Hydroides brachyacanthus Rioja, 1941

Bastida-Zavala, J. Rolando, 2008, Serpulids (Annelida: Polychaeta) from the Eastern Pacific, including a brief mention of Hawaiian serpulids, Zootaxa 1722, pp. 1-61: 22-23

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1175­5334

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Hydroides brachyacanthus Rioja, 1941
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Hydroides brachyacanthus Rioja, 1941  

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Hydroides brachyacantha Rioja, 1941: 169–172   , pl. 3, fig. 2, pl. 4, figs. 1–9. Type locality: Mazatlan (Sinaloa) and Acapulco (Guerrero), Mexico (type specimens lost).

Hydroides brachyacanthus   .— Bastida-Zavala and ten Hove, 2003b: 73–76, figs. 3A–M, 7A–F (revision of the genus from Eastern Pacific).

Material examined. Seventy-eight specimens: Baja California Sur ( Mexico), UMAR-Poly 52, 2 spec. (23º24–25’N, 109º25’W, Cabo Pulmo Reef , Coral Los Frailes, on dead coral Pocillopora   , 4 m, Sept. 25, 1988, coll. PH, JK & JRBZ). Guerrero ( Mexico), SV-pc, 50+ spec. (16º50’33”N, 99º54’39”W, Punta Manzanillo, Acapulco, Aug. 20, 1988, coll. SISV); UMAR-Poly 53 (16º50’N, 99º54’W, La Quebrada, Acapulco, on Muricanthus   and Spondylus   , May 25, 2000, coll. SISV, PSS & JRBZ). Oaxaca ( Mexico), UMAR-Poly 54 (15º45’45”N, 96º07’12”W, Chahue marina, Huatulco, 0 m, May 22, 2000, coll. SISV, PSS & JRBZ); UMAR- Poly 55, 5 spec. (15º40’54”N, 96º27’55”W, La Boquilla, Puerto Angel, on bivalves shells, 6–10 m, Nov. 2003, coll. SS); UMAR-Poly 56, 4 spec. (15º40’04”N, 96º28’53”W, Estacahuite beach, Puerto Angel, on coral debris, 2 m, Oct. 22, 2003, coll. JRBZ); UMAR-Poly 57, 10 spec. (15º45’12”N, 96º07’46”W, Santa Cruz bay, Huatulco, on pier pilots, 0–1 m, Nov. 12, 2003, coll. PZ); UMAR-Poly 58 (15º41’14”N, 96º26’32”W, La Tijera beach, Puerto Angel, on coral Pocillopora   , May or June, 2004, coll. G. Velásquez); UMAR-Poly 59, 4 spec. (15º51’N, 97º04’W, Puerto Escondido, on Spondylus calcifer   , M12, M23, 6– 10 m, July 4, 2004, coll. SS) GoogleMaps   .

Diagnosis. For a revised description see Bastida-Zavala and ten Hove (2003b).

Habitat. Depth: Intertidal to 10 m. On rock and sand bottoms, on dead coral ( Pocillopora verrucosa   ) and on spiny oyster Spondylus calcifer   .

Distribution. Temperate and Tropical Eastern Pacific. Southern California ( USA) to Ecuador; questionably circum (sub) tropical ( Bastida-Zavala & ten Hove 2003b).

Remarks. This species belongs to a world-wide species complex, whose revision is pending. The material from Hawaii is slightly different to the American Pacific specimens with respect to the shape of the spines of the opercular verticil ( Bastida-Zavala & ten Hove 2003a).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Annelida

Class

Polychaeta

Order

Sabellida

Family

Serpulidae

Genus

Hydroides

Loc

Hydroides brachyacanthus Rioja, 1941

Bastida-Zavala, J. Rolando 2008
2008
Loc

Hydroides brachyacanthus

Bastida-Zavala, J. R. & ten Hove, H. A. 2003: 73
2003