WoRMS taxon details

Sphaerephesia 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 <em>Euritmia</em> and <em>Sphaerephesia</em>. <em>ZooKeys.</em> 615: 1-32., available online at https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.615.9530
page(s): 14 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Holotype  USNM 1001815, geounit North Carolina  
Holotype USNM 1001815, geounit North Carolina [details]
Note Offshore East of Cape Lookout, North Carolina,...  
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Type 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]
Etymology Authors: "Amphora, is a Greek word that refers to the pottery vases used since the Bronze Age by the Greco-Romans to...  
Etymology 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.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Sphaerephesia amphorata Capa, Osborn & Bakken, 2016. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=884342 on 2018-11-17
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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 <em>Euritmia</em> and <em>Sphaerephesia</em>. <em>ZooKeys.</em> 615: 1-32., available online at https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.615.9530
page(s): 14 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
Holotype USNM 1001815, geounit North Carolina [details]
From editor or global species database
Etymology 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]

Type 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]