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Polychaeta taxon details

Perinereis akuna Wilson & Glasby, 1993

334427  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:334427)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Wilson, R.S.; Glasby, C.J. (1993). A revision of the Perinereis nuntia species group (Polychaeta: Nereididae). Records of the Australian Museum. 45(3): 253-277., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.3853/j.0067-1975.45.1993.23#sthash.5uAM4LCN.dpuf
page(s): 259-262, fig. 7a-m [details]   
Holotype  NMV F53985, geounit Hawkesbury River (Coal &...  
Holotype NMV F53985, geounit Hawkesbury River (Coal & Candle Creek, Hawkesbury River, near Akuna Bay, New South Wales (33º37'S, 151º14'E; corrected here to lat. -33.643º, long. 151.238º); intertidal under stones in sandy mud) [details]
Note Coal & Candle Creek, Hawkesbury River, near...  
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Type locality Coal & Candle Creek, Hawkesbury River, near Akuna Bay, New South Wales, Australia (about -33.643º, 151.238º), intertidal under stones in sandy mud.  [details]
Depth range Intertidal zone.   
Depth range Intertidal zone.  [details]

Distribution Widespread in SE Australia, from Gladstone in the north, to Twofold Bay in the south. Two isolated records in SW Australia.   
Distribution Widespread in SE Australia, from Gladstone in the north, to Twofold Bay in the south. Two isolated records in SW Australia.  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet akuna is derived from an Australian aboriginal word meaning 'flowing water', and is now used as a...  
Etymology The specific epithet akuna is derived from an Australian aboriginal word meaning 'flowing water', and is now used as a toponym for a place close to the type locality.  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Perinereis akuna Wilson & Glasby, 1993. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=334427 on 2018-09-22
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2008-03-17 10:44:16Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2015-12-13 00:23:28Z
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original description Wilson, R.S.; Glasby, C.J. (1993). A revision of the Perinereis nuntia species group (Polychaeta: Nereididae). Records of the Australian Museum. 45(3): 253-277., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.3853/j.0067-1975.45.1993.23#sthash.5uAM4LCN.dpuf
page(s): 259-262, fig. 7a-m [details]   

redescription Bakken, Torkild; Wilson, Robin S. (2005). Phylogeny of nereidids (Polychaeta, Nereididae) with paragnaths. Zoologica Scripta. 34(5): 507-547., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1463-6409.2005.00200.x [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Paratype NMV F53988-53994, geounit Batemans Bay (Clyde River, north shore under Princess Highway bridge, Batemans Bay, New South Wales, Australia (gazetteer estimate -35.7018º, 150.1798º); intertidal, under stones in muddy shell) [details]
Holotype NMV F53985, geounit Hawkesbury River (Coal & Candle Creek, Hawkesbury River, near Akuna Bay, New South Wales (33º37'S, 151º14'E; corrected here to lat. -33.643º, long. 151.238º); intertidal under stones in sandy mud) [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range Intertidal zone.  [details]

Distribution Widespread in SE Australia, from Gladstone in the north, to Twofold Bay in the south. Two isolated records in SW Australia.  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet akuna is derived from an Australian aboriginal word meaning 'flowing water', and is now used as a toponym for a place close to the type locality.  [details]

Habitat On a variety of hard substrates, including cobble, but apparently restricted to the intertidal zone. Can occur in areas of reduced salinity.  [details]

Type locality Coal & Candle Creek, Hawkesbury River, near Akuna Bay, New South Wales, Australia (about -33.643º, 151.238º), intertidal under stones in sandy mud.  [details]