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Polychaeta taxon details

Proceraea gigantea Nygren & Gidholm, 2001

331153  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:331153)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
 Nygren, Arne and Gidholm, Lennart 2001. Three new species of <i>Proceraea</i> (Polychaeta:Syllidae:Autolytinae) from Brazil and the United States, with a synopsis of all <i>Proceraea</i>-like taxa. <i>Ophelia</i>, 54(3): 177-191.
page(s): 187-190, figs. 8-10 [details]   
Holotype  LACM POLY 1967, geounit Santa Catalina Island...  
Holotype LACM POLY 1967, geounit Santa Catalina Island (vicinity of Wrigley Marine Science Center (33º24'N, 118º30'W); Haliotis with algae, sponges, vermetids; ca 10 m dredge) [details]
Note North Pacific, USA, California, Channel...  
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Type locality North Pacific, USA, California, Channel Islands, Santa Catalina, vicinity of Wrigley Marine Science Center (33º24'N, 118º30'W).  [details]
Depth range 0.5-10 m.  
Depth range 0.5-10 m. [details]

Distribution North East Pacific, California, Santa Catalina Island. Only known from the type locality.   
Distribution North East Pacific, California, Santa Catalina Island. Only known from the type locality.  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet refers to the size of the species.   
Etymology The specific epithet refers to the size of the species.  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Proceraea gigantea Nygren & Gidholm, 2001. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=331153 on 2018-10-16
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original description  Nygren, Arne and Gidholm, Lennart 2001. Three new species of <i>Proceraea</i> (Polychaeta:Syllidae:Autolytinae) from Brazil and the United States, with a synopsis of all <i>Proceraea</i>-like taxa. <i>Ophelia</i>, 54(3): 177-191.
page(s): 187-190, figs. 8-10 [details]   

redescription  Nygren, Arne. (2004). Revision of Autolytinae (Syllidae: Polychaeta). <em>Zootaxa.</em> 680: 1-314., available online at http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/2004f/z00680f.pdf
page(s): 52-53, fig. 12A-F [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype LACM POLY 1967, geounit Santa Catalina Island (vicinity of Wrigley Marine Science Center (33º24'N, 118º30'W); Haliotis with algae, sponges, vermetids; ca 10 m dredge) [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range 0.5-10 m. [details]

Diagnosis Large Proceraea, up to 48 mm, one small red spot at base of each parapodial lobe. Trepan teeth large, more than 50 µm. Proventricle with more than 50 rows of muscle-cells.  [details]

Distribution North East Pacific, California, Santa Catalina Island. Only known from the type locality.  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet refers to the size of the species.  [details]

Habitat Among algae, sponges, hydroids on stones and shells.  [details]

Type locality North Pacific, USA, California, Channel Islands, Santa Catalina, vicinity of Wrigley Marine Science Center (33º24'N, 118º30'W).  [details]