WoRMS source details

McIntosh, William Carmichael. (1878). On the Annelida obtained during the Cruise of H.M.S. ‘Valorous’ to Davis Strait in 1875. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London. Second Series: Zoology. 1(7): 499-511, plate LXV.
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10.1111/j.1096-3642.1878.tb00663b.x [view]
McIntosh, William Carmichael
1878
On the Annelida obtained during the Cruise of H.M.S. ‘Valorous’ to Davis Strait in 1875
Transactions of the Linnean Society of London. Second Series: Zoology
1(7): 499-511, plate LXV
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World Polychaeta Database (WPolyD)
Published: August 1878
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For the opportunity of examining the collection made during the voyage of the 'Valorous,' I am indebted, as on many similar occasions, to Dr. Gwyn Jeffreys, the scientific chief of the expedition. The specimens were not quite in such good preservation as those collected, for instance, in the dredging expeditions of H.M.S. 'Porcupine,' and Dr. Jeffreys's yacht 'Osprey,' since specially prepared bottles and spirit were sent on these occasions. No group of marine Invertebrates is more difficult to preserve in a satisfactory manner than the Annelida; and it may not be inopportune again to draw attention to the necessity of pursuing, as far as possible, the method indicated below.
Arctic-Boreal marine
Systematics, Taxonomy
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Holotype NHMUK 1877.11.28.118, locality Davis Strait, identified as Aricia groenlandica McIntosh, 1878
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Depth range

18-3993 m. Originally found at 750 m.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Depth range

20 fathoms (about 36.6 m). [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Distribution

Arctic Ocean, off Greenland; NE Atlantic, from Scotland to Mediterranean Sea; NW Atlantic, from Gulf of St. Lawrence ... [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Distribution

NW Atlantic Ocean: Davis Strait. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Etymology

Not explicitly stated, but the specific epithet groenlandica refers to the type locality of the species, Greenland ... [details]

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The generic name is composed by the name of the genus Ammotrypane Rathke, 1843 (junior synonym of Ophelina Örsted, ... [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Etymology

The name of the genus Ancistrosyllis is composed by the word ancistrus, derived from the Ancient Greek agkistron ... [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Etymology

The specific epithet groenlandica refers to the type locality of the species, off Greenland.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Habitat

Bottoms of mud, mixed silt-mud, and mud with gravel, sand and shell fragments.  [details]

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Shell-sand, at shallow shelf depths. [details]

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The species was published as new twice. First in McIntosh in Jeffreys (1876: 218), as Tachytrypane jeffreysi, and ... [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Taxonomic remark

The species was published as new twice. First in McIntosh in Jeffreys (1876: 218-219), as Tachytrypane arctica, and ... [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Type locality

Arctic Ocean, Davis Strait, off Greenland (64º05'N, 56º47'W), at 410 fathoms (= 750 m), on a bottom of sandy mud. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Type locality

North Atlantic, 1785 fms, 3267 m, Globigerina-ooze, 55° 10’ N, 25° 58’ W (55.166667°, -25.966667°). Note ... [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Type locality

Off Greenland, Davis Strait, NW Atlantic Ocean (60.8333°, -55.450°). [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Type material

Holotype deposited at the The Natural History Museum, London, UK (NHMUK 1877.11.28.118). [details]