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Polychaeta taxon details

Protoaricia pigmentata Solis-Weiss & Fauchald, 1989

329932  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:329932)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Solis-Weiss, V.; Fauchald, K. (1989). Orbiniidae (Annelida: Polychaeta) from mangrove root-mats in Belize, with a revision of Protoariciin genera. <em>Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington.</em> 102(3): 772-792., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/34551156
page(s): 783-785, fig. 5 [details]   
Holotype  USNM 120950, geounit Stan Creek  
Holotype USNM 120950, geounit Stan Creek [details]
Note Blue Ground Range, west side of middle island,...  
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Type locality Blue Ground Range, west side of middle island, Stan Creek, Belize, Caribbean Sea (gazetteer estimate 16.81086°, -88.1505°), 10-50 cm depth, root-mat of Rhizophora mangle, covered with Caulerpa verticilliata[details]
Type material Holotype (USNM 120950) and paratypes (USNM 120951 and 120952) deposited at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington (USA). Paratypes also deposited at the Natural History Museum, London (UK; NHMUK 1990.1-3), Australian Museum, Sydney Australia) and Zoological Museum Hamburg (Germany). [details]
Depth range 10-50 cm depth.  
Depth range 10-50 cm depth. [details]

Distribution Caribbean Sea: Belize (Blue Ground Range).  
Distribution Caribbean Sea: Belize (Blue Ground Range). [details]

Etymology The specific epithet pigmentata (masculine: pigmentatus) is a Latin adjective meaning 'painted' or 'colored', and ''refers...  
Etymology The specific epithet pigmentata (masculine: pigmentatus) is a Latin adjective meaning 'painted' or 'colored', and ''refers to the characteristic brown color patterns present in specimens of this species'' (Solis-Weiss & Fauchald, 1989: 784. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Protoaricia pigmentata Solis-Weiss & Fauchald, 1989. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=329932 on 2019-12-14
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original description Solis-Weiss, V.; Fauchald, K. (1989). Orbiniidae (Annelida: Polychaeta) from mangrove root-mats in Belize, with a revision of Protoariciin genera. <em>Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington.</em> 102(3): 772-792., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/34551156
page(s): 783-785, fig. 5 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype USNM 120950, geounit Stan Creek [details]
Paratype AM, geounit Stan Creek [details]
Paratype NHMUK 1990.1-3, geounit Stan Creek [details]
Paratype USNM 120951, geounit Stan Creek [details]
Paratype USNM 120952, geounit Stan Creek [details]
Paratype ZMH, geounit Stan Creek [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range 10-50 cm depth. [details]

Distribution Caribbean Sea: Belize (Blue Ground Range). [details]

Etymology The specific epithet pigmentata (masculine: pigmentatus) is a Latin adjective meaning 'painted' or 'colored', and ''refers to the characteristic brown color patterns present in specimens of this species'' (Solis-Weiss & Fauchald, 1989: 784. [details]

Habitat In the root-mat of a red mangrove forest Rhizophora mangle, covered with Caulerpa verticilliata, 10-50 cm depth. [details]

Type locality Blue Ground Range, west side of middle island, Stan Creek, Belize, Caribbean Sea (gazetteer estimate 16.81086°, -88.1505°), 10-50 cm depth, root-mat of Rhizophora mangle, covered with Caulerpa verticilliata[details]

Type material Holotype (USNM 120950) and paratypes (USNM 120951 and 120952) deposited at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington (USA). Paratypes also deposited at the Natural History Museum, London (UK; NHMUK 1990.1-3), Australian Museum, Sydney Australia) and Zoological Museum Hamburg (Germany). [details]