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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLitocorsa stremma Pearson, 1970 
AphiaID: 130697

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnnelida (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolychaeta (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorErrantia (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyllodocida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereidiformia (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPilargidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSynelminae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLitocorsa (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLitocorsa stremma (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLitocorsa Pearson, 1970
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLitocorsa Pearson, 1970
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLitocorsa stremma Pearson, 1970
Sources  original description Pearson, T.H. (1970). Litocorsa stremma a new genus and species of pilargid (Polychaeta: Annelida) from the west coast of Scotland, with notes on two other pilargid species. Journal of Natural History. 4(1): 69-77., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00222937000770071
page(s): 69-74, figs. 1, 2A [details]

redescription Vieitez, J.M.; M.A.; Alós, C.; Parapar, J.; Besteiro, C.; Moreira, J.; Nunez, J.; Laborda, J.; and San Martin, G. 2004. Annelida Polychaeta I. Fauna Iberica. Ramos, M.A. et al (Eds.). Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, CSIC, Madrid, Vol. 25:1-530 [sections separate authorship not recognised here][details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From other sources
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPortuguese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Spain
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Specimens  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype NHMUK 1968.96, locality Scotland (Atlantic Ocean, United Kingdom, west coast of Scotland, Northern Loch Linnhe (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. 56.68º, long. -5.29º); 11-22 m, in 18% sand, 80% silt and 1% clay, to 46% sand, 47% silt and 6% clay, salinity between 31 and 32‰, temperature between 6 and 13ºC) [details]

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Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (3 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Annelid Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 11-22 m.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Northeast Atlantic Ocean: northern Loch Linnhe and Loch Eil (Scotland, UK).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet stremma is an Ancient Greek word meaning 'sprain', 'dislocation' or 'that which is twisted, thread', and refers to the body shape of the species, "The body is very long and thin with a smooth, thick cuticle, inconspicuous parapodia, and slight intersegmental annulations, giving it a particular thread-like appearance for which is named" (Pearson, 1970: 70).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Soft sediments, consisting in different mixes of gravel, sand, silt and clay, at subtidal depths.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Atlantic Ocean, United Kingdom, west coast of Scotland, Northern Loch Linnhe (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. 56.68º, long. -5.29º), between 11-22 m.  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:130697
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Bellan, Gérard
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
  
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  Citation: Bellan, G. (2008). Litocorsa stremma Pearson, 1970. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2016). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=130697 on 2016-09-26
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