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Polychaeta source details

Piltz, F.M. (1977). A new genus and species of polychaete (family Capitellidae) from Southern California. Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences. 76(1): 57-60.
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Piltz, F.M.
1977
A new genus and species of polychaete (family Capitellidae) from Southern California
Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences
76(1): 57-60
Publication
World Polychaeta Database (WPolyDb)
[None. Introduction as follows:]
This addition to the thirty genera of Capitellidae (Hartman, 1947, 1959, 1965) is based upon specimens collected in a study of southern California sandy beaches (Patterson, 1974) funded by the Sea Grant Office of the Department of Commerce Grant #2-35227. The author wishes to express thanks for permission to use the material. Dr. Dale Straughan provided funds for the study. All specimens are deposited in collections of the Allan Hancock Foundation (AHF), University of Southern California.
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Amastigos Piltz, 1977 (original description)
Amastigos acutus Piltz, 1977 (original description)
Holotype AHF Poly 1239, locality Southern California, identified as Amastigos acutus Piltz, 1977
Paratype AHF Poly 1240, locality Southern California, identified as Amastigos acutus Piltz, 1977
 Depth range

Intertidal.  [details]

 Diagnosis

Neuropodial and notopodial hooded hooks present in both thorax and abdomen; capillary setae entirely absent; ... [details]

 Distribution

Pacific Ocean, Southern California (USA).  [details]

 Etymology

The generic name Amastigos is formed by the prefix of Greek origin a-, implying a negative or an absence, meaning ... [details]

 Etymology

The specific epithet acutus is a Latin adjective meaning 'sharpened' or 'acute', and refers to the acutely pointed ... [details]

 Habitat

Intertidal fine-grained sandy beaches.  [details]

 Specimen

Holotype (AHF Poly 1239) and paratype (AHF Poly 1240) deposited at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles ... [details]

 Type locality

Pacific Ocean, USA, Southern California, Hope Ranch, near Carpinteria, in front of the drainage pipe projecting ... [details]

 Type species

Amastigos acutus Piltz, 1977.  [details]