WoRMS source details

Blake, J.A. 2000. Family Capitellidae Grube, 1862. pages 47-96. IN: Blake, James A.; Hilbig, Brigitte; and Scott, Paul Valentich. Taxonomic Atlas of the Benthic Fauna of the Santa Maria Basin and Western Santa Barbara Channel. 7 - The Annelida Part 4. Polychaeta: Fabelligeridae to Sternaspidae. Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. Santa Barbara
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Nontype USNM, locality California, identified as Barantolla americana Hartman, 1963
Holotype USNM 186424, locality California, identified as Dodecamastus mariaensis Blake, 2000
Paratype USNM 186425, locality California, identified as Dodecamastus mariaensis Blake, 2000
Holotype AM W.5407, locality New South Wales, identified as Barantolla lepte Hutchings, 1974
 Depth range

0.6 m above MLLW; 98 m; 260-976 m. [details]

 Depth range

582-585 m. [details]

 Diagnosis

Original diagnosis by Blake (2000: 63): ''Prostomium short, conical; eyes absent. Thorax with achaetous ... [details]

 Diagnosis

Prostomium oval to conical, with terminal palpode; eyes present or absent. Thorax with achaetous peristomium, 11 ... [details]

 Distribution

Off California in shelf and slope depths (98 m and 260-976 m); Washington (0.6 m above MLLW).  [details]

 Distribution

Pacific Ocean: central California (USA). [details]

 Etymology

Not stated. The generic name is composed by the Greek prefix dodeca-, meaning 'twelve', and the Greek root mastus, ... [details]

 Etymology

Not stated. The specific epithet mariaensis presumably refers to the type locality of the species, the Santa Maria ... [details]

 Habitat

Soft sediments, at upper slope depths. [details]

 Taxonomy

According to R.E. Ruff (in Blake, 2000) a different species of Barantolla occurs in Puget Sound and S.E. Alaska.  [details]

 Type locality

Off Point Estero, Santa Maria Basin, California, Pacific coast of USA (35º25.77'N, 121º21.69'W), 585 m, soft ... [details]

 Type material

Holotype (USNM 186424) and paratype (USNM 186425) deposited in the Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C., USA. [details]