WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCapitella capitata (Fabricius, 1780)

129876  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:129876)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Fabricius, Otto 1780. [POLYCHAETA & ANNELIDA DATA. p.266-315; 374-384] Fauna Groenlandica, systematice sistens, Animalia Groenlandiae occidentalis hactenus indagata, quoad nomen specificum, triviale, vernaculumque synonyma auctorum plurium, descriptionem, locum, victum, generationem, mores, usum, capturamque singuli prout detegendi occasio fuit, maximaque parte secundum proprias observationes: Hafniae [Copenhagen] et Lipsiae. [details]   

(ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLumbricus capitatus Fabricius, 1780) Fabricius, Otto 1780. [POLYCHAETA & ANNELIDA DATA. p.266-315; 374-384] Fauna Groenlandica, systematice sistens, Animalia Groenlandiae occidentalis hactenus indagata, quoad nomen specificum, triviale, vernaculumque synonyma auctorum plurium, descriptionem, locum, victum, generationem, mores, usum, capturamque singuli prout detegendi occasio fuit, maximaque parte secundum proprias observationes: Hafniae [Copenhagen] et Lipsiae. [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote Neotype designated from specimen from 20m from...  
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Neotype designated from specimen from 20m from Affarlikassâ Fjord, Mârmorilik, West Greenland, 71° 6.5' N, 51° 17' W (71.108333°, -51.283333°) (lat/long as given, but this location appears to be terrestrial, at least in Geolocator. In Geolocator station longitude from author's map appears to be 51 deg 14' W, or -51.2330). [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Restricted to Arctic and subarctic localities...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Restricted to Arctic and subarctic localities (Blake, 2009). In CaRMS reported from Saguenay Fjord, northern Gaspe waters, downstream part of middle St. Lawrence estuary, Magdalen Islands (from eastern Bradelle valley to the west, as far as Cape North, including the Cape Breton Channel), lower St. Lawrence estuary; Prince Edward Island (from the northern tip of Miscou Island, N.B. to Cape Breton Island south of Cheticamp, including the Northumberland Strait and Georges Bay to the Canso Strait causeway); Cobscook Bay [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet capitata means having or...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet capitata means having or forming a head.  [details]
Bellan, G. (2008). Capitella capitata. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=129876 on 2017-12-11

