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Polychaeta name details

Paraboccardia syrtis Rainer, 1973

330266  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:330266)

 unaccepted (superseded original combination)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): 555-556, fig. 6 [details]   
Holotype  OU A72: 10A, 10B, geounit Otago region  
Holotype OU A72: 10A, 10B, 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, sandbank to SE of Quarantine Island (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. -45.833º, long. 170.637º), 1 m depth.  [details]
Depth range Just below low water spring tide (about 1 m depth).  
Depth range Just below low water spring tide (about 1 m depth). [details]

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

Etymology Not stated, uncertain. The specific epithet syrtis is a Latin noun meaning 'sandbank', and refers presumably to the habitat...  
Etymology Not stated, uncertain. The specific epithet syrtis is a Latin noun meaning 'sandbank', and refers presumably to the habitat where the species was originally collected, a shallow water sandbank of fine sand, at Otago Harbour.  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Paraboccardia syrtis Rainer, 1973. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=330266 on 2019-10-15
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2008-03-17 10:44:16Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2012-09-25 23:46:15Z
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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): 555-556, fig. 6 [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): 407-408, fig. 5b; note: as Boccardia (Paraboccardia) syrtis [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

new combination reference Blake, James A.; Kudenov, Jerry D. (1978). The Spionidae (Polychaeta) from Southeastern Australia and adjacent areas with a revision of the genera. <em>Memoirs of the National Museum of Victoria.</em> 39: 171-280., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/39441579
page(s): 235; note: referred to the genus Boccardia [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype OU A72: 10A, 10B, geounit Otago region [details]
Paratype OU A72:10C, 10D, 10E, geounit Otago region [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range Just below low water spring tide (about 1 m depth). [details]

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

Etymology Not stated, uncertain. The specific epithet syrtis is a Latin noun meaning 'sandbank', and refers presumably to the habitat where the species was originally collected, a shallow water sandbank of fine sand, at Otago Harbour.  [details]

Habitat Fine sand just below low water spring tide, in recorded densities of up to 950/m2, forming flexible brown tubes oriented vertically, in the top 5-10 cm.  [details]

Type locality South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, South Island, Otago Harbour, sandbank to SE of Quarantine Island (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. -45.833º, long. 170.637º), 1 m depth.  [details]