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Webster, Henry E. and Benedict, James E. 1884. The Annelida Chaetopoda from Provincetown and Wellfleet, Massachusetts. Annual Report of the United States Commission of Fish and Fisheries, Washington, 1881: 699-747.
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Amphitrite brunnea (Stimpson, 1854) (additional source)
Eteone cinerea Webster & Benedict, 1884 (original description)
Eulalia bilineata Webster & Benedict, 1887 accepted as Eulalia bilineata (Johnston, 1840) (additional source)
Eulalia dubia Webster & Benedict, 1884 (original description)
Exogone (Parexogone) hebes (Webster & Benedict, 1884) accepted as Parexogone hebes (Webster & Benedict, 1884) (original description)
Hesione agilis Webster & Benedict, 1884 accepted as Parahesione luteola (Webster, 1879) (original description)
Nereis tenuis Webster & Benedict, 1884 (original description)
Nicolea viridis Webster & Benedict, 1884 accepted as Nicolea venustula (Montagu, 1819) (original description)
Nicolea viridis (Schmarda, 1861) (original description)
Paedophylax hebes Webster & Benedict, 1884 accepted as Parexogone hebes (Webster & Benedict, 1884) (original description)
Pista intermedia Webster & Benedict, 1884 (original description)
Podarke caeca Webster & Benedict, 1884 accepted as Microphthalmus szcelkowii Metschnikow, 1865 (original description)
Scolecolepis cirrata (M. Sars, 1851) accepted as Laonice cirrata (M. Sars, 1851) (new combination reference)
Sphaerosyllis brevifrons Webster & Benedict, 1884 (original description)
Sphaerosyllis longicirrata Webster & Benedict, 1884 accepted as Parapionosyllis longicirrata (Webster & Benedict, 1884) (original description)
Spio rathbuni Webster & Benedict, 1884 accepted as Pygospio elegans Claparède, 1863 (original description)
Spiophanes verrilli Webster & Benedict, 1884 accepted as Spiophanes bombyx (Claparède, 1870) (original description)
Staurocephalus caecus Webster & Benedict, 1884 accepted as Parougia caeca (Webster & Benedict, 1884) (original description)
Streptosyllis Webster & Benedict, 1884 (original description)
Streptosyllis arenae Webster & Benedict, 1884 (original description)
Syllides convoluta Webster & Benedict, 1884 accepted as Syllides convolutus Webster & Benedict, 1884 (original description)
Thaumastoma Webster & Benedict, 1884 accepted as Trochochaeta Levinsen, 1884 (original description)
Thaumastoma singulare Webster & Benedict, 1884 accepted as Trochochaeta multisetosa (Örsted, 1844) (original description)
Massachusetts for Scolecolepis cirrata (M. Sars, 1851) 
Syntype USNM 27561, locality Massachusetts, identified as Paedophylax hebes Webster & Benedict, 1884
Syntype USNM 412, locality Massachusetts, identified as Syllides convoluta Webster & Benedict, 1884
Syntype USNM 417, locality Massachusetts, identified as Streptosyllis arenae Webster & Benedict, 1884
Syntype USNM 420, locality Massachusetts, identified as Sphaerosyllis brevifrons Webster & Benedict, 1884
Syntype USNM 479, locality Massachusetts, identified as Sphaerosyllis longicirrata Webster & Benedict, 1884
 Depth range

20-30 fathoms (about 36.6-54.9 m). [details]

 Depth range

Intertidal-64 m. [details]

 Depth range

Low water to 25 fathoms (about 45.5 m).  [details]

 Depth range

Shallow water.  [details]

 Distribution

Atlantic coast of North America.  [details]

 Distribution

Atlantic coast of the USA: Eastport (Maine); Provincetown (Massachusetts). [details]

 Distribution

Northwest Atlantic: Provincetown, Cape Cod Bay (Massachusetts, USA).  [details]

 Distribution

Northwest Atlantic: Provincetown, Cape Cod Bay (Massachusetts, USA).  [details]

 Distribution

Northwest Atlantic: USA (Massachusetts).  [details]

 Distribution

Northwest Atlantic: Newfoundland to Massachusetts.  [details]

 Etymology

The name of the genus Streptosyllis is formed by the prefix of Greek origin strepto-, meaning 'twisted' or ... [details]

 Etymology

The specific epithet arenae is the genitive of the Latin word arena, meaning 'sand', and refers to the habitat ... [details]

 Etymology

The specific epithet hebes is the Latin word for 'blunt' or 'dull', and refers to the anterior region of the ... [details]

 Etymology

The specific epithet longicirrata refers to the fact that "the dorsal cirri [...] are very long for the genus" ... [details]

 Etymology

The specific epithet convoluta is the feminine of the Latin word convolutus, meaning 'coiled' or 'interlaced', and ... [details]

 Etymology

The specific epithet brevifrons refers to the short frontal region (palpi and prostomium) of the species.  [details]

 Habitat

Infralittoral sand, in gulfs and estuaries.  [details]

 Habitat

On dredged shells and sand, between 35-55 m. [details]

 Habitat

On sand and shells at low water.  [details]

 Habitat

On shells at low water.  [details]

 Habitat

Sand, in low water.  [details]

 Habitat

Sandy sediments, coarse sand to gravel, and shelly sand.  [details]

 Nomenclature

In Hartman catalogue (1959:388) recorded as if authored by Webster & Benedict, 1884, thus a synonym, and a ... [details]

 Taxonomy

Webster & Benedict's Massachusetts record is brief, with no description attached, just the comment "Not common". ... [details]

 Type locality

Northwest Atlantic Ocean, USA, Massachusetts, Cape Cod Bay, Provincetown (geocoordinates not provided, but ... [details]

 Type locality

Northwest Atlantic, USA, Massachusetts, Cape Cod Bay, Provincetown (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with ... [details]

 Type locality

Northwest Atlantic, USA, Massachusetts, Cape Cod Bay, Provincetown (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with ... [details]

 Type locality

Northwest Atlantic, USA, Massachusetts, Cape Cod Bay, Race Run, near Provincetown (geocoordinates not provided, ... [details]

 Type locality

Northwest Atlantic, USA, Massachusetts, Cape Cod Bay, Provincetown (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with ... [details]