WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAllapasus aurantiacus Holland, Kuhnz & Osborn, 2012

659935  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:659935)

accepted
Species
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Holland ND, Kuhnz LA, Osborn KJ (2012) Morphology of a New Deep-Sea Acorn Worm (Class Enteropneusta, Phylum Hemichordata): A Part-Time Demersal Drifter with Externalized Ovaries. Journal of Morphology 273:661–671, available online at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22419131 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype  SIO SIO-BIC-H20  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype SIO SIO-BIC-H20 [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The species name is derived from the Latin...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The species name is derived from the Latin masculine adjective aurantiacus ("orange"), in reference to the light orange color of the proboscis and collar. [details]
Konikoff, C. (2017). Allapasus aurantiacus Holland, Kuhnz & Osborn, 2012. In: Shenkar, N.; Swalla, B.J.; van der Land, J. (2017). Hemichordata World Database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=659935 on 2017-12-17

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original description Holland ND, Kuhnz LA, Osborn KJ (2012) Morphology of a New Deep-Sea Acorn Worm (Class Enteropneusta, Phylum Hemichordata): A Part-Time Demersal Drifter with Externalized Ovaries. Journal of Morphology 273:661–671, available online at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22419131 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype SIO SIO-BIC-H20 [details]
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAdditional information This is a formal description of Genus D, Species 1 in the recent Osborn et al. paper, which overall identified a number of previously undescribed species in the Torquaratoridae. Not all of them have been formally named (yet). [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The species name is derived from the Latin masculine adjective aurantiacus ("orange"), in reference to the light orange color of the proboscis and collar. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Monterey Submarine Canyon and the base of Davidson Seamount between 60-100 km offshore of Monterey, California, at depths between 2,900-3,500 meters. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLength The holotype specimen is ~26cm long. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMorphology Ovaries are located outside of the body (in lateral wings, along the pharyngeal region). [details]