WoRMS taxon details

Macrochaeta westheidei Santos & Silva, 1993

329116  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:329116)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Santos, P.J.P.; Silva, V.M.A.P. (1993). Macrochaeta westheidei n.sp.: first record of Acrocirridae for the Brazilian coast (Annelida; Polychaeta). Nerítica, Curitiba. 7(1-2): 7-12.
page(s): 8-10, figs. 1-4; note: includes a key for all the hitherto known species [details]   
Holotype  MCEM MCNM-BPO 365A, geounit Brazil (South...  
Holotype MCEM MCNM-BPO 365A, geounit Brazil (South Atlantic Ocean, Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, Praia Vermelha (provided geocoordinates 21º31'S, 42º19'W; corrected here to approximately lat. -22.9553º, long. -43.1645º); interstitially in coarse sand, 2-4 m) [details]
Note Atlantic Ocean, Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, Praia...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Atlantic Ocean, Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, Praia Vermelha (21º31'S, 42º19'W); interstitially in coarse sand, 2-4 m.  [details]
Depth range 2-4 m.  
Depth range 2-4 m. [details]

Distribution South Atlantic Ocean, Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, Praia Vermelha. Known only from the type locality.   
Distribution South Atlantic Ocean, Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, Praia Vermelha. Known only from the type locality.  [details]

Etymology Not stated. The species is named in honour of Dr. Wilfried Westheide (University of Osnabrück, Germany).   
Etymology Not stated. The species is named in honour of Dr. Wilfried Westheide (University of Osnabrück, Germany).  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Macrochaeta westheidei Santos & Silva, 1993. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=329116 on 2018-07-21
Date
action
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2008-03-17 10:44:16Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed
2016-02-09 15:45:45Z
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original description Santos, P.J.P.; Silva, V.M.A.P. (1993). Macrochaeta westheidei n.sp.: first record of Acrocirridae for the Brazilian coast (Annelida; Polychaeta). Nerítica, Curitiba. 7(1-2): 7-12.
page(s): 8-10, figs. 1-4; note: includes a key for all the hitherto known species [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype MCEM MCNM-BPO 365A, geounit Brazil (South Atlantic Ocean, Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, Praia Vermelha (provided geocoordinates 21º31'S, 42º19'W; corrected here to approximately lat. -22.9553º, long. -43.1645º); interstitially in coarse sand, 2-4 m) [details]
Paratype MCEM MCNM-BPO 365B, geounit Brazil (South Atlantic Ocean, Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, Praia Vermelha (provided geocoordinates 21º31'S, 42º19'W; corrected here to approximately lat. -22.9553º, long. -43.1645º); interstitially in coarse sand, 2-4 m) [details]
Paratype USNM 136588, geounit Brazil (South Atlantic Ocean, Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, Praia Vermelha (provided geocoordinates 21º31'S, 42º19'W; corrected here to approximately lat. -22.9553º, long. -43.1645º); interstitially in coarse sand, 2-4 m) [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range 2-4 m. [details]

Distribution South Atlantic Ocean, Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, Praia Vermelha. Known only from the type locality.  [details]

Etymology Not stated. The species is named in honour of Dr. Wilfried Westheide (University of Osnabrück, Germany).  [details]

Habitat Interstitially in coarse sand, between 2-4 m depth.  [details]

Type locality Atlantic Ocean, Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, Praia Vermelha (21º31'S, 42º19'W); interstitially in coarse sand, 2-4 m.  [details]