WoRMS taxon details

Mahesia ammophila Westheide, 2000

329166  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:329166)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Westheide, W. 2000. Mahesia ammophila, a new genus and species of interstitial hesionid (Annelida: Polychaeta) from the Indian Ocean. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 113(3): 644-651., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/35517121#page/72/mode/1up [details]   
Type locality contained in Mahe Island  
type locality contained in Mahe Island [details]
Note South west Indian Ocean, Seychelles, Mahe  
Type locality South west Indian Ocean, Seychelles, Mahe [details]
Etymology ammophila for fond of sand.  
Etymology ammophila for fond of sand. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Mahesia ammophila Westheide, 2000. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=329166 on 2018-07-16
Date
action
by
2008-03-17 10:44:16Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed

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original description Westheide, W. 2000. Mahesia ammophila, a new genus and species of interstitial hesionid (Annelida: Polychaeta) from the Indian Ocean. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 113(3): 644-651., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/35517121#page/72/mode/1up [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Etymology ammophila for fond of sand. [details]

From other sources
Type locality South west Indian Ocean, Seychelles, Mahe [details]