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original description Fabricius, Otto 1780. [POLYCHAETA & ANNELIDA DATA. p.266-315; 374-384] Fauna Groenlandica, systematice sistens, Animalia Groenlandiae occidentalis hactenus indagata, quoad nomen specificum, triviale, vernaculumque synonyma auctorum plurium, descriptionem, locum, victum, generationem, mores, usum, capturamque singuli prout detegendi occasio fuit, maximaque parte secundum proprias observationes: Hafniae [Copenhagen] et Lipsiae. [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLumbricus capitatus Fabricius, 1780) Fabricius, Otto 1780. [POLYCHAETA & ANNELIDA DATA. p.266-315; 374-384] Fauna Groenlandica, systematice sistens, Animalia Groenlandiae occidentalis hactenus indagata, quoad nomen specificum, triviale, vernaculumque synonyma auctorum plurium, descriptionem, locum, victum, generationem, mores, usum, capturamque singuli prout detegendi occasio fuit, maximaque parte secundum proprias observationes: Hafniae [Copenhagen] et Lipsiae. [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLumbricus litoralis Johnston, 1827) Johnston, G. (1827). Contributions to the British Fauna. The Zoological Journal. 3: 321-336., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/39584 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCapitella intermedia Czerniavsky, 1881) Czerniavsky, V. (1881). Materialia ad zoographiam Ponticam comparatam. Bulletin de la Société Impériale des Naturalistes de Moscou (= Byulletin' Moskovskogo obshchestva ispytatelei prirody). 56(2): 338-420, 1 plate., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/128933#page/406/mode/1up
page(s): 342 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorSaenuris barbata Grube, 1860) Grube, A.E. (1860). Beschreibung neuer oder wenig bekannter Anneliden. Fünfter Beitrag. Archiv für Naturgeschichte, Berlin. 26 (1): 71-118, plates III-V., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/7153453#page/79/mode/1up
page(s): 114, plate 4 fig. 10 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAncistria acuta Verrill, 1874) Verrill, A.E. 1874. Results of recent dredging expeditions on the coast of New England. No. 5. American Journal of Science and Arts, 7: 131-138. [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCapitella fabricii Blainville, 1828) Blainville, H. de. (1828). Dictionnaire des Sciences naturelles, dans lequel on traite méthodiquement des différens êtres de la nature, considérés soit en eux-mêmes, d'après l'état actuel de nos connoissances, soit relativement a l'utilité qu'en peuvent retirer la médicine, l'agriculture, le commerce et les arts. Suivi d'une biographie des plus célèbres naturalistes. F.G. Levrault, Strasbourg & Paris. Volume 57: 1-628., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/81595#page/5/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCapitella prototypa Czerniavsky, 1881) Czerniavsky, V. (1881). Materialia ad zoographiam Ponticam comparatam. Bulletin de la Société Impériale des Naturalistes de Moscou (= Byulletin' Moskovskogo obshchestva ispytatelei prirody). 56(2): 338-420, 1 plate., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/128933#page/406/mode/1up
page(s): 340 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCapitella similis Czerniavsky, 1881) Czerniavsky, V. (1881). Materialia ad zoographiam Ponticam comparatam. Bulletin de la Société Impériale des Naturalistes de Moscou (= Byulletin' Moskovskogo obshchestva ispytatelei prirody). 56(2): 338-420, 1 plate., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/128933#page/406/mode/1up
page(s): 346 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLombricus canalium Nardo, 1847) Nardo, G.D. (1847). Prospetto della fauna marina volgare del Veneto Estuario con cenni sulle principali specie commestibili dell’Adriatico,sulle venete pesche, sulle valli, ecc. Pp. 113-156 (1-45 in reprint). In: Venezia e le sue lagune. (G. Antonelli: Venezia).  [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLumbriconais marina Örsted, 1842) Örsted, Anders Sandoe. (1842). Udtog af en Beskrivelse af Grönlands Annulata dorsibranchiata. Naturhistorisk Tidsskrift, Köbenhavn. 4: 109-127., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/19563#page/117/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMatla bengalensis Stephenson, 1908) Stephenson, J. (1908). The fauna of brackish ponds at Port Canning, Lower Bengal. Part VIII.—Preliminary description of an oligochæte worm of uncertain position. Records of the Indian Museum, Calcutta. 2(1): 39-42., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/109280#page/81/mode/1up
page(s): 39-42, figs. 1-4 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCapitella capitata belgica Czerniavsky, 1881) Czerniavsky, V. (1881). Materialia ad zoographiam Ponticam comparatam. Bulletin de la Société Impériale des Naturalistes de Moscou (= Byulletin' Moskovskogo obshchestva ispytatelei prirody). 56(2): 338-420, 1 plate., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/128933#page/406/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCapitella capitata danica Czerniavsky, 1881) Czerniavsky, Voldemaro. (1881). Material ad zoographiam Ponticam comparatam. Fasc. III Vermes. Bulletin de la Société Impériale des naturalistes de Moscou (= Byulletin' Moskovskogo obshchestva ispytatelei prirody). 55(4): 211-363., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/34420732 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLumbricus ciliatus Müller, 1773) Müller, O. F. (1774). Vermium terrestrium et fluviatilium, seu animalium infusoriorum, helminthicorum, et testaecorum, non marinorum, succincta historia. Havniæ (Copenhagen) & Lipsiæ (Leipzig), Heineck & Faber. 1: 1-214., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/50344
page(s): 30; note: as Lumbricus ciliatus; direct link to original description : HERE [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCapitella capitata suchumica Czerniavsky, 1881) Czerniavsky, Voldemaro. (1881). Material ad zoographiam Ponticam comparatam. Fasc. III Vermes. Bulletin de la Société Impériale des naturalistes de Moscou (= Byulletin' Moskovskogo obshchestva ispytatelei prirody). 55(4): 211-363., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/34420732 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCapitella capitata hebridarum Czerniavsky, 1881) Czerniavsky, Voldemaro. (1881). Material ad zoographiam Ponticam comparatam. Fasc. III Vermes. Bulletin de la Société Impériale des naturalistes de Moscou (= Byulletin' Moskovskogo obshchestva ispytatelei prirody). 55(4): 211-363., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/34420732 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCapitella capitata neapolitana Czerniavsky, 1881) Czerniavsky, Voldemaro. (1881). Material ad zoographiam Ponticam comparatam. Fasc. III Vermes. Bulletin de la Société Impériale des naturalistes de Moscou (= Byulletin' Moskovskogo obshchestva ispytatelei prirody). 55(4): 211-363., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/34420732 [details]   

