WoRMS taxon details

Polycirrus variabilis Hutchings & Glasby, 1986

330897  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:330897)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Hutchings, Patricia A.; Glasby, Christopher J. (1986). The Polycirrinae (Polychaeta: Terebellidae) from Australia. <em>Records of the Australian Museum.</em> 38(6): 319-350., available online at http://doi.org/10.3853/j.0067-1975.38.1986.185
page(s): 345-347, figs. 11a-g, 12E, table 1 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Holotype  AM W199538, geounit Lizard Island (Queensland)  
Holotype AM W199538, geounit Lizard Island (Queensland) [details]
Note Lizard Island lagoon, Great Barrier Reef,...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Lizard Island lagoon, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia, Pacific Ocean (-14.6667°, 145.45°). [details]
Depth range 7-12 m.  
Depth range 7-12 m. [details]

Distribution Australia: Queensland (Lizard Island).  
Distribution Australia: Queensland (Lizard Island). [details]

Etymology "The specific name variabilis is derived from the latin meaning changeable, referring to the large variation occurring in...  
Etymology "The specific name variabilis is derived from the latin meaning changeable, referring to the large variation occurring in the dental formula of the uncini" (Hutchings & Glasby, 1986: 347). [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2022). World Polychaeta Database. Polycirrus variabilis Hutchings & Glasby, 1986. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=330897 on 2022-05-26
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2008-03-17 10:44:16Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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original description Hutchings, Patricia A.; Glasby, Christopher J. (1986). The Polycirrinae (Polychaeta: Terebellidae) from Australia. <em>Records of the Australian Museum.</em> 38(6): 319-350., available online at http://doi.org/10.3853/j.0067-1975.38.1986.185
page(s): 345-347, figs. 11a-g, 12E, table 1 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Glasby, Christopher J.; Hutchings, Patricia A. (2014). Revision of the taxonomy of <em>Polycirrus</em> Grube, 1850 (Annelida: Terebellida: Polycirridae). <em>Zootaxa.</em> 3877(1): 1-117., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3877.1.1 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
Holotype AM W199538, geounit Lizard Island (Queensland) [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range 7-12 m. [details]

Distribution Australia: Queensland (Lizard Island). [details]

Etymology "The specific name variabilis is derived from the latin meaning changeable, referring to the large variation occurring in the dental formula of the uncini" (Hutchings & Glasby, 1986: 347). [details]

Habitat Coral substrata, shallow subtidal. [details]

Type locality Lizard Island lagoon, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia, Pacific Ocean (-14.6667°, 145.45°). [details]