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Polychaeta taxon details

Scolelepis (Scolelepis) dicha Hutchings, Frouin & Hily, 1998

331402  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:331402)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Hutchings, Patricia A.; Frouin, Patrick; Hily, Christian. (1998). Two new species of Spionidae (Polychaeta) from Tahiti, French Polynesia. <em>Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington.</em> 111(4): 799-806., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/34597978
page(s): 803-806, fig. 2A-G, tables 1-2 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Holotype  AM W.23105, geounit Tahiti  
Holotype AM W.23105, geounit Tahiti [details]
Note La Fayette Beach, Tahiti, French Polynesia,...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality La Fayette Beach, Tahiti, French Polynesia, South Pacific Ocean (-17.504°, -149.4563°). [details]
Depth range Intertidal.  
Depth range Intertidal. [details]

Distribution South Pacific Ocean: La Fayette Beach (Tahiti, French Polynesia).  
Distribution South Pacific Ocean: La Fayette Beach (Tahiti, French Polynesia). [details]

Etymology "The specific name [dicha] is a Greek word for "two" referring to the bidentate hooded hooks present in this species"...  
Etymology "The specific name [dicha] is a Greek word for "two" referring to the bidentate hooded hooks present in this species" (Hutchings et al., 1998: 806). [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Scolelepis (Scolelepis) dicha Hutchings, Frouin & Hily, 1998. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=331402 on 2021-01-20
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2008-03-17 10:44:16Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2010-04-27 22:48:13Z
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original description Hutchings, Patricia A.; Frouin, Patrick; Hily, Christian. (1998). Two new species of Spionidae (Polychaeta) from Tahiti, French Polynesia. <em>Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington.</em> 111(4): 799-806., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/34597978
page(s): 803-806, fig. 2A-G, tables 1-2 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype AM W.23105, geounit Tahiti [details]
Paratype AM W.23106, geounit Tahiti [details]
Paratype LACM Poly 1830, geounit Tahiti [details]
Paratype MNHN UE 414, geounit Tahiti [details]
Paratype NHMUK 1996.519, geounit Tahiti [details]
Paratype USNM 170034, geounit Tahiti [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range Intertidal. [details]

Distribution South Pacific Ocean: La Fayette Beach (Tahiti, French Polynesia). [details]

Etymology "The specific name [dicha] is a Greek word for "two" referring to the bidentate hooded hooks present in this species" (Hutchings et al., 1998: 806). [details]

Habitat In the basaltic beach of La Fayette (Tahiti), fully exposed to oceanic waters and not protected by an offshore barrier reef, and appearing to be absent from other basaltic beaches found on both the east and west coasts of the island. The species lives in non-permanent mucous tubes and occurs in densities of 700-1000 m2, in the upper intertidal region of the beach just below a line of rocks, in fine sandy sediments; the tidal range is 50 cm. [details]

Type locality La Fayette Beach, Tahiti, French Polynesia, South Pacific Ocean (-17.504°, -149.4563°). [details]

From other sources
Specimen Musée National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris, POLY TYPE 809 [details]