WoRMS taxon details

Xandaros acanthodes Maciolek, 1981

332862  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:332862)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Maciolek, N.J. (1981). Spionidae (Annelida: Polychaeta) from the Galápagos Rift Geothermal Vents. <em>Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington.</em> 94(3): 826-837., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/34607337
page(s): 828-831, figs. 1-2 [details]   
Holotype  USNM 65922, geounit Galapagos Islands  
Holotype USNM 65922, geounit Galapagos Islands [details]
Note Pacific Ocean, Galápagos Rift geothermal...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Pacific Ocean, Galápagos Rift geothermal vents, ''Rose Garden'' geothermal vent (0º48.3'N, 86º13.5'W), 2447 m, amongst mussels.  [details]
Depth range 2447-2482 m.  
Depth range 2447-2482 m. [details]

Distribution Pacific Ocean: Galápagos Rift geothermal vents.   
Distribution Pacific Ocean: Galápagos Rift geothermal vents.  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet acanthodes is composed by the noun akanthus (Greek), meaning 'thorn', followed by the suffix -odes...  
Etymology The specific epithet acanthodes is composed by the noun akanthus (Greek), meaning 'thorn', followed by the suffix -odes (Greek), meaning 'like'; acanthodes means 'thorny'. The specific name refers to the presence of spinelike setae in several chaetigers.  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2020). World Polychaeta database. Xandaros acanthodes Maciolek, 1981. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=332862 on 2020-02-17
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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 Maciolek, N.J. (1981). Spionidae (Annelida: Polychaeta) from the Galápagos Rift Geothermal Vents. <em>Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington.</em> 94(3): 826-837., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/34607337
page(s): 828-831, figs. 1-2 [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype USNM 65922, geounit Galapagos Islands [details]
Paratype USNM 65923, geounit Galapagos Islands [details]
Paratype USNM 65924, geounit Galapagos Islands [details]
Paratype USNM 65925, geounit Galapagos Islands [details]
Paratype USNM 65926, geounit Galapagos Islands [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range 2447-2482 m. [details]

Distribution Pacific Ocean: Galápagos Rift geothermal vents.  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet acanthodes is composed by the noun akanthus (Greek), meaning 'thorn', followed by the suffix -odes (Greek), meaning 'like'; acanthodes means 'thorny'. The specific name refers to the presence of spinelike setae in several chaetigers.  [details]

Habitat Geothermal vents, amongst mussels and Riftia pachyptila, between 2447-2482 m.  [details]

Type locality Pacific Ocean, Galápagos Rift geothermal vents, ''Rose Garden'' geothermal vent (0º48.3'N, 86º13.5'W), 2447 m, amongst mussels.  [details]