WoRMS taxon details

Spiophanes modestus Meißner & Hutchings, 2003

332095  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:332095)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Meißner, Karin and Hutchings, Patricia A. 2003. Spiophanes species (polychaeta: Spionidae) from eastern Australia: with descriptions of new species, new records and an emended generic diagosis. Records of the Australian Museum, 55(2): 117-140.
page(s): 120-123, figs. 2D, 3 [details]   
Holotype  AM W28192, geounit Australia  
Holotype AM W28192, geounit Australia [details]
Note Australia, New South Wales (marine),...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Australia, New South Wales (marine), Hawkesbury River, Juno Head-Hungry Beach (33º34.5'S, 151º16.5'E).  [details]
Depth range 2-30 m.   
Depth range 2-30 m.  [details]

Distribution Australia: Queensland and New South Wales.   
Distribution Australia: Queensland and New South Wales.  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet modestus is a Latin adjective mening 'modest', and refers to the sparse development of parapodial...  
Etymology The specific epithet modestus is a Latin adjective mening 'modest', and refers to the sparse development of parapodial postchaetal lobes in anterior chaetigers, the small antenna and in general to the small size of the species.  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2019). World Polychaeta database. Spiophanes modestus Meißner & Hutchings, 2003. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=332095 on 2019-12-12
Date
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2008-03-17 10:44:16Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed
2014-02-03 08:48:03Z
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original description Meißner, Karin and Hutchings, Patricia A. 2003. Spiophanes species (polychaeta: Spionidae) from eastern Australia: with descriptions of new species, new records and an emended generic diagosis. Records of the Australian Museum, 55(2): 117-140.
page(s): 120-123, figs. 2D, 3 [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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype AM W28192, geounit Australia [details]
Paratype AM W196355, geounit Australia [details]
Paratype AM W196359, geounit Australia [details]
Paratype AM W196361, geounit Australia [details]
Paratype W196350, geounit Australia [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range 2-30 m.  [details]

Distribution Australia: Queensland and New South Wales.  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet modestus is a Latin adjective mening 'modest', and refers to the sparse development of parapodial postchaetal lobes in anterior chaetigers, the small antenna and in general to the small size of the species.  [details]

Habitat Shallow water areas down to 30 m depth, in all types of sediment.  [details]

Reproduction Gravid specimens observed from January to March (specimens AM W14635, W14638).  [details]

Type locality Australia, New South Wales (marine), Hawkesbury River, Juno Head-Hungry Beach (33º34.5'S, 151º16.5'E).  [details]