WoRMS taxon details

Polydorella smurovi Tzetlin & Britaev, 1985

330972  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:330972)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Tzetlin, A.B.; Britaev, T.A. (1985). A new species of the Spionidae (Polychaeta) with asexual reproduction associated with sponges. <em>Zoologica Scripta.</em> 14(3): 177-181., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1463-6409.1985.tb00188.x
page(s): 178-181, figs. 1-7 [details]   
Holotype  ZI 1/47660, geounit Dahlak  
Holotype ZI 1/47660, geounit Dahlak [details]
Note Red Sea, Eritrea, underwater coral bank near...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Red Sea, Eritrea, underwater coral bank near Dahlak (= Dachlak) Archipelago (17º08.5'N, 39º40'.0'E).  [details]
Depth range 25 m.  
Depth range 25 m. [details]

Distribution Red Sea: near Dahlak Archipelago (Eritrea).   
Distribution Red Sea: near Dahlak Archipelago (Eritrea).  [details]

Etymology The species is named in honor of Dr. A.V. Smurov, organiser and head of the 9th cruise of the R/V Academic Petrovsky,...  
Etymology The species is named in honor of Dr. A.V. Smurov, organiser and head of the 9th cruise of the R/V Academic Petrovsky, during which the species was collected.  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2019). World Polychaeta database. Polydorella smurovi Tzetlin & Britaev, 1985. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=330972 on 2019-12-06
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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 Tzetlin, A.B.; Britaev, T.A. (1985). A new species of the Spionidae (Polychaeta) with asexual reproduction associated with sponges. <em>Zoologica Scripta.</em> 14(3): 177-181., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1463-6409.1985.tb00188.x
page(s): 178-181, figs. 1-7 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype ZI 1/47660, geounit Dahlak [details]
Paratype ZI 1/47661, geounit Dahlak [details]
From editor or global species database
Association Found on the surface of an unidentifoed red sponge, at a depth of 25 m.  [details]

Depth range 25 m. [details]

Distribution Red Sea: near Dahlak Archipelago (Eritrea).  [details]

Etymology The species is named in honor of Dr. A.V. Smurov, organiser and head of the 9th cruise of the R/V Academic Petrovsky, during which the species was collected.  [details]

Habitat On the surface of an unidentified red sponge, at a depth of 25 m. The worms build thin mucous tubes on th surface of the sponge, with a density of 5-10 specimens per square cm.  [details]

Reproduction Asexual, by paratomy. Specimens undergo fission after reaching the stage of 13-14 chaetigers. The growth zone develops between chaetigers 10 and 11, sometimes between 9 and 10.  [details]

Type locality Red Sea, Eritrea, underwater coral bank near Dahlak (= Dachlak) Archipelago (17º08.5'N, 39º40'.0'E).  [details]