WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorExogone fustifera Haswell, 1920

327975  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:327975)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Haswell, W.A. (1920). The Exogoneae. Journal of the Linnean Society of London. 34: 217-245, plates 17-18., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/108772#page/273/mode/1up
page(s): 218-219, plate 17 figs. 1-6 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote Australia, New South Wales, Port Jackson...  
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Australia, New South Wales, Port Jackson (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. -33.86º, long. 151.24º). [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Intertidal to shallow water.   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Intertidal to shallow water.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Australia: Port Jackson, Port Stephens, and...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Australia: Port Jackson, Port Stephens, and Broken Bay (New South Wales).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet fustifera, composed by...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet fustifera, composed by the Latin noun fustis, meaning 'club' or 'knobbed stick', and the Latin suffix -fer, meaning 'to bear' or 'to carry', refers to the shape of the antennae, which "are very slender except towards the end, where there is a marked dilation" (Haswell, 1920: 218).  [details]
WoRMS (2008). Exogone fustifera. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=327975 on 2017-12-15

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2008-03-17 10:44:16Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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original description Haswell, W.A. (1920). The Exogoneae. Journal of the Linnean Society of London. 34: 217-245, plates 17-18., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/108772#page/273/mode/1up
page(s): 218-219, plate 17 figs. 1-6 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Intertidal to shallow water.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Australia: Port Jackson, Port Stephens, and Broken Bay (New South Wales).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet fustifera, composed by the Latin noun fustis, meaning 'club' or 'knobbed stick', and the Latin suffix -fer, meaning 'to bear' or 'to carry', refers to the shape of the antennae, which "are very slender except towards the end, where there is a marked dilation" (Haswell, 1920: 218).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Among intertidal to shallow water algae and sponges.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Australia, New South Wales, Port Jackson (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. -33.86º, long. 151.24º). [details]