WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMethanoaricia Blake, 2000

325906  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:325906)

accepted
Genus
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMethanoaricia dendrobranchiata Blake, 2000 (type by original designation)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Blake, James A. (2000). A new genus and species of polychaete worm (Family Orbiniidae) from methane seeps in the Gulf of Mexico, with a review of the systematics and phylogenetic interrelationships of the genera of Orbiniidae. Cahiers de Biologie Marine. 41(4): 435-450., available online at http://application.sb-roscoff.fr/cbm/
page(s): 439-440 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype  USNM 186776, locality Gulf of Mexico...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype USNM 186776, locality Gulf of Mexico (Continental slope off Louisiana State (USA), Green Canyon; in mussel beds adjacent to brine pool) [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Methano, referring to the methane seep habitat of these worms and Aricia, Latin for nymph, the mythological wife of...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Methano, referring to the methane seep habitat of these worms and Aricia, Latin for nymph, the mythological wife of Hippolytes, and the generic name of the junior synonym of Orbinia[details]
Gil, J.; Read, G. (2017). Methanoaricia Blake, 2000. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=325906 on 2018-01-17

Date
action
by
2008-03-14 12:50:56Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed
2013-01-13 02:59:21Z
changed
2017-01-22 17:00:44Z
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original description Blake, James A. (2000). A new genus and species of polychaete worm (Family Orbiniidae) from methane seeps in the Gulf of Mexico, with a review of the systematics and phylogenetic interrelationships of the genera of Orbiniidae. Cahiers de Biologie Marine. 41(4): 435-450., available online at http://application.sb-roscoff.fr/cbm/
page(s): 439-440 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype USNM 186776, locality Gulf of Mexico (Continental slope off Louisiana State (USA), Green Canyon; in mussel beds adjacent to brine pool) [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParatype USNM 186777, locality Gulf of Mexico (Continental slope off Louisiana State (USA), Green Canyon; in mussel beds adjacent to brine pool) [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParatype LACM AHF-Poly 1961, locality Gulf of Mexico (Continental slope off Louisiana State (USA), Green Canyon; in mussel beds adjacent to brine pool) [details]
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Methano, referring to the methane seep habitat of these worms and Aricia, Latin for nymph, the mythological wife of Hippolytes, and the generic name of the junior synonym of Orbinia[details]