WoRMS taxon details

Nerilla inopinata Gray, 1968

329772  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:329772)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Gray, John S. (1968). Nerilla inopinata, a new species of archiannelid from the west coast of North America. <em>Cahiers de Biologie Marine.</em> 9(4): 441-448., available online at http://application.sb-roscoff.fr/cbm/article.htm?id=22966
page(s): 443; note: Friday Harbour, Washington [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Holotype  USNM 36067, geounit San Juan Island  
Holotype USNM 36067, geounit San Juan Island [details]
Note San Juan Island, including Friday Harbour...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality San Juan Island, including Friday Harbour Laboratory shore, Washington, USA. The author Gray gives several locations on the eastern side of the island where the species was collected on the shore, but does not indicate at which of these the holotype was collected. The beach in front of the Laboratory is at 48.5455, -123.0132 [details]
Type material USNM 36067. As at 30 December 2018, the name associated with the holotype in the USNM catalogue appeared to be an unused manuscript name, "Nerilla intermedia Gray" rather than N. inopinata. [details]
Etymology Not stated. However 'inopinatus -a' is an adjectival form of a Latin word meaning unexpected.  
Etymology Not stated. However 'inopinatus -a' is an adjectival form of a Latin word meaning unexpected. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2021). World Polychaeta database. Nerilla inopinata Gray, 1968. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=329772 on 2021-01-15
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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 Gray, John S. (1968). Nerilla inopinata, a new species of archiannelid from the west coast of North America. <em>Cahiers de Biologie Marine.</em> 9(4): 441-448., available online at http://application.sb-roscoff.fr/cbm/article.htm?id=22966
page(s): 443; note: Friday Harbour, Washington [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Holotype USNM 36067, geounit San Juan Island [details]
From editor or global species database
Etymology Not stated. However 'inopinatus -a' is an adjectival form of a Latin word meaning unexpected. [details]

Type locality San Juan Island, including Friday Harbour Laboratory shore, Washington, USA. The author Gray gives several locations on the eastern side of the island where the species was collected on the shore, but does not indicate at which of these the holotype was collected. The beach in front of the Laboratory is at 48.5455, -123.0132 [details]

Type material USNM 36067. As at 30 December 2018, the name associated with the holotype in the USNM catalogue appeared to be an unused manuscript name, "Nerilla intermedia Gray" rather than N. inopinata. [details]