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Polychaeta name details

Alciopa quadrioculata McIntosh, 1885

336071  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:336071)

 unaccepted (subjective synonym)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
McIntosh, William C. (1885). Report on the Annelida Polychaeta collected by H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876. <em>Ser. Zoology.</em> vol. 12 [part 34 of reports]: 1-554, plates 1-55, 1A-39A, & Annelida stations map., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/50688426
page(s): 176-177, plate XXVIII fig. 8, plate XXIX fig. 7 [details]   
Holotype  NHMUK 1885.12.1.132a, geounit Honolulu  
Holotype NHMUK 1885.12.1.132a, geounit Honolulu [details]
Type locality contained in Hawaiian Islands  
type locality contained in Hawaiian Islands [details]
Note Honolulu, O'ahu Island, Hawaiian Archipelago,...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Honolulu, O'ahu Island, Hawaiian Archipelago, Pacific Ocean (gazetteer estimate 21.283°, -157.866°). [details]
Type material Holotype deposited at the Natural History Museum, London, UK (NHMUK 1885.12.1.132a). [details]
Depth range At the surface of the sea.  
Depth range At the surface of the sea. [details]

Distribution Pacific Ocean: Hawaiian Islands.  
Distribution Pacific Ocean: Hawaiian Islands. [details]

Etymology Not stated. The specific epithet quadrioculata is a New Latin adjective meaning 'having four eyes', and refers presumably...  
Etymology Not stated. The specific epithet quadrioculata is a New Latin adjective meaning 'having four eyes', and refers presumably to the presence of four eyes as a distinctive character of the species: "The head is distinguished from that of its congeners by the presence of four eyes, two of which, however, are rudimentary" (McIntosh, 1885: 177). [details]

Taxonomy Species uncertain. According to McIntosh (1885: 177) "The specimen is very much injured, so that it is not possible to give...  
Taxonomy Species uncertain. According to McIntosh (1885: 177) "The specimen is very much injured, so that it is not possible to give a satisfactory description." The original spelling reflected this uncertainty as: Alciopa (?) quadrioculata[details]

Taxonomy Current taxon junior synonym of species listed.  
Taxonomy Current taxon junior synonym of species listed. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Alciopa quadrioculata McIntosh, 1885. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=336071 on 2018-12-14
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2008-03-18 12:55:09Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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original description McIntosh, William C. (1885). Report on the Annelida Polychaeta collected by H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876. <em>Ser. Zoology.</em> vol. 12 [part 34 of reports]: 1-554, plates 1-55, 1A-39A, & Annelida stations map., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/50688426
page(s): 176-177, plate XXVIII fig. 8, plate XXIX fig. 7 [details]   

additional source Hartman, O. 1966. Polychaetous annelids of the Hawaiian Islands. Occasional Papers of the Bernice P.Bishop Museum, 23(11): 163-252.
page(s): 189 [details]   

source of synonymy Dales, R. Phillips. (1957). Pelagic polychaetes of the Pacific Ocean. <em>Bulletin of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography.</em> 7(2): 99-168., available online at http://escholarship.org/uc/item/51c8j5nj
page(s): 124-125 [details]   

source of synonymy Dales, R.P. and Peter, George 1972. A synopsis of the pelagic polychaeta. Journal of Natural History, 6: 55-92.
page(s): 68 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype NHMUK 1885.12.1.132a, geounit Honolulu [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range At the surface of the sea. [details]

Distribution Pacific Ocean: Hawaiian Islands. [details]

Etymology Not stated. The specific epithet quadrioculata is a New Latin adjective meaning 'having four eyes', and refers presumably to the presence of four eyes as a distinctive character of the species: "The head is distinguished from that of its congeners by the presence of four eyes, two of which, however, are rudimentary" (McIntosh, 1885: 177). [details]

Habitat Pelagic. [details]

Spelling Original spelling as: Alciopa (?) quadrioculata McIntosh, 1885. [details]

Taxonomy Species uncertain. According to McIntosh (1885: 177) "The specimen is very much injured, so that it is not possible to give a satisfactory description." The original spelling reflected this uncertainty as: Alciopa (?) quadrioculata[details]

Taxonomy Current taxon junior synonym of species listed. [details]

Type locality Honolulu, O'ahu Island, Hawaiian Archipelago, Pacific Ocean (gazetteer estimate 21.283°, -157.866°). [details]

Type material Holotype deposited at the Natural History Museum, London, UK (NHMUK 1885.12.1.132a). [details]