Aspidosiphon (Aspidosiphon) muelleri muelleri Diesing, 1851

Açik, S., Murina, G. V., Çinar, M. E. & Ergen, Z., 2005, Sipunculans from the coast of northern Cyprus (eastern Mediterranean Sea), Zootaxa 1077, pp. 1-23: 9-10

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http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.170329

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scientific name

Aspidosiphon (Aspidosiphon) muelleri muelleri Diesing, 1851
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Aspidosiphon (Aspidosiphon) muelleri muelleri Diesing, 1851 

Aspidosiphon (Aspidosiphon) muelleri muelleri: Pancucci­Papadopoulou et al. 1999: 92  –93, fig. 35.

Aspidosiphon (Aspidosiphon) muelleri: Saiz Salinas 1984: 177  –178, fig. 2; Saiz Salinas 1986: 9 –11, fig. 1; Saiz Salinas 1993 b: 135 –140, figs 72 –74, 92c –d; Cutler 1994: 218 –220, figs 55 e, 57 a, 58 a, 60 b –d.

Aspidosiphon muelleri: Wesenberg­Lund 1957: 197  –198; Stephen 1958: 133 –134; Stephen & E dmonds 1972: 231–233, figs 26 a –d; Murina & Zavodnik 1985 / 1986: 29–31, fig. 3.

Material examined: ESFM – SIP / 97 – 6, T 4, trawl, start: 35 ° 22.9 ' N – 33 °41.0' E, finish: 35 ° 22.4 ' N – 33 ° 39.3 ' E, 12 May 1997, 38– 45 m, on sandy mud with Halophila stipulacea (Forsskål) Ascherson  and Caulerpa racemosa (Forsskål) J. Agardh  , 1 specimen; E SFM – SIP / 97 – 9, T 8, trawl, start: 35 ° 40.9 ' N – 34 ° 35.4 ' E, finish: 35 ° 40.6 ' N – 34 ° 35.9 ' E, 16 May 1997, 27– 45 m, on sand and Posidonia oceanica  , 4 specimens [one individual within a shell of Rissoa violacea Desmarest 1814  , one individual within a tube of Vermiliopsis infundibulum (Gmelin 1788)  ]; ESFM – SIP / 97 – 8, D 1, dredge, 35 ° 22.5 ' N – 33 °05.2' E, 10 May 1997, 50 m, on hard substratum, 1 specimen; ESFM – SIP / 97 – 5, D 3, dredge, 35 ° 20.7 ' N – 33 ° 28.3 ' E, 12 May 1997, 35 m, on P. oceanica  , 2 specimens; E SFM – SIP / 97 – 7, D 4, dredge, 35 ° 37.8 ' N – 34 ° 21.1 ' E, 15 May 1997, 35 m, on P. oceanica  , 1 specimen; ESFM – SIP / 98 – 19, D 15, dredge, 35 ° 33.8 ' N – 34 °13.0' E, 16 July 1998, 32 m, P. oceanica  , 1 specimen; ESFM – SIP / 98 – 16, D 17, dredge, 35 °08.7' N – 34 °00.1' E, 18 July 1998, 120 m, mud, 1 specimen; ESFM – SIP / 98 – 14, K 1, Guzelyurt Bay, 14 July 1998, 5 m, on P. oceanica  , 8 specimens; ESFM – SIP / 98 – 18, K 3, Karpas Cape, 18 July 1998, 10 m, on P. o c e a n i c a, 2 specimens; ESFM – SIP / 98 – 17, K 4, Gazi Magosa Bay, 18 July 1998, 4 m, on P. oceanica  , 2 specimens; ESFM – SIP / 98 – 15, K 5, Carpas Cape, 19 July 1998, 7 m, on P. oceanica  , 1 specimen; ESFM – SIP / 98 – 10, K 5, Carpas Cape, 19 July 1998, 0–2 m, on rocks, 1 specimen; ESFM – SIP / 98 – 11, K 8, Limanbasi Cape, 20 July 1998, 3 m, on Cystoseira  crinita  , 8 specimens; ESFM – SIP / 98 – 8, K 8, Limanbasi Cape, 20 July 1998, 0–5 m, on rocks, 7 specimens; ESFM – SIP / 98 – 13, K 9, Girne, 21 July 1998, 2 m, on rocks, 1 specimen; ESFM – SIP / 98 – 12, K 10, Malazgirt, 21 July 1998, 2 m, on rocks, 4 specimens; E SFM – SIP / 98 – 9, K 11, Kormakiti Cape, 21 July 1998, 0–15 m, P. oceanica  , 5 specimens.

Remarks: Body wall thin, semi­transparent. Trunk 1.4–13.6 mm long, 0.6–3.1 mm wide. Introvert 0.7–11.9 mm long, 0.3–1.3 mm wide. Trunk 1.1–2 times introvert length. Longitudinal musculature continuous. Anterior and posterior shields brown­black in colour. Anterior shield semi­elliptical with longitudinally arranged grooves. Caudal shield disc­like with radiating grooves. Longitudinal muscle layer continuous. Nephridiopores located at level of anus. Spine­like papillae scattered on introvert, tending to decrease towards anterior part of introvert; 13–30 µm long. Hooks arranged in rings. Introvert with 30–100 rings. One specimen bearing a pair of black eye spots and 120 rings of hooks on introvert. Bidentate hooks mainly on distal part of introvert; 10–38 µm tall, 15–45 µm thick at base. Unidentate hooks located mostly on posterior part of introvert; 13–35 µm long, 11–40 µm wide. Longitudinal grooves on anal shield numbering 10–22. Radiale grooves on caudal shield numbering 15–19. Some specimens with eggs in coelomic cavity; elliptical; longer axis 63–120 µm in diameter, smaller axis 60–95 µm in diameter.

Distribution: Common in the northeast Atlantic, Mediterranean, Red Sea, Indian Ocean, Pacific Ocean ( Cutler & Cutler 1989). Depth range: 0–1470 m ( Saiz Salinas 1986; Saiz Salinas & Villafranca Urchegui 1988).

ESFM

Museum of Faculty of Fisheries, Ege University

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Sipuncula

Class

Phascolosomatidea

Order

Aspidosiphoniformes

Family

Aspidosiphonidae

Genus

Aspidosiphon

Loc

Aspidosiphon (Aspidosiphon) muelleri muelleri Diesing, 1851

Açik, S., Murina, G. V., Çinar, M. E. & Ergen, Z. 2005
2005
Loc

Aspidosiphon (Aspidosiphon) muelleri:

Cutler 1994: 218
Saiz 1993: 135
Saiz 1986: 9
Saiz 1984: 177
1986
Loc

Aspidosiphon muelleri: Wesenberg­Lund 1957 : 197

Stephen 1958: 133
Wesenberg-Lund 1957: 197
1958