WoRMS taxon details

Hesperalia nans Chamberlin, 1919

328357  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:328357)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Chamberlin, R. V. (1919). New polychaetous annelids from Laguna Beach, California. Pomona College Journal of Entomology and Zoology. 11(1): 1-23., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/44584#page/11/mode/1up
page(s): 9-10 [details]   
Holotype  MCZ 2150, locality California (Pacific coast...  
Holotype MCZ 2150, locality California (Pacific coast of the USA, California, Laguna Beach (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. 33.54º, long. -117.79º)) [details]
Note Pacific Ocean, California, Laguna Beach...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Pacific Ocean, California, Laguna Beach (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. 33.54º, long. -117.79º). [details]
Depth range Not stated.   
Depth range Not stated.  [details]

Distribution Pacific Ocean, California: Laguna Beach.   
Distribution Pacific Ocean, California: Laguna Beach.  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet nans is the present participle of the Latin verb no, meaning 'to swim' or 'to float', and refers to...  
Etymology The specific epithet nans is the present participle of the Latin verb no, meaning 'to swim' or 'to float', and refers to the fact that the holotype of the species is a specimen in the epitokous phase.  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Hesperalia nans Chamberlin, 1919. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=328357 on 2018-02-25
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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 Chamberlin, R. V. (1919). New polychaetous annelids from Laguna Beach, California. Pomona College Journal of Entomology and Zoology. 11(1): 1-23., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/44584#page/11/mode/1up
page(s): 9-10 [details]   

basis of record Hartman, Olga. (1959). Catalogue of the Polychaetous Annelids of the World. Parts 1 and 2. Allan Hancock Foundation Occasional Paper. 23: 1-628.
page(s): 209 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

Holotype MCZ 2150, locality California (Pacific coast of the USA, California, Laguna Beach (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. 33.54º, long. -117.79º)) [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range Not stated.  [details]

Distribution Pacific Ocean, California: Laguna Beach.  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet nans is the present participle of the Latin verb no, meaning 'to swim' or 'to float', and refers to the fact that the holotype of the species is a specimen in the epitokous phase.  [details]

Habitat Not stated, the only type is an epitokous specimen, probably collected in the water column.  [details]

Type locality Pacific Ocean, California, Laguna Beach (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. 33.54º, long. -117.79º). [details]