Megalomma carunculata Tovar-Hernández & Salazar-Vallejo, 2008

Bastida-Zavala, J. Rolando, Buelna, Alondra Sofía Rodríguez, León-González, Jesús Angel De, Camacho-Cruz, Karla Andrea & Carmona, 2016, New records of sabellids and serpulids (Polychaeta: Sabellidae, Serpulidae) from the Tropical Eastern Pacific, Zootaxa 4184 (3), pp. 401-457: 407

publication ID

http://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4184.3.1

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persistent identifier

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scientific name

Megalomma carunculata Tovar-Hernández & Salazar-Vallejo, 2008
status

 

Megalomma carunculata Tovar-Hernández & Salazar-Vallejo, 2008 

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Megalomma carunculata Tovar-Hernández & Salazar-Vallejo, 2008: 1957  –1961, Figs 1–2View FIGURE 1View FIGURE 2. Type locality: Punta Manzanillo, Acapulco , Guerrero  . Also from Huatulco and Puerto Ángel , Oaxaca, 1–1.5 m. 

Megalomma carunculata  . — Tovar-Hernández & Carrera-Parra 2011: 18 –19 (new record from Acapulco, in sponge); Bastida- Zavala et al. 2013: 348 (Oaxaca, checklist).

Material examined. Four specimens.

Baja California: UANLAbout UANL 7855View Materials (Bahía de los Ángeles, sta. 1, 28°56’52.9”N, 113°33’25.3”W, March 31, 2011, coll. JAL).GoogleMaps 

Baja California Sur: UANLAbout UANL 7856View Materials ( Marina Cantamar, Pichilingue, Sta.  1, 24°16’42.7”N, 110°19’50.4”W, April 22, 2010, coll. JAL).GoogleMaps 

Guerrero: UMAR-Poly 706 (Morro Colorado, Zihuatanejo, in Pocillopora damicornis  [ Linnaeus , 1758], 1.5 m, November 30, 2010, coll. SGG). 

Oaxaca: UMAR-Poly 707 (El Maguey Beach, in dead corals, intertidal, July 4, 2007). 

Habitat. Intertidal to subtidal (1.5 m). Tide pools and in sponge ( Tovar-Hernández & Salazar-Vallejo 2008; Tovar-Hernández & Carrera-Parra 2011); on corals and on anthropogenic substrates in marinas (from Bahía de los Ángeles, Baja California, and Marina Cantamar  , Baja California Sur). Occasionally as part of fouling fauna.

Distribution. Mexican Pacific, Baja California, Baja California Sur, Guerrero and Oaxaca.

Remarks. Megalomma carunculata  is a big species, with a length of 7 to 16 cm; however, it is extremely rare in the Mexican Pacific ( Tovar-Hernández & Salazar-Vallejo 2008).

UANL

Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Annelida

Class

Polychaeta

Order

Sabellida

Family

Sabellidae

Genus

Megalomma

Loc

Megalomma carunculata Tovar-Hernández & Salazar-Vallejo, 2008

Bastida-Zavala, J. Rolando, Buelna, Alondra Sofía Rodríguez, León-González, Jesús Angel De, Camacho-Cruz, Karla Andrea & Carmona 2016

2016
Loc

Megalomma carunculata

Tovar-Hernandez 2011: 18

2011
Loc

Megalomma carunculata Tovar-Hernández & Salazar-Vallejo, 2008 : 1957

Tovar-Hernandez 2008: 1957