WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGattyana cirrhosa (Pallas, 1766)

130749  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:130749)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
(ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita cirrhosa Pallas, 1766) Pallas, P.S. (1766) Miscellanea zoologica. Quibus novae imprimis atque obscurae animalium species describuntur et observationibus iconibusque illustrantur. Petrum van Cleef. Hagí Comitum., xii + 224 pp.;14 pls., available online at https://archive.org/details/pspallasmedicina00pall [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution West Europe  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality contained in West Europe [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution This species is very abundant at the Oyster...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution This species is very abundant at the Oyster Ground, where it forms a substantial part of the infaunal biomass. G. cirrhosa also occurs in the Delta area (Grevelingenmeer, Ooster- and Westerschelde). The species is (almost) absent from the Southern Bight and the Wadden Sea. [details]
Fauchald, K.; Bellan, G. (2008). Gattyana cirrhosa. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=130749 on 2017-12-18

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original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita cirrhosa Pallas, 1766) Pallas, P.S. (1766) Miscellanea zoologica. Quibus novae imprimis atque obscurae animalium species describuntur et observationibus iconibusque illustrantur. Petrum van Cleef. Hagí Comitum., xii + 224 pp.;14 pls., available online at https://archive.org/details/pspallasmedicina00pall [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorGattyana imbricata Treadwell, 1926) Treadwell, Aaron L. 1926. Polychaetous annelids collected by Captain R.A. Bartlett in Alaska in 1924, with descriptions of new species. American Museum Novitates, 223: 1-8. [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolynoe scabriuscula Sars, 1861) Sars, M. (1861). Om de ved Norges Kyste forekommende Arter af Annelideslaegten Polynoe. Forhandlinger fra Videnskabs-Selskabet i Christiania, 1861: 54-62. [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita viridis Montagu, 1813) Montagu, George. (1813 [not 1815]). Descriptions of several new or rare animals, principally marine, discovered on the South coast of Devonshire. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London. 11(1): 1-26, pl. 1-5., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/756542
page(s): 18; note: Montagu noted similarity to A. cirrhosa Pallas, and indeed it is thought a synonym [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita filamentosa Bruguière, 1789) Bruguière, Léon G. (1789). [POLYCHAETA CONTEXT] Encyclopedie methodique. Histoire naturelle des Vers. Volume 1. 1-344 . Panckouche & Plomteux. A. Bul. Paris & Liege., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/33702884 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita punctata Fabricius, 1780) Fabricius, Otto 1780. [POLYCHAETA & ANNELIDA DATA. p.266-315; 374-384] Fauna Groenlandica, systematice sistens, Animalia Groenlandiae occidentalis hactenus indagata, quoad nomen specificum, triviale, vernaculumque synonyma auctorum plurium, descriptionem, locum, victum, generationem, mores, usum, capturamque singuli prout detegendi occasio fuit, maximaque parte secundum proprias observationes: Hafniae [Copenhagen] et Lipsiae. [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita punctata Fabricius, 1780) Müller, Otto Friedrich. 1771. Von Würmern des süssen und salzigen Wassers. 1-200. H. Mumme and Faber. Copenhagen., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/item/50349#page/5/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita scabra Fabricius, 1780) Fabricius, Otto 1780. [POLYCHAETA & ANNELIDA DATA. p.266-315; 374-384] Fauna Groenlandica, systematice sistens, Animalia Groenlandiae occidentalis hactenus indagata, quoad nomen specificum, triviale, vernaculumque synonyma auctorum plurium, descriptionem, locum, victum, generationem, mores, usum, capturamque singuli prout detegendi occasio fuit, maximaque parte secundum proprias observationes: Hafniae [Copenhagen] et Lipsiae. [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorHarmothoe scabra (Fabricius, 1780)) Fabricius, Otto 1780. [POLYCHAETA & ANNELIDA DATA. p.266-315; 374-384] Fauna Groenlandica, systematice sistens, Animalia Groenlandiae occidentalis hactenus indagata, quoad nomen specificum, triviale, vernaculumque synonyma auctorum plurium, descriptionem, locum, victum, generationem, mores, usum, capturamque singuli prout detegendi occasio fuit, maximaque parte secundum proprias observationes: Hafniae [Copenhagen] et Lipsiae. [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepidonotus cirratus parasiticus Baird, 1865) Baird, William 1865. Description of a new variety of Lepidonotus cirratus parasitic in the tube of Chaetopterus insignis. Journal of the Linnean Society of London 8: 161-162., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/31601903
page(s): 161 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorNychia cirrosa chaetopteri Malaquin, 1890) Malaquin, A. (1891). Les annélides polychtes des côtes du Boulonnais (1re liste) (fin). Revue Biologique du Nord de la France. 3: 97-105., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/41764#page/107/mode/1up [details]   