basis of record Bellan, Gerard. (2001). Polychaeta, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels. 50: pp. 214-231. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Brunel, P.; Bosse, L.; Lamarche, G. (1998). Catalogue of the marine invertebrates of the estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence. Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 126. 405 p. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/145561.pdf [details]   

additional source Blake, James A.; Grassle, Judith P.; Eckelbarger, Kevin J. 2009. Capitella teleta, a new species designation for the opportunistic and experimental Capitella sp. I, with a review of the literature for confirmed records. Zoosymposia 2: 25-53, available online at http://www.mapress.com/zoosymposia/content/2009/v2/index.htm
page(s): 34 [details]   

additional source Trott, T. J. (2004). Cobscook Bay inventory: a historical checklist of marine invertebrates spanning 162 years. Northeastern Naturalist. 11, 261-324., available online at http://www.gulfofmaine.org/kb/files/9793/TROTT-Cobscook%20List.pdf [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Fauvel, P. (1911). Troisième note préliminaire sur les polychètes provenant des campagnes de l'Hirondelle et de la Princesse-Alice, ou déposées dans la Musée Océanographique de Monaco. Bulletin de l'Institut Océanographique de Monaco. 194: 1-41., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/174370#page/65/mode/1up [details]   

additional source Fauvel, P. (1927). Polychètes sédentaires. Addenda aux errantes, Arachiannélides, Myzostomaires. Faune de France Volume 16. Paul Lechevalier. Paris. 1-494., available online at http://www.faunedefrance.org/bibliotheque/docs/P.FAUVEL(FdeFr16)Polychetes-sendentaires.pdf [details]   

additional source Hartman, O. (1942). A review of the types of polychaetous annelids at the Peabody Museum of Natural History, Yale University. Bulletin of the Bingham Oceanographic Collection, Yale University. 8(1): 1-98. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Hartman, Olga. (1959). Catalogue of the Polychaetous Annelids of the World. Parts 1 and 2. Allan Hancock Foundation Occasional Paper. 23: 1-628. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Hartman, O. 1959. Polychaeta. 538-541. IN: Edmondson, W. T. (Ed.). Freshwater Biology. John Wiley and Sons Inc. New York. [details]   

additional source Malmgren, A.J. (1867). Annulata Polychaeta Spetsbergiæ, Grœnlandiæ, Islandiæ et Scandinaviæ. Hactenus Cognita. Ex Officina Frenckelliana, Helsingforslæ. 127 pp. & XIV plates., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/13358 [details]   

additional source Glasby, C.J.; Read, G.B.; Lee, K.E.; Blakemore, R.J.; Fraser, P.M.; Pinder, A.M.; Erséus, C.; Moser, W.E.; Burreson, E.M.; Govedich, F.R.; Davies, R.W.; Dawson, E.W. (2009). Phylum Annelida: bristleworms, earthworms, leeches, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 312-358. [details]   

