WoRMS taxon details

Malacoceros indicus (Fauvel, 1928)

209864  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:209864)

accepted
Species
Malacoceros punctatus (Hartman, 1961) (superseded subsequent combination of subjective synonym)
Scolecolepis indica (Fauvel, 1928) (superseded subsequent combination)
Scolelepis indica Fauvel, 1928 (superseded original combination)
Spio punctata Hartman, 1961 (subjective synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Depth range Shallow water (Lizard Island, Australia; Bahamas; Puerto Rico); shallow subtidal, 5 m to 11-18 m (Philippines; Golfo de...  
Depth range Shallow water (Lizard Island, Australia; Bahamas; Puerto Rico); shallow subtidal, <5 m to 11-18 m (Philippines; Golfo de Nicoya, Costa Rica); shallow water to 159 m depth (Japan).  [details]

Distribution Australia (Queensland; New South Wales); New Caledonia; Philippines (Aklan province); Japan; India; SW Africa; Caribbean Sea;...  
Distribution Australia (Queensland; New South Wales); New Caledonia; Philippines (Aklan province); Japan; India; SW Africa; Caribbean Sea; Chile; USA (Southern California; Massachusetts to Georgia); Costa Rica (Golfo de Nicoya).  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Malacoceros indicus (Fauvel, 1928). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=209864 on 2018-04-26
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1997-08-26 11:57:53Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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original description  (ofSpio punctata Hartman, 1961) Hartman, O. 1961. Polychaetous annelids from California. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions, 25: 1-226., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/27567#page/11/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (ofScolelepis indica Fauvel, 1928) Fauvel, P. 1928. Annélides Polychètes nouvelles de l'Inde. I. Bulletin du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris, 34(1): 90-96., available online at http://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bpt6k55323421/f96.image
page(s): 93-94, fig. 2g-m [details]   

basis of record Day, J. H. (1967). [Sedentaria] A monograph on the Polychaeta of Southern Africa. Part 2. Sedentaria. British Museum (Natural History), London. pp. 459–842., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/8596  [details]   

additional source Pettibone, Marian H. (1963). Revision of some genera of polychaete worms of the family Spionidae, including the description of a new species of Scolelepis. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. 76: 89-104., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/34604970 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Fauchald, K.; Granados-Barba, A.; Solís-Weiss, V. (2009). Polychaeta (Annelida) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 751–788 in D.L. Felder and D.K. Camp (eds.). Gulf of Mexico. Origin, Waters, and Biota. Volume 1, Biodiversity. Texas A&M University Press, College Station, Texas., available online at http://goo.gl/auMxy9 [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

redescription Meißner, Karin; Götting, Miriam. (2015). Spionidae (Annelida: ‘Polychaeta’: Canalipalpata) from Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia: the genera Malacoceros, Scolelepis, Spio, Microspio, and Spiophanes. Zootaxa. 4019(1): 378-413., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4019.1.15
page(s): 383-386, fig. 1 [details]   

redescription Williams, J.D. (2007). New records and description of four new species of spionids (Annelida: Polychaeta: Spionidae) from the Philippines: the genera Dispio, Malacoceros, Polydora, and Scolelepis, with notes on palp ciliation patterns of the genus Scolelepis. Zootaxa. 1459: 1-35., available online at https://people.hofstra.edu/jason_d_williams/Publications/Williams2007%20copy.pdf
page(s): 10-13, figs. 6-7 [details]   

redescription Blake, J.A. 1996. Family Spionidae Grube, 1850. pages 81-223. IN: Blake, James A.; Hilbig, Brigitte; and Scott, Paul H. Taxonomic Atlas of the Benthic Fauna of the Santa Maria Basin and Western Santa Barbara Channel. 6 - The Annelida Part 3. Polychaeta: Orbiniidae to Cossuridae. Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. Santa Barbara [details]   

basis of record  (ofScolecolepis indica (Fauvel, 1928)) Day, John H.; Morgans, J.F.C. (1956). The Ecology of South African estuaries. Part 7. The Biology of Durban Bay. Annals of the Natal Museum. 13(3): 259-312, plate IV. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofSpio punctata Hartman, 1961) Blake, J.A. 1996. Family Spionidae Grube, 1850. pages 81-223. IN: Blake, James A.; Hilbig, Brigitte; and Scott, Paul H. Taxonomic Atlas of the Benthic Fauna of the Santa Maria Basin and Western Santa Barbara Channel. 6 - The Annelida Part 3. Polychaeta: Orbiniidae to Cossuridae. Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. Santa Barbara
page(s): 105-106; note: to Malacoceros indicus (Fauvel, 1928) [details]   

new combination reference  (ofScolelepis indica Fauvel, 1928) Pettibone, Marian H. (1963). Revision of some genera of polychaete worms of the family Spionidae, including the description of a new species of Scolelepis. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. 76: 89-104., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/34604970
page(s): 99 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

new combination reference  (ofMalacoceros punctatus (Hartman, 1961)) Maciolek, Nancy J. 1990. A redescription of some species belonging to the genus Spio and Microspio (Polychaeta: Annelida) and descriptions of three new species from Northwestern Atlantic Ocean. Journal of Natural History, 24: 1109-1141., available online at https://doi.org/10.1080/00222939000770701
page(s): 1 113; note: type examined and species transferred to Malacoceros [details]   
 
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Nontype USNM 1096797, locality Aklan (Diniwid Beach, Boracay Island, Aklan province, Philippines (gazetteer estimate 11.9764, 121.9115); shallow subtidal (<5 m), sandy beach) [details]
Nontype USNM 1096798, locality Aklan (Diniwid Beach, Boracay Island, Aklan province, Philippines (gazetteer estimate 11.9764, 121.9115); shallow subtidal (<5 m), sandy beach) [details]
Nontype USNM 1096799, locality Aklan (White Beach, Boracay Island, Aklan province, Philippines (gazetteer estimate 11.963, 121.922); shallow subtidal (<5 m), sandy beach) [details]
Nontype USNM 1096800, locality Aklan (White Beach, Boracay Island, Aklan province, Philippines (gazetteer estimate 11.963, 121.922); shallow subtidal (<5 m), sandy beach) [details]
Nontype USNM 1096801, locality Aklan (White Beach, Boracay Island, Aklan province, Philippines (gazetteer estimate 11.963, 121.922); shallow subtidal (<5 m), sandy beach) [details]
Nontype ZRC 2006.0221, locality Aklan (White Beach, Boracay Island, Aklan province, Philippines (gazetteer estimate 11.963, 121.922); shallow subtidal (<5 m), sandy beach) [details]
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Depth range Shallow water (Lizard Island, Australia; Bahamas; Puerto Rico); shallow subtidal, <5 m to 11-18 m (Philippines; Golfo de Nicoya, Costa Rica); shallow water to 159 m depth (Japan).  [details]

Distribution Australia (Queensland; New South Wales); New Caledonia; Philippines (Aklan province); Japan; India; SW Africa; Caribbean Sea; Chile; USA (Southern California; Massachusetts to Georgia); Costa Rica (Golfo de Nicoya).  [details]

Habitat Sandy beaches, between seagrasses and mangroves, shallow sandy bottoms with Thalassia beds, and subtidal habitats with muddy sand or sand.  [details]
 

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Japanese ツノスピオ  [details]