WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphaerephesia amphorata Capa, Osborn & Bakken, 2016

884342  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:884342)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Capa, María; Osborn, Karen J.; Bakken, Torkild. (2016). Sphaerodoridae (Annelida) of the deep Northwestern Atlantic, including remarkable new species of Euritmia and Sphaerephesia. ZooKeys. 615: 1-32., available online at https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.615.9530
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype  USNM 1001815, locality North Carolina...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype USNM 1001815, locality North Carolina (Offshore East of Cape Lookout, North Carolina, North Atlantic, 34.272°, -75.7583°, 640 m) [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote Offshore East of Cape Lookout, North Carolina,...  
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Offshore East of Cape Lookout, North Carolina, United States, North Atlantic, 34.272°, -75.7583° (34°16.32'N, 75°45.498'W), 640 m [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Authors: "Amphora, is a Greek word that refers...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Authors: "Amphora, is a Greek word that refers to the pottery vases used since the Bronze Age by the Greco-Romans to transport liquids. The shape of these containers resembles the characteristic shape of the dorsal macrotubercles of this species." Amphora is a Latin noun, with addition of adjectival suffix -atus -a -um (likeness).  [details]
Read, G. (2016). Sphaerephesia amphorata Capa, Osborn & Bakken, 2016. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=884342 on 2017-12-14

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original description Capa, María; Osborn, Karen J.; Bakken, Torkild. (2016). Sphaerodoridae (Annelida) of the deep Northwestern Atlantic, including remarkable new species of Euritmia and Sphaerephesia. ZooKeys. 615: 1-32., available online at https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.615.9530
page(s): 14 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype USNM 1001815, locality North Carolina (Offshore East of Cape Lookout, North Carolina, North Atlantic, 34.272°, -75.7583°, 640 m) [details]
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Authors: "Amphora, is a Greek word that refers to the pottery vases used since the Bronze Age by the Greco-Romans to transport liquids. The shape of these containers resembles the characteristic shape of the dorsal macrotubercles of this species." Amphora is a Latin noun, with addition of adjectival suffix -atus -a -um (likeness).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Offshore East of Cape Lookout, North Carolina, United States, North Atlantic, 34.272°, -75.7583° (34°16.32'N, 75°45.498'W), 640 m [details]