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Polychaeta taxon details

Owenia dichotoma Parapar & Moreira, 2015

880409  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:880409)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Parapar, Julio; Moreira, Juan. (2015). The Oweniidae (Annelida; Polychaeta) from Lizard Island (Great Barrier Reef, Australia) with the description of two new species of <em>Owenia</em> Delle Chiaje, 1844. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 4019(1): 604-620., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4019.1.20
page(s): 611 [details]   
Holotype  AM W.45857, geounit Lizard Island (Queensland)  
Holotype AM W.45857, geounit Lizard Island (Queensland) [details]
Note Unstated but mapped as southern Watson's Bay,...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Unstated but mapped as southern Watson's Bay, Lizard Island, Queensland, Australia. The geolocation of -14.6635° 145.4479° is estimated from the authors' map. However, AM catalogue information indicates the holotype AM.45857 was not from Watson's Bay, but actually collected east-south-east of Palfrey Island, and in 1978. [details]
Etymology authors: "The species name (“dichotoma”) refers to the dichotomous divisions of the tentacles of the branchial crown.  
Etymology authors: "The species name (“dichotoma”) refers to the dichotomous divisions of the tentacles of the branchial crown. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Owenia dichotoma Parapar & Moreira, 2015. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=880409 on 2019-11-20
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original description Parapar, Julio; Moreira, Juan. (2015). The Oweniidae (Annelida; Polychaeta) from Lizard Island (Great Barrier Reef, Australia) with the description of two new species of <em>Owenia</em> Delle Chiaje, 1844. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 4019(1): 604-620., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4019.1.20
page(s): 611 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype AM W.45857, geounit Lizard Island (Queensland) [details]
From editor or global species database
Etymology authors: "The species name (“dichotoma”) refers to the dichotomous divisions of the tentacles of the branchial crown. [details]

Type locality Unstated but mapped as southern Watson's Bay, Lizard Island, Queensland, Australia. The geolocation of -14.6635° 145.4479° is estimated from the authors' map. However, AM catalogue information indicates the holotype AM.45857 was not from Watson's Bay, but actually collected east-south-east of Palfrey Island, and in 1978. [details]