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Polychaeta taxon details

Polycirrus multus Hutchings, 1990

330880  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:330880)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Hutchings, Patricia Ann. (1990). Terebellidae (Polychaeta) from the Hong Kong region. In: Morton, Brian (Ed.). <em>Proceedings of the Second International Marine Biological Workshop: The Marine Flora and Fauna of Hong Kong and Southern China.</em> Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press. pp: 377-412.
page(s): 383-384, fig. 2a-d [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Note Pacific Ocean, Hong Kong  
From other sources
Type locality Pacific Ocean, Hong Kong [details]
Depth range 2-10 m.  
Depth range 2-10 m. [details]

Distribution Western Pacific Ocean: Hong Kong (South China Sea).  
Distribution Western Pacific Ocean: Hong Kong (South China Sea). [details]

Etymology "The specific name multus is Latin for 'much' or 'many', and refers to the large number of pairs of notopodia present"...  
Etymology "The specific name multus is Latin for 'much' or 'many', and refers to the large number of pairs of notopodia present" (Hutchings, 1990: 384). [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2021). World Polychaeta database. Polycirrus multus Hutchings, 1990. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=330880 on 2021-09-22
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2008-03-17 10:44:16Z
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original description Hutchings, Patricia Ann. (1990). Terebellidae (Polychaeta) from the Hong Kong region. In: Morton, Brian (Ed.). <em>Proceedings of the Second International Marine Biological Workshop: The Marine Flora and Fauna of Hong Kong and Southern China.</em> Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press. pp: 377-412.
page(s): 383-384, fig. 2a-d [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

context source (HKRMS) Hutchings, Patricia Ann. (1990). Terebellidae (Polychaeta) from the Hong Kong region. In: Morton, Brian (Ed.). <em>Proceedings of the Second International Marine Biological Workshop: The Marine Flora and Fauna of Hong Kong and Southern China.</em> Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press. pp: 377-412. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Liu, J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Glasby, Christopher J.; Hutchings, Patricia A. (2014). Revision of the taxonomy of <em>Polycirrus</em> Grube, 1850 (Annelida: Terebellida: Polycirridae). <em>Zootaxa.</em> 3877(1): 1-117., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3877.1.1 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Depth range 2-10 m. [details]

Distribution Western Pacific Ocean: Hong Kong (South China Sea). [details]

Etymology "The specific name multus is Latin for 'much' or 'many', and refers to the large number of pairs of notopodia present" (Hutchings, 1990: 384). [details]

Habitat Amongst live coral, in crevices, 2-10 m. [details]

From other sources
Specimen Australian Museum, Sydney [details]

Type locality Pacific Ocean, Hong Kong [details]