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Polychaeta source details

McIntosh, William Carmichael. (1878). On the Annelida obtained during the Cruise of H.M.S. ‘Valorous’ to Davis Strait in 1875. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London. Second Series: Zoology. 1(7): 499-511, plate LXV.
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10.1111/j.1096-3642.1878.tb00663b.x [view]
McIntosh, William Carmichael
1878
On the Annelida obtained during the Cruise of H.M.S. ‘Valorous’ to Davis Strait in 1875
Transactions of the Linnean Society of London. Second Series: Zoology
1(7): 499-511, plate LXV
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World Polychaeta Database (WPolyD)
Published: August 1878
[None. Work starts as follows:]
For the opportunity of examining the collection made during the voyage of the 'Valorous,' I am indebted, as on many similar occasions, to Dr. Gwyn Jeffreys, the scientific chief of the expedition. The specimens were not quite in such good preservation as those collected, for instance, in the dredging expeditions of H.M.S. 'Porcupine,' and Dr. Jeffreys's yacht 'Osprey,' since specially prepared bottles and spirit were sent on these occasions. No group of marine Invertebrates is more difficult to preserve in a satisfactory manner than the Annelida; and it may not be inopportune again to draw attention to the necessity of pursuing, as far as possible, the method indicated below.
Arctic-Boreal marine
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Holotype NHMUK 1877.11.28.118, geounit Davis Strait, identified as Aricia groenlandica McIntosh, 1878
 Depth range

18-3993 m. Originally found at 750 m.  [details]

 Depth range

20 fathoms (about 36.6 m). [details]

 Distribution

Arctic Ocean, off Greenland; NE Atlantic, from Scotland to Mediterranean Sea; NW Atlantic, from Gulf of St. Lawrence ... [details]

 Distribution

NW Atlantic Ocean: Davis Strait. [details]

 Etymology

The generic name is composed by the name of the genus Ammotrypane Rathke, 1843 (junior synonym of Ophelina Örsted, ... [details]

 Etymology

The name of the genus Ancistrosyllis is composed by the word ancistrus, derived from the Ancient Greek agkistron ... [details]

 Etymology

The specific epithet groenlandica refers to the type locality of the species, off Greenland.  [details]

 Etymology

Not explicitly stated, but the specific epithet groenlandica refers to the type locality of the species, Greenland ... [details]

 Habitat

Bottoms of mud, mixed silt-mud, and mud with gravel, sand and shell fragments.  [details]

 Habitat

Shell-sand, at shallow shelf depths. [details]

 Taxonomic remark

The species was published as new twice. First in McIntosh in Jeffreys (1876: 218-219), as Tachytrypane arctica, and ... [details]

 Taxonomic remark

The species was published as new twice. First in McIntosh in Jeffreys (1876: 218), as Tachytrypane jeffreysi, and ... [details]

 Type locality

North Atlantic, 1785 fms, 3267 m, Globigerina-ooze, 55° 10’ N, 25° 58’ W (55.166667°, -25.966667°). Note ... [details]

 Type locality

Arctic Ocean, Davis Strait, off Greenland (64º05'N, 56º47'W), at 410 fathoms (= 750 m), on a bottom of sandy mud. [details]

 Type locality

Off Greenland, Davis Strait, NW Atlantic Ocean (60.8333°, -55.450°). [details]

 Type material

Holotype deposited at the The Natural History Museum, London, UK (NHMUK 1877.11.28.118). [details]