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Eulepethus nanhaiensis Zhang, Zhang, Osborn & Qiu, 2017

954609  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:954609)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Zhang, Jinghuai; Zhang, Yanjie; Osborn, Karen; Qiu, Jian-Wen. (2017). Description of a new species of Eulepethus (Annelida, Eulepethidae) from the northern South China Sea, and comments on the phylogeny of the family. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 4226(4): 581–593., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4226.4.8
page(s): 584 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Holotype  MBMCAS MBM 285075, geounit Hong Kong  
Holotype MBMCAS MBM 285075, geounit Hong Kong [details]
Note Daya Bay, near Hong Kong, China, northern S...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Daya Bay, near Hong Kong, China, northern S China Sea, 22.5285 N, 114.6444 E, 19 m [details]
Distribution Currently only Daya Bay and Shantou in the northern South China Sea in depths 10–30 m. Some of the specimens identified...  
Distribution Currently only Daya Bay and Shantou in the northern South China Sea in depths 10–30 m. Some of the specimens identified as E. hamifer for specimens collected from locations off Vietnam and mainland China could be E. nanhanensis sp. nov. [details]

Etymology authors: "nanhaiensis is derived from nai hai, latinized Chinese characters for the south sea, which refers to the type...  
Etymology authors: "nanhaiensis is derived from nai hai, latinized Chinese characters for the south sea, which refers to the type locality in the northern South China Sea." [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Eulepethus nanhaiensis Zhang, Zhang, Osborn & Qiu, 2017. Accessed at: http://marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=954609 on 2019-04-25
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original description Zhang, Jinghuai; Zhang, Yanjie; Osborn, Karen; Qiu, Jian-Wen. (2017). Description of a new species of Eulepethus (Annelida, Eulepethidae) from the northern South China Sea, and comments on the phylogeny of the family. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 4226(4): 581–593., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4226.4.8
page(s): 584 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype MBMCAS MBM 285075, geounit Hong Kong [details]
From editor or global species database
Diagnosis Body elongate, complete specimens with 39–70 segments. Anterior part with 12 pairs of elytrae on segments 2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, 17, 19, 21, 24, each pair overlapping dorsally, with lateral margins notched or having 1–2 spade-shaped processes. A blunt acicular chaeta on neuropodia of segment 3. Dorsal cirri on segments 3 and 6. Branchiae 12 pairs, on segments 8, 10, alternate segments to 22, 23, 25, 26, 27. Posterior segments beginning on segment 28 each with a pair of elytrae non-overlapping dorsally. [details]

Distribution Currently only Daya Bay and Shantou in the northern South China Sea in depths 10–30 m. Some of the specimens identified as E. hamifer for specimens collected from locations off Vietnam and mainland China could be E. nanhanensis sp. nov. [details]

Etymology authors: "nanhaiensis is derived from nai hai, latinized Chinese characters for the south sea, which refers to the type locality in the northern South China Sea." [details]

Type locality Daya Bay, near Hong Kong, China, northern S China Sea, 22.5285 N, 114.6444 E, 19 m [details]