WoRMS name details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeanthes obscura Treadwell, 1928

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

Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted 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] 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype  AMNH , locality Cocos Islands (Cocos Island,...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype AMNH , locality Cocos Islands (Cocos Island, west of Costa Rica, Pacific Ocean (05°32'N, 86°59'W; 5.5333°, -86.9833°)) [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote Off Cocos Island, west of Costa Rica, Pacific...  
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Off Cocos Island, west of Costa Rica, Pacific Ocean (5.5333°, -86.9833°). [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Not stated.  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Not stated. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Pacific Ocean: Cocos Island (west of Costa Rica).  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Pacific Ocean: Cocos Island (west of Costa Rica). [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Not stated, uncertain. The specific epithet obscura is a Latin adjective meaning 'dark', 'dusky', 'indistinct',...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology 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]

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). Neanthes obscura Treadwell, 1928. 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=339105 on 2018-01-18

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, 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 
 

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype 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
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Not stated. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Pacific Ocean: Cocos Island (west of Costa Rica). [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology 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]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Not stated. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpecimen Deposited at the American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA (AMNH). [details]

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

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Off Cocos Island, west of Costa Rica, Pacific Ocean (5.5333°, -86.9833°). [details]