WoRMS name details

Heteronereis signata Baird, 1864

339236  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:339236)

 unaccepted (subjective synonym)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Baird, William. (1864). Description of a new British Annelide, belonging to the tribe Rapacea of Grube = Annelida errantia of Milne-Edwards. <em>Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Ser. Zoology.</em> 8(29): 8-10, plate I fig. 1., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/31601750
page(s): 8-10, plate I fig. 1 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Holotype  NHMUK 1863.4.7.13, geounit Polperro  
Holotype NHMUK 1863.4.7.13, geounit Polperro [details]
Type locality contained in United Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone  
type locality contained in United Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Note Polperro, Cornwall, England, English Channel,...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Polperro, Cornwall, England, English Channel, Atlantic Ocean (gazetteer estimate 50.329°, -4.514°). [details]
Depth range Not stated by the author.  
Depth range Not stated by the author. [details]

Distribution Atlantic Ocean: English Channel.  
Distribution Atlantic Ocean: English Channel. [details]

Etymology Not explicitly stated by the author. The specfic epithet signata is a Latin participle meaning 'marked', 'indicated' or...  
Etymology Not explicitly stated by the author. The specfic epithet signata is a Latin participle meaning 'marked', 'indicated' or 'distinguished', and could refer to the colour pattern of the type specimen: "The dorsal surface is beautifully marked with dark-purple spots, which extend over the upper part of the feet, leaving a hollow space in the centre free from them" (Baird, 1864: 9). [details]

Taxonomy Current taxon junior synonym of species listed.  
Taxonomy Current taxon junior synonym of species listed. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2021). World Polychaeta Database. Heteronereis signata Baird, 1864. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=339236 on 2021-07-27
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2008-03-18 12:55:09Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2014-04-17 02:01:03Z
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2019-09-08 23:25:49Z
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original description Baird, William. (1864). Description of a new British Annelide, belonging to the tribe Rapacea of Grube = Annelida errantia of Milne-Edwards. <em>Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Ser. Zoology.</em> 8(29): 8-10, plate I fig. 1., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/31601750
page(s): 8-10, plate I fig. 1 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Hartman, Olga. (1959). Catalogue of the Polychaetous Annelids of the World. Parts 1 and 2. <em>Allan Hancock Foundation Occasional Paper.</em> 23: 1-628. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Baird, William 1865. Supplement, containing Addenda and Corrigenda and additional species, in G.A. Johnston ed., A catalogue of the British non-parasitical worms in the collection of the British Museum: London, British Museum, p. 337-350.
page(s): 341 [details]   

source of synonymy McIntosh, William Carmichael. (1910). A monograph of the British annelids. Polychaeta. Syllidae to Ariciidae. <em>Ray Society of London.</em> 2(2): 233-524., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/38533042
page(s): 292 [via H. schmardaei] [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype NHMUK 1863.4.7.13, geounit Polperro [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range Not stated by the author. [details]

Diagnosis Original diagnosis by Baird (1864: 8): "Corpus pyramidatum, maculatum, dorso et ventre canaliculatum. Segmenta 2ndum, 3rtium, 4tum et 5ntum brevissima; segmenta sexdecim sequentia magna, pedibus validis, simplicibus; segmenta partis posterioris corporis parva, confertim disposita, pedibus parvis, compositis; cirri pedum anteriorum simplices, non crenati.[details]

Distribution Atlantic Ocean: English Channel. [details]

Etymology Not explicitly stated by the author. The specfic epithet signata is a Latin participle meaning 'marked', 'indicated' or 'distinguished', and could refer to the colour pattern of the type specimen: "The dorsal surface is beautifully marked with dark-purple spots, which extend over the upper part of the feet, leaving a hollow space in the centre free from them" (Baird, 1864: 9). [details]

Habitat Muddy bottom. [details]

Holotype Epitokous specimen. Deposited in the Natural History Museum, London, UK (NHMUK 1863.4.7.13). [details]

Taxonomy Current taxon junior synonym of species listed. [details]

Type locality Polperro, Cornwall, England, English Channel, Atlantic Ocean (gazetteer estimate 50.329°, -4.514°). [details]