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Hutchings, P.; Rainer, S. (1979). The polychaete fauna of Careel Bay, Pittwater, New South Wales, Australia. Journal of Natural History. 13(6): 745-796.
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Hutchings, P.; Rainer, S.
1979
The polychaete fauna of Careel Bay, Pittwater, New South Wales, Australia.
Journal of Natural History
13(6): 745-796
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World Polychaeta Database (WPolyDb)
The polychaete fauna of Careel Bay, Pittwater (33°37′S; 151°20′E) a sheltered estuarine area just north of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia is described. Some 57 species are described of which Parahalosydna chrysostichtus, Nereis posidoniae, Malacoceros divisus, Polydora penicillata, Prionospio multicristata, Nerinides vexillatus, Caulleriella tricapillata, Notomastus torquatus, Amphicteis dalmatica and Streblosoma acymatum are new species and 11 are new records for Australia. All previous Australian records are given for each species.
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Nontype AM W8217, geounit Careel Bay, identified as Pista australis Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Holotype AM W.78, geounit Port Jackson, identified as Streblosoma acymatum Hutchings & Rainer, 1979
Holotype AM W11669, geounit Careel Bay, identified as Nereis posidoniae Hutchings & Rainer, 1979
Holotype AM W8198, geounit Careel Bay, identified as Nerinides vexillatus Hutchings & Rainer, 1979
Holotype AM W8223, geounit Careel Bay, identified as Malacoceros divisus Hutchings & Rainer, 1979
Holotype AM W8256, geounit Careel Bay, identified as Polydora penicillata Hutchings & Rainer, 1979
Holotype AM W8273, geounit Careel Bay, identified as Prionospio multicristata Hutchings & Rainer, 1979
Holotype AM W8402, geounit Careel Bay, identified as Notomastus (Clistomastus) torquatus Hutchings & Rainer, 1979
 Depth range

Not stated. Probably shallow water. [details]

 Depth range

Not stated. Probably shallow water.  [details]

 Depth range

Not stated. Probably shallow water.  [details]

 Depth range

Not stated. Probably shallow water.  [details]

 Depth range

Not stated. Probably shallow water.  [details]

 Depth range

Intertidal to 16 m.  [details]

 Depth range

Intertidal to subtidal (between 0.9-8.7 m). [details]

 Distribution

Australia: Careel Bay, Pittwater (New South Wales).  [details]

 Distribution

Australia: Careel Bay, Pittwater (New South Wales).  [details]

 Distribution

Australia: Careel Bay, Pittwater (New South Wales). [details]

 Distribution

Australia: New South Wales (Merimbula, Tuross R., Clyde R., Port Hacking, Georges R., Botany Bay, Pittwater, ... [details]

 Distribution

Australia: Careel Bay, Pittwater (New South Wales). [details]

 Distribution

Australia: New South Wales; Queensland; Northern Territory. [details]

 Distribution

Australia: New South Wales (Newcastle; Pittwater; Port Hacking; Wallis Lake).  [details]

 Distribution

Australia: New South Wales (Careel Bay; Port Jackson); Northern Territory (Numbulwar; Gove); Queensland (Calliope ... [details]

 Etymology

The specific epithet divisus is the perfect passive participle of the Latin verb divido, and means 'divided' or ... [details]

 Etymology

The specific epithet posidoniae refers to the habitat of the species, the blades of the seagrass Posidonia australia.  [details]

 Etymology

The specific epithet vexillatus is an adjective derived from the Latin noun vexillum, meaning 'small flag' or ... [details]

 Etymology

The specific epithet torquatus is a Latin adjective meaning 'adorned with a neck chain' or 'adorned with a collar', ... [details]

 Etymology

The specific epithet penicillata is the feminine of the Latin adjective penicillatus, meaning 'having tufts of ... [details]

 Etymology

The specific epithet multicristata is composed by the prefix of Latin origin multi-, meaning 'many', 'much' or ... [details]

 Etymology

The etymology of the specific epithet acymatum is not clear, but it is stated to refer to the sheltered habitat in ... [details]

 Habitat

On the blades of the seagrass Posidonia australis[details]

 Habitat

Fine coral sand and Posidonia beds, intertidal to subtidal depths.  [details]

 Habitat

Posidonia and Zostera beds. Specimens from Calliope River (Australia) found in sediments ranging from mud to fine ... [details]

 Specimen

Holotype deposited at the Australian Museum, Sydney (AM W10849).  [details]

 Specimen

Holotype deposited at the Australian Museum, Sydney (AM W78).  [details]

 Type locality

Australia, New South Wales, Pittwater, Careel Bay (33º37'S, 151º20'E; provided geocoordinates slightly displaced, ... [details]

 Type locality

Australia, New South Wales, Pittwater, Careel Bay (33º37'S, 151º20'E; provided geocoordinates slightly displaced, ... [details]

 Type locality

Australia, New South Wales, Pittwater, Careel Bay (33º37'S, 151º20'E; provided geocoordinates slightly displaced, ... [details]

 Type locality

Australia, New South Wales, Pittwater, Careel Bay (33º37'S, 151º20'E; provided geocoordinates slightly displaced, ... [details]

 Type locality

Australia, New South Wales, Pittwater, Careel Bay (33º37'S, 151º20'E; provided geocoordinates slightly displaced, ... [details]

 Type locality

Pacific Ocean, Australia, New South Wales, Pittwater, Careel Bay (33º37'S, 151º20'E; provided geocoordinates ... [details]

 Type locality

Australia, New South Wales, Port Jackson (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately ... [details]

 Type material

Holotype deposited at the Australian Museum, Sydney (AM W8273).  [details]