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Polychaeta taxon details

Spinosphaera hutchingsae Londoño-Mesa, 2003

332039  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:332039)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Londoño-Mesa, Mario H. (2003). Revision of <i>Spinosphaera</i> and establishment of the new genus <i>Hutchingsiella</i> (Polychaeta: Terebellidae: Terebellinae). <em>Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the UK.</em> 83(4): 747-759., available online at https://doi.org/10.1017/s0025315403007744h
page(s): 752-755, fig. 4A-E [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Holotype  ECOSUR 0043, geounit Isla Contoy  
Holotype ECOSUR 0043, geounit Isla Contoy [details]
Type locality contained in Mexican part of the Caribbean Sea  
type locality contained in Mexican part of the Caribbean Sea [details]
Note Contoy Island, Quintana Roo, Mexico, Caribbean...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Contoy Island, Quintana Roo, Mexico, Caribbean Sea (provided geocoordinates 13°21'08.4''N, 86°47'45.3''W are misplaced; corrected here to approximately 21.5°, -86.8°), 3 m, inside old dead shell of Lobatus gigas (Linnaeus, 1758). [details]
Depth range 1.5-2 m.  
Depth range 1.5-2 m. [details]

Distribution Caribbean Sea: Mexico (Quintana Roo).  
Distribution Caribbean Sea: Mexico (Quintana Roo). [details]

Etymology The species is named after Patricia A. Hutchings, Australian polychaete worker, ''especially for her publications on...  
Etymology The species is named after Patricia A. Hutchings, Australian polychaete worker, ''especially for her publications on terebellids'' (Londoño-Mesa, 2003: 754). [details]

Taxonomy According to Nogueira & Hutchings (2003) Spinosphaera hutchingsae probably does not belong to this genus, as it lacks some...  
Taxonomy According to Nogueira & Hutchings (2003) Spinosphaera hutchingsae probably does not belong to this genus, as it lacks some important morphological features typical of Spinosphaera. This way, on the posterior thoracic chaetigers it lacks (against having) alimbate and serrate chaetae with blade at an angle with the shaft, and 'spinosphaera chaetae', on the anterior and posterior tier of the bundle, respectively, and the uncini arranged in double rows are present at least until segment 35 (against ending near segment 25, where notopodia end). The correct taxonomic placement of the species is subordinate to an ongoing phylogenetic analysis of the group, in preparation by the same authors. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2021). World Polychaeta database. Spinosphaera hutchingsae Londoño-Mesa, 2003. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=332039 on 2023-02-07
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2008-03-17 10:44:16Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2017-01-10 10:51:58Z
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original description Londoño-Mesa, Mario H. (2003). Revision of <i>Spinosphaera</i> and establishment of the new genus <i>Hutchingsiella</i> (Polychaeta: Terebellidae: Terebellinae). <em>Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the UK.</em> 83(4): 747-759., available online at https://doi.org/10.1017/s0025315403007744h
page(s): 752-755, fig. 4A-E [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
    Definitions

Holotype ECOSUR 0043, geounit Isla Contoy [details]
Paratype ECOSUR 0044, geounit Quintana Roo [details]
Paratype ECOSUR 0045, geounit Quintana Roo [details]
Paratype ECOSUR 0046, geounit Quintana Roo [details]
Paratype LACM AHF Poly 2116, geounit Quintana Roo [details]
Paratype LACM AHF Poly 2117, geounit Quintana Roo [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range 1.5-2 m. [details]

Distribution Caribbean Sea: Mexico (Quintana Roo). [details]

Etymology The species is named after Patricia A. Hutchings, Australian polychaete worker, ''especially for her publications on terebellids'' (Londoño-Mesa, 2003: 754). [details]

Habitat Inside dead mollusc shells, dead corals, and in coralline rocks, at shallow water (1.5-2 m). [details]

Taxonomy According to Nogueira & Hutchings (2003) Spinosphaera hutchingsae probably does not belong to this genus, as it lacks some important morphological features typical of Spinosphaera. This way, on the posterior thoracic chaetigers it lacks (against having) alimbate and serrate chaetae with blade at an angle with the shaft, and 'spinosphaera chaetae', on the anterior and posterior tier of the bundle, respectively, and the uncini arranged in double rows are present at least until segment 35 (against ending near segment 25, where notopodia end). The correct taxonomic placement of the species is subordinate to an ongoing phylogenetic analysis of the group, in preparation by the same authors. [details]

Type locality Contoy Island, Quintana Roo, Mexico, Caribbean Sea (provided geocoordinates 13°21'08.4''N, 86°47'45.3''W are misplaced; corrected here to approximately 21.5°, -86.8°), 3 m, inside old dead shell of Lobatus gigas (Linnaeus, 1758). [details]