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Deep-Sea source details

Hilbig, Brigitte 2000. Family Terebellidae Grube, 1851. pages 231-294. IN: Blake, James A.; Hilbig, Brigitte; and Scott, Paul Valentich. Taxonomic Atlas of the Benthic Fauna of the Santa Maria Basin and Western Santa Barbara Channel. 7 - The Annelida Part 4. Polychaeta: Fabelligeridae to Sternaspidae. Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. Santa Barbara
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Kristian Fauchald's Polychaeta DB
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Holotype USNM 185995, geounit California, identified as Phisidia sanctaemariae Hilbig, 2000
Paratype LACM Poly 1929, geounit California, identified as Phisidia sanctaemariae Hilbig, 2000
 Depth range

98-492 m. [details]

 Depth range

395-443 m. [details]

 Distribution

Pacific Ocean: central California (USA). [details]

 Distribution

Pacific Ocean: central California (USA). [details]

 Etymology

The specific epithet sanctaemariae refers to the type locality of the species, the Santa Maria Basin (off California). [details]

 Etymology

The specific epithet pacifica is derived from the distribution of the species off the U.S. Pacific coast. [details]

 Habitat

Soft sediments, at shelf and upper slope depths. [details]

 Habitat

Mixed sand and mud, and in sediments with no more than 2% sand, at upper slope depths.  [details]

 Type locality

Off Purisima Point, Santa Maria Basin, California, Pacific coast of USA (35º05.50'N, 120º53.40'W), 161 m, soft ... [details]

 Type locality

Western Santa Barbara Channel, California, Pacific coast of the USA (34º08.67'N, 120º05.50'W), 443 m, soft substrate. [details]

 Type material

Holotype (USNM 185995) deposited in the Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C., USA. Paratypes (LACM-AHF Poly ... [details]

 Type material

Holotype (USNM 185994) deposited in the Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C., USA. Paratype (LACM-AHF Poly ... [details]

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