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Polychaeta name details

Paraboccardia knoxi Rainer, 1973

330264  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:330264)

 unaccepted (superseded original combination)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): 553, fig. 4 [details]   
Holotype  OU A72:8A, geounit Otago region  
Holotype OU A72:8A, geounit Otago region [details]
Note South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, South...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, South Island, Otago Harbour, tidal channel near Quarantine Island (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. -45.826º, long. 170.634º), between 3-4 m, from Ostrea lutaria Hutton, 1873 shells.  [details]
Depth range Lower midlittoral to 13 m.   
Depth range Lower midlittoral to 13 m.  [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 Not stated. The species is named in honour of Professor George Alexander Knox, of the Department of Biological Sciences,...  
Etymology Not stated. The species is named in honour of Professor George Alexander Knox, of the Department of Biological Sciences, University of Canterbury (Christchurch, New Zealand), zoologist, marine biologist, educator, and specialist in polychaete taxonomy.  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Paraboccardia knoxi Rainer, 1973. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=330264 on 2019-10-16
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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): 553, fig. 4 [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): 408-409; note: as Boccardia (Paraboccardia) knoxi [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

new combination reference Handley, S.H. (1997). Optimizing subtidal oyster production, Marlborough Sounds, New Zealand: spionid polychaete infestations, water depth, and spat stunting. <em>Journal of Shellfish Research.</em> 16(1): 143-150., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/3450064
page(s): 143; note: as Boccardia knoxi [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype OU A72:8A, geounit Otago region [details]
Paratype OU A72: 8B, 8C, 8D, geounit Otago region [details]
From editor or global species database
Association Borer in shells of live Perna canaliculus (Gmelin, 1791) and Ostrea lutaria Hutton, 1873.  [details]

Depth range Lower midlittoral to 13 m.  [details]

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

Etymology Not stated. The species is named in honour of Professor George Alexander Knox, of the Department of Biological Sciences, University of Canterbury (Christchurch, New Zealand), zoologist, marine biologist, educator, and specialist in polychaete taxonomy.  [details]

Habitat In shells of live Perna canaliculus (Gmelin, 1791) and Ostrea lutaria Hutton, 1873, from midlittoral to subtidal depths.  [details]

Type locality South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, South Island, Otago Harbour, tidal channel near Quarantine Island (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. -45.826º, long. 170.634º), between 3-4 m, from Ostrea lutaria Hutton, 1873 shells.  [details]