WoRMS taxon details

Malacoceros divisus Hutchings & Rainer, 1979

329168  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:329168)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Hutchings, P.; Rainer, S. (1979). The polychaete fauna of Careel Bay, Pittwater, New South Wales, Australia. <em>Journal of Natural History.</em> 13(6): 745-796., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00222937900770561
page(s): 763-765, fig. 3A-F [details]   
Holotype  AM W8223, geounit Careel Bay  
Holotype AM W8223, geounit Careel Bay [details]
Note Australia, New South Wales, Pittwater, Careel...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Australia, New South Wales, Pittwater, Careel Bay (33º37'S, 151º20'E; provided geocoordinates slightly displaced, corrected here to approximately lat. -33.617º, long. 151.323º). [details]
Depth range Not stated. Probably shallow water.  
Depth range Not stated. Probably shallow water. [details]

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

Etymology The specific epithet divisus is the perfect passive participle of the Latin verb divido, and means 'divided' or 'separated'...  
Etymology The specific epithet divisus is the perfect passive participle of the Latin verb divido, and means 'divided' or 'separated' and refers to the divided neuropodial postchaetal lamella, typical of the species. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2021). World Polychaeta Database. Malacoceros divisus Hutchings & Rainer, 1979. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=329168 on 2021-10-20
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original description Hutchings, P.; Rainer, S. (1979). The polychaete fauna of Careel Bay, Pittwater, New South Wales, Australia. <em>Journal of Natural History.</em> 13(6): 745-796., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00222937900770561
page(s): 763-765, fig. 3A-F [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype AM W8223, geounit Careel Bay [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range Not stated. Probably shallow water. [details]

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

Etymology The specific epithet divisus is the perfect passive participle of the Latin verb divido, and means 'divided' or 'separated' and refers to the divided neuropodial postchaetal lamella, typical of the species. [details]

Habitat Posidonia beds.  [details]

Type locality Australia, New South Wales, Pittwater, Careel Bay (33º37'S, 151º20'E; provided geocoordinates slightly displaced, corrected here to approximately lat. -33.617º, long. 151.323º). [details]