WoRMS taxon details

Pseudopolydora 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). <i>Pseudopolydora</i> (Polychaeta: Spionidae) species from Taiwan. <em>Zoological Studies.</em> 39(3): 218-235., available online at http://zoolstud.sinica.edu.tw/Journals/39.3/218.pdf
page(s): 226-227, fig. 6 [details]   
Holotype  ASIZP 144, geounit Taiwan (West Pacific...  
Holotype ASIZP 144, geounit Taiwan (West Pacific Ocean, South China Sea, Taiwan, Tainan County, coast off Pachang River, sta. 3 (23º20'N, 120º03'E); 14 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, coast off Pachang River (23º20'N, 120º03'E), 14 m, mud.  [details]
Depth range 11-14 m.   
Depth range 11-14 m.  [details]

Distribution Pacific Ocean: South China Sea coasts of Taiwan; New Zealand.   
Distribution Pacific Ocean: South China Sea coasts of Taiwan; New Zealand.  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet corniculata, feminine of the Latin adjective corniculatus and meaning 'horn-shaped' or 'horned',...  
Etymology 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]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Pseudopolydora corniculata Radashevsky & Hsieh, 2000. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=331412 on 2018-10-21
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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 Radashevsky, V.I. & Hsieh, H.L. (2000). <i>Pseudopolydora</i> (Polychaeta: Spionidae) species from Taiwan. <em>Zoological Studies.</em> 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. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype ASIZP 144, geounit Taiwan (West Pacific Ocean, South China Sea, Taiwan, Tainan County, coast off Pachang River, sta. 3 (23º20'N, 120º03'E); 14 m, mud) [details]
Paratype ASIZP 145, geounit 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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Depth range 11-14 m.  [details]

Diagnosis 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]

Distribution Pacific Ocean: South China Sea coasts of Taiwan; New Zealand.  [details]

Etymology 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]

Habitat Mud tubes in soft bottoms of brackish-water environments.  [details]

Reproduction 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]

Type locality West Pacific Ocean, South China Sea, Taiwan, Tainan County, coast off Pachang River (23º20'N, 120º03'E), 14 m, mud.  [details]