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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLycastoides alticola Johnson, 1903

328948

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:328948

taxon inquirendum
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Johnson, Herbert Parlin 1903. Fresh-water nereids from the Pacific coast and Hawaii, with remarks on fresh-water Polychaeta in general. 205-222. In. Mark Anniversary Volume. To Edward Laurens Mark, Hersey professor of anatomy and director of the zoölogical laboratory at Harvard university, in celebration of twenty-five years of successful work for the advancement of zoölogy from his former students, 1877-1902. Henry Holt & Co. New York., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/1324600
page(s): 212-214, plate XVI figs. 14-16, plate XVII figs. 24-27 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Baja California Sur  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality contained in Baja California Sur [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote Mexico, Baja California, Sierra de la Laguna,...  
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Mexico, Baja California, Sierra de la Laguna, freshwater in a mountain stream, 7000 ft above sea level (2133.6 m). More precise data is not available. The highest point of Sierra de la Laguna is 6857 ft (2090 m; approximative geocoordinates lat. 23.539º, long. -109.955º), for which reason the altitude of the type locality must be considered only as approximative. [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAltitude About 7000 ft (2133.6 m).   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAltitude About 7000 ft (2133.6 m).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Mexico, Baja California, Sierra de la Laguna,...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Mexico, Baja California, Sierra de la Laguna, freshwater in a mountain stream, about 7000 ft above sea level (2133.6 m; geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximatively lat. 23.539º, long. -109.955º). Only known from the type locality.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet alticola is presumably...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet alticola is presumably composed by the Latin adjective altus, meaning 'high', followed by the suffix of Latin origin -cola, meaning 'inhabitant', and seems to make reference to the type locality of the species, at high altitude.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Type is missing, description is deficient....  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Type is missing, description is deficient. Said to be similar to Namanereis cavernicola (Solis-Weiss & Espinasa, 1991) by Glasby (1999:27), in which case it would be senior. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Mexico, Baja California, Sierra de la Laguna,...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Mexico, Baja California, Sierra de la Laguna, freshwater in a mountain stream, 7000 ft above sea level (2133.6 m). More precise data is not available. The highest point of Sierra de la Laguna is 6857 ft (2090 m; approximative geocoordinates lat. 23.539º, long. -109.955º), for which reason the altitude of the type locality must be considered only as approximative. [details]
Gil, J.; Read, G. (2015). Lycastoides alticola Johnson, 1903. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed at http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=328948 on 2017-11-18

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2008-03-17 10:44:16Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2013-01-19 20:22:37Z
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2015-12-13 00:23:28Z
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original description Johnson, Herbert Parlin 1903. Fresh-water nereids from the Pacific coast and Hawaii, with remarks on fresh-water Polychaeta in general. 205-222. In. Mark Anniversary Volume. To Edward Laurens Mark, Hersey professor of anatomy and director of the zoölogical laboratory at Harvard university, in celebration of twenty-five years of successful work for the advancement of zoölogy from his former students, 1877-1902. Henry Holt & Co. New York., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/1324600
page(s): 212-214, plate XVI figs. 14-16, plate XVII figs. 24-27 [details]   

redescription Glasby, C.J. (1999). The Namanereidinae (Polychaeta: Nereididae). Part 1. Taxonomy and phylogeny. Records of the Australian Museum, Supplement. 25: 1-129., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.3853/j.0812-7387.25.1999.1354
page(s): 25-28, fig. 9 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAltitude About 7000 ft (2133.6 m).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Mexico, Baja California, Sierra de la Laguna, freshwater in a mountain stream, about 7000 ft above sea level (2133.6 m; geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximatively lat. 23.539º, long. -109.955º). Only known from the type locality.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet alticola is presumably composed by the Latin adjective altus, meaning 'high', followed by the suffix of Latin origin -cola, meaning 'inhabitant', and seems to make reference to the type locality of the species, at high altitude.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Freshwater in a mountain stream, about 7000 ft above sea level (2133.6 m).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Type is missing, description is deficient. Said to be similar to Namanereis cavernicola (Solis-Weiss & Espinasa, 1991) by Glasby (1999:27), in which case it would be senior. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Mexico, Baja California, Sierra de la Laguna, freshwater in a mountain stream, 7000 ft above sea level (2133.6 m). More precise data is not available. The highest point of Sierra de la Laguna is 6857 ft (2090 m; approximative geocoordinates lat. 23.539º, long. -109.955º), for which reason the altitude of the type locality must be considered only as approximative. [details]