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Polychaeta taxon details

Orochi palacephalus Reuscher, Fiege & Imajima, 2015

851803  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:851803)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Reuscher, M; Fiege, D; Imajima, M. (2015). Ampharetidae (Annelida: Polychaeta) from Japanese waters. Part IV. Miscellaneous genera. <em>Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom.</em> 95(6): 1105–1125., available online at https://doi.org/10.1017/S0025315415000545
page(s): 1116 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Holotype  NSMT Pol. H586  
Holotype NSMT Pol. H586 [details]
Etymology The species name palacephalus refers to the unusual shape of the prostomium, resembling a spade or shovel (pala = spade in...  
Etymology The species name palacephalus refers to the unusual shape of the prostomium, resembling a spade or shovel (pala = spade in Latin; cephalus derived from kephale = head in Greek). [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2021). World Polychaeta Database. Orochi palacephalus Reuscher, Fiege & Imajima, 2015. Accessed at: https://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=851803 on 2021-09-16
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2015-07-31 15:36:11Z
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original description Reuscher, M; Fiege, D; Imajima, M. (2015). Ampharetidae (Annelida: Polychaeta) from Japanese waters. Part IV. Miscellaneous genera. <em>Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom.</em> 95(6): 1105–1125., available online at https://doi.org/10.1017/S0025315415000545
page(s): 1116 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
Holotype NSMT Pol. H586 [details]
Paratype NSMT Pol. P587 [details]
From editor or global species database
Etymology The species name palacephalus refers to the unusual shape of the prostomium, resembling a spade or shovel (pala = spade in Latin; cephalus derived from kephale = head in Greek). [details]