WoRMS taxon details

Exogone 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]   
Holotype  ZMH P-13616, locality Galapagos (Santa Cruz...  
Holotype 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]
Note Pacific Ocean, Galapagos Islands, Santa Cruz...  
From editor or global species database
Type 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]
Depth range Intertidal to 0.5 m deep.  
Depth range Intertidal to 0.5 m deep. [details]

Distribution Pacific Ocean, Galapagos Islands, Santa Cruz Island, Bahía de la Academia.   
Distribution Pacific Ocean, Galapagos Islands, Santa Cruz Island, Bahía de la Academia.  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet microtentaculata is composed by the Greek prefix micro, meaning 'small', and the Latin adjective...  
Etymology 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]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Exogone microtentaculata Westheide, 1974. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=327982 on 2018-05-25
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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]   
Paratype SMF 10710 [details]
Paratype SMF 10711 [details]
Holotype 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
Depth range Intertidal to 0.5 m deep. [details]

Distribution Pacific Ocean, Galapagos Islands, Santa Cruz Island, Bahía de la Academia.  [details]

Etymology 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]

Habitat Interstitial in intertidal coarse sand rich in detritus.  [details]

Type 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]