WoRMS name details

Notophycus minutus Knox & Cameron, 1970

330021  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:330021)

 unaccepted (superseded original combination)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Knox, G.A.; Cameron, D.B. (1970). Polychaeta from the Snares Islands, New Zealand. Transactions of the Royal Society of New Zealand, Biological Sciences. 12(9): 73-85.
page(s): 75, figs. 1-5 [details]   
Holotype  CMNZ AQ 3466, locality Snares Islands (South...  
Holotype CMNZ AQ 3466, locality Snares Islands (South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, Snares Islands, Boat Harbour (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. -48.023º, long. 166.609º); red algal washings from Durvillea zone (lower eulittoral)) [details]
Note Boat Harbour, Snares Islands, New Zealand,...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Boat Harbour, Snares Islands, New Zealand, South Pacific Ocean (gazetteer estimate -48.023º, 166.609º), from red algal washings from Durvillea zone (lower eulittoral).  [details]
Depth range Lower eulittoral (intertidal).   
Depth range Lower eulittoral (intertidal).  [details]

Distribution South Pacific Ocean: Boat Harbour, Snares Islands (New Zealand).   
Distribution South Pacific Ocean: Boat Harbour, Snares Islands (New Zealand).  [details]

Etymology Not stated. The specific epithet minutus is a Latin adjective meaning 'small' or 'little', and presumably makes reference...  
Etymology Not stated. The specific epithet minutus is a Latin adjective meaning 'small' or 'little', and presumably makes reference to the small size of the species, stated as "Length of body up to 3mm" (Knox & Cameron, 1970: 75).  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Notophycus minutus Knox & Cameron, 1970. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=330021 on 2018-06-22
Date
action
by
2008-03-17 10:44:16Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed
2011-08-27 04:10:53Z
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original description Knox, G.A.; Cameron, D.B. (1970). Polychaeta from the Snares Islands, New Zealand. Transactions of the Royal Society of New Zealand, Biological Sciences. 12(9): 73-85.
page(s): 75, figs. 1-5 [details]   

new combination reference Banse, K. 1977. A new subfamily, Notophycinae (Polychaeta: Nereididae) for Micronereis Claparède and Quadricirra new genus, in D.J. Reish and K. Fauchald eds., Essays on Polychaetous Annelids in Memory of Dr. Olga Hartman: Los Angeles, The Allan Hancock Foundation, University of Southern California, p. 115-140.
page(s): 123-124, plate 1 figs. e-i [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype CMNZ AQ 3466, locality Snares Islands (South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, Snares Islands, Boat Harbour (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. -48.023º, long. 166.609º); red algal washings from Durvillea zone (lower eulittoral)) [details]
Paratype CMNZ AQ 3466, locality Snares Islands (South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, Snares Islands, Boat Harbour (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. -48.023º, long. 166.609º); red algal washings from Durvillea zone (lower eulittoral)) [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range Lower eulittoral (intertidal).  [details]

Distribution South Pacific Ocean: Boat Harbour, Snares Islands (New Zealand).  [details]

Etymology Not stated. The specific epithet minutus is a Latin adjective meaning 'small' or 'little', and presumably makes reference to the small size of the species, stated as "Length of body up to 3mm" (Knox & Cameron, 1970: 75).  [details]

Habitat Red algal washings from the Durvillea zone (lower eulittoral).  [details]

Type locality Boat Harbour, Snares Islands, New Zealand, South Pacific Ocean (gazetteer estimate -48.023º, 166.609º), from red algal washings from Durvillea zone (lower eulittoral).  [details]