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Polychaeta taxon details

Phylo kuwaitica Mohammad, 1970

330649  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:330649)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Mohammad, Murad B. M. 1970. On two new polychaetous annelids from Kuwait. Zoologischer Anzeiger, 185(3/4): 303-307.
page(s): 303-304, figs. 1-2 [details]   
Holotype  NHMUK 1969.390, geounit Kuwait  
Holotype NHMUK 1969.390, geounit Kuwait [details]
Note Kuwait, Persian Gulf (29°22'N, 48°02'E),...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Kuwait, Persian Gulf (29°22'N, 48°02'E), intertidal zone, sand at a depth of about 20 cm, temperature of the air 38.0°C, water 30.2°C, sand at a depth of about 20 cm 26.3°C, salinity 40.8 ppt, dissolved oxygen 4.5 cc/l, pH 8.0, relative humidity 37%. [details]
Depth range Intertidal zone, in sand at a depth of about 20 cm.  
Depth range Intertidal zone, in sand at a depth of about 20 cm. [details]

Distribution Persian Gulf: Kuwait. Known only from the type locality.  
Distribution Persian Gulf: Kuwait. Known only from the type locality. [details]

Etymology The specific epithet kuwaitica is composed by the toponym Kuwait, followed by the Latin suffix -ica, meaning 'belonging...  
Etymology The specific epithet kuwaitica is composed by the toponym Kuwait, followed by the Latin suffix -ica, meaning 'belonging to', and refers to the type locality of the species, Kuwait. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Phylo kuwaitica Mohammad, 1970. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=330649 on 2019-07-20
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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 Mohammad, Murad B. M. 1970. On two new polychaetous annelids from Kuwait. Zoologischer Anzeiger, 185(3/4): 303-307.
page(s): 303-304, figs. 1-2 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype NHMUK 1969.390, geounit Kuwait [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range Intertidal zone, in sand at a depth of about 20 cm. [details]

Distribution Persian Gulf: Kuwait. Known only from the type locality. [details]

Etymology The specific epithet kuwaitica is composed by the toponym Kuwait, followed by the Latin suffix -ica, meaning 'belonging to', and refers to the type locality of the species, Kuwait. [details]

Habitat Intertidal zone, in sand at a depth of about 20 cm, temperature of the air 38.0°C, water 30.2°C, sand at a depth of about 20 cm 26.3°C, salinity 40.8 ppt, dissolved oxygen 4.5 cc/l, pH 8.0, relative humidity 37%. [details]

Holotype Holotype deposited at the Natural History Museum, London, UK (NHMUK 1969.390). [details]

Type locality Kuwait, Persian Gulf (29°22'N, 48°02'E), intertidal zone, sand at a depth of about 20 cm, temperature of the air 38.0°C, water 30.2°C, sand at a depth of about 20 cm 26.3°C, salinity 40.8 ppt, dissolved oxygen 4.5 cc/l, pH 8.0, relative humidity 37%. [details]