WoRMS taxon details

Aphrodita armifera Moore, 1910

326488  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:326488)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Moore, John Percy. (1910). The polychaetous annelids dredged by the U.S.S. "Albatross" off the coast of Southern California in 1904: II. Polynoidae, Aphroditidae and Segaleonidae. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. 62: 328-402, plates XXVIII-XXXIII., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/5526353
page(s): 371-375, Plates XXXI, XXXII [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Holotype  NMNH USNM 16849, locality Pacific Coast of...  
Holotype NMNH USNM 16849, locality Pacific Coast of the United States (Monterey Bay, off Point Pinos lighthouse) [details]
Note Monterey Bay, off Point Pinos lighthouse,...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Monterey Bay, off Point Pinos lighthouse, California, USA, Albatross Stn 4557, 36°45'N 122°00'W, 9 June 1904, 51-73 m, (USNM 16849) [details]
Taxonomic remark Hutchings & McRae (1993) re-examined the type material (USNM 16849) and rejected the synonymy of A. armifera Moore with ...  
Taxonomic remark Hutchings & McRae (1993) re-examined the type material (USNM 16849) and rejected the synonymy of A. armifera Moore with A. talpa Quatrefages earlier proposed by Fauvel (1926). Hutchings & McRae (1993) stated A. armifera "clearly differs from" A. talpa, however no redescription or other comments were provided of the type of A. armifera [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Aphrodita armifera Moore, 1910. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=326488 on 2018-05-22
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original description Moore, John Percy. (1910). The polychaetous annelids dredged by the U.S.S. "Albatross" off the coast of Southern California in 1904: II. Polynoidae, Aphroditidae and Segaleonidae. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. 62: 328-402, plates XXVIII-XXXIII., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/5526353
page(s): 371-375, Plates XXXI, XXXII [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofAphrodita raripapillata Essenberg, 1917) Essenberg, Christine 1917. On some new species of Aphroditidae from the coast of California. University of California Publications in Zoology, 16(22): 401-430. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofAphrodite raripapillata Essenberg, 1917) Essenberg, Christine 1917. On some new species of Aphroditidae from the coast of California. University of California Publications in Zoology, 16(22): 401-430. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

identification resource Hartman, O. (1939). Polychaetous annelids. Part I. Aphroditidae to Pisionidae. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions. 7(1): 1-156., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/88616#page/13/mode/1up
page(s): 20-21 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofAphrodite raripapillata Essenberg, 1917) Hartman, Olga. (1959). Catalogue of the Polychaetous Annelids of the World. Parts 1 and 2. Allan Hancock Foundation Occasional Paper. 23: 1-628. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofAphrodita raripapillata Essenberg, 1917) Hartman, Olga. (1959). Catalogue of the Polychaetous Annelids of the World. Parts 1 and 2. Allan Hancock Foundation Occasional Paper. 23: 1-628. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

Holotype NMNH USNM 16849, locality Pacific Coast of the United States (Monterey Bay, off Point Pinos lighthouse) [details]
From editor or global species database
Specimen Smithsonian Institution, Washington (USNM) [details]

Taxonomic remark Hutchings & McRae (1993) re-examined the type material (USNM 16849) and rejected the synonymy of A. armifera Moore with A. talpa Quatrefages earlier proposed by Fauvel (1926). Hutchings & McRae (1993) stated A. armifera "clearly differs from" A. talpa, however no redescription or other comments were provided of the type of A. armifera [details]

Type locality Monterey Bay, off Point Pinos lighthouse, California, USA, Albatross Stn 4557, 36°45'N 122°00'W, 9 June 1904, 51-73 m, (USNM 16849) [details]