WoRMS taxon details

Pseudopolydora achaeta Radashevsky & Hsieh, 2000

331410  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:331410)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Radashevsky, V.I. & Hsieh, H.L. (2000). Pseudopolydora (Polychaeta: Spionidae) species from Taiwan. Zoological Studies. 39(3): 218-235., available online at http://zoolstud.sinica.edu.tw/Journals/39.3/218.pdf
page(s): 223-226, figs. 4-5, 11A [details]   
Holotype  ASIZP 121, locality Taiwan (West Pacific...  
Holotype ASIZP 121, locality Taiwan (West Pacific Ocean, South China Sea, Taiwan, Tainan County, Tsengwen River estuary, sta. 1S (23º04'N, 120º05'E); <2 m, mud) [details]
Note West Pacific Ocean, South China Sea, Taiwan,...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality West Pacific Ocean, South China Sea, Taiwan, Tainan County, Tsengwen River estuary (23º04'N, 120º05'E), less than 2 m depth, mud.  [details]
Depth range Intertidal to 5 m depth.  
Depth range Intertidal to 5 m depth. [details]

Distribution West Pacific Ocean: Taiwanese coasts of East and South China seas, and Kinmen Islands (Taiwan Strait, close to mainland...  
Distribution West Pacific Ocean: Taiwanese coasts of East and South China seas, and Kinmen Islands (Taiwan Strait, close to mainland China).  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet achaeta is composed by the negative prefix a-, and the Greek noun cháité meaning 'chaeta' or...  
Etymology The specific epithet achaeta is composed by the negative prefix a-, and the Greek noun cháité meaning 'chaeta' or 'bristle', and refers to the characteristic achaetous appearance of segment 1.  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Pseudopolydora achaeta Radashevsky & Hsieh, 2000. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=331410 on 2018-04-24
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2008-03-17 10:44:16Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2016-03-24 23:39:49Z
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original description Radashevsky, V.I. & Hsieh, H.L. (2000). Pseudopolydora (Polychaeta: Spionidae) species from Taiwan. Zoological Studies. 39(3): 218-235., available online at http://zoolstud.sinica.edu.tw/Journals/39.3/218.pdf
page(s): 223-226, figs. 4-5, 11A [details]   

taxonomy source Abe, Hirokazu; Kondoh, Tomohiko; Sato-Okoshi, Waka. (2016). First Report of the Morphology and rDNA Sequences of Two Pseudopolydora Species (Annelida: Spionidae) from Japan. Zoological Science. 33(6): 650-658., available online at http://www.bioone.org/doi/abs/10.2108/zs160082
page(s): 654; note: records, description, rDNA as Pseudopolydora achaeta, Japan [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

Holotype ASIZP 121, locality Taiwan (West Pacific Ocean, South China Sea, Taiwan, Tainan County, Tsengwen River estuary, sta. 1S (23º04'N, 120º05'E); <2 m, mud) [details]
Paratype ASIZP 113, locality Taiwan (West Pacific Ocean, East China Sea, Taiwan, Taipei County, Tanshui River estuary, sta. K-11 (25º10'N, 121º27'E); intertidal, mud) [details]
Paratype ASIZP 130, locality Taiwan Strait (West Pacific Ocean, Taiwan Strait, Taiwan, Kinmen Islands, close to mainland China, Tzu Lake, sta. 1 (24º28'N, 118º18'E); <2 m, mud or fine sand) [details]
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Depth range Intertidal to 5 m depth. [details]

Diagnosis A moderate-sized gonochoristic Pseudopolydora species inhabiting mud tubes in soft bottoms. Dorsal, lateral and ventral transverse bands of black difuse pigment usually present on anterior segments. Prostomium incised or blunt anteriorly. Four black eyes present. Caruncle reaching end of segment 2. Median antenna present on caruncle. Segment 1 with short hairlike neurochaetae. Segment 5 not modified, with noto- and neuropodial lamellae; two kinds of major spines arranged in an almost straight vertical double row. Pygidium flaring disc with dorso-lateral processes. Glandular pouches from segment 1, largest and paired in segments 6 and 7.
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Distribution West Pacific Ocean: Taiwanese coasts of East and South China seas, and Kinmen Islands (Taiwan Strait, close to mainland China).  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet achaeta is composed by the negative prefix a-, and the Greek noun cháité meaning 'chaeta' or 'bristle', and refers to the characteristic achaetous appearance of segment 1.  [details]

Habitat Mud tubes in soft bottoms of brackish water environments, at shallow depths.  [details]

Reproduction Females with small oocytes present in segments 19 to 44. Paired gonoducts ending externally into one gonopore on middorsal side of segments 20 to 47.  [details]

Type locality West Pacific Ocean, South China Sea, Taiwan, Tainan County, Tsengwen River estuary (23º04'N, 120º05'E), less than 2 m depth, mud.  [details]