WoRMS taxon details

Pseudopolydora gigeriosa Radashevsky & Hsieh, 2000

331414  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:331414)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Radashevsky, V.I. & Hsieh, H.L. (2000). <i>Pseudopolydora</i> (Polychaeta: Spionidae) species from Taiwan. <em>Zoological Studies.</em> 39(3): 218-235., available online at http://zoolstud.sinica.edu.tw/Journals/39.3/218.pdf
page(s): 227-229, fig. 7 [details]   
Holotype  ASIZP 147, geounit Taiwan  
Holotype ASIZP 147, geounit Taiwan [details]
Note West Pacific Ocean, South China Sea, Taiwan,...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality West Pacific Ocean, South China Sea, Taiwan, Tainan County, northern coast of Tsengwen River (23º03'N, 120º02'E), intertidal, fine sand.  [details]
Depth range Intertidal to 2 m depth.   
Depth range Intertidal to 2 m depth.  [details]

Distribution West Pacific Ocean, Taiwan (South China Sea coasts).   
Distribution West Pacific Ocean, Taiwan (South China Sea coasts).  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet gigeriosa, is a New Latin adjective derived from the Latin noun gigerium, meaning 'gizzard', and...  
Etymology The specific epithet gigeriosa, is a New Latin adjective derived from the Latin noun gigerium, meaning 'gizzard', and refers to the presence of a gizzardlike structure in the digestive tract of the species, a feature unique among members of the genus Pseudopolydora at the time of the description of the species.  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2021). World Polychaeta Database. Pseudopolydora gigeriosa Radashevsky & Hsieh, 2000. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=331414 on 2021-06-15
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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 Radashevsky, V.I. & Hsieh, H.L. (2000). <i>Pseudopolydora</i> (Polychaeta: Spionidae) species from Taiwan. <em>Zoological Studies.</em> 39(3): 218-235., available online at http://zoolstud.sinica.edu.tw/Journals/39.3/218.pdf
page(s): 227-229, fig. 7 [details]   

additional source Liu, J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype ASIZP 147, geounit Taiwan [details]
Paratype ASIZP 155, geounit Taiwan [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range Intertidal to 2 m depth.  [details]

Distribution West Pacific Ocean, Taiwan (South China Sea coasts).  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet gigeriosa, is a New Latin adjective derived from the Latin noun gigerium, meaning 'gizzard', and refers to the presence of a gizzardlike structure in the digestive tract of the species, a feature unique among members of the genus Pseudopolydora at the time of the description of the species.  [details]

Habitat Inhabits tubes in intertidal muddy bottoms of brackish-water environments.  [details]

Reproduction Species gonochoristic. Gametes present in females and males from segments 14-16 to 34-42. Paired gonoducts of females ending externally into one middorsal gonopore.  [details]

Type locality West Pacific Ocean, South China Sea, Taiwan, Tainan County, northern coast of Tsengwen River (23º03'N, 120º02'E), intertidal, fine sand.  [details]