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Polychaeta taxon details

Clavadoce splendida Hartman, 1936

327120  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:327120)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Hartman, O. 1936. A review of the Phyllodocidae (Annelida Polychaeta) of the coast of California, with descriptions of nine new species. University of California Publications in Zoology, 41(10): 117-132.
page(s): 123-126, figs. 13-14 [details]   
Holotype  USNM 20343, locality Tomales Bay (Tomales...  
Holotype USNM 20343, locality Tomales Bay (Tomales Bay, Marin County, California, USA, Pacific Ocean (gazetteer estimate 38.21°, -122.95°); on Zostera-Ulva flats) [details]
Note Tomales Bay, Marin County, California, USA,...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Tomales Bay, Marin County, California, USA, Pacific Ocean (gazetteer estimate 38.21°, -122.95°). [details]
Type material Holotype deposited at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, USA (USNM 20343). [details]
Depth range Intertidal to 63 m.  
Depth range Intertidal to 63 m. [details]

Distribution Pacific Ocean: central California (USA).  
Distribution Pacific Ocean: central California (USA). [details]

Etymology Not stated, uncertain. The specific epithet splendida is a Latin adjective meaning 'splendid', 'bright' or 'glittering'. It...  
Etymology Not stated, uncertain. The specific epithet splendida is a Latin adjective meaning 'splendid', 'bright' or 'glittering'. It could refer to the coloration of the species while alive, described by Blake (1997: 140) as being "highly mottled in its coloration, with various shades of orange, yellow and brown." [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Clavadoce splendida Hartman, 1936. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=327120 on 2018-05-21
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original description Hartman, O. 1936. A review of the Phyllodocidae (Annelida Polychaeta) of the coast of California, with descriptions of nine new species. University of California Publications in Zoology, 41(10): 117-132.
page(s): 123-126, figs. 13-14 [details]   

redescription Blake, J.A. 1994. Family Phyllodocidae Savigny, 1818. pages 115-186. IN: Blake, J.A. and Hilbig, Brigitte. Taxonomic Atlas of the Benthic Fauna of the Santa Maria Basin and Western Santa Barbara Channel. 4 - The Annelida Part 1. Oligochaeta and Polychaeta: Phyllodocida (Phyllodocidae to Paralacydoniidae). Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. Santa Barbara
page(s): 146-148, fig. 4.13 [details]   

status source Blake, J.A. 1994. Family Phyllodocidae Savigny, 1818. pages 115-186. IN: Blake, J.A. and Hilbig, Brigitte. Taxonomic Atlas of the Benthic Fauna of the Santa Maria Basin and Western Santa Barbara Channel. 4 - The Annelida Part 1. Oligochaeta and Polychaeta: Phyllodocida (Phyllodocidae to Paralacydoniidae). Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. Santa Barbara
page(s): 146; note: regards C. splendida as distinct from Eulalia nigrimaculata [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

Holotype USNM 20343, locality Tomales Bay (Tomales Bay, Marin County, California, USA, Pacific Ocean (gazetteer estimate 38.21°, -122.95°); on Zostera-Ulva flats) [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range Intertidal to 63 m. [details]

Distribution Pacific Ocean: central California (USA). [details]

Etymology Not stated, uncertain. The specific epithet splendida is a Latin adjective meaning 'splendid', 'bright' or 'glittering'. It could refer to the coloration of the species while alive, described by Blake (1997: 140) as being "highly mottled in its coloration, with various shades of orange, yellow and brown." [details]

Habitat On Zostera-Ulva flats, and among rocks and algae. [details]

Synonymy Pleijel (1991: 234) examined holotypes of C. splendida and Eulalia nigrimaculata, and concluded they were synonyms. However Blake (1994:146) later regarded C. splendida as distinct from Eulalia nigrimaculata [details]

Type locality Tomales Bay, Marin County, California, USA, Pacific Ocean (gazetteer estimate 38.21°, -122.95°). [details]

Type material Holotype deposited at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, USA (USNM 20343). [details]