WoRMS taxon details

Scoloplos sparsaciculus Blake, 2020

1418179  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:1418179)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Blake, James A. (2020). New species and records of deep-water Orbiniidae (Annelida, Polychaeta) from the Eastern Pacific continental slope, abyssal Pacific Ocean, and the South China Sea. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 4730(1): 1-61., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4730.1.1
page(s): 31-34, figs. 15-16, tabel 2 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Holotype  MCZ 153591, geounit South China Sea  
Holotype MCZ 153591, geounit South China Sea [details]
Note Off Brunei, Island of Borneo, South China Sea...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Off Brunei, Island of Borneo, South China Sea (05.7155°, 114.2065°). [details]
Depth range 1219-1955 m.  
Depth range 1219-1955 m. [details]

Distribution Western Pacific Ocean: South China Sea (off Brunei, Island of Borneo).  
Distribution Western Pacific Ocean: South China Sea (off Brunei, Island of Borneo). [details]

Etymology "The epithet is from the Latin sparsus for few, and acicula for small pin or needle, referring to the reduced number of...  
Etymology "The epithet is from the Latin sparsus for few, and acicula for small pin or needle, referring to the reduced number of acicular spines or uncini found in thoracic neuropodia of this species" (Blake, 2020: 35).  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2021). World Polychaeta Database. Scoloplos sparsaciculus Blake, 2020. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=1418179 on 2021-07-30
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original description Blake, James A. (2020). New species and records of deep-water Orbiniidae (Annelida, Polychaeta) from the Eastern Pacific continental slope, abyssal Pacific Ocean, and the South China Sea. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 4730(1): 1-61., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4730.1.1
page(s): 31-34, figs. 15-16, tabel 2 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Holotype MCZ 153591, geounit South China Sea [details]
Paratype MCZ 153592, geounit South China Sea [details]
Paratype MCZ 153598, geounit South China Sea [details]
Paratype MCZ 153600, geounit South China Sea [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range 1219-1955 m. [details]

Distribution Western Pacific Ocean: South China Sea (off Brunei, Island of Borneo). [details]

Etymology "The epithet is from the Latin sparsus for few, and acicula for small pin or needle, referring to the reduced number of acicular spines or uncini found in thoracic neuropodia of this species" (Blake, 2020: 35).  [details]

Habitat Type of sediment not stated, in middle continental slope depths (1219-1955 m) [details]

Type locality Off Brunei, Island of Borneo, South China Sea (05.7155°, 114.2065°). [details]