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Moore, J.P. (1908). Some polychaetous annelids of the northern Pacific coast of North America. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. 60: 321-364.
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Moore, J.P
1908
Some polychaetous annelids of the northern Pacific coast of North America
Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia
60: 321-364
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Kristian Fauchald's Polychaeta DB
North Pacific
Systematics, Taxonomy
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Paratype ANSP 1972, locality Alaskan part of the North Pacific Ocean, identified as Syllis alternata Moore, 1908
Paratype ANSP 1973, locality Alaskan part of the North Pacific Ocean, identified as Syllis alternata Moore, 1908
Paratype USNM 1975, locality Alaskan part of the North Pacific Ocean, identified as Pionosyllis gigantea Moore, 1908
Paratype ANSP 1976, locality Vancouver Island, identified as Pionosyllis gigantea Moore, 1908
Holotype USNM 5532, locality Alaskan part of the North Pacific Ocean, identified as Pionosyllis gigantea Moore, 1908
Holotype USNM 5542, locality Alaskan part of the North Pacific Ocean, identified as Syllis alternata Moore, 1908
Paratype USNM 5765, locality Alaskan part of the North Pacific Ocean, identified as Syllis alternata Moore, 1908
 Depth range

16-353 m.  [details]

 Depth range

75-399 m.  [details]

 Distribution

Northeastern Pacific Ocean: Alaska (USA); Vancouver Island (Canada).  [details]

 Distribution

Northeastern Pacific Ocean: from Alaska to California. Chukchi Sea. Japan. Caribbean Sea. Gulf of Mexico. ... [details]

 Etymology

The specific epithet alternata, feminine of the Latin word alternatus, meaning 'alternated', refers to the presence ... [details]

 Etymology

The specific epithet gigantea, feminine of the Latin adjective giganteus, meaning 'giant', either refers to the big ... [details]

 Habitat

Gravel, sponges, and muddy sediment mixed with rocks or volcanic sand.  [details]

 Habitat

Gravel, sponges, and muddy sediments.  [details]

 Specimen

Holotype USNM 17400: 9 mm long, 0.7 mm wide, 80 segments.  [details]

 Type locality

Northeastern Pacific, SW Alaska (U.S.A.), Albatross sta. 4228, vicinity of Naha Bay, Behm Canal, 41-134 fathoms, ... [details]

 Type locality

Northeastern Pacific, southwestern Alaska (U.S.A.), Albatross sta. 4228, vicinity of Naha Bay, Behm Canal, 41-134 ... [details]

 Type material

Type material deposited at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, USA (holotype USNM 5542 and paratype USNM ... [details]

 Type material

Type material deposited at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, USA (holotype USNM 5532), and Academy of ... [details]