WoRMS name details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlciopa distorta Treadwell, 1943

336063  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:336063)

Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (subjective synonym)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Treadwell, A.L. (1943). Scientific Results of Cruise VII of the Carnegie during 1928-1929 under Command of Captain J.P. Ault. Biology - IV. Biological results of the last cruise of the Carnegie. III. Polychaetous annelids. Carnegie Institution of Washington Publication. 555: 29-59, 1 plate, 4 maps., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/item/40820#page/37/mode/1up
page(s): 35, plate I figs. 16-17, plate II fig. 18 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype  USNM 20084, locality North Pacific (East of...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype USNM 20084, locality North Pacific (East of Hawaiian Islands, Pacific Ocean, Sta. 137 of Cruise VII of the Carnegie (24°02'N, 145°33'W; 24.03°, -145.55°); 50 m below surface, in the water column over a bottom depth of 5208 m) [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote East of Hawaiian Islands, North Pacific Ocean...  
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality East of Hawaiian Islands, North Pacific Ocean (24.03°, -145.55°). [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 50-100 m below the water surface, in the water...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 50-100 m below the water surface, in the water column. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Atlantic and Pacific oceans (pelagic).  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Atlantic and Pacific oceans (pelagic). [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet distorta is a Latin...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet distorta is a Latin participle meaning 'twisted' or 'contorted', and refers presumably to the "distortion of the [type] specimen" (Treadwell, 1943: 35). [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Current taxon junior synonym of species listed.  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Current taxon junior synonym of species listed. [details]
Gil, J. (2017). Alciopa distorta Treadwell, 1943. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=336063 on 2017-12-12

Date
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2008-03-18 12:55:09Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2017-09-01 10:29:20Z
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original description Treadwell, A.L. (1943). Scientific Results of Cruise VII of the Carnegie during 1928-1929 under Command of Captain J.P. Ault. Biology - IV. Biological results of the last cruise of the Carnegie. III. Polychaetous annelids. Carnegie Institution of Washington Publication. 555: 29-59, 1 plate, 4 maps., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/item/40820#page/37/mode/1up
page(s): 35, plate I figs. 16-17, plate II fig. 18 [details]   

source of synonymy Hartman, Olga. (1956). Polychaetous annelids erected by Treadwell, 1891 to 1948, together with a brief chronology. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History. 109(2): 239-310., available online at http://hdl.handle.net/2246/1145
page(s): 247, 277; note: as Naiades cantrainii; holotype not seen by O. Hartman [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype USNM 20084, locality North Pacific (East of Hawaiian Islands, Pacific Ocean, Sta. 137 of Cruise VII of the Carnegie (24°02'N, 145°33'W; 24.03°, -145.55°); 50 m below surface, in the water column over a bottom depth of 5208 m) [details]
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 50-100 m below the water surface, in the water column. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Atlantic and Pacific oceans (pelagic). [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet distorta is a Latin participle meaning 'twisted' or 'contorted', and refers presumably to the "distortion of the [type] specimen" (Treadwell, 1943: 35). [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Pelagic, found between 50-100 m below the water surface. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype Deposited at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C., USA (USNM 20084). [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Current taxon junior synonym of species listed. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality East of Hawaiian Islands, North Pacific Ocean (24.03°, -145.55°). [details]