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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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North-western Atlantic
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphitrite brunnea (Stimpson, 1854) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEteone cinerea Webster & Benedict, 1884 (original description)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEulalia bilineata Webster & Benedict, 1887 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEulalia bilineata (Johnston, 1840) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEulalia dubia Webster & Benedict, 1884 (original description)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorExogone (Parexogone) hebes (Webster & Benedict, 1884) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParexogone hebes (Webster & Benedict, 1884) (original description)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHesione agilis Webster & Benedict, 1884 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParahesione luteola (Webster, 1879) (original description)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis tenuis Webster & Benedict, 1884 (original description)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNicolea viridis Webster & Benedict, 1884 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNicolea venustula (Montagu, 1819) (original description)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNicolea viridis (Schmarda, 1861) (original description)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPaedophylax hebes Webster & Benedict, 1884 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParexogone hebes (Webster & Benedict, 1884) (original description)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPista intermedia Webster & Benedict, 1884 (original description)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPodarke caeca Webster & Benedict, 1884 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrophthalmus szcelkowii Metschnikow, 1865 (original description)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScolecolepis cirrata (M. Sars, 1851) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaonice cirrata (M. Sars, 1851) (new combination reference)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphaerosyllis brevifrons Webster & Benedict, 1884 (original description)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphaerosyllis longicirrata Webster & Benedict, 1884 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParapionosyllis longicirrata (Webster & Benedict, 1884) (original description)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpio rathbuni Webster & Benedict, 1884 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPygospio elegans Claparède, 1863 (original description)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpiophanes verrilli Webster & Benedict, 1884 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpiophanes bombyx (Claparède, 1870) (original description)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStaurocephalus caecus Webster & Benedict, 1884 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParougia caeca (Webster & Benedict, 1884) (original description)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStreptosyllis Webster & Benedict, 1884 (original description)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStreptosyllis arenae Webster & Benedict, 1884 (original description)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyllides convoluta Webster & Benedict, 1884 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyllides convolutus Webster & Benedict, 1884 (original description)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThaumastoma Webster & Benedict, 1884 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrochochaeta Levinsen, 1884 (original description)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThaumastoma singulare Webster & Benedict, 1884 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrochochaeta multisetosa (Örsted, 1844) (original description)
Massachusetts for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScolecolepis 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
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Depth range

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

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Intertidal-64 m. [details]

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

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Shallow water.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Distribution

Atlantic coast of North America.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Distribution

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

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Distribution

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

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Distribution

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

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Distribution

Northwest Atlantic: USA (Massachusetts).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Distribution

Northwest Atlantic: Newfoundland to Massachusetts.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Etymology

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

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

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

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

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

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

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Habitat

Infralittoral sand, in gulfs and estuaries.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Habitat

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

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Habitat

On sand and shells at low water.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Habitat

On shells at low water.  [details]

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Sand, in low water.  [details]

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

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Nomenclature

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

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Taxonomy

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

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Type locality

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

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Type locality

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

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Type locality

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

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Type locality

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

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Type locality

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