WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNotophycus minutus Knox & Cameron, 1970

330021

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:330021

Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (superseded original combination)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]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype  CMNZ AQ 3466, locality Snares Islands (South...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype 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]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote Boat Harbour, Snares Islands, New Zealand,...  
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType 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]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Lower eulittoral (intertidal).   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Lower eulittoral (intertidal).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution South Pacific Ocean: Boat Harbour, Snares...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution South Pacific Ocean: Boat Harbour, Snares Islands (New Zealand).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Not stated. The specific epithet minutus is a...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology 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]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Boat Harbour, Snares Islands, New Zealand,...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType 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]
Read, G. (2011). Notophycus minutus Knox & Cameron, 1970. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=330021 on 2017-11-18

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2008-03-17 10:44:16Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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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 
 

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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype 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
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Lower eulittoral (intertidal).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution South Pacific Ocean: Boat Harbour, Snares Islands (New Zealand).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology 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]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Red algal washings from the Durvillea zone (lower eulittoral).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType 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]