WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorExogone sexoculata Hartmann-Schröder, 1979

327994  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:327994)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Hartmann-Schröder, G. 1979. Die Polychaeten der tropischen Nordwestküste Australiens (zwischen Derby im Norden und Port Hedland im Süden). Teil 2. IN: Hartmann-Schröder, G. and Gerd Hartmann. Zur Kenntnis des Eulitorals der australischen Küsten unter besonder Berücksichtigung der Polychaeten und Ostracoden. Mitteilungen aus dem Hamburgischen zoologischen Museum und Institut 76: 77-218.
page(s): 110-111, figs. 175-177 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype  ZMH P-15518, locality Australia (Western...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype ZMH P-15518, locality Australia (Western Australia, Port Hedland, abrasion terrace (reef) near Highway Motel, now Hospitality Inn (geocoordinates not provided, estimated to be approximately lat. -20.3074, long. 118.6059); amongst vegetation with sand and detritus, eulittoral) [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote Australia, Western Australia, Port Hedland,...  
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Australia, Western Australia, Port Hedland, abrasion terrace (reef) near Highway Motel, now Hospitality Inn (geocoordinates not provided, estimated to be approximately lat. -20.3074, long. 118.6059).  [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Eulittoral.   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Eulittoral.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Australia: Western Australia (Port Hedland).   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Australia: Western Australia (Port Hedland).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet sexoculata derives from the combination of the Latin root sex, meaning 'six', and the Latin word...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet sexoculata derives from the combination of the Latin root sex, meaning 'six', and the Latin word oculatus, meaning 'having eyes', and refers to the presence of 3 pairs of eyes on each side of the prostomium, 2 pairs of very big eyes in in the posterior region of the prostomium, and a third pair of smaller eyes in the anterior region.  [details]
WoRMS (2008). Exogone sexoculata Hartmann-Schröder, 1979. 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=327994 on 2018-01-19

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original description Hartmann-Schröder, G. 1979. Die Polychaeten der tropischen Nordwestküste Australiens (zwischen Derby im Norden und Port Hedland im Süden). Teil 2. IN: Hartmann-Schröder, G. and Gerd Hartmann. Zur Kenntnis des Eulitorals der australischen Küsten unter besonder Berücksichtigung der Polychaeten und Ostracoden. Mitteilungen aus dem Hamburgischen zoologischen Museum und Institut 76: 77-218.
page(s): 110-111, figs. 175-177 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype ZMH P-15518, locality Australia (Western Australia, Port Hedland, abrasion terrace (reef) near Highway Motel, now Hospitality Inn (geocoordinates not provided, estimated to be approximately lat. -20.3074, long. 118.6059); amongst vegetation with sand and detritus, eulittoral) [details]
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Eulittoral.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Australia: Western Australia (Port Hedland).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet sexoculata derives from the combination of the Latin root sex, meaning 'six', and the Latin word oculatus, meaning 'having eyes', and refers to the presence of 3 pairs of eyes on each side of the prostomium, 2 pairs of very big eyes in in the posterior region of the prostomium, and a third pair of smaller eyes in the anterior region.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Amongst vegetation with sand and detritus, eulittoral.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Australia, Western Australia, Port Hedland, abrasion terrace (reef) near Highway Motel, now Hospitality Inn (geocoordinates not provided, estimated to be approximately lat. -20.3074, long. 118.6059).  [details]