WoRMS taxon details

Nereis posidoniae Hutchings & Rainer, 1979

329724  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:329724)

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): 755-757, fig. 2A-C [details]   
Holotype  AM W11669, geounit Careel Bay  
Holotype AM W11669, 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 posidoniae refers to the habitat of the species, the blades of the seagrass Posidonia australia.   
Etymology The specific epithet posidoniae refers to the habitat of the species, the blades of the seagrass Posidonia australia.  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2021). World Polychaeta Database. Nereis posidoniae Hutchings & Rainer, 1979. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=329724 on 2021-10-20
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2008-03-17 10:44:16Z
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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): 755-757, fig. 2A-C [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype AM W11669, 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 posidoniae refers to the habitat of the species, the blades of the seagrass Posidonia australia.  [details]

Habitat On the blades of the seagrass Posidonia australis[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]