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McIntosh, W.C. (1922). Notes from the Gatty Marine On new and rare Polychaeta, Gephyrea, etc., from various regions. 2. Recent additions to the British marine Polychaeta (continued). Annals and Magazine of Natural History. Ninth Series, 9(49): 1-30, plates I-III.
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McIntosh, W.C.
1922
Notes from the Gatty Marine On new and rare Polychaeta, Gephyrea, etc., from various regions. 2. Recent additions to the British marine Polychaeta (continued)
Annals and Magazine of Natural History
Ninth Series, 9(49): 1-30, plates I-III
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World Polychaeta Database (WPolyDb)
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1. On new and rare Polychaeta, Gephyrea, etc., from various Regions.
Of the pelagic forms related to the Phyllodocidae Mr. Southern has added to the British Fauna Maupasia coeca, Viguier, which has a head with slender tentacles and two pairs of tentacular cirri of equal length. The foot is short and blunt, the dorsal and ventral cirri projecting beyond the tip. The dorsal cirrus is foliaceous, the ventral long and slender. The bristles are more slender and elongate than those of the type, and the terminal piece rests on a process considerably within the tip of the shaft, which is pointed. The terminal piece is very slender. [...]
British Islands
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Syntype BMNH 1921.5.1.4578, locality Japanese part of the Inland Sea, identified as Polyphysia caulleryi (McIntosh, 1922)
Syntype BMNH 1921.5.1.4578, locality Japanese part of the Inland Sea, identified as Eumenia caulleryii McIntosh, 1922
Holotype NHMUK 1921.5.1.4580, locality South Indian Ocean, identified as Fauveliopsis challengeriae McIntosh, 1922
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Depth range

26 fathoms (47.5 m) [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Depth range

26 fathoms (47.5 m) [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Depth range

3111-4963 m. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Diagnosis

Original diagnosis by McIntosh (1922: 4): 'Prostomium rudimentary; cephalic region blunt, with bristles on each ... [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Etymology

Not stated. The specific epithet challengeriae refers to H.M.S. Challenger, a British corvette used to perform the ... [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Etymology

The genus is named in honour of the French zoologist and polychaetologist Prof. Pierre Fauvel (b. Cherbourg, ... [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Habitat

At bathyal and abyssal depths, in tubular tests of foraminiferans (perhaps Rhabdammina sp. and Bathysiphon sp.). ... [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Type locality

According to the given coordinates ("lat. 33º 48' N. and long. 133º 19' E.") the type locality would be inland ... [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Type locality

According to the given coordinates ("lat. 33º 48' N. and long. 133º 19' E.") the type locality would be inland ... [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Type locality

South Indian Ocean, midway between Australia and Antarctica (53º55'S, 108º35'E), 1950 fathoms (= about 3566 m), ... [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Validity

The species appears as "Eumenia? erucaeformis Sars, nov. spec. ....... 300 - (fathoms)" in a list of species given ... [details]