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Polychaeta name details

Scolelepis towra Blake & Kudenov, 1978

331763  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:331763)

alternate representation
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Blake, James A.; Kudenov, Jerry D. (1978). The Spionidae (Polychaeta) from Southeastern Australia and adjacent areas with a revision of the genera. <em>Memoirs of the National Museum of Victoria.</em> 39: 171-280., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/39441579
page(s): 183, fig. 5 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Holotype  MV F 42982, geounit New South Wales  
Holotype MV F 42982, geounit New South Wales [details]
Type locality contained in Kurnell, Botany Bay  
type locality contained in Kurnell, Botany Bay [details]
Note Towra Beach, Botany Bay, New South Wales,...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Towra Beach, Botany Bay, New South Wales, Australia (gazetteer estimate -33.98º, 151.15º), associated with Posidonia[details]
Depth range 5-11 m. Not stated in original description, depth range based on other sources.  
Depth range 5-11 m. Not stated in original description, depth range based on other sources. [details]

Distribution Australia: New South Wales (Botany Bay); Victoria.  
Distribution Australia: New South Wales (Botany Bay); Victoria. [details]

Etymology Not stated. The specific epithet towra refers to the type locality of the species, Towra Beach (Botany Bay, SW, Australia).  
Etymology Not stated. The specific epithet towra refers to the type locality of the species, Towra Beach (Botany Bay, SW, Australia). [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2020). World Polychaeta database. Scolelepis towra Blake & Kudenov, 1978. Accessed at: http://marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=331763 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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2020-08-14 10:28:18Z
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original description Blake, James A.; Kudenov, Jerry D. (1978). The Spionidae (Polychaeta) from Southeastern Australia and adjacent areas with a revision of the genera. <em>Memoirs of the National Museum of Victoria.</em> 39: 171-280., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/39441579
page(s): 183, fig. 5 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

status source Maciolek, Nancy J. 1987. New species and records of Scolelepis (Polychaeta: Spionidae) from the east coast of North America, with a review of the subgenera. Bulletin of the Biological Society of Washington, 7: 16-40.
page(s): 20; note: assigned to subgenus Scolelepis (Parascolelepis) [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype MV F 42982, geounit New South Wales [details]
Nontype MV F 91160, geounit Victoria (Australian state) [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range 5-11 m. Not stated in original description, depth range based on other sources. [details]

Distribution Australia: New South Wales (Botany Bay); Victoria. [details]

Etymology Not stated. The specific epithet towra refers to the type locality of the species, Towra Beach (Botany Bay, SW, Australia). [details]

Habitat Associated with Posidonia, probably in shallow water. [details]

Type locality Towra Beach, Botany Bay, New South Wales, Australia (gazetteer estimate -33.98º, 151.15º), associated with Posidonia[details]