53., available online at http://si-pddr.si.edu/dspace/handle/10088/5689 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Syntype NRS 486, geounit Rio De Janeiro [details]
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Depth range 20-30 fathoms (= about 36.5-55 m).  [details]

Diagnosis Original diagnosis by Kinberg (1865: 178): ''Lobus cephalicus ovalis, elongatus, segmenta bina proxima aequans, fronte elongata nec angusta, margine posteriore integro; oculi mediocres; antennae distantes, breves, dimidia longitudine lobi cephalici breviores, apices palporum attingentes; cirri tentaculares laeves, elongati, paris tertii speciminis maximi segmentum 12 attingentes; dentes maxillae 13.''
 [details]

Distribution SW Atlantic Ocean: off Cape Frio, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil). [details]

Etymology Not stated, uncertain. The specific epithet pictus is a Latin adjective meaning 'decorated', and presumably refers to the coloration or color pattern of the species, in spite that it is not referred in the original description by Kinberg (1865: 178).  [details]

Habitat Not stated. Occurs at shelf depths.  [details]

Status Nicon pictus is the type of Nicon, thus its status is important. Hartman 1948 described the specimens but without illustration. Pettibone found the specimens indeterminable in the state they were in when she examined them. [details]

Type locality Off Cape Frio, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Atlantic Ocean (22º30'S, 40º55'W); 20-30 fathoms (= 36.5-55 m).  [details]

Type material Syntypes (NRS 494) deposited in the Swedish Museum of Natural History, Stockholm, Sweden. [details]