WoRMS taxon details

Polycirrus cruciformis Nogueira, Hutchings & Carrerette, 2015

867803  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:867803)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Nogueira, Joao M. de Matos; Hutchings, Pat A.; Carrerette, Orlemir. (2015). Polycirridae (Annelida, Terebelliformia) from Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 4019(1): 437-483., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4019.1.17
page(s): 467-470, figs. 1B-C, 18-19 [details]   
Holotype  AM W.47663, geounit Great Barrier Reef  
Holotype AM W.47663, geounit Great Barrier Reef [details]
Note Australia, Queensland, Great Barrier Reef,...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Australia, Queensland, Great Barrier Reef, Lizard Island, MacGillivray Reef (14º39'23''S, 145º29'31''E).  [details]
Depth range 4-12 m.   
Depth range 4-12 m.  [details]

Distribution Australia: Lizard Island and Yonge Reef (Great Barrier Reef, Queensland).   
Distribution Australia: Lizard Island and Yonge Reef (Great Barrier Reef, Queensland).  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet cruciformis is composed by the Latin noun crucis, genitive of crux and meaning 'cross', and the Latin...  
Etymology The specific epithet cruciformis is composed by the Latin noun crucis, genitive of crux and meaning 'cross', and the Latin noun formis, plural of forma and meaning 'shape' or 'form', and refers to the shape of the tips of the long buccal tentacles, with a subdistal cylindrical inflation and a blunt tip, resembling a cross.  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2022). World Polychaeta Database. Polycirrus cruciformis Nogueira, Hutchings & Carrerette, 2015. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=867803 on 2022-09-25
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original description Nogueira, Joao M. de Matos; Hutchings, Pat A.; Carrerette, Orlemir. (2015). Polycirridae (Annelida, Terebelliformia) from Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 4019(1): 437-483., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4019.1.17
page(s): 467-470, figs. 1B-C, 18-19 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
Holotype AM W.47663, geounit Great Barrier Reef [details]
Paratype AM W.47664, geounit Great Barrier Reef [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range 4-12 m.  [details]

Distribution Australia: Lizard Island and Yonge Reef (Great Barrier Reef, Queensland).  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet cruciformis is composed by the Latin noun crucis, genitive of crux and meaning 'cross', and the Latin noun formis, plural of forma and meaning 'shape' or 'form', and refers to the shape of the tips of the long buccal tentacles, with a subdistal cylindrical inflation and a blunt tip, resembling a cross.  [details]

Habitat Amongst Halimeda beds, at subtidal depths.  [details]

Type locality Australia, Queensland, Great Barrier Reef, Lizard Island, MacGillivray Reef (14º39'23''S, 145º29'31''E).  [details]