WoRMS taxon details

Phyllochaetopterus gigas Nishi & Rouse, 2014

754493  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:754493)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Nishi, Eijiroh and Rouse, Greg W. (2014). First whale fall chaetopterid; a gigantic new species of Phyllochaetopterus (Chaetopteridae: Annelida) from the deep sea off California. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 126(4): 287-298., available online at http://www.pbsw.org/doi/abs/10.2988/0006-324X-126.4.287
page(s): 288 [details]   
Holotype  SIO SIO-BIC A978, geounit Monterey Bay  
Holotype SIO SIO-BIC A978, geounit Monterey Bay [details]
Note Monterey Submarine Canyon, off California,...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Monterey Submarine Canyon, off California, USA, 36.6133°, -122.4333°, 2892 m, on or near whale fall of grey whale "Ruby" [details]
Depth range Deep-sea context derived from a specimen depth data search  
Depth range Deep-sea context derived from a specimen depth data search [details]

Etymology From Greek word gigas meaning giant.  
Etymology From Greek word gigas meaning giant. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2021). World Polychaeta Database. Phyllochaetopterus gigas Nishi & Rouse, 2014. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=754493 on 2021-09-28
Date
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2014-02-23 21:56:37Z
created

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original description Nishi, Eijiroh and Rouse, Greg W. (2014). First whale fall chaetopterid; a gigantic new species of Phyllochaetopterus (Chaetopteridae: Annelida) from the deep sea off California. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 126(4): 287-298., available online at http://www.pbsw.org/doi/abs/10.2988/0006-324X-126.4.287
page(s): 288 [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Nishi, Eijiroh and Rouse, Greg W. (2014). First whale fall chaetopterid; a gigantic new species of Phyllochaetopterus (Chaetopteridae: Annelida) from the deep sea off California. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 126(4): 287-298., available online at http://www.pbsw.org/doi/abs/10.2988/0006-324X-126.4.287 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
Holotype SIO SIO-BIC A978, geounit Monterey Bay [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range Deep-sea context derived from a specimen depth data search [details]

Etymology From Greek word gigas meaning giant. [details]

Habitat Whale fall site [details]

Type locality Monterey Submarine Canyon, off California, USA, 36.6133°, -122.4333°, 2892 m, on or near whale fall of grey whale "Ruby" [details]