WoRMS name details

Exogone molesta Banse, 1972

338799  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:338799)

alternate representation (superseded original combination)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Banse, K. (1972). On some species of Phyllodocidae, Syllidae, Nephtyidae, Goniadidae, Apistobranchidae, and Spionidae (Polychaeta) from the Northeast Pacific Ocean. Pacific Science. 26(2): 191-222., available online at http://hdl.handle.net/10125/400
page(s): 203-205, fig. 6 [details]   
Holotype  USNM 42012, locality Orcas Island (North...  
Holotype USNM 42012, locality Orcas Island (North Pacific Ocean, Washington, near Orcas Island, Harney Pass (approximately 48º35.5'N, 122º55'W); mud, 27 m) [details]
Note North Pacific Ocean, Washington, near Orcas...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality North Pacific Ocean, Washington, near Orcas Island, Harney Pass (approximately 48º35.5'N, 122º55'W).  [details]
Depth range 27-40 m.   
Depth range 27-40 m.  [details]

Distribution North Pacific Ocean: Washington (near Orcas Island).   
Distribution North Pacific Ocean: Washington (near Orcas Island).  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet molesta "refers to the perfectly ordinary characters of the species whcih made its study a burden"...  
Etymology The specific epithet molesta "refers to the perfectly ordinary characters of the species whcih made its study a burden" (Banse, 1972: 203). Molesta is the feminine of molestus, the Latin word for 'troublesome' or 'annoying'.  [details]

Taxonomy Moved to different genus  
Taxonomy Moved to different genus [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Exogone molesta Banse, 1972. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=338799 on 2018-05-25
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original description Banse, K. (1972). On some species of Phyllodocidae, Syllidae, Nephtyidae, Goniadidae, Apistobranchidae, and Spionidae (Polychaeta) from the Northeast Pacific Ocean. Pacific Science. 26(2): 191-222., available online at http://hdl.handle.net/10125/400
page(s): 203-205, fig. 6 [details]   

additional source Kudenov, Jerry D. and Harris, Leslie H. 1995. Family Syllidae Grube, 1850. pages 1-97. IN: Blake, James A.; Hilbig, Brigitte; and Scott, Paul H. Taxonomic Atlas of the Benthic Fauna of the Santa Maria Basin and Western Santa Barbara Channel. 5 - The Annelida Part 2. Polychaeta: Phyllodocida (Syllidae and scale-bearing families), Amphinomida, and Eunicida. Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. Santa Barbara
page(s): 20-22, fig. 1.5 [details]   

source of synonymy San Martín, G. (1991). Grubeosyllis and Exogone (Exogoninae, Syllidae, Polychaeta) from Cuba, the Gulf of Mexico, Florida and Puerto Rico, with a revision of Exogone. Bulletin of Marine Science. 49(3): 715-740., available online at http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/umrsmas/bullmar/1991/00000049/00000003/art00004
page(s): 725 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

Holotype USNM 42012, locality Orcas Island (North Pacific Ocean, Washington, near Orcas Island, Harney Pass (approximately 48º35.5'N, 122º55'W); mud, 27 m) [details]
Paratype USNM 42013, locality Orcas Island (North Pacific Ocean, Washington, near Orcas Island, Harney Pass (approximately 48º35.5'N, 122º55'W); mud, 27 m) [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range 27-40 m.  [details]

Distribution North Pacific Ocean: Washington (near Orcas Island).  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet molesta "refers to the perfectly ordinary characters of the species whcih made its study a burden" (Banse, 1972: 203). Molesta is the feminine of molestus, the Latin word for 'troublesome' or 'annoying'.  [details]

Habitat Mud.  [details]

Holotype Complete specimen (USNM 42012) with 35 chaetigers, 2.5 mm long, almost 0.2 mm wide without parapodia, and almost 0.3 mm with parapodia.  [details]

Type locality North Pacific Ocean, Washington, near Orcas Island, Harney Pass (approximately 48º35.5'N, 122º55'W).  [details]

From other sources
Taxonomy Moved to different genus [details]