WoRMS taxon details

Octobranchus floriceps Kingston & Mackie, 1980

131570  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:131570)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Kingston, Paul F.; Mackie, Andrew S. Y. (1980). Octobranchus floriceps sp. nov. (Polychaeta: Trichobranchidae) from the northern North Sea with a re-examination of O. antarcticus Monro. <em>Sarsia.</em> 65(3-4): 249-254., available online at http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/00364827.1980.10431487
page(s): 249-252, figs. 1-3, table 1 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Holotype  BMNH ZB 1980: 1.-5, geounit North Sea  
Holotype BMNH ZB 1980: 1.-5, geounit North Sea [details]
Note Hutton Oilfield, Northern North Sea, 61.075 N,...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Hutton Oilfield, Northern North Sea, 61.075 N, 1.45 E, 145 m [details]
Depth range 145-370 m.  
Depth range 145-370 m. [details]

Distribution Atlantic Ocean: northern North Sea (Hutton Oilfield; Murchison Oilfield; Norwegian Trough).  
Distribution Atlantic Ocean: northern North Sea (Hutton Oilfield; Murchison Oilfield; Norwegian Trough). [details]

Etymology authors: "name floriceps comes from the Latin, meaning flower-headed"  
Etymology authors: "name floriceps comes from the Latin, meaning flower-headed" [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2019). World Polychaeta database. Octobranchus floriceps Kingston & Mackie, 1980. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=131570 on 2019-03-24
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original description Kingston, Paul F.; Mackie, Andrew S. Y. (1980). Octobranchus floriceps sp. nov. (Polychaeta: Trichobranchidae) from the northern North Sea with a re-examination of O. antarcticus Monro. <em>Sarsia.</em> 65(3-4): 249-254., available online at http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/00364827.1980.10431487
page(s): 249-252, figs. 1-3, table 1 [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]   

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] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
Holotype BMNH ZB 1980: 1.-5, geounit North Sea [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range 145-370 m. [details]

Distribution Atlantic Ocean: northern North Sea (Hutton Oilfield; Murchison Oilfield; Norwegian Trough). [details]

Etymology authors: "name floriceps comes from the Latin, meaning flower-headed" [details]

Habitat Soft sediments: silt, fine sand, coarse sand. [details]

Type locality Hutton Oilfield, Northern North Sea, 61.075 N, 1.45 E, 145 m [details]