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Polychaeta taxon details

Proceraea janetae Martin, Gil, Abgarian, Evans, Turner & Nygren, 2015

819851  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:819851)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Martin, D.; Gil, J.; Abgarian, C.; Evans, E.; Turner, E. M.; Nygren, A. (2015). Proceraea janetae sp. nov. (Annelida, Syllidae, Autolytinae), a scleractinian coral feeder from Grand Cayman Island. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. 95(4): 703-712., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0025315414001428
page(s): 704-707, figs. 1-8 [details]   
Holotype  MNCN 16.01/15563, geounit Caribbean Sea...  
Holotype MNCN 16.01/15563, geounit Caribbean Sea (Cayman Islands, Grand Cayman Island, North West Point (19º22'N, 81º24.5'W); on Montastrea cavernosa Linnaeus, 1767, between 10-18 meters depth) [details]
Note Caribbean Sea, Cayman Islands, Grand Cayman...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Caribbean Sea, Cayman Islands, Grand Cayman Island, North West Point (19º22'N, 81º24.5'W.  [details]
Depth range 10-18 meters.   
Depth range 10-18 meters.  [details]

Distribution Caribbean Sea: Gran Cayman Island. Known only from the type locality.   
Distribution Caribbean Sea: Gran Cayman Island. Known only from the type locality.  [details]

Etymology Proceraea janetae is dedicated to Janet Kramer Kaufman (Louisville, Kentucky, USA), beloved aunt of Cynthia Abgarian,...  
Etymology Proceraea janetae is dedicated to Janet Kramer Kaufman (Louisville, Kentucky, USA), beloved aunt of Cynthia Abgarian, co-collector and co-author of the species, as a recognition for instilling a sense of discovery, adventure and exploration to her niece, and as a special gift on the occasion of her 90th birthday.  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Proceraea janetae Martin, Gil, Abgarian, Evans, Turner & Nygren, 2015. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=819851 on 2018-07-19
Date
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by
2014-10-22 16:03:51Z
created
2015-03-18 03:34:52Z
changed
2015-04-15 01:53:16Z
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2015-05-06 11:19:34Z
changed

original description Martin, D.; Gil, J.; Abgarian, C.; Evans, E.; Turner, E. M.; Nygren, A. (2015). Proceraea janetae sp. nov. (Annelida, Syllidae, Autolytinae), a scleractinian coral feeder from Grand Cayman Island. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. 95(4): 703-712., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0025315414001428
page(s): 704-707, figs. 1-8 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype MNCN 16.01/15563, geounit Caribbean Sea (Cayman Islands, Grand Cayman Island, North West Point (19º22'N, 81º24.5'W); on Montastrea cavernosa Linnaeus, 1767, between 10-18 meters depth) [details]
Paratype MNCN 16.01/15564, geounit Caribbean Sea (Cayman Islands, Grand Cayman Island, North West Point (19º22'N, 81º24.5'W); on Montastrea cavernosa Linnaeus, 1767, between 10-18 meters depth) [details]
Paratype MNCN 16.01/15565, geounit Caribbean Sea (Cayman Islands, Grand Cayman Island, North West Point (19º22'N, 81º24.5'W); on Montastrea cavernosa Linnaeus, 1767, between 10-18 meters depth) [details]
Paratype MNCN 16.01/15566, geounit Caribbean Sea (Cayman Islands, Grand Cayman Island, North West Point (19º22'N, 81º24.5'W); on Montastrea cavernosa Linnaeus, 1767, between 10-18 meters depth) [details]
Paratype MBL MB29-000340, geounit Caribbean Sea (Cayman Islands, Grand Cayman Island, North West Point (19º22'N, 81º24.5'W); on Montastrea cavernosa Linnaeus, 1767, between 10-18 meters depth) [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range 10-18 meters.  [details]

Diagnosis Proceraea with bright yellow-orange, swollen, dorsal cirri alternating with thinner, shorter, brown dorsal cirri, and trepan with 18 tricuspid teeth, alternating in one ring.  [details]

Diet Feeds on the scleractinian coral Montastrea cavernosa Linnaeus, 1767 in coral reefs.  [details]

Distribution Caribbean Sea: Gran Cayman Island. Known only from the type locality.  [details]

Etymology Proceraea janetae is dedicated to Janet Kramer Kaufman (Louisville, Kentucky, USA), beloved aunt of Cynthia Abgarian, co-collector and co-author of the species, as a recognition for instilling a sense of discovery, adventure and exploration to her niece, and as a special gift on the occasion of her 90th birthday.  [details]

Habitat Proceraea janetae lives in shallow tropical waters (around 25ºC) down to 18m depth, on coral reefs with Montastrea cavernosa Linnaeus, 1767.  [details]

Type locality Caribbean Sea, Cayman Islands, Grand Cayman Island, North West Point (19º22'N, 81º24.5'W.  [details]