WoRMS taxon details

Pseudopolydora reticulata Radashevsky & Hsieh, 2000

331419  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:331419)

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): 229-231, figs. 8-9, 11B [details]   
Holotype  ASIZP 168, locality Taiwan (West Pacific...  
Holotype ASIZP 168, locality Taiwan (West Pacific Ocean, South China Sea, Taiwan, Tainan County, Tsengwen River estuary, sta. 2N (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 10 m depth.   
Depth range Intertidal to 10 m depth.  [details]

Distribution West Pacific Ocean, Taiwan: coasts of East and South China seas, and of Taiwan Strait.  
Distribution West Pacific Ocean, Taiwan: coasts of East and South China seas, and of Taiwan Strait. [details]

Etymology The specific epithet reticulata, feminine of the Latin adjective reticulatus and meaning 'reticulated' or 'net-like',...  
Etymology The specific epithet reticulata, feminine of the Latin adjective reticulatus and meaning 'reticulated' or 'net-like', refers to the characteristic pattern of black pigmentation on the dorsal region of the anterior segments.  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Pseudopolydora reticulata Radashevsky & Hsieh, 2000. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=331419 on 2018-05-23
Date
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2008-03-17 10:44:16Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2016-03-26 12:56:38Z
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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): 229-231, figs. 8-9, 11B [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] 

additional 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): 652; note: description, records and rDNA of Pseudopolydora cf. reticulata, Japan [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

Holotype ASIZP 168, locality Taiwan (West Pacific Ocean, South China Sea, Taiwan, Tainan County, Tsengwen River estuary, sta. 2N (23º04'N, 120º05'E); <2 m, mud) [details]
Paratype ASIZP 162, locality Taiwan (West Pacific Ocean, South China Sea, Taiwan, Tainan County, lagoon at Chiku, sta. 6 (23º08'N, 120º04'E); <2 m, mud) [details]
Paratype ASIZP 170, locality Taiwan (West Pacific Ocean, South China Sea, Taiwan, Tainan County, coast off Chuanchun River, sta. 23 (23º13'N, 120º04'E); 6 m, fine sand) [details]
Paratype ASIZP 171, locality Taiwan (West Pacific Ocean, South China Sea, Taiwan, Tainan County, coast off Yenshui River, sta. 78 (22º59'N, 120º07'E); 10 m, mud) [details]
Paratype ASIZP 172, locality Taiwan (West Pacific Ocean, South China Sea, Taiwan, Tainan County, southern coast of Tsengwen River, sta. S-1 (23º03'N, 120º03'E); intertidal, fine sand) [details]
Paratype ASIZP 175, locality Taiwan (West Pacific Ocean, South China Sea, Taiwan, Changhua County, Tatu River estuary, sta. D2 (24º10'N, 120º27'E); intertidal, fine sand) [details]
Paratype ASIZP 176, locality Taiwan (West Pacific Ocean, South China Sea, Taiwan, Taipei County, Tanshui River estuary, sta. K-12 (25º10'N, 121º27'E); 5 m, mud) [details]
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Depth range Intertidal to 10 m depth.  [details]

Diagnosis A moderate-sized gonochoristic Pseudopolydora species inhabiting mud tubes in soft bottoms. Black reticulated pigment present on dorsal side of anterior segments; paired black spots arranged on ventral side of anterior segments; narrow black band present on caruncle. Prostomium bifurcated anteriorly. Four black eyes present. Caruncle usually reaching end of segment 5. Median antenna present on caruncle. Segment 5 not modified, with noto- and neuropodial lamellae; two kinds of major spines arranged in a vertical J-shaped double row. Pygidium disclike with dorso-lateral processes. Glandular pouches from segment 1, largest and paired in segments 6 and 7.  [details]

Distribution West Pacific Ocean, Taiwan: coasts of East and South China seas, and of Taiwan Strait. [details]

Etymology The specific epithet reticulata, feminine of the Latin adjective reticulatus and meaning 'reticulated' or 'net-like', refers to the characteristic pattern of black pigmentation on the dorsal region of the anterior segments.  [details]

Habitat Inhabits muddy-sand tubes in soft bottoms of brackish-water environments, from intertidal to subtidal depths.  [details]

Reproduction Females with paired gonoducts ending externally into one middorsal gonopore on segments 13-22. Species gonochoristic. Gametes present in both females and males beginning from segment 12.  [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]