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Polychaeta name details

Paraboccardia acus Rainer, 1973

330263  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:330263)

 unaccepted (superseded original combination)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Rainer, S.F. (1973). <i>Polydora</i> and related genera (Polychaeta: Spionidae) from Otago waters. <em>Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand.</em> 3(4): 545-564., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03036758.1973.10421857
page(s): 550-553, fig. 3 [details]   
Holotype  OU A72:7A, geounit Otago Peninsula  
Holotype OU A72:7A, geounit Otago Peninsula [details]
Note South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, South...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, South Island, Otago Peninsula, Papanui Beach (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. -45.865º, long. 170.742º), lower midlittoral, in shells of live Perna canaliculus (Gmelin, 1791) .  [details]
Depth range Lower midlittoral.   
Depth range Lower midlittoral.  [details]

Distribution South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, South Island: Otago region (Papanui Beach and Otago Harbour).   
Distribution South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, South Island: Otago region (Papanui Beach and Otago Harbour).  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet acus is a Latin noun meaning 'needle' or 'pin', and presumably refers to the ''Enlarged acicular...  
Etymology The specific epithet acus is a Latin noun meaning 'needle' or 'pin', and presumably refers to the ''Enlarged acicular [noto]setae present in about last 13 setigers'' (Rainer, 1973: 550), which are pictured as being neddle-shaped (op. cit., fig. 3F).  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Paraboccardia acus Rainer, 1973. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=330263 on 2019-10-14
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2008-03-17 10:44:16Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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original description Rainer, S.F. (1973). <i>Polydora</i> and related genera (Polychaeta: Spionidae) from Otago waters. <em>Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand.</em> 3(4): 545-564., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03036758.1973.10421857
page(s): 550-553, fig. 3 [details]   

new combination reference Read, Geoff B. (1975). Systematics and biology of polydorid species (Polychaeta: Spionidae) from Wellington Harbour. <em>Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand.</em> 5(4): 395-419., available online at https://doi.org/10.1080/03036758.1975.10419361
page(s): 406-407, fig. 5a; note: as Boccardia (Paraboccardia) acus [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

new combination reference Blake, James A. (1983). Polychaetes of the family Spionidae from South America, Antarctica and adjacent seas and islands. In: Biology of the Antarctic Seas XIV. <em>Antarctic Research Series.</em> 39(3): 205-287., available online at http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1029/AR039p0205/summary
page(s): 244, fig. 21; note: as Boccardia acus [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype OU A72:7A, geounit Otago Peninsula [details]
Paratype OU A72: 7B, 7C, 7D, 7E, geounit Otago Peninsula [details]
From editor or global species database
Association Borer in shells of live Perna canaliculus (Gmelin, 1791) and Austrovenus stutchburyi (W. Wood, 1828) (recorded as Chione stutchburyi). [details]

Depth range Lower midlittoral.  [details]

Distribution South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, South Island: Otago region (Papanui Beach and Otago Harbour).  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet acus is a Latin noun meaning 'needle' or 'pin', and presumably refers to the ''Enlarged acicular [noto]setae present in about last 13 setigers'' (Rainer, 1973: 550), which are pictured as being neddle-shaped (op. cit., fig. 3F).  [details]

Habitat In shells of live Perna canaliculus (Gmelin, 1791) and Austrovenus stutchburyi (W. Wood, 1828) (recorded as Chione stutchburyi), from midlittoral sand.  [details]

Type locality South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, South Island, Otago Peninsula, Papanui Beach (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. -45.865º, long. 170.742º), lower midlittoral, in shells of live Perna canaliculus (Gmelin, 1791) .  [details]