WoRMS name details

Pionosyllis melaenonephra Haswell, 1920

330696  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:330696)

 unaccepted (superseded original combination)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Haswell, W. A. (1920). Australian Syllidae, Eusyllidae and Autolytidae. <em>Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales.</em> 45: 90-112, plates X-XIII., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/3850630
page(s): 103-104, plate XII figs. 11-16, pl. 13 fig. 1 [details]   
Note Australia, New South Wales, Port Jackson...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Australia, New South Wales, Port Jackson (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. -33.86º, long. 151.24º).  [details]
Depth range Intertidal to shallow water.   
Depth range Intertidal to shallow water.  [details]

Distribution Australia: Port Jackson (New South Wales).   
Distribution Australia: Port Jackson (New South Wales).  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet melaenonephra is composed by the Latin word of Greek origin melaenus, meaning 'black', combined with...  
Etymology The specific epithet melaenonephra is composed by the Latin word of Greek origin melaenus, meaning 'black', combined with the Greek word nephro, meaning 'kidney', and refers to the very conspicuous nephridia in most specimens of the type material, due to their walls containing much black pigment.  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2020). World Polychaeta database. Pionosyllis melaenonephra Haswell, 1920. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=330696 on 2020-10-26
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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 Haswell, W. A. (1920). Australian Syllidae, Eusyllidae and Autolytidae. <em>Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales.</em> 45: 90-112, plates X-XIII., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/3850630
page(s): 103-104, plate XII figs. 11-16, pl. 13 fig. 1 [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

new combination reference San Martín G. and Hutchings P.A.. 2006. Eusyllinae (Polychaeta, Syllidae) from Australia with the description of a new genus and fifteen new species. Records of the Australian Museum. 58. 257-370., available online at https://doi.org/10.3853/j.0067-1975.58.2006.1466
page(s): 303-306, figs. 38A-G, 39A-O [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Syntype AM W-494, geounit Australia [details]
Syntype AM W-513, geounit Australia [details]
Syntype AM W-6175, geounit Australia [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range Intertidal to shallow water.  [details]

Distribution Australia: Port Jackson (New South Wales).  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet melaenonephra is composed by the Latin word of Greek origin melaenus, meaning 'black', combined with the Greek word nephro, meaning 'kidney', and refers to the very conspicuous nephridia in most specimens of the type material, due to their walls containing much black pigment.  [details]

Habitat Among holdfasts of oar-weeds, Ecklonia radiata (C.Agardh) J.Agardh, 1848.  [details]

Reproduction Ripe males with segments full of sperm from about 20th segment backwards, except in a limited region at the posterior end. Ripe females with numerous oocytes in each of the segments from about 23rd to about 55th segment.  [details]

Type locality Australia, New South Wales, Port Jackson (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. -33.86º, long. 151.24º).  [details]