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Polychaeta taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProceraea 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]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote NW Madeira Island, East of Porto Moniz...  
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality NW Madeira Island, East of Porto Moniz (32º51.664'N, 17º09.105'W). [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 5-15 m.  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 5-15 m. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Madeira Island, Atlantic Ocean. Only known from the type locality.   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Madeira Island, Atlantic Ocean. Only known from the type locality.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The species epithet albocephala is derived from the Greek albus meaning white, and the Greek kephale meaning head, and...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology 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. (2010). Proceraea albocephala Nygren, Sundkvist, Mikac & Pleijel, 2010. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed at http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=531005 on 2018-01-18

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2010-10-10 02:59:13Z
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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]   
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 5-15 m. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Proceraea with a prostomial white spot and with two distinct and two faint longitudinal brown lines.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Madeira Island, Atlantic Ocean. Only known from the type locality.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology 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]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Among hydroids on balanids.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality NW Madeira Island, East of Porto Moniz (32º51.664'N, 17º09.105'W). [details]