WoRMS taxon details

Scoloplos cryptospinigerus Dean & Blake, 2015

847403  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:847403)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Dean, Harlan K.; Blake, James A. (2015). The Orbiniidae (Annelida: Polychaeta) of Pacific Costa Rica. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 3956(2): 183-198., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3956.2.2
page(s): 195, figs. 5H-I, 6D-G [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Holotype  MCZ 50379, geounit Costa Rica  
Holotype MCZ 50379, geounit Costa Rica [details]
Note Pacific coast of Costa Rica, Gulf of Nicoya,...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Pacific coast of Costa Rica, Gulf of Nicoya, St. 22 (09º48'25"N; 84º52'40"W), 22 m, muddy sand, 11 July 1980. [details]
Depth range 18-22 m (Gulf of Nicoya, Costa Rica).   
Depth range 18-22 m (Gulf of Nicoya, Costa Rica).  [details]

Distribution Pacific coast of Costa Rica: Gulf of Nicoya.   
Distribution Pacific coast of Costa Rica: Gulf of Nicoya.  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet cryptospinigerus is composed by the prefix of Greek origin crypto-, meaning 'hidden or 'invisible',...  
Etymology The specific epithet cryptospinigerus is composed by the prefix of Greek origin crypto-, meaning 'hidden or 'invisible', and the Latin word spinigerus, meaning 'thorn-bearing' or 'thorny', and refers to the spines in the anterior thoracic neuropodia which are often hidden from view by the numerous capillay chaetae.  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2021). World Polychaeta Database. Scoloplos cryptospinigerus Dean & Blake, 2015. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=847403 on 2021-08-01
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original description Dean, Harlan K.; Blake, James A. (2015). The Orbiniidae (Annelida: Polychaeta) of Pacific Costa Rica. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 3956(2): 183-198., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3956.2.2
page(s): 195, figs. 5H-I, 6D-G [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
Holotype MCZ 50379, geounit Costa Rica [details]
Paratype MCZ 50380, geounit Costa Rica [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range 18-22 m (Gulf of Nicoya, Costa Rica).  [details]

Distribution Pacific coast of Costa Rica: Gulf of Nicoya.  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet cryptospinigerus is composed by the prefix of Greek origin crypto-, meaning 'hidden or 'invisible', and the Latin word spinigerus, meaning 'thorn-bearing' or 'thorny', and refers to the spines in the anterior thoracic neuropodia which are often hidden from view by the numerous capillay chaetae.  [details]

Habitat Muddy sand, 18-22 m depth.  [details]

Type locality Pacific coast of Costa Rica, Gulf of Nicoya, St. 22 (09º48'25"N; 84º52'40"W), 22 m, muddy sand, 11 July 1980. [details]