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Polychaeta name details

Terebella pectoralis Quatrefages, 1866

340290  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:340290)

 unaccepted (subjective synonym)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Quatrefages, A. (1866). Histoire naturelle des Annelés marins et d'eau douce. Annélides et Géphyriens. <b>Volume 2.</b>. Première partie. 1-336. Deuxième Partie. 337-794. Explication des planches p.1-24. planches 1-20. Librarie Encyclopédique de Roret. Paris., available online at http://books.google.com/books?id=M_xNAAAAcAAJ
page(s): 358-359 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Holotype  MNHN POLY TYPE 480, geounit France  
Holotype MNHN POLY TYPE 480, geounit France [details]
Note Shores of France ("les côtes de France";...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Shores of France ("les côtes de France"; Quatrefages, 1866: 358), very likely in the Atlantic coast of France. [details]
Type material Holotype deposited in the Musée National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France (MNHN POLY TYPE 480. [details]
Depth range Not stated by the author. Probably intertidal to shallow depths.  
Depth range Not stated by the author. Probably intertidal to shallow depths. [details]

Distribution Atlantic Ocean: shores of France (probably in the French Atlantic coast).  
Distribution Atlantic Ocean: shores of France (probably in the French Atlantic coast). [details]

Etymology Not stated by the author. The specific epithet pectoralis is a Latin word, either employed as a noun meaning 'anything worn...  
Etymology Not stated by the author. The specific epithet pectoralis is a Latin word, either employed as a noun meaning 'anything worn around the chest', or as an adjective meaning 'of or pertaining to the chest or breast', and refers very likely to the presence of dark red thoracic ventral shields in the living specimens: "Les écussons, rosés en avant, sont' s'un rouge foncé à partir du 8e anneau" (Quatrefages, 1866: 359).  [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. Terebella pectoralis Quatrefages, 1866. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=340290 on 2019-11-18
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2008-03-18 12:55:09Z
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original description Quatrefages, A. (1866). Histoire naturelle des Annelés marins et d'eau douce. Annélides et Géphyriens. <b>Volume 2.</b>. Première partie. 1-336. Deuxième Partie. 337-794. Explication des planches p.1-24. planches 1-20. Librarie Encyclopédique de Roret. Paris., available online at http://books.google.com/books?id=M_xNAAAAcAAJ
page(s): 358-359 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Milne Edwards, Henri (1837 [1837-1848]). Les Annélides. In: Cuvier, G.(ed.). Le règne animal distribué d'après son organisation, pour servir de base à l'histoire naturelle des animaux et d'introduction à l'anatomie comparée, par Georges Cuvier. Édition accompagnée de planches gravées, représentant les types de tous les genres, les caractères dístinctifs des divers groupes et les modifications de structure sur lesquelles repose cette classification; par une réunion de disciples de Cuvier, MM. Audouin, Blanchard, Deshayes, Alcide d'Orbigny, Doyère, Dugès, Duvernoy, Laurillard, Milne Edwards, Roulin et Valenciennes. [aka 'Le règne animal illustré' or 'Disciples' edition'], pp. 1-54, [Plates numbered 1-24 (actually totalling 30)]. Fortin, Masson et Cie, Paris., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/37082882
page(s): 24, plate V fig. 1; note: short description and figures of Lanice conchilega (Pallas, 1766) [as Terebella conchilega], later referred by Quatrefages (1866: 358) to his new species Terebella pectoralis[details]   

source of synonymy Hessle, Christian. (1917). Zur Kenntnis der terebellomorphen Polychaeten. <em>Zoologiska bidrag från Uppsala.</em> 5: 39-258, plates I-V., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/38891407
page(s): 168; note: with Lanice conchilega (Pallas, 1766) [details]  OpenAccess publication 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype MNHN POLY TYPE 480, geounit France [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range Not stated by the author. Probably intertidal to shallow depths. [details]

Distribution Atlantic Ocean: shores of France (probably in the French Atlantic coast). [details]

Etymology Not stated by the author. The specific epithet pectoralis is a Latin word, either employed as a noun meaning 'anything worn around the chest', or as an adjective meaning 'of or pertaining to the chest or breast', and refers very likely to the presence of dark red thoracic ventral shields in the living specimens: "Les écussons, rosés en avant, sont' s'un rouge foncé à partir du 8e anneau" (Quatrefages, 1866: 359).  [details]

Habitat Not stated by the author. [details]

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

Type locality Shores of France ("les côtes de France"; Quatrefages, 1866: 358), very likely in the Atlantic coast of France. [details]

Type material Holotype deposited in the Musée National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France (MNHN POLY TYPE 480. [details]