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Polychaeta taxon details

Paleanotus silus Watson, 2015

1458415  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:1458415)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Watson, Charlotte. (2015). Seven new species of <em>Paleanotus</em> (Annelida: Chrysopetalidae) described from Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef, and coral reefs of northern Australia and the Indo-Pacific: two cryptic species pairs revealed between western Pacific Ocean and the eastern Indian Ocean. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 4019(1): 707-732., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4019.1.24
page(s): 722, figures 1G; 6A−L; note: Ashmore Reef, Timor Sea [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Holotype  NTM W.9309, geounit Timor Sea  
Holotype NTM W.9309, geounit Timor Sea [details]
Note West end of Ashmore Reef / Pulau Pasir...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality West end of Ashmore Reef / Pulau Pasir (Indonesia) , Timor Sea, a reef closer to Timor-Leste than the Australian mainland, no geolocation given, estimated at -12.2404, 122.9244, 6 m. A paratype designated for an Andaman Sea, Thailand, specimen [details]
Etymology Paleanotus silus is named for "the very small ‘pug-nosed’ shape of the apex of the main paleae". Silus -a -um is a...  
Etymology Paleanotus silus is named for "the very small ‘pug-nosed’ shape of the apex of the main paleae". Silus -a -um is a Latin adjective meaning pug-nosed. Thus here the author has used a masculine form, so indicating she treats the genus as masculine. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2021). World Polychaeta database. Paleanotus silus Watson, 2015. Accessed at: https://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=1458415 on 2022-12-07
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original description Watson, Charlotte. (2015). Seven new species of <em>Paleanotus</em> (Annelida: Chrysopetalidae) described from Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef, and coral reefs of northern Australia and the Indo-Pacific: two cryptic species pairs revealed between western Pacific Ocean and the eastern Indian Ocean. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 4019(1): 707-732., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4019.1.24
page(s): 722, figures 1G; 6A−L; note: Ashmore Reef, Timor Sea [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
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Holotype NTM W.9309, geounit Timor Sea [details]
From editor or global species database
Etymology Paleanotus silus is named for "the very small ‘pug-nosed’ shape of the apex of the main paleae". Silus -a -um is a Latin adjective meaning pug-nosed. Thus here the author has used a masculine form, so indicating she treats the genus as masculine. [details]

Type locality West end of Ashmore Reef / Pulau Pasir (Indonesia) , Timor Sea, a reef closer to Timor-Leste than the Australian mainland, no geolocation given, estimated at -12.2404, 122.9244, 6 m. A paratype designated for an Andaman Sea, Thailand, specimen [details]