WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOdontosyllis phosphorea Moore, 1909

330087 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:330087)
accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Moore, J. Percy. (1909). The polychaetous annelids dredged by the U.S.S. "Albatross" off the coast of southern California in 1904. I. Syllidae, Sphaerodoridae, Hesionidae and Phyllodocidae. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. 61: 321-351, plates XV-XVI., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/17974#page/337/mode/1up
page(s): 327-329, plate XV figs. 8-10 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype  USNM 17214, locality Southern California...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype USNM 17214, locality Southern California (East Pacific, California, Catalina Island, Avalon Bay (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. 33.346º, long. -118.325º); at surface, evening) [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Santa Catalina Island  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality contained in Santa Catalina Island [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote East Pacific Ocean, California, Catalina...  
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality East Pacific Ocean, California, Catalina Island, Avalon Bay (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. 33.346º, long. -118.325º); at surface, evening.  [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType material Type material deposited at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, USA (holotype USNM 17214), and Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, USA (paratype ANSP 2871; ANSP slide 3.5). [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Collected at surface, during evening.   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Collected at surface, during evening.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Pacific Ocean: Southern California (Avalon...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Pacific Ocean: Southern California (Avalon Bay, Catalina Island).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet phosphorea is the...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet phosphorea is the feminine of the Latin adjective phosphoreus, meaning 'of or belonging to phosphorus', the Latin name for a substance or organism that emits light, from the Latin name of Greek origin of the morning star, Phosphorus, and referring to the observed phosphorescence of the specimens when collected.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality East Pacific Ocean, California, Catalina...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality East Pacific Ocean, California, Catalina Island, Avalon Bay (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. 33.346º, long. -118.325º); at surface, evening.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType material Type material deposited at the Smithsonian...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType material Type material deposited at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, USA (holotype USNM 17214), and Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, USA (paratype ANSP 2871; ANSP slide 3.5). [details]
WoRMS (2008). Odontosyllis phosphorea. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=330087 on 2017-11-25

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original description Moore, J. Percy. (1909). The polychaetous annelids dredged by the U.S.S. "Albatross" off the coast of southern California in 1904. I. Syllidae, Sphaerodoridae, Hesionidae and Phyllodocidae. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. 61: 321-351, plates XV-XVI., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/17974#page/337/mode/1up
page(s): 327-329, plate XV figs. 8-10 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorHesperalia californiensis Chamberlin, 1919) Chamberlin, R. V. (1919). New polychaetous annelids from Laguna Beach, California. Pomona College Journal of Entomology and Zoology. 11(1): 1-23., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/44584#page/11/mode/1up
page(s): 9 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOdontosyllis phosphorea nanaimoensis Berkeley, 1923) Berkeley, Edith. (1923). Polychaetous annelids from the Nanaimo district. Part 1. Syllidae to Sigalionidae. Contributions to Canadian Biology, Ottawa. 1: 203-218., available online at http://www.nrcresearchpress.com/doi/abs/10.1139/f22-011#.VEfyhiKUfSs [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record Banse, K. (1972). On some species of Phyllodocidae, Syllidae, Nephtyidae, Goniadidae, Apistobranchidae, and Spionidae (Polychaeta) from the Northeast Pacific Ocean. Pacific Science. 26(2): 191-222., available online at http://hdl.handle.net/10125/400 [details]   

additional source Hartman, O. 1961. Polychaetous annelids from California. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions, 25: 1-226., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/27567#page/11/mode/1up [details]   

redescription Kudenov, Jerry D. and Harris, Leslie H. 1995. Family Syllidae Grube, 1850. pages 1-97. IN: Blake, James A.; Hilbig, Brigitte; and Scott, Paul H. Taxonomic Atlas of the Benthic Fauna of the Santa Maria Basin and Western Santa Barbara Channel. 5 - The Annelida Part 2. Polychaeta: Phyllodocida (Syllidae and scale-bearing families), Amphinomida, and Eunicida. Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. Santa Barbara [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorHesperalia californiensis Chamberlin, 1919) Hartman, O. 1961. Polychaetous annelids from California. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions, 25: 1-226., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/27567#page/11/mode/1up
page(s): 76-77 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOdontosyllis phosphorea nanaimoensis Berkeley, 1923) Banse, K. (1972). On some species of Phyllodocidae, Syllidae, Nephtyidae, Goniadidae, Apistobranchidae, and Spionidae (Polychaeta) from the Northeast Pacific Ocean. Pacific Science. 26(2): 191-222., available online at http://hdl.handle.net/10125/400
page(s): 207-209, fig. 7G-N [details]   
 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype USNM 17214, locality Southern California (East Pacific, California, Catalina Island, Avalon Bay (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. 33.346º, long. -118.325º); at surface, evening) [details]
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Collected at surface, during evening.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Pacific Ocean: Southern California (Avalon Bay, Catalina Island).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet phosphorea is the feminine of the Latin adjective phosphoreus, meaning 'of or belonging to phosphorus', the Latin name for a substance or organism that emits light, from the Latin name of Greek origin of the morning star, Phosphorus, and referring to the observed phosphorescence of the specimens when collected.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Collected at the water surface.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpecimen Holotype USNM 17214: epitokous, anterior fragment of 23 mm long, 2.5 mm wide. Paratype ANSP 2871: epitokous, has been dried. ANSP slide 3.5: parapodia, maybe from ANSP 2871.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality East Pacific Ocean, California, Catalina Island, Avalon Bay (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. 33.346º, long. -118.325º); at surface, evening.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType material Type material deposited at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, USA (holotype USNM 17214), and Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, USA (paratype ANSP 2871; ANSP slide 3.5). [details]