WoRMS banner

WoRMS RSS feed RSS
Add search provider Add provider
Twitter: Latest updates @WRMarineSpecies

WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphisamytha vanuatuensis Reuscher, Fiege & Wehe, 2009 
AphiaID: 711929

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnnelida (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolychaeta (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSedentaria (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCanalipalpata (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTerebellida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTerebellomorpha (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmpharetidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmpharetinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphisamytha (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphisamytha Hessle, 1917
Source  original description Reuscher, M.; Fiege, D.; Wehe, T. 2009. Four new species of Ampharetidae (Annelida: Polychaeta) from Pacific hot vents and cold seeps, with a key and synoptic table of characters for all genera. Zootaxa 2191: 1-40, available online at http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/list/2009/zt02191.html
page(s): 24 [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Papua New Guinea [details]
From editor or global species database
South Pacific Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSouth West Pacific Ocean [details]
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype SMF SMF17798 [details]
Feedingtype  deposit feeder: surface [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (22 nucleotides; 18 proteins) 
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The species is named after the island nation Vanuatu, located near the Fiji Basin. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat The species occurs in high abundance at the hydrothermal vents of the Lihir Basin and the Fiji Basin. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:711929
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2012-12-08 19:21:32Z  created  Reuscher, Michael
  
[Taxonomic tree] [Occurrence map] [Google] [Google scholar] [Google images]
  Citation: Reuscher, M. (2014). Amphisamytha vanuatuensis Reuscher, Fiege & Wehe, 2009. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2014) World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=711929 on 2014-09-19
  Creative Commons License The webpage text is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License