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Polychaeta taxon details

Amastigos caperatus Ewing & Dauer, 1981

157156  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:157156)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Ewing, R. Michael and Dauer, Daniel M. 1981. A new species of Amastigos (Polychaeta: Capitellidae) from the Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Coast of the United States with notes on the Capitellidae of the Chesapeake Bay. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 94(1): 163-168., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/107604#page/185/mode/1up
page(s): 163-166, fig. 1 [details]   
Holotype  USNM 61107, locality Chesapeake Bay (Atlantic...  
Holotype USNM 61107, locality Chesapeake Bay (Atlantic Ocean, USA, Virginia, Chesapeake Bay (37º07'N, 75º59'W); 6.7 m, in clean medium sand) [details]
Note Atlantic Ocean, USA, Virginia, Chesapeake Bay...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Atlantic Ocean, USA, Virginia, Chesapeake Bay (37º07'N, 75º59'W), at 6.7 m, in clean medium sand.  [details]
Type material Holotype (USNM 61107) and paratypes (USNM 61108) deposited at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington (USA).  [details]
Depth range Subtidal depths, between 6.7-18.9 m.   
Depth range Subtidal depths, between 6.7-18.9 m.  [details]

Distribution Atlantic coast of the USA, from Broad Sound (Massachusetts) to Charleston (South Carolina).   
Distribution Atlantic coast of the USA, from Broad Sound (Massachusetts) to Charleston (South Carolina).  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet caperatus is a Latin adjective meaning 'wrinkled', and refers to the wrinkled appearance of the...  
Etymology The specific epithet caperatus is a Latin adjective meaning 'wrinkled', and refers to the wrinkled appearance of the notopodial hoods, particularly in the abdomen. [details]

Distribution Range covers both subprovinces of Acadian and Virginian  
Distribution Range covers both subprovinces of Acadian and Virginian [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Amastigos caperatus Ewing & Dauer, 1981. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=157156 on 2018-04-19
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2005-05-23 07:30:30Z
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original description Ewing, R. Michael and Dauer, Daniel M. 1981. A new species of Amastigos (Polychaeta: Capitellidae) from the Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Coast of the United States with notes on the Capitellidae of the Chesapeake Bay. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 94(1): 163-168., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/107604#page/185/mode/1up
page(s): 163-166, fig. 1 [details]   

basis of record Pollock, L.W. (1998). A practical guide to the marine animals of northeastern North America. Rutgers University Press. New Brunswick, New Jersey & London. 367 pp., available online at http://books.google.com/books?id=i1AmT31cuR4C  [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

Holotype USNM 61107, locality Chesapeake Bay (Atlantic Ocean, USA, Virginia, Chesapeake Bay (37º07'N, 75º59'W); 6.7 m, in clean medium sand) [details]
Paratype USNM 61108, locality Chesapeake Bay (Atlantic Ocean, USA, Virginia, Chesapeake Bay (37º07'N, 75º59'W); 6.7 m, in clean medium sand) [details]
Nontype USNM 61109, locality New York (Atlantic Ocean, USA, New York, Jones Inlet Dumpsite, off Long Island (40º34'N, 73º38'W); 10 m, in clean medium sand) [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range Subtidal depths, between 6.7-18.9 m.  [details]

Distribution Atlantic coast of the USA, from Broad Sound (Massachusetts) to Charleston (South Carolina).  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet caperatus is a Latin adjective meaning 'wrinkled', and refers to the wrinkled appearance of the notopodial hoods, particularly in the abdomen. [details]

Habitat Subtidal clean fine to medium sands.  [details]

Type locality Atlantic Ocean, USA, Virginia, Chesapeake Bay (37º07'N, 75º59'W), at 6.7 m, in clean medium sand.  [details]

Type material Holotype (USNM 61107) and paratypes (USNM 61108) deposited at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington (USA).  [details]

From other sources
Distribution Range covers both subprovinces of Acadian and Virginian [details]