WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorExogone microtentaculata Westheide, 1974

327982

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:327982

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Westheide, Wilfried 1974. Interstitielle Fauna von Galapagos. XI. Pisionidae, Hesionidae, Pilargidae, Syllidae (Polychaeta). Mikrofauna des Meeresbodens, 44: 1-146.
page(s): 121-123, figs. 51A-D, 56 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype  ZMH P-13616, locality Galapagos (Santa Cruz...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype ZMH P-13616, locality Galapagos (Santa Cruz Island, Bahía de la Academia, northern side, immediately in front of Darwin Station (geocoordinates not provided, but estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. -0.742942º, long. -90.305915º); sublittoral tidal flat of coarse sand rich in detritus, about 0.5 m deep) [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote Pacific Ocean, Galapagos Islands, Santa Cruz...  
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Pacific Ocean, Galapagos Islands, Santa Cruz Island, Bahía de la Academia, northern side, immediately in front of Darwin Station (geocoordinates not provided, but estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. -0.742942º, long. -90.305915º).  [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Intertidal to 0.5 m deep.  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Intertidal to 0.5 m deep. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Pacific Ocean, Galapagos Islands, Santa Cruz...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Pacific Ocean, Galapagos Islands, Santa Cruz Island, Bahía de la Academia.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet microtentaculata is...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet microtentaculata is composed by the Greek prefix micro, meaning 'small', and the Latin adjective tentaculata, feminine form of tentaculatus and meaning 'having tentacles', and refers to the small size of the tentacular cirri of the species.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Pacific Ocean, Galapagos Islands, Santa Cruz...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Pacific Ocean, Galapagos Islands, Santa Cruz Island, Bahía de la Academia, northern side, immediately in front of Darwin Station (geocoordinates not provided, but estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. -0.742942º, long. -90.305915º).  [details]
WoRMS (2008). Exogone microtentaculata Westheide, 1974. 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=327982 on 2017-11-18

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original description Westheide, Wilfried 1974. Interstitielle Fauna von Galapagos. XI. Pisionidae, Hesionidae, Pilargidae, Syllidae (Polychaeta). Mikrofauna des Meeresbodens, 44: 1-146.
page(s): 121-123, figs. 51A-D, 56 [details]   
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype ZMH P-13616, locality Galapagos (Santa Cruz Island, Bahía de la Academia, northern side, immediately in front of Darwin Station (geocoordinates not provided, but estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. -0.742942º, long. -90.305915º); sublittoral tidal flat of coarse sand rich in detritus, about 0.5 m deep) [details]
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Intertidal to 0.5 m deep. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Pacific Ocean, Galapagos Islands, Santa Cruz Island, Bahía de la Academia.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet microtentaculata is composed by the Greek prefix micro, meaning 'small', and the Latin adjective tentaculata, feminine form of tentaculatus and meaning 'having tentacles', and refers to the small size of the tentacular cirri of the species.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Interstitial in intertidal coarse sand rich in detritus.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Pacific Ocean, Galapagos Islands, Santa Cruz Island, Bahía de la Academia, northern side, immediately in front of Darwin Station (geocoordinates not provided, but estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. -0.742942º, long. -90.305915º).  [details]