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Polychaeta taxon details

Odontosyllis phosphorea Moore, 1909

330087  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:330087)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Moore, J. Percy. (1909). The polychaetous annelids dredged by the U.S.S. "Albatross" off the coast of southern California in 1904. I. Syllidae, Sphaerodoridae, Hesionidae and Phyllodocidae. <em>Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia.</em> 61: 321-351, plates XV-XVI., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/17974#page/337/mode/1up
page(s): 327-329, plate XV figs. 8-10 [details]   
Holotype  USNM 17214, geounit Southern California  
Holotype USNM 17214, geounit Southern California [details]
Type locality contained in Santa Catalina Island  
type locality contained in Santa Catalina Island [details]
Note East Pacific Ocean, California, Catalina...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality East Pacific Ocean, California, Catalina Island, Avalon Bay (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. 33.346º, long. -118.325º); at surface, evening.  [details]
Type material Type material deposited at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, USA (holotype USNM 17214), and Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, USA (paratype ANSP 2871; ANSP slide 3.5). [details]
Depth range Collected at surface, during evening.   
Depth range Collected at surface, during evening.  [details]

Distribution Pacific Ocean: Southern California (Avalon Bay, Catalina Island).   
Distribution Pacific Ocean: Southern California (Avalon Bay, Catalina Island).  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet phosphorea is the feminine of the Latin adjective phosphoreus, meaning 'of or belonging to...  
Etymology The specific epithet phosphorea is the feminine of the Latin adjective phosphoreus, meaning 'of or belonging to phosphorus', the Latin name for a substance or organism that emits light, from the Latin name of Greek origin of the morning star, Phosphorus, and referring to the observed phosphorescence of the specimens when collected.  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Odontosyllis phosphorea Moore, 1909. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=330087 on 2019-08-24
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original description Moore, J. Percy. (1909). The polychaetous annelids dredged by the U.S.S. "Albatross" off the coast of southern California in 1904. I. Syllidae, Sphaerodoridae, Hesionidae and Phyllodocidae. <em>Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia.</em> 61: 321-351, plates XV-XVI., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/17974#page/337/mode/1up
page(s): 327-329, plate XV figs. 8-10 [details]   

original description  (of Hesperalia californiensis Chamberlin, 1919) Chamberlin, R. V. (1919). New polychaetous annelids from Laguna Beach, California. <em>Pomona College Journal of Entomology and Zoology.</em> 11(1): 1-23., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12263520
page(s): 9 [details]   

original description  (of Odontosyllis phosphorea nanaimoensis Berkeley, 1923) Berkeley, Edith. (1923). Polychaetous annelids from the Nanaimo district. Part 1. Syllidae to Sigalionidae. <em>Contributions to Canadian Biology, Ottawa.</em> 1: 203-218., available online at http://www.nrcresearchpress.com/doi/abs/10.1139/f22-011#.VEfyhiKUfSs [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record Banse, K. (1972). On some species of Phyllodocidae, Syllidae, Nephtyidae, Goniadidae, Apistobranchidae, and Spionidae (Polychaeta) from the Northeast Pacific Ocean. <em>Pacific Science.</em> 26(2): 191-222., available online at http://hdl.handle.net/10125/400 [details]   

additional source Hartman, Olga. (1961). Polychaetous annelids from California. <em>Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions.</em> 25: 1-226., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/5214802 [details]   

redescription Kudenov, Jerry D. and Harris, Leslie H. 1995. Family Syllidae Grube, 1850. pages 1-97. 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. 5 - The Annelida Part 2. Polychaeta: Phyllodocida (Syllidae and scale-bearing families), Amphinomida, and Eunicida. Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. Santa Barbara [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype USNM 17214, geounit Southern California [details]
Paratype ANSP 2871, geounit Southern California [details]
Paratype ANSP slide 3.5 (parapodia, maybe belonging to 2871), geounit Southern California [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range Collected at surface, during evening.  [details]

Distribution Pacific Ocean: Southern California (Avalon Bay, Catalina Island).  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet phosphorea is the feminine of the Latin adjective phosphoreus, meaning 'of or belonging to phosphorus', the Latin name for a substance or organism that emits light, from the Latin name of Greek origin of the morning star, Phosphorus, and referring to the observed phosphorescence of the specimens when collected.  [details]

Habitat Collected at the water surface.  [details]

Specimen Holotype USNM 17214: epitokous, anterior fragment of 23 mm long, 2.5 mm wide. Paratype ANSP 2871: epitokous, has been dried. ANSP slide 3.5: parapodia, maybe from ANSP 2871.  [details]

Type locality East Pacific Ocean, California, Catalina Island, Avalon Bay (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. 33.346º, long. -118.325º); at surface, evening.  [details]

Type material Type material deposited at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, USA (holotype USNM 17214), and Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, USA (paratype ANSP 2871; ANSP slide 3.5). [details]