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Polychaeta name details

Protothelepus tenuis Verrill, 1900

338232  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:338232)

 unaccepted (superseded original combination)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Verrill, A.E. 1900. Additions to the Turbellaria, Nemertina, and Annelida of the Bermudas, with revisions of some New England genera and species. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences, 10(2): 595-671., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/27731368
page(s): 663 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Holotype  YPM 2864, geounit Bermuda  
Holotype YPM 2864, geounit Bermuda [details]
Note Bermuda, Atlantic Ocean (gazetteer estimate...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Bermuda, Atlantic Ocean (gazetteer estimate 32.29°, -64.76°). [details]
Depth range Not stated, unknown. Probably shallow water.  
Depth range Not stated, unknown. Probably shallow water. [details]

Distribution Western Atlantic Ocean: Bermuda.  
Distribution Western Atlantic Ocean: Bermuda. [details]

Etymology Not stated in the original description. The specific epithet tenuis is a Latin adjective meaning 'thin', 'slender' or...  
Etymology Not stated in the original description. The specific epithet tenuis is a Latin adjective meaning 'thin', 'slender' or 'fine', and it could refer to the branchiae, described as being "very long and slender" (Verrill, 1900: 663), or maybe to the shape of the body of the species. [details]

Taxonomy Moved to different genus.  
Taxonomy Moved to different genus. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Protothelepus tenuis Verrill, 1900. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=338232 on 2020-01-23
Date
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2008-03-18 12:55:09Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2017-06-01 09:18:59Z
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original description Verrill, A.E. 1900. Additions to the Turbellaria, Nemertina, and Annelida of the Bermudas, with revisions of some New England genera and species. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences, 10(2): 595-671., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/27731368
page(s): 663 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

new combination reference Caullery, Maurice. (1915). Sur les térébelliens de la tribu des <i>Thelepinae</i>. Examen des genres. Tube spiralé de <i>Streblosoma longiremis</i> n. sp. <em>Bulletin de la Société Zoologique de France.</em> 40: 44-53., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/3074684
page(s): 46-47; note: as Euthelepus tenuis [details]   

new combination reference Hutchings, Patricia A.; Glasby, Christopher J. (1986). A revision of the genus <i>Euthelepus</i> (Terebellidae: Thelepinae). <em>Records of the Australian Museum.</em> 38: 105-117., available online at http://10.3853/j.0067-1975.38.1986.177
page(s): 114, fig. 4i, table 1; note: as Thelepus tenuis [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype YPM 2864, geounit Bermuda [details]
Nontype YPM 97587, geounit Bermuda [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range Not stated, unknown. Probably shallow water. [details]

Distribution Western Atlantic Ocean: Bermuda. [details]

Etymology Not stated in the original description. The specific epithet tenuis is a Latin adjective meaning 'thin', 'slender' or 'fine', and it could refer to the branchiae, described as being "very long and slender" (Verrill, 1900: 663), or maybe to the shape of the body of the species. [details]

Habitat Sand, probably at shallow water. [details]

Taxonomy Moved to different genus. [details]

Type locality Bermuda, Atlantic Ocean (gazetteer estimate 32.29°, -64.76°). [details]