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

additional source Fauchald, K. (1977). The polychaete worms, definitions and keys to the orders, families and genera. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County: Los Angeles, CA (USA), Science Series. 28:1-188., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/123110.pdf [details]   

redescription Jirkov, I.A. (2001). [Polychaeta of the Arctic Ocean] (In Russian) Polikhety severnogo Ledovitogo Okeana. Yanus-K Press, Moscow, 632 pp., available online at https://www.researchgate.net/publication/259865957_Jirkov_2001_Polychaeta_of_the_North_Polar_Basin [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorGattyana cirrosa (Pallas, 1766)) Hartmann-Schröder, G. (1996). Annelida, Borstenwürmer, Polychaeta [Annelida, bristleworms, Polychaeta]. 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. 648 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorGattyana cirrosa (Pallas, 1766)) Brunel, P.; Bosse, L.; Lamarche, G. (1998). Catalogue of the marine invertebrates of the estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence. Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 126. 405 p. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorGattyana cirrosa (Pallas, 1766)) Pollock, L.W. (1998). A practical guide to the marine animals of northeastern North America. Rutgers University Press. New Brunswick, New Jersey & London. 367 pp., available online at http://books.google.com/books?id=i1AmT31cuR4C  [details]   

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorGattyana cirrosa (Pallas, 1766)) Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/145561.pdf [details]   

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorGattyana cirrosa (Pallas, 1766)) Hartman, Olga. (1959). Catalogue of the Polychaetous Annelids of the World. Parts 1 and 2. Allan Hancock Foundation Occasional Paper. 23: 1-628. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorGattyana cirrosa (Pallas, 1766)) McIntosh, W.C. 1900. A monograph of British Annelids. vol.1. pt.2. Polychaeta Amphinomidae to Sigalionidae. Ray Society of London, 1(l2): 215-442., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/118768#page/11/mode/1up [details]   

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorGattyana cirrosa (Pallas, 1766)) Pettibone, M.H. 1949. Polychaetous annelids of the Polynoidae from the northeastern Pacific, with a description of a new species. American Museum Novitates, 1414: 1-6. [details]   

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorGattyana cirrosa (Pallas, 1766)) Trott, T. J. (2004). Cobscook Bay inventory: a historical checklist of marine invertebrates spanning 162 years. Northeastern Naturalist. 11, 261-324., available online at http://www.gulfofmaine.org/kb/files/9793/TROTT-Cobscook%20List.pdf [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita cirrhosa Pallas, 1766) Fauchald, K. (1977). The polychaete worms, definitions and keys to the orders, families and genera. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County: Los Angeles, CA (USA), Science Series. 28:1-188., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/123110.pdf [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita cirrhosa Pallas, 1766) Fauchald, K. (1977). The polychaete worms, definitions and keys to the orders, families and genera. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County: Los Angeles, CA (USA), Science Series. 28:1-188., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/123110.pdf [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita viridis Montagu, 1813) Hartman, Olga. (1959). Catalogue of the Polychaetous Annelids of the World. Parts 1 and 2. Allan Hancock Foundation Occasional Paper. 23: 1-628.
page(s): 63; note: Listed in the Polynoidae, and referred to Gattyana "cirrosa" [cirrhosa] [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolynoe scabriuscula Sars, 1861) Hartman, Olga. (1959). Catalogue of the Polychaetous Annelids of the World. Parts 1 and 2. Allan Hancock Foundation Occasional Paper. 23: 1-628. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita cirrhosa Pallas, 1766) Fauchald, K. (2007). World Register of Polychaeta. , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita cirrhosa Pallas, 1766) McIntosh, W.C. 1900. A monograph of British Annelids. vol.1. pt.2. Polychaeta Amphinomidae to Sigalionidae. Ray Society of London, 1(l2): 215-442., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/118768#page/11/mode/1up [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorGattyana imbricata Treadwell, 1926) Pettibone, M.H. 1949. Polychaetous annelids of the Polynoidae from the northeastern Pacific, with a description of a new species. American Museum Novitates, 1414: 1-6. [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorNychia cirrosa (Pallas, 1766)) Fauchald, K. (2007). World Register of Polychaeta. , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorNychia cirrosa (Pallas, 1766)) Malmgren, A. J. (1866). Nordiska Hafs-Annulater. Öfversigt af Königlich Vetenskapsakademiens förhandlingar, Stockholm. 22(5): 355-410., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/100715#page/369/mode/1up [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepidonotus cirratus parasiticus Baird, 1865) Hartman, Olga. (1959). Catalogue of the Polychaetous Annelids of the World. Parts 1 and 2. Allan Hancock Foundation Occasional Paper. 23: 1-628. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita scabra Fabricius, 1780) McIntosh, W.C. 1900. A monograph of British Annelids. vol.1. pt.2. Polychaeta Amphinomidae to Sigalionidae. Ray Society of London, 1(l2): 215-442., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/118768#page/11/mode/1up [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorHarmothoe scabra (Fabricius, 1780)) Kinberg, J.G.H. (1856). Nya slägten och arter af Annelider, Öfversigt af Kongl. Vetenskaps-Akademiens Förhhandlingar Stockholm, 12 (9-10), 381-388 [read 1855; printed 1856]., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/54201#page/395/mode/1up [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita punctata Fabricius, 1780) Hartman, Olga. (1959). Catalogue of the Polychaetous Annelids of the World. Parts 1 and 2. Allan Hancock Foundation Occasional Paper. 23: 1-628. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphrodita filamentosa Bruguière, 1789) Hartman, Olga. (1959). Catalogue of the Polychaetous Annelids of the World. Parts 1 and 2. Allan Hancock Foundation Occasional Paper. 23: 1-628. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

