WoRMS name details

Neanthes obscura Treadwell, 1928

339105  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:339105)

 unaccepted (subjective synonym)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Treadwell, Aaron L. (1928). Polychaetous annelids from the Arcturus Oceanographic Expedition. Zoologica, New York. 8(8): 449-485., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/51020852
page(s): 472, fig. 179: 50 to 53 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Holotype  AMNH , locality Cocos Islands (Cocos Island,...  
Holotype AMNH , locality Cocos Islands (Cocos Island, west of Costa Rica, Pacific Ocean (05°32'N, 86°59'W; 5.5333°, -86.9833°)) [details]
Note Off Cocos Island, west of Costa Rica, Pacific...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Off Cocos Island, west of Costa Rica, Pacific Ocean (5.5333°, -86.9833°). [details]
Depth range Not stated.  
Depth range Not stated. [details]

Distribution Pacific Ocean: Cocos Island (west of Costa Rica).  
Distribution Pacific Ocean: Cocos Island (west of Costa Rica). [details]

Etymology Not stated, uncertain. The specific epithet obscura is a Latin adjective meaning 'dark', 'dusky', 'indistinct',...  
Etymology Not stated, uncertain. The specific epithet obscura is a Latin adjective meaning 'dark', 'dusky', 'indistinct', 'complicated, 'unknown', 'reserved' or 'secret'. With base only on the original description it is not possible to be certain to which aspect of the species the name refers to. However, it coud refer to the eyes: "The eyes are small and in the preserved material are colored brown" (Treadwell, 1928: 472). [details]

Taxonomy Current taxon junior synonym of species listed.  
Taxonomy Current taxon junior synonym of species listed. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Neanthes obscura Treadwell, 1928. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=339105 on 2018-05-26
Date
action
by
2008-03-18 12:55:09Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed
2017-09-01 10:29:20Z
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original description Treadwell, Aaron L. (1928). Polychaetous annelids from the Arcturus Oceanographic Expedition. Zoologica, New York. 8(8): 449-485., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/51020852
page(s): 472, fig. 179: 50 to 53 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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): 255, 281 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

Holotype AMNH , locality Cocos Islands (Cocos Island, west of Costa Rica, Pacific Ocean (05°32'N, 86°59'W; 5.5333°, -86.9833°)) [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range Not stated. [details]

Distribution Pacific Ocean: Cocos Island (west of Costa Rica). [details]

Etymology Not stated, uncertain. The specific epithet obscura is a Latin adjective meaning 'dark', 'dusky', 'indistinct', 'complicated, 'unknown', 'reserved' or 'secret'. With base only on the original description it is not possible to be certain to which aspect of the species the name refers to. However, it coud refer to the eyes: "The eyes are small and in the preserved material are colored brown" (Treadwell, 1928: 472). [details]

Habitat Not stated. [details]

Specimen Deposited at the American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA (AMNH). [details]

Taxonomy Current taxon junior synonym of species listed. [details]

Type locality Off Cocos Island, west of Costa Rica, Pacific Ocean (5.5333°, -86.9833°). [details]