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Polychaeta taxon details

Spinosphaera barega Nogueira & Hutchings, 2007

759639  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:759639)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Nogueira, João Miguel de Matos; Hutchings, Patricia A. (2007). New species of terebellid polychaetes (Polychaeta : Terebellidae) from Australia. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 1473: 1-24., available online at http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/2007f/z01473p024f.pdf
page(s): 11-12, figs. 4-6, table 2 [details]   
Holotype  AM W30726, geounit Abrolhos Archipelago, Brazil  
Holotype AM W30726, geounit Abrolhos Archipelago, Brazil [details]
Note Long Island, Wallabi Group, Abrolhos Islands,...  
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Type locality Long Island, Wallabi Group, Abrolhos Islands, Western Australia, -28.4717, 113.7717, 8 m [details]
Depth range 8-35 m.  
Depth range 8-35 m. [details]

Distribution Australia: Western Australia (Wallabi Group, Abrolhos Islands).  
Distribution Australia: Western Australia (Wallabi Group, Abrolhos Islands). [details]

Etymology The name “barega” refers to an aboriginal word for wind. Houtman Abrolhos is noted for the strong winds which blow for...  
Etymology The name “barega” refers to an aboriginal word for wind. Houtman Abrolhos is noted for the strong winds which blow for most of the year. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2021). World Polychaeta database. Spinosphaera barega Nogueira & Hutchings, 2007. Accessed at: https://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=759639 on 2023-02-07
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original description Nogueira, João Miguel de Matos; Hutchings, Patricia A. (2007). New species of terebellid polychaetes (Polychaeta : Terebellidae) from Australia. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 1473: 1-24., available online at http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/2007f/z01473p024f.pdf
page(s): 11-12, figs. 4-6, table 2 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
    Definitions

Holotype AM W30726, geounit Abrolhos Archipelago, Brazil [details]
Paratype AM W22544, geounit Abrolhos Archipelago, Brazil [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range 8-35 m. [details]

Distribution Australia: Western Australia (Wallabi Group, Abrolhos Islands). [details]

Etymology The name “barega” refers to an aboriginal word for wind. Houtman Abrolhos is noted for the strong winds which blow for most of the year. [details]

Habitat Dead coral substrate and scallop beds with shell debris, at shallow to shelf depths. [details]

Type locality Long Island, Wallabi Group, Abrolhos Islands, Western Australia, -28.4717, 113.7717, 8 m [details]