context source (Deepsea) Census of Marine Life (2012). SYNDEEP: Towards a first global synthesis of biodiversity, biogeography and ecosystem function in the deep sea. Unpublished data (datasetID: 38), available online at http://www.comlsecretariat.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/SYNDEEP-Towards-a-first-global-synthesis-of-biodiversity-biogeography-and-ecosystem-function-in-the-deep-sea-Eva-Ramirez-Llodra-et-al..pdf [details]   

context source (Schelde) Maris, T.; Beauchard, O.; Van Damme, S.; Van den Bergh, E.; Wijnhoven, S.; Meire, P. (2013). Referentiematrices en Ecotoopoppervlaktes Annex bij de Evaluatiemethodiek Schelde-estuarium Studie naar “Ecotoopoppervlaktes en intactness index”. Monitor Taskforce Publication Series, 2013-01. NIOZ: Yerseke. 35 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBiology Breeding probably takes place in spring (March-June) and the larvae develop in the water column. The species spawns several times during its life. It can reach an age of at least 4-5 years.

In the subtidal parts of the area, G. cirrhosa is almost exclusively found in the tubes of the polychaete Chaetopterus variopedatus. Other studies have recorded the species from (empty) tubes of other polychaetes such as Lagis koreni and Amphitrite johnstoni, and in Arenicola burrows. G. cirrosa, like all polynoids, is considered a predatory carnivore. Small crustaceans, echinoderms, polychaetes, gastropods, sponges and hydroids have been mentioned as prey items. (Hartmann-Schröder, 1971; Wolff, 1973; Curtis, 1977; Fauchald & Jumars, 1979; Hayward & Ryland, 1990). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution This species is very abundant at the Oyster Ground, where it forms a substantial part of the infaunal biomass. G. cirrhosa also occurs in the Delta area (Grevelingenmeer, Ooster- and Westerschelde). The species is (almost) absent from the Southern Bight and the Wadden Sea. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat G. cirrhosa shows a preference for the muddier types of sediment as found in the Oyster Ground. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMorphology This species has a flattened body that is oval in outline. lt is composed of up to 38 segrnents and reaches 40 mm in length. The dorsal surface is covered with fifteen pairs of soft scales (elytra). These elytra are covered with minute spines and have a fringe of papillae along the outer edge. The head bears four eyes, one median and two lateral antennae. The elytra have a distinct dark spot in the centre (Hartmann-Schröder, 1971; Hayward & Ryland, 1990). [details]
 

Feeding Type
carnivore [details]
Host of
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEurysilenium truncatum Sars M., 1870 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
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Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgekroesde zeerups  [details]