WoRMS name details

Exogone occidentalis Westheide, 1974

327988  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:327988)

 unaccepted (subjective synonym)
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): 113-117, figs. 52-53 [details]   
Holotype  ZMH P-13614, locality Galapagos (Santa Cruz...  
Holotype ZMH P-13614, locality Galapagos (Santa Cruz Island, Bahía de la Academia, southern side, eulittoral sand beach and tidal sand flat (geocoordinates not provided, but estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. -0.753057º, long. -90.311102º); intertidal coarse sand rich in detritus) [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, southern side (geocoordinates not provided, but estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. -0.753057º, long. -90.311102º).  [details]
Depth range Intertidal to 0.5 m deep.   
Depth range Intertidal to 0.5 m deep.  [details]

Distribution Pacific Ocean: Galapagos Islands (Isabela Island, Marchena Island, and Santa Cruz Island); Japan (Seto). Atlantic Ocean:...  
Distribution Pacific Ocean: Galapagos Islands (Isabela Island, Marchena Island, and Santa Cruz Island); Japan (Seto). Atlantic Ocean: Panama (Colon) and Venezuela (Puerto Cabello).  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet occidentalis is the Latin word for 'westerly', and refers probably to the type locality of the species.   
Etymology The specific epithet occidentalis is the Latin word for 'westerly', and refers probably to the type locality of the species.  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Exogone occidentalis Westheide, 1974. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=327988 on 2018-05-20
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2008-03-17 10:44:16Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2015-03-26 12:31:41Z
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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): 113-117, figs. 52-53 [details]   

source of synonymy San Martín, G. (1991). Grubeosyllis and Exogone (Exogoninae, Syllidae, Polychaeta) from Cuba, the Gulf of Mexico, Florida and Puerto Rico, with a revision of Exogone. Bulletin of Marine Science. 49(3): 715-740., available online at http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/umrsmas/bullmar/1991/00000049/00000003/art00004
page(s): 730-731, fig. 8 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

Paratype SMF 10716 [details]
Paratype SMF 10717 [details]
Paratype SMF 10718 [details]
Paratype SMF 10719 [details]
Holotype ZMH P-13614, locality Galapagos (Santa Cruz Island, Bahía de la Academia, southern side, eulittoral sand beach and tidal sand flat (geocoordinates not provided, but estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. -0.753057º, long. -90.311102º); intertidal coarse sand rich in detritus) [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range Intertidal to 0.5 m deep.  [details]

Distribution Pacific Ocean: Galapagos Islands (Isabela Island, Marchena Island, and Santa Cruz Island); Japan (Seto). Atlantic Ocean: Panama (Colon) and Venezuela (Puerto Cabello).  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet occidentalis is the Latin word for 'westerly', and refers probably to the type locality of the species.  [details]

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

Type locality Pacific Ocean, Galapagos Islands, Santa Cruz Island, Bahía de la Academia, southern side (geocoordinates not provided, but estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. -0.753057º, long. -90.311102º).  [details]