additional source Fauchald, K.; Granados-Barba, A.; Solís-Weiss, V. (2009). Polychaeta (Annelida) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 751–788 in D.L. Felder and D.K. Camp (eds.). Gulf of Mexico. Origin, Waters, and Biota. Volume 1, Biodiversity. Texas A&M University Press, College Station, Texas., available online at http://goo.gl/auMxy9 [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   

additional source Holtmann, S.E.; Groenewold, A.; Schrader, K.H.M.; Asjes, J.; Craeymeersch, J.A.; Duineveld, G.C.A.; van Bostelen, A.J.; van der Meer, J. (1996). Atlas of the zoobenthos of the Dutch continental shelf. Ministry of Transport, Public Works and Water Management: Rijswijk, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-369-4301-9. 243 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

redescription Blake, J.A. 2000. Family Capitellidae Grube, 1862. pages 47-96. IN: Blake, James A.; Hilbig, Brigitte; and Scott, Paul Valentich. Taxonomic Atlas of the Benthic Fauna of the Santa Maria Basin and Western Santa Barbara Channel. 7 - The Annelida Part 4. Polychaeta: Fabelligeridae to Sternaspidae. Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. Santa Barbara [details]   

subsequent type designation Blake, James A. 2009. Redescription of Capitella capitata (Fabricius) from West Greenland and designation of a neotype (Polychaeta, Capitellidae). Zoosymposia 2: 55-80, available online at http://www.mapress.com/zoosymposia/content/2009/v2/index.htm
page(s): 58 [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLumbricus capitatus Fabricius, 1780) Fauchald, K. (1977). The polychaete worms, definitions and keys to the orders, families and genera. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County: Los Angeles, CA (USA), Science Series. 28:1-188., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/123110.pdf [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLumbricus capitatus Fabricius, 1780) Fauchald, K. (1977). The polychaete worms, definitions and keys to the orders, families and genera. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County: Los Angeles, CA (USA), Science Series. 28:1-188., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/123110.pdf [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCapitella intermedia Czerniavsky, 1881) Fauvel, P. (1927). Polychètes sédentaires. Addenda aux errantes, Arachiannélides, Myzostomaires. Faune de France Volume 16. Paul Lechevalier. Paris. 1-494., available online at http://www.faunedefrance.org/bibliotheque/docs/P.FAUVEL(FdeFr16)Polychetes-sendentaires.pdf
page(s): 154; note: includes under Capitella capitata [details]   

status source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCapitella intermedia Czerniavsky, 1881) Hartman, Olga. (1959). Catalogue of the Polychaetous Annelids of the World. Parts 1 and 2. Allan Hancock Foundation Occasional Paper. 23: 1-628.
page(s): 440; note: lists as valid [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCapitella intermedia Czerniavsky, 1881) Warren, Lynda M. 1976. A review of the genus Capitella (Polychaeta Capitellidae). Journal of Zoology, London 180: 195-209.
page(s): 200; note: regards Czerniavsky, 1881 species C. prototypa, C. intermedia, C. similis as synonyms of C. capitata [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorValla ciliata (Müller, 1773)) Eisig, H. 1887. Monographie der Capitelliden des Golfes von Neapel und der angrenzenden meeres-abschnitte nebst untersuchungen zur vergleichenden anatomie und physiologie. Fauna und Flora des Golfes von Neapel und der angrenzenden Meeres-Abschnitte, 16: xxvi + 906 pp. + 37 plates., available online at https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.7348
page(s): 850; note: to Capitella capitata [details]   

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorValla ciliata (Müller, 1773)) Hartman, Olga. (1959). Catalogue of the Polychaetous Annelids of the World. Parts 1 and 2. Allan Hancock Foundation Occasional Paper. 23: 1-628. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

new combination reference  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorValla ciliata (Müller, 1773)) Johnston, George. (1865). A catalogue of the British non-parasitical worms in the collection of the British Museum. [book]. 1-365. British Museum. London. [See also separate entry for Baird supplement]., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/12291
page(s): 68, Woodcuts No. I, figs. 4-5, No. III figs. a-c; note: as Valla ciliata [details]  OpenAccess publication 

