WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudopolydora corniculata Radashevsky & Hsieh, 2000

331412  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:331412)

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): 226-227, fig. 6 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype  ASIZP 144, locality Taiwan (West Pacific...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype ASIZP 144, locality Taiwan (West Pacific Ocean, South China Sea, Taiwan, Tainan County, coast off Pachang River, sta. 3 (23º20'N, 120º03'E); 14 m, mud) [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote West Pacific Ocean, South China Sea, Taiwan,...  
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality West Pacific Ocean, South China Sea, Taiwan, Tainan County, coast off Pachang River (23º20'N, 120º03'E), 14 m, mud.  [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 11-14 m.   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 11-14 m.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Pacific Ocean: South China Sea coasts of Taiwan; New Zealand.   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Pacific Ocean: South China Sea coasts of Taiwan; New Zealand.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet corniculata, feminine of the Latin adjective corniculatus and meaning 'horn-shaped' or 'horned',...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet corniculata, feminine of the Latin adjective corniculatus and meaning 'horn-shaped' or 'horned', refers to the morphology of the anterior end of the species, with horn-like antero-lateral processes on the prostomium, long cirriform median antenna on the caruncle, and long cirriform notopodial lamellae on segment 1, giving all together a horned appearance to the species.  [details]
Gil, J. (2016). Pseudopolydora corniculata Radashevsky & Hsieh, 2000. 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=331412 on 2018-01-22

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2008-03-17 10:44:16Z
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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): 226-227, fig. 6 [details]   

additional source Glasby, C.J.; Read, G.B.; Lee, K.E.; Blakemore, R.J.; Fraser, P.M.; Pinder, A.M.; Erséus, C.; Moser, W.E.; Burreson, E.M.; Govedich, F.R.; Davies, R.W.; Dawson, E.W. (2009). Phylum Annelida: bristleworms, earthworms, leeches, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 312-358. [details]   

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 
 

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype ASIZP 144, locality Taiwan (West Pacific Ocean, South China Sea, Taiwan, Tainan County, coast off Pachang River, sta. 3 (23º20'N, 120º03'E); 14 m, mud) [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParatype ASIZP 145, locality Taiwan (West Pacific Ocean, South China Sea, Taiwan, Tainan County, coast off Chuanchun River, sta. 18 (23º15'N, 120º04'E); 11 m, fine sand) [details]
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 11-14 m.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Moderate-sized, gonochoristic Pseudopolydora species inhabiting mud tubes in soft bottoms of brackish-water environments. Body pigmentation absent. Prostomium T-shaped anteriorly, with two pointed antero-lateral processes. Four black eyes present. Caruncle reaching middle of segment 6. Median antenna present on caruncle. Segment 1 with long cirriform postchaetal lamellae and winged capillary neurochaetae. Segment 5 not modified, with noto- and neuropodial lamellae; anterior row of notochaetae slightly different from those chaetae on neighboring segments. Glandular pouches largest and paired in segments 6 and 7.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Pacific Ocean: South China Sea coasts of Taiwan; New Zealand.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet corniculata, feminine of the Latin adjective corniculatus and meaning 'horn-shaped' or 'horned', refers to the morphology of the anterior end of the species, with horn-like antero-lateral processes on the prostomium, long cirriform median antenna on the caruncle, and long cirriform notopodial lamellae on segment 1, giving all together a horned appearance to the species.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Mud tubes in soft bottoms of brackish-water environments.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Female 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]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality West Pacific Ocean, South China Sea, Taiwan, Tainan County, coast off Pachang River (23º20'N, 120º03'E), 14 m, mud.  [details]