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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPista curtiuncata Hartmann-Schröder, 1981 
AphiaID: 330756

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnnelida (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolychaeta (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSedentaria (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCanalipalpata (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTerebellida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTerebellomorpha (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTerebellidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTerebellinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPista (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPista curtiuncata (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPista Malmgren, 1866
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPista curtiuncata Hartmann-Schröder, 1981
Sources  original description Hartmann-Schröder, G. 1981. Zur Kenntnis des Eulitorals der australischen Kusten unter besonderer Berucksichtigung der Polychaeten und Ostracoden. Teil 6. Die Polychaeten der tropisch-subtropischen Westkuste Australiens (zwischen Exmouth im Norden und Cervantes im Suden). Mitteilungen aus dem Hamburgischen zoologischen Museum und Institut 78: 19-96.
page(s): 58, figs. 134-136 [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Specimens 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype ZMH P-16500, locality Cervantes (Cervantes, beach in front of town, Western Australia, Australia (gazetteer estimate -30.505°, long. 115.056°); eulittoral, Posidonia with fine sand) [details]

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Links Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTo Atlas of Living Australia 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTo Australian Faunal Directory 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTo Life Watch Greece 
Notes 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Intertidal (Australia); also at 115 m (Arafura Sea). [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Australia: Western Australia (north west); Northern Territory (Arafura Sea); Queensland. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Not stated. The specific epithet curtiuncata is a New Latin adjective composed by the Latin adjectives curti, form of curtus and meaning 'short' or 'shortened', and uncata, meaning 'hooked, bent, or curved inwards', and refers presumably to the short shaft of the uncini of the first neuropodia: "Haken der 1. Neuropodien nur mit sehr kurzem, leicht zu übersehenden Schaft" (Hartmann-Schröder, 1981: 58). [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Intertidal seagrasses with fine sand and mud flats in front of mangroves, and also at shelf depths. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Cervantes, beach in front of town, Western Australia, Australia (gazetteer estimate -30.505°, long. 115.056°). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:330756
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2008-03-17 10:44:16Z  created  Fauchald, Kristian
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2008). Pista curtiuncata. 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=330756 on 2017-10-24
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