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAncistria acuta Verrill, 1874) Hartman, O. (1942). A review of the types of polychaetous annelids at the Peabody Museum of Natural History, Yale University. Bulletin of the Bingham Oceanographic Collection, Yale University. 8(1): 1-98. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorSaenuris barbata Grube, 1860) Timm,. T. (2004). Oligochaeta checklist for ERMS2. (look up in IMIS[details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorSaenuris barbata Grube, 1860) Timm,. T. (2004). Oligochaeta checklist for ERMS2. (look up in IMIS[details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorSaenuris barbata Grube, 1860) Fauchald, K. (2007). World Register of Polychaeta. , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLumbricus capitatus Fabricius, 1780) Malmgren, A.J. (1867). Annulata Polychaeta Spetsbergiæ, Grœnlandiæ, Islandiæ et Scandinaviæ. Hactenus Cognita. Ex Officina Frenckelliana, Helsingforslæ. 127 pp. & XIV plates., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/13358 [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLumbricus litoralis Johnston, 1827) Timm,. T. (2004). Oligochaeta checklist for ERMS2. (look up in IMIS[details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLumbricus litoralis Johnston, 1827) Fauchald, K. (2007). World Register of Polychaeta. , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLumbricus litoralis Johnston, 1827) Fauvel, P. (1911). Troisième note préliminaire sur les polychètes provenant des campagnes de l'Hirondelle et de la Princesse-Alice, ou déposées dans la Musée Océanographique de Monaco. Bulletin de l'Institut Océanographique de Monaco. 194: 1-41., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/174370#page/65/mode/1up [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorSaenuris barbata Grube, 1860) Hartman, Olga. (1959). Catalogue of the Polychaetous Annelids of the World. Parts 1 and 2. Allan Hancock Foundation Occasional Paper. 23: 1-628. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

status source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCapitella prototypa Czerniavsky, 1881) Warren, Lynda M. 1976. A review of the genus Capitella (Polychaeta Capitellidae). Journal of Zoology, London 180: 195-209.
page(s): 200; note: regards Czerniavsky, 1881 species C. prototypa, C. intermedia, C. similis as synonyms of C. capitata [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCapitella fabricii Blainville, 1828) Malmgren, A.J. (1867). Annulata Polychaeta Spetsbergiæ, Grœnlandiæ, Islandiæ et Scandinaviæ. Hactenus Cognita. Ex Officina Frenckelliana, Helsingforslæ. 127 pp. & XIV plates., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/13358 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCapitella capitata belgica Czerniavsky, 1881) Hartman, Olga. (1959). Catalogue of the Polychaetous Annelids of the World. Parts 1 and 2. Allan Hancock Foundation Occasional Paper. 23: 1-628. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMatla bengalensis Stephenson, 1908) Hartman, Olga. (1959). Catalogue of the Polychaetous Annelids of the World. Parts 1 and 2. Allan Hancock Foundation Occasional Paper. 23: 1-628. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLombricus canalium Nardo, 1847) Hartman, Olga. (1959). Catalogue of the Polychaetous Annelids of the World. Parts 1 and 2. Allan Hancock Foundation Occasional Paper. 23: 1-628. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLumbriconais marina Örsted, 1842) Fauvel, P. (1911). Troisième note préliminaire sur les polychètes provenant des campagnes de l'Hirondelle et de la Princesse-Alice, ou déposées dans la Musée Océanographique de Monaco. Bulletin de l'Institut Océanographique de Monaco. 194: 1-41., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/174370#page/65/mode/1up [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCapitella similis Czerniavsky, 1881) Fauvel, P. (1927). Polychètes sédentaires. Addenda aux errantes, Arachiannélides, Myzostomaires. Faune de France Volume 16. Paul Lechevalier. Paris. 1-494., available online at http://www.faunedefrance.org/bibliotheque/docs/P.FAUVEL(FdeFr16)Polychetes-sendentaires.pdf [details]   

