WoRMS name details

Pseudopolydora vexillosa Radashevsky & Hsieh, 2000

331421  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:331421)

 unaccepted (subjective synonym)
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): 231-233, figs. 10, 11D [details]   
Holotype  ASIZP 179, geounit Taiwan  
Holotype ASIZP 179, geounit Taiwan [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 or fine sand.  [details]
Depth range From less than 2 m to 14 m depth.   
Depth range From less than 2 m to 14 m depth.  [details]

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

Etymology The specific epithet vexillosa, feminine of the New Latin adjective vexillosus and meaning 'flag-like' or 'pennoned',...  
Etymology The specific epithet vexillosa, feminine of the New Latin adjective vexillosus and meaning 'flag-like' or 'pennoned', refers to the characteristic shape of the modified notochaetae in the middle segments of the species.  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2019). World Polychaeta database. Pseudopolydora vexillosa Radashevsky & Hsieh, 2000. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=331421 on 2019-11-13
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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): 231-233, figs. 10, 11D [details]   

context source (HKRMS) Mok SYF. (2010). Larval settlement and metamorphosis of Pseudopolydora vexillosa (Polychaeta: Spionidae) and organic enrichment to coastal benthic sediment. PhD thesis. The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. [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] 

source of synonymy Junqueira, A.O.R.; Tavares, M.D.S.; Schaeffer-Noveli, Y.; Radashevsky, V.I.; Cirelli, J.O.; Julio, L.M.; Romagnoli, E.C.; Santos, K.C. & Ferreira-Silva, M.A.G. 2009. Capítulo 6. Zoobentos. In: Lopes, R.M.; Coradin, L.; Pombo, V.B. & Cunha, D.R. (Eds.), Informe sobre as espécies invasoras marinhas no Brasil. Ministério do Meio Ambiente,Brasília, pp. 145-371.
page(s): 221-223, 1 figure [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype ASIZP 179, geounit Taiwan [details]
Paratype ASIZP 177, geounit Taiwan [details]
Paratype ASIZP 184, geounit Taiwan [details]
Paratype ASIZP 185, geounit Taiwan [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range From less than 2 m to 14 m depth.  [details]

Diagnosis A moderate-sized gonochoristic Pseudopolydora species inhabiting mud tubes in soft bottoms. Body pigmentation absent. Prostomium rounded anteriorly. Four black eyes present. Caruncle reaching end of segment 4. Median antenna present on caruncle. Segment 1 with winged capillary neurochaetae. Anterior row of notochaetae on segments from 7 to 19 pennoned capillaries with shortly pointed main stem and enlarged semicircular limbation tapering to a long tip. Segment 5 slightly modified; two kinds of major spines arranged in a straight oblique or in almost a vertical J-shaped double row. Pygidium a small disc with dorsal gap. Glandular pouches from segment 1, single throughout.  [details]

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

Etymology The specific epithet vexillosa, feminine of the New Latin adjective vexillosus and meaning 'flag-like' or 'pennoned', refers to the characteristic shape of the modified notochaetae in the middle segments of the species.  [details]

Habitat Inhabits mud tubes in soft bottoms of brackish-water environments.  [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 or fine sand.  [details]