WoRMS taxon details

Thelepus extensus Hutchings & Glasby, 1987

332562  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:332562)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Hutchings, Patricia A.; Glasby, Christopher J. (1987). The Thelepinae (Terebellidae) from Australia, with a discussion of the generic and specific characters of the subfamily. <em>Bulletin of the Biological Society of Washington.</em> 7: 217-250.
page(s): 233-236, figs. 8A, 9A-E, 10 [details]   
Holotype  AM W.5979, geounit West Island  
Holotype AM W.5979, geounit West Island [details]
Type locality contained in South Australia (state)  
type locality contained in South Australia (state) [details]
Note West Island, South Australia, Australia...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality West Island, South Australia, Australia (-35.6167°, 138.6°). [details]
Depth range Intertidal to 50 m.  
Depth range Intertidal to 50 m. [details]

Distribution Australia (New South Wales; Queensland; South Australia; Tasmania; Victoria; Western Australia); New Zealand.  
Distribution Australia (New South Wales; Queensland; South Australia; Tasmania; Victoria; Western Australia); New Zealand. [details]

Etymology The specific epithet extensus, meaning 'extended' or 'continued', is the perfect passive participle of the Latin verb...  
Etymology The specific epithet extensus, meaning 'extended' or 'continued', is the perfect passive participle of the Latin verb extendo, and refers to the wide variety of habitats in which the species occurs. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2019). World Polychaeta database. Thelepus extensus Hutchings & Glasby, 1987. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=332562 on 2019-11-16
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original description Hutchings, Patricia A.; Glasby, Christopher J. (1987). The Thelepinae (Terebellidae) from Australia, with a discussion of the generic and specific characters of the subfamily. <em>Bulletin of the Biological Society of Washington.</em> 7: 217-250.
page(s): 233-236, figs. 8A, 9A-E, 10 [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 Hutchings, Patricia A. (1997). The Terebellidae (Polychaeta) of Northern Australia with a key to all the described species of the region. pages 133-161, 7 figures. IN: Hanley, J. R.; Caswell, G.; Megirian, D.; and Larson, H. K. Proceedings of the Sixth International Biological Workshop. The marine flora and fauna of Darwin Harbour, Northern Territory, Australia. <em>Museums and Art Galleries of the Northern Territory and the Australian Marine Sciences Association. Darwin.</em>
page(s): 146 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype AM W.5979, geounit West Island [details]
Paratype AM W.198853, geounit Kangaroo Island [details]
Paratype AM W.198854, geounit Two people's Bay [details]
Paratype AM W.198855, geounit Victoria (Australian state) [details]
Paratype AM W.198856, geounit New South Wales [details]
Paratype AM W.198857, geounit Newport [details]
Paratype AM W.198858, geounit Robe [details]
Paratype AM W.5974, geounit Spencer Gulf [details]
Paratype LACM AHF POLY 1443, geounit Robe [details]
Paratype MV F50242, geounit Bass Strait [details]
Paratype NHMUK 1985.7-28, geounit Victoria (Australian state) [details]
Paratype USNM 97576, geounit Victoria (Australian state) [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range Intertidal to 50 m. [details]

Distribution Australia (New South Wales; Queensland; South Australia; Tasmania; Victoria; Western Australia); New Zealand. [details]

Etymology The specific epithet extensus, meaning 'extended' or 'continued', is the perfect passive participle of the Latin verb extendo, and refers to the wide variety of habitats in which the species occurs. [details]

Habitat In reefy areas, under rocks and boulders or in crevices, amongst weed, algae and sponges, and on soft sediments associated with the seagrasses Zostera, Posidonia, and in front of mangrove zone. Salinity 30-35‰. [details]

Type locality West Island, South Australia, Australia (-35.6167°, 138.6°). [details]