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCapitella similis Czerniavsky, 1881) Warren, Lynda M. 1976. A review of the genus Capitella (Polychaeta Capitellidae). Journal of Zoology, London 180: 195-209.
page(s): 200; note: regards Czerniavsky, 1881 species C. prototypa, C. intermedia, C. similis as synonyms of C. capitata [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLumbricus ciliatus Müller, 1773) Eisig, H. 1887. Monographie der Capitelliden des Golfes von Neapel und der angrenzenden meeres-abschnitte nebst untersuchungen zur vergleichenden anatomie und physiologie. Fauna und Flora des Golfes von Neapel und der angrenzenden Meeres-Abschnitte, 16: xxvi + 906 pp. + 37 plates., available online at https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.7348
page(s): 850; note: indirect synonymy through the name Valla ciliata [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCapitella capitata suchumica Czerniavsky, 1881) Hartman, Olga. (1959). Catalogue of the Polychaetous Annelids of the World. Parts 1 and 2. Allan Hancock Foundation Occasional Paper. 23: 1-628. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCapitella capitata neapolitana Czerniavsky, 1881) Hartman, Olga. (1959). Catalogue of the Polychaetous Annelids of the World. Parts 1 and 2. Allan Hancock Foundation Occasional Paper. 23: 1-628. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCapitella capitata hebridarum Czerniavsky, 1881) Hartman, Olga. (1959). Catalogue of the Polychaetous Annelids of the World. Parts 1 and 2. Allan Hancock Foundation Occasional Paper. 23: 1-628. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCapitella capitata danica Czerniavsky, 1881) Hartman, Olga. (1959). Catalogue of the Polychaetous Annelids of the World. Parts 1 and 2. Allan Hancock Foundation Occasional Paper. 23: 1-628. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

context source (Deepsea) Budaeva N.E., Jirkov I.A., Savilova T.A., Paterson G.L.J. (2014). Deep-sea fauna of European seas: An annotated species check-list of benthic invertebrates living deeper than 2000 m in the seas bordering Europe. Polychaeta. Invertebrate Zoology. Vol.11. No.1: 217–230 [in English]. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

context source (HKRMS) BU. (2013). Provision of services for field sampling, species identification and data analysis of benthic faunal communities of Hong Kong marin waters. Final report submitted to EPD. [details]   

context source (Schelde) Maris, T.; Beauchard, O.; Van Damme, S.; Van den Bergh, E.; Wijnhoven, S.; Meire, P. (2013). Referentiematrices en Ecotoopoppervlaktes Annex bij de Evaluatiemethodiek Schelde-estuarium Studie naar “Ecotoopoppervlaktes en intactness index”. Monitor Taskforce Publication Series, 2013-01. NIOZ: Yerseke. 35 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeotype ZMUC ZMUC-POL-1967 [details]
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Restricted to Arctic and subarctic localities (Blake, 2009). In CaRMS reported from Saguenay Fjord, northern Gaspe waters, downstream part of middle St. Lawrence estuary, Magdalen Islands (from eastern Bradelle valley to the west, as far as Cape North, including the Cape Breton Channel), lower St. Lawrence estuary; Prince Edward Island (from the northern tip of Miscou Island, N.B. to Cape Breton Island south of Cheticamp, including the Northumberland Strait and Georges Bay to the Canso Strait causeway); Cobscook Bay [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet capitata means having or forming a head.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Neotype designated from specimen from 20m from Affarlikassâ Fjord, Mârmorilik, West Greenland, 71° 6.5' N, 51° 17' W (71.108333°, -51.283333°) (lat/long as given, but this location appears to be terrestrial, at least in Geolocator. In Geolocator station longitude from author's map appears to be 51 deg 14' W, or -51.2330). [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat intertidal, bathyal, infralittoral and circalittoral of the Gulf and estuary [details]
 

Feeding Type
carnivore [details]
deposit feeder [details]
deposit feeder: subsurface [details]
deposit feeder: surface [details]
detritus feeder [details]
grazer [details]
LanguageName 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorslangpier  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgallery worm  [details]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorナミイトゴカイ/イトゴカイ  [details]