WoRMS source details

Blake, J.A. 2000. Family Capitellidae Grube, 1862. pages 47-96. IN: Blake, James A.; Hilbig, Brigitte; and Scott, Paul Valentich. Taxonomic Atlas of the Benthic Fauna of the Santa Maria Basin and Western Santa Barbara Channel. 7 - The Annelida Part 4. Polychaeta: Fabelligeridae to Sternaspidae. Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. Santa Barbara
Kristian Fauchald's Polychaeta DB
2013-01-12 18:30:12Z

Nontype USNM, geounit California, identified as Barantolla americana Hartman, 1963
Holotype USNM 186424, geounit California, identified as Dodecamastus mariaensis Blake, 2000
Paratype USNM 186425, geounit California, identified as Dodecamastus mariaensis Blake, 2000
Holotype AM W.5407, geounit New South Wales, identified as Barantolla lepte Hutchings, 1974
 Depth range

0.6 m above MLLW; 98 m; 260-976 m. [details]

 Depth range

582-585 m. [details]


Prostomium oval to conical, with terminal palpode; eyes present or absent. Thorax with achaetous peristomium, 11 ... [details]


Original diagnosis by Blake (2000: 63): ''Prostomium short, conical; eyes absent. Thorax with achaetous ... [details]


Off California in shelf and slope depths (98 m and 260-976 m); Washington (0.6 m above MLLW).  [details]


Pacific Ocean: central California (USA). [details]


Not stated. The generic name is composed by the Greek prefix dodeca-, meaning 'twelve', and the Greek root mastus, ... [details]


Not stated. The specific epithet mariaensis presumably refers to the type locality of the species, the Santa Maria ... [details]


Soft sediments, at upper slope depths. [details]


According to R.E. Ruff (in Blake, 2000) a different species of Barantolla occurs in Puget Sound and S.E. Alaska.  [details]

 Type locality

Off Point Estero, Santa Maria Basin, California, Pacific coast of USA (35º25.77'N, 121º21.69'W), 585 m, soft ... [details]

 Type material

Holotype (USNM 186424) and paratype (USNM 186425) deposited in the Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C., USA. [details]