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Polychaeta taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHesionura elongata (Southern, 1914) 
AphiaID: 130649

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnnelida (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolychaeta (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorErrantia (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyllodocida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyllodociformia (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyllodocidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEteoninae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHesionura (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHesionura elongata (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHesionura Hartmann-Schröder, 1958
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMystides (Mesomystides) elongata Southern, 1914 (basionym)
Sources  original description Southern, Rowland 1914. Clare Island Survey. Archiannelida and Polychaeta. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, 31(47): 1-160., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/34773787 [details]

redescription Vieitez, J.M.; M.A.; Alós, C.; Parapar, J.; Besteiro, C.; Moreira, J.; Nunez, J.; Laborda, J.; and San Martin, G. 2004. Annelida Polychaeta I. Fauna Iberica. Ramos, M.A. et al (Eds.). Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, CSIC, Madrid, Vol. 25:1-530 [sections separate authorship not recognised here][details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Clew bay [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
From other sources
Belize
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelize [details]
Caribbean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCaribbean Sea [details]
France
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBordeaux [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCalais [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWimereux [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGreek Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIrish Exclusive economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPortuguese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelgian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDanish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]

Feedingtype  predator [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (5 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Annelid Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAuthority Southern, 1914 [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Small bristle worm measuring up to 20 mm long. The head is clearly longer than wide with two pairs
of antennae. The first segment is merged with the head; the second segment features 4 long tentacular cirri. The ventral cirri are longer than the parapodia. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution In both periods Hesionura elongata was mainly observed in the open sea zone. In the area of the Flemish Banks and the Zeeland Banks the species mainly lives on the tops of the sandbanks. Further off the coast specimens are also found in the gullies between the banks. In comparison to the 1994-2001 period H. elongata had a high frequency of occurrence outside the near-coastal zone in the 1976-1986 period. This is probably mainly due to the difference in sampling technique: in the 1994-2001 period samples were sieved alive, as a result of which small bristle worms such as H. elongata had the opportunity to actively slip through the meshes of the sieve. In both periods a maximum density of 1,200 to 1,600 ind./m2 was reached. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution This species is also reported in the Bahamas.

Generally found between 0 - 50 m in fine sand to gravel. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Hesionura elongata typically occurs in coarse-grained sediments: the maximum relative occurrence (> 30%) is observed in the coarsest sediments on the Belgian part of the North Sea (median grain size 600-650 μm). The mud content of the sediments is 20% maximally: the optimum is reached in sediments with a mud content ranging between 0 and 10%. [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:130649
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Bellan, Gérard
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
  
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  Citation: Polychaeta (2014). Hesionura elongata (Southern, 1914). In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2014) World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2014) World Polychaeta database at http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=130649 on 2014-12-28