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Polychaeta taxon details

Proceraea albocephala Nygren, Sundkvist, Mikac & Pleijel, 2010

531005  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:531005)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Nygren, Arne; Sundkvist, Tobias; Mikac, Barbara; Pleijel, Fredrik. 2010. Two new and two poorly known autolytines (Polychaeta: Syllidae) from Madeira and the Mediterranean Sea. Zootaxa 2640: 35–52., available online at http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/2010/f/z02640p052f.pdf
page(s): 44-45, figs. 3A, C, 5A-B [details]   
Note NW Madeira Island, East of Porto Moniz...  
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Type locality NW Madeira Island, East of Porto Moniz (32º51.664'N, 17º09.105'W). [details]
Depth range 5-15 m.  
Depth range 5-15 m. [details]

Distribution Madeira Island, Atlantic Ocean. Only known from the type locality.   
Distribution Madeira Island, Atlantic Ocean. Only known from the type locality.  [details]

Etymology The species epithet albocephala is derived from the Greek albus meaning white, and the Greek kephale meaning head, and...  
Etymology The species epithet albocephala is derived from the Greek albus meaning white, and the Greek kephale meaning head, and refers to the prostomial white spot found in this species.  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Proceraea albocephala Nygren, Sundkvist, Mikac & Pleijel, 2010. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=531005 on 2018-09-23
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original description Nygren, Arne; Sundkvist, Tobias; Mikac, Barbara; Pleijel, Fredrik. 2010. Two new and two poorly known autolytines (Polychaeta: Syllidae) from Madeira and the Mediterranean Sea. Zootaxa 2640: 35–52., available online at http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/2010/f/z02640p052f.pdf
page(s): 44-45, figs. 3A, C, 5A-B [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From editor or global species database
Depth range 5-15 m. [details]

Diagnosis Proceraea with a prostomial white spot and with two distinct and two faint longitudinal brown lines.  [details]

Distribution Madeira Island, Atlantic Ocean. Only known from the type locality.  [details]

Etymology The species epithet albocephala is derived from the Greek albus meaning white, and the Greek kephale meaning head, and refers to the prostomial white spot found in this species.  [details]

Habitat Among hydroids on balanids.  [details]

Type locality NW Madeira Island, East of Porto Moniz (32º51.664'N, 17º09.105'W). [details]