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Polychaeta taxon details

Websteroprion armstrongi Eriksson, Parry & Rudkin, 2017 †

955989  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:955989)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
fossil only
Eriksson, Mats E.; Parry, Luke A.; Rudkin, David M. (2017). Earth’s oldest ‘Bobbit worm’ – gigantism in a Devonian eunicidan polychaete. Scientific Reports. 7: 43061., available online at http://www.nature.com/articles/srep43061
page(s): 2 [details]   
Holotype  ROM ROM63122, geounit Hudson Bay (Bushy...  
Holotype ROM ROM63122, geounit Hudson Bay (Bushy Island, Cochrane District, Canada, 51.1833°, -80.5° (51°11' N, 80° 30' W)) [details]
Note Kwataboahegan Formation (Early-Middle...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Kwataboahegan Formation (Early-Middle Devonian) at Rabbit (Askaskawayau) Ridge, approximately 11 km southeast of Moosonee townsite, centred on 51.1833°, -80.5° (51°11′ N, 80° 30′ W), Bushy Island, Cochrane District, Canada
 [details]
Etymology Named after Derek K. Armstrong, Ontario Geological Survey, who found and collected the first specimens in the field.  
Etymology Named after Derek K. Armstrong, Ontario Geological Survey, who found and collected the first specimens in the field. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Websteroprion armstrongi Eriksson, Parry & Rudkin, 2017 †. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=955989 on 2018-09-26
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2017-02-22 02:54:16Z
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original description Eriksson, Mats E.; Parry, Luke A.; Rudkin, David M. (2017). Earth’s oldest ‘Bobbit worm’ – gigantism in a Devonian eunicidan polychaete. Scientific Reports. 7: 43061., available online at http://www.nature.com/articles/srep43061
page(s): 2 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype ROM ROM63122, geounit Hudson Bay (Bushy Island, Cochrane District, Canada, 51.1833°, -80.5° (51°11' N, 80° 30' W)) [details]
From editor or global species database
Etymology Named after Derek K. Armstrong, Ontario Geological Survey, who found and collected the first specimens in the field. [details]

Holotype ROM63122, fossil incomplete jaw apparatus [details]

Type locality Kwataboahegan Formation (Early-Middle Devonian) at Rabbit (Askaskawayau) Ridge, approximately 11 km southeast of Moosonee townsite, centred on 51.1833°, -80.5° (51°11′ N, 80° 30′ W), Bushy Island, Cochrane District, Canada
 [details]