WoRMS taxon details

Methanoaricia Blake, 2000

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

accepted
Genus
Methanoaricia 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] 
Holotype  USNM 186776, locality Gulf of Mexico...  
Holotype USNM 186776, locality Gulf of Mexico (Continental slope off Louisiana State (USA), Green Canyon; in mussel beds adjacent to brine pool) [details]
Etymology Methano, referring to the methane seep habitat of these worms and Aricia, Latin for nymph, the mythological wife of...  
Etymology 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]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Methanoaricia Blake, 2000. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=325906 on 2018-06-18
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
changed

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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] 
Holotype USNM 186776, locality Gulf of Mexico (Continental slope off Louisiana State (USA), Green Canyon; in mussel beds adjacent to brine pool) [details]
Paratype USNM 186777, locality Gulf of Mexico (Continental slope off Louisiana State (USA), Green Canyon; in mussel beds adjacent to brine pool) [details]
Paratype 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
Etymology 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]