WoRMS taxon details

Macrochaeta polyonyx Eliason, 1962

129748  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:129748)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Eliason, Anders. (1962). Die Polychaeten der Skagerak-Expedition 1933. <em>Zoologiska bidrag från Uppsala.</em> 33: 207-293 (text figures only).
page(s): 269-271, fig. 18 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Holotype  ZMUU, geounit Skagerrak  
Holotype ZMUU, geounit Skagerrak [details]
Note Skagerrak, NE Atlantic Ocean (58º30'N,...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Skagerrak, NE Atlantic Ocean (58º30'N, 10º26'E), 300 m, in grey mud.  [details]
Depth range 235-478 m.   
Depth range 235-478 m.  [details]

Distribution NE Atlantic: Skagerrak; northern North Sea.   
Distribution NE Atlantic: Skagerrak; northern North Sea.  [details]

Etymology Apparently not stated. The specific epithet polyonyx is composed by the Greek words poly, meaning 'many', and onyx, meaning...  
Etymology Apparently not stated. The specific epithet polyonyx is composed by the Greek words poly, meaning 'many', and onyx, meaning 'claw', and refers presumably to the numerous neuropodial compound hooks present in the anterior segments, which blades, moreover, become larger posteriorly rather than shorter.  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2019). World Polychaeta database. Macrochaeta polyonyx Eliason, 1962. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=129748 on 2019-03-19
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original description Eliason, Anders. (1962). Die Polychaeten der Skagerak-Expedition 1933. <em>Zoologiska bidrag från Uppsala.</em> 33: 207-293 (text figures only).
page(s): 269-271, fig. 18 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

basis of record Bellan, G. (2001). Polychaeta, <i>in</i>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. <em>Collection Patrimoines Naturels.</em> 50: 214-231. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Hartmann-Schröder, G. (1996). Annelida, Borstenwürmer, Polychaeta [Annelida, bristleworms, Polychaeta]. <em>2nd revised ed. The fauna of Germany and adjacent seas with their characteristics and ecology, 58. Gustav Fischer: Jena, Germany. ISBN 3-437-35038-2.</em> 648 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

redescription Banse, K. (1969). Acrocirridae n.fam. (Polychaeta Sedentaria). <em>Journal of the Fisheries Research Board of Canada.</em> 26(10): 2595-2620., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/f69-253
page(s): 2616-2617 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype ZMUU, geounit Skagerrak [details]
Nontype Private Dr. Eliason's collection, geounit Bergen [details]
Paratype ZMUU, geounit Skagerrak [details]
Unknown type ZMUU, geounit Norway [details]
Unknown type ZMUU, geounit Skagerrak [details]
Unknown type ZMUU, geounit Skagerrak [details]
Unknown type ZMUU, geounit Skagerrak [details]
Unknown type ZMUU, geounit Skagerrak [details]
Unknown type ZMUU, geounit Skagerrak [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range 235-478 m.  [details]

Distribution NE Atlantic: Skagerrak; northern North Sea.  [details]

Etymology Apparently not stated. The specific epithet polyonyx is composed by the Greek words poly, meaning 'many', and onyx, meaning 'claw', and refers presumably to the numerous neuropodial compound hooks present in the anterior segments, which blades, moreover, become larger posteriorly rather than shorter.  [details]

Habitat In mud and sand-mixed clay, between 235-478 m. [details]

Type locality Skagerrak, NE Atlantic Ocean (58º30'N, 10º26'E), 300 m, in grey mud.  [details]