WoRMS taxon details

Amphisamytha vanuatuensis Reuscher, Fiege & Wehe, 2009

711929  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:711929)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Reuscher, M.; Fiege, D.; Wehe, T. 2009. Four new species of Ampharetidae (Annelida: Polychaeta) from Pacific hot vents and cold seeps, with a key and synoptic table of characters for all genera. Zootaxa 2191: 1-40, available online at http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/list/2009/zt02191.html
page(s): 24 [details]   
Holotype  SMF SMF17798  
Holotype SMF SMF17798 [details]
Type locality contained in Papua New Guinea  
type locality contained in Papua New Guinea [details]
Depth range Deep-sea context derived from a specimen depth data search  
Depth range Deep-sea context derived from a specimen depth data search [details]

Etymology The species is named after the island nation Vanuatu, located near the Fiji Basin.  
Etymology The species is named after the island nation Vanuatu, located near the Fiji Basin. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2022). World Polychaeta Database. Amphisamytha vanuatuensis Reuscher, Fiege & Wehe, 2009. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=711929 on 2022-12-06
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original description Reuscher, M.; Fiege, D.; Wehe, T. 2009. Four new species of Ampharetidae (Annelida: Polychaeta) from Pacific hot vents and cold seeps, with a key and synoptic table of characters for all genera. Zootaxa 2191: 1-40, available online at http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/list/2009/zt02191.html
page(s): 24 [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Reuscher, M.; Fiege, D.; Wehe, T. 2009. Four new species of Ampharetidae (Annelida: Polychaeta) from Pacific hot vents and cold seeps, with a key and synoptic table of characters for all genera. Zootaxa 2191: 1-40, available online at http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/list/2009/zt02191.html [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
    Definitions

Holotype SMF SMF17798 [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range Deep-sea context derived from a specimen depth data search [details]

Etymology The species is named after the island nation Vanuatu, located near the Fiji Basin. [details]

Habitat The species occurs in high abundance at the hydrothermal vents of the Lihir Basin and the Fiji Basin. [details]