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Polychaeta taxon details

Thelepus opimus Hutchings, 1990

332568  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:332568)

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): 390-392, fig. 6a-f [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Note Pacific Ocean, Hong Kong, HOLOTYPE: AMW201916...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Pacific Ocean, Hong Kong [details]
Type material HOLOTYPE: AMW201916 from Hong Kong Peng Chau Mirs Bay 1.  [details]
Depth range 5-10 m.  
Depth range 5-10 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 opimus is a Latin word meaning 'rich' or 'abundant', referring to the large numbers of pairs of...  
Etymology "The specific name opimus is a Latin word meaning 'rich' or 'abundant', referring to the large numbers of pairs of notopodia present in this species" (Hutchings, 1990: 392). [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2021). World Polychaeta Database. Thelepus opimus Hutchings, 1990. Accessed at: https://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=332568 on 2021-09-22
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2008-03-17 10:44:16Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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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): 390-392, fig. 6a-f [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

context source (HKRMS) Morton B.(2003). Hong kong's international malacological wetland and marine biological workshops (1977-1998): Changing local attitudes towards marine conservation. In: Morton B, editor. Proceedings of an International Workshop Reunion Conference, Hong Kong: Perspectives on Marine Environment Change in Hong Kong and Southern China, 1977-2001. Hong Kong University Press, Hong Kong. pp 31-71.  [details]   

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] 
 
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From editor or global species database
Depth range 5-10 m. [details]

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

Etymology "The specific name opimus is a Latin word meaning 'rich' or 'abundant', referring to the large numbers of pairs of notopodia present in this species" (Hutchings, 1990: 392). [details]

Habitat Tube cemented to the undersurface of rocks or boulders, 5-10 m. [details]

Type locality Pacific Ocean, Hong Kong [details]

Type material HOLOTYPE: AMW201916 from Hong Kong Peng Chau Mirs Bay 1.  [details]