About | Search taxa | Taxon tree | Search literature | Specimens | Distribution | Checklist | Stats | Log in

Polychaeta taxon details

Boccardia berkeleyorum Blake & Woodwick, 1971

327241  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:327241)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Blake, James A.; Woodwick, Keith H. (1971). A review of the genus <i>Boccardia</i> Carazzi (Polychaeta Spionidae) with description of two new species. <em>Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences.</em> 70(1): 31-42., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/34304499
page(s): 34-36, fig. 2, table I [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Holotype  LACM, geounit California  
Holotype LACM, geounit California [details]
Note Cayucos, San Luis Obispo County, central...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Cayucos, San Luis Obispo County, central California (USA), Pacific Ocean (gazetteer estimate 35.444°, -120.901°), from burrows in Tegula brunnea (Philippi, 1849) occupied by the hermit crab Pagurus granosimanus (Stimpson, 1859), from rocks at mid-tide level. [details]
Type material Holotype in the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Los Angeles (USA). Two paratypes (USNM 48761) in the Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Washington D.C. (USA). [details]
Depth range California (USA): intertidal. Vancouver Island (Canada): 4.5-13.5 m. Batangas and Mindoro (Philippines): intertidal to...  
Depth range California (USA): intertidal. Vancouver Island (Canada): 4.5-13.5 m. Batangas and Mindoro (Philippines): intertidal to shallow subtidal (<5 m). [details]

Distribution North Pacific Ocean: California (USA); Vancouver Island (Canada); Batangas and Mindoro (Philippines).  
Distribution North Pacific Ocean: California (USA); Vancouver Island (Canada); Batangas and Mindoro (Philippines). [details]

Etymology "It is a pleasure to name this species in honor of Edith and Cyril Berkeley who have made significant contributions to the...  
Etymology "It is a pleasure to name this species in honor of Edith and Cyril Berkeley who have made significant contributions to the systematics of polychaetes" (Blake & Woodwick, 1971: 34). [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2021). World Polychaeta database. Boccardia berkeleyorum Blake & Woodwick, 1971. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=327241 on 2021-09-17
Date
action
by
2008-03-17 10:44:16Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed

original description Blake, James A.; Woodwick, Keith H. (1971). A review of the genus <i>Boccardia</i> Carazzi (Polychaeta Spionidae) with description of two new species. <em>Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences.</em> 70(1): 31-42., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/34304499
page(s): 34-36, fig. 2, table I [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Williams, Jason D. (2001). <i>Polydora</i> and related genera associated with hermit crabs from the Indo-West Pacific (Polychaeta: Spionidae), with descriptions of two new species and a second polydorid egg predator of hermit crabs. <em>Pacific Science.</em> 55(4): 429-465., available online at http://doi.org/10.1353/psc.2001.0037
page(s): 433-436, figs. 2-3 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Sato-Okoshi, Waka; Okoshi, Kenji. (1997). Survey of the genera <i>Polydora</i>, <i>Boccardiella</i> and <i>Boccardia</i> (Polychaeta, Spionidae) in Barkley Sound (Vancouver Island, Canada), with special reference to boring activity. <em>Bulletin of Marine Science.</em> 60(2): 482-493., available online at https://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/umrsmas/bullmar/1997/00000060/00000002/art00027
page(s): 486 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype LACM, geounit California [details]
Nontype AMNH 4246, geounit Batangas [details]
Nontype USNM 187516, geounit Batangas [details]
Nontype USNM 187517, geounit Batangas [details]
Nontype USNM 187518, geounit Mindoro Island [details]
Paratype USNM 48761, geounit California [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range California (USA): intertidal. Vancouver Island (Canada): 4.5-13.5 m. Batangas and Mindoro (Philippines): intertidal to shallow subtidal (<5 m). [details]

Distribution North Pacific Ocean: California (USA); Vancouver Island (Canada); Batangas and Mindoro (Philippines). [details]

Etymology "It is a pleasure to name this species in honor of Edith and Cyril Berkeley who have made significant contributions to the systematics of polychaetes" (Blake & Woodwick, 1971: 34). [details]

Habitat Boring species is calcareous materials. California (USA): in burrows in the shells of Tegula brunnea (Philippi, 1849) occupied by the hermit crab Pagurus granosimanus (Stimpson, 1859), in shells of Podesmus macrochisma (Deshayes, 1839), and in low encrusting algae of the genus Lithothamnion Heydrich, 1897. Vancouver Island (Canada): in shells of living Hinnites giganteus (J.E. Gray, 1825) [= Crassadoma gigantea (J.E. Gray, 1825)]. Batangas and Mindoro (Philippines): in shells of Drupa rubusidaeus Röding, 1798 inhabited by unidentified hermit crabs, dead bivalve shells, Drupella cornus (Röding, 1798) inhabited by Dardanus lagopodes (Forskål, 1775), and from shell of Drupa sp. inhabited by Calcinus gaimardii (H. Milne-Edwards, 1848). [details]

Type locality Cayucos, San Luis Obispo County, central California (USA), Pacific Ocean (gazetteer estimate 35.444°, -120.901°), from burrows in Tegula brunnea (Philippi, 1849) occupied by the hermit crab Pagurus granosimanus (Stimpson, 1859), from rocks at mid-tide level. [details]

Type material Holotype in the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Los Angeles (USA). Two paratypes (USNM 48761) in the Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Washington D.C. (USA). [details]