Physical Description

Type Information

Paralectotype for Squilla polita Bigelow
Catalog Number: USNM 124778
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Sex/Stage: male;
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Collector(s): United States Fish Commission
Year Collected: 1889
Locality: Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Channel, Santa Rosa Island, California, United States, North Pacific Ocean
Depth (m): 97 to 97
Vessel: Albatross R/V
  • Paralectotype: Bigelow, R. P. 1891. Johns Hopkins Univ. Circ. 10: 88, p. 93.; Bigelow, R. P. 1891. Johns Hopkins Univ. Circ. 10(88): 93.
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Lectotype for Squilla polita Bigelow
Catalog Number: USNM 18494
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Sex/Stage: female;
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Locality: Santa Barbara, Off Santa Rosa Island, California, United States, North Pacific Ocean
Depth (m): 97 to 97
Vessel: Albatross R/V
  • Lectotype: Bigelow, R. P. 1891. Johns Hopkins Univ. Circ. 10: 88, p. 93.; Bigelow, R. P. 1891. Johns Hopkins Univ. Circ. 10(88): 93.
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Holotype for Squilla hildebrandi Schmitt
Catalog Number: USNM 76068
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Sex/Stage: male;
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Collector(s): S. Hildebrand
Year Collected: 1937
Locality: Fort Sherman, Canal Zone, Panama, Caribbean Sea, North Atlantic Ocean
  • Holotype: Schmitt, W. L. 1940. Allan Hancock Pacif. Exped. 5(4): 152, fig.6.
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Holotype for Squilla hildebrandi Schmitt
Catalog Number: USNM 76038
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Sex/Stage: male;
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Collector(s): S. Hildebrand
Year Collected: 1937
Locality: Fort Sherman, Canal Zone, Panama, Caribbean Sea, North Atlantic Ocean
  • Holotype: Schmitt, W. L. 1940. Allan Hancock Pacif. Exped. 5(4): 152, fig.6.
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Holotype for Squilla hesperia Manning
Catalog Number: USNM 124094
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Sex/Stage: female;
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Collector(s): A. Crosnier
Year Collected: 1959
Locality: Baie De Tsimipaika, NW Coast, Madagascar, Indian Ocean
Microhabitat: Muddy sand
Depth (m): 15 to 15
  • Holotype: Manning, R. B. 1968. Proc. U.S. Natl. Mus. 124(3641): 25, fig.8.
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Holotype for Squilla oculinova Glassell
Catalog Number: USNM 79380
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Sex/Stage: female;
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Collector(s): F. Lewis
Year Collected: 1939
Locality: Santiago Bay, Near Port Of Manzanillo, Colima, Mexico, North Pacific Ocean
Depth (m): 18 to 24
  • Holotype: Glassell, S. A. 1942. Proc. U.S. Natl. Mus. 92(3138): 53, fig.7.
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Syntype for Squilla holoschista Kemp
Catalog Number: USNM 143571
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Sex/Stage: male; female;
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Collector(s): Madras Museum
Locality: Madras, Tamil Nadu, India, Bay of Bengal, Indian Ocean
  • Syntype: Kemp, S. W. 1911. Records Of The Indian Museum. 6(9): 93-100.
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Paralectotype for Squilla polita Bigelow
Catalog Number: USNM 18475
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Sex/Stage: male;
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Locality: Off Abreojos Point, Baja California, Mexico, Gulf of California, North Pacific Ocean
Depth (m): 88 to 88
Vessel: Albatross R/V
  • Paralectotype: Bigelow, R. P. 1891. Johns Hopkins Univ. Circ. 10: 88, p. 93.; Bigelow, R. P. 1891. Johns Hopkins Univ. Circ. 10(88): 93.
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Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 10 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 3 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 42 - 185
  Temperature range (°C): 12.849 - 14.773
  Nitrate (umol/L): 2.374 - 7.071
  Salinity (PPS): 33.575 - 33.624
  Oxygen (ml/l): 4.423 - 5.237
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.659 - 1.004
  Silicate (umol/l): 6.369 - 10.492

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Depth range (m): 42 - 185

Temperature range (°C): 12.849 - 14.773

Nitrate (umol/L): 2.374 - 7.071

Salinity (PPS): 33.575 - 33.624

Oxygen (ml/l): 4.423 - 5.237

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.659 - 1.004

Silicate (umol/l): 6.369 - 10.492
 
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Depth range based on 1228 specimens in 43 taxa.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 398 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): -4 - 1737
  Temperature range (°C): 4.196 - 27.858
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.202 - 37.276
  Salinity (PPS): 33.450 - 38.232
  Oxygen (ml/l): 0.149 - 5.426
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.019 - 2.678
  Silicate (umol/l): 0.756 - 43.132

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Depth range (m): -4 - 1737

Temperature range (°C): 4.196 - 27.858

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.202 - 37.276

Salinity (PPS): 33.450 - 38.232

Oxygen (ml/l): 0.149 - 5.426

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.019 - 2.678

Silicate (umol/l): 0.756 - 43.132
 
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Depth range based on 3 specimens in 1 taxon.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 26 - 31

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Depth range (m): 26 - 31
 
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD) Stats
Specimen Records:50
Specimens with Sequences:42
Specimens with Barcodes:41
Species:5
Species With Barcodes:3
Public Records:38
Public Species:3
Public BINs:4
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Wikipedia

Squilla

Squilla is a genus of mantis shrimp. It includes the following species:[1]

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