WoRMS taxon details

Paramphitrite tetrabranchia Holthe, 1976

131511  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:131511)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Holthe, Torleif. (1976). <i>Paramphitrite tetrabranchia</i> gen. et sp.nov. a new terebellid polychaet from western Norway. <em>Sarsia.</em> 61: 59-62., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00364827.1976.10411303
page(s): 59-61, figs. 1-3 [details]   
Holotype  ZMUB 57987, geounit Norway  
Holotype ZMUB 57987, geounit Norway [details]
Note Sound between Sotra and Geitanger, western...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Sound between Sotra and Geitanger, western Norway, Atlantic Ocean (about 60°23'N, 05°03'E; provided geocoordinates plot station on land, corrected here to about 60.375°, 5.075°), 92-100 m, bottom clay and silt with stones. [details]
Depth range 55-138 m.  
Depth range 55-138 m. [details]

Distribution Atlantic Ocean: western Norway.  
Distribution Atlantic Ocean: western Norway. [details]

Etymology The specific epithet tetrabranchia is composed by the prefix of Greek origin tetra-, meaning 'four', and by the Latin noun...  
Etymology The specific epithet tetrabranchia is composed by the prefix of Greek origin tetra-, meaning 'four', and by the Latin noun of Greek origin branchia, meaning 'gill', and refers to the presence of four branchiae on the species: ''On each of the segments 2 and 3, one pair of branchiae (hence the specific name tetrabranchia)'' (Holthe, 1976: 60). [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2019). World Polychaeta database. Paramphitrite tetrabranchia Holthe, 1976. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=131511 on 2019-01-18
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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original description Holthe, Torleif. (1976). <i>Paramphitrite tetrabranchia</i> gen. et sp.nov. a new terebellid polychaet from western Norway. <em>Sarsia.</em> 61: 59-62., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00364827.1976.10411303
page(s): 59-61, figs. 1-3 [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] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype ZMUB 57987, geounit Norway [details]
Paratype ZMUB 31094, geounit Norway [details]
Paratype ZMUB 34211, geounit Norway [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range 55-138 m. [details]

Distribution Atlantic Ocean: western Norway. [details]

Etymology The specific epithet tetrabranchia is composed by the prefix of Greek origin tetra-, meaning 'four', and by the Latin noun of Greek origin branchia, meaning 'gill', and refers to the presence of four branchiae on the species: ''On each of the segments 2 and 3, one pair of branchiae (hence the specific name tetrabranchia)'' (Holthe, 1976: 60). [details]

Habitat Clay and silt with stones, at shelf depths. [details]

Synonymy May be a junior synonym of Paramphitrite birulai (Ssolowiew, 1899) according to Jirkov (2001: 519). [details]

Type locality Sound between Sotra and Geitanger, western Norway, Atlantic Ocean (about 60°23'N, 05°03'E; provided geocoordinates plot station on land, corrected here to about 60.375°, 5.075°), 92-100 m, bottom clay and silt with stones. [details]