WoRMS name details

Telothelepus macrothoracicus Mohammad, 1980

332460  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:332460)

 unaccepted (superseded original combination)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Mohammad, Murad-B.M. (1980). Polychaete annelids from Kuwaitian islands, Arabian Gulf, with descriptions of four new species. <em>Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, London.</em> 69(1): 31-42., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1096-3642.1980.tb01931.x
page(s): 40-41, fig. 5 [details]   
Holotype  NHMUK 1971.76, geounit Persian Gulf  
Holotype NHMUK 1971.76, geounit Persian Gulf [details]
Type locality contained in Kuwaiti Exclusive Economic Zone  
type locality contained in Kuwaiti Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Note Failaka Island, Kuwait, Persian Gulf (29.4333,...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Failaka Island, Kuwait, Persian Gulf (29.4333, 48.3167), near low tide mark, in sand-mud flat. [details]
Type material Holotype (NHMUK 1971.76) deposited in the The Natural History Museum, London, UK. [details]
Depth range Near low tide mark.  
Depth range Near low tide mark. [details]

Distribution Persian Gulf: Kuwait (Failaka Island).  
Distribution Persian Gulf: Kuwait (Failaka Island). [details]

Etymology The specific epithet macrothoracicus is composed by the prefix of Greek origin macro-, meaning 'large' or 'long', and the...  
Etymology The specific epithet macrothoracicus is composed by the prefix of Greek origin macro-, meaning 'large' or 'long', and the Latin adjective of Greek origin thoracicus, meaning 'thoracic' or 'relating to thorax', and refers presumably to the ''swollen thorax'' of the species. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2022). World Polychaeta Database. Telothelepus macrothoracicus Mohammad, 1980. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=332460 on 2022-09-27
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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 Mohammad, Murad-B.M. (1980). Polychaete annelids from Kuwaitian islands, Arabian Gulf, with descriptions of four new species. <em>Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, London.</em> 69(1): 31-42., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1096-3642.1980.tb01931.x
page(s): 40-41, fig. 5 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
    Definitions

Holotype NHMUK 1971.76, geounit Persian Gulf [details]
Paratype NHMUK 1971.77, geounit Persian Gulf [details]
Paratype NHMUK 1971.78, geounit Persian Gulf [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range Near low tide mark. [details]

Distribution Persian Gulf: Kuwait (Failaka Island). [details]

Etymology The specific epithet macrothoracicus is composed by the prefix of Greek origin macro-, meaning 'large' or 'long', and the Latin adjective of Greek origin thoracicus, meaning 'thoracic' or 'relating to thorax', and refers presumably to the ''swollen thorax'' of the species. [details]

Habitat In sand-mud flat, near low tide mark. [details]

Type locality Failaka Island, Kuwait, Persian Gulf (29.4333, 48.3167), near low tide mark, in sand-mud flat. [details]

Type material Holotype (NHMUK 1971.76) deposited in the The Natural History Museum, London, UK. [details]