WoRMS taxon details

Capitella capitata (Fabricius, 1780)

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

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
(ofLumbricus capitatus Fabricius, 1780) Fabricius, O.; Berry, S. S.; Roper, C. F. E.;. (1780). Fauna Groenlandica : systematice sistens animalia Groenlandiae occidentalis hactenus indagata, quoad nomen specificum, triviale, vernaculumque : synonyma auctorum plurium, descriptionem, locum, victum, generationem, mores Othonis Fabricii. 450pp., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/48073#page/7/mode/1up
page(s): 279 [details]   
Note Neotype designated from specimen from 20m from...  
From editor or global species database
Type 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]
Distribution Restricted to Arctic and subarctic localities (Blake, 2009). In CaRMS reported from Saguenay Fjord, northern Gaspe waters,...  
Distribution 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]

Etymology The specific epithet capitata means having or forming a head.   
Etymology The specific epithet capitata means having or forming a head.  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Capitella capitata (Fabricius, 1780). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=129876 on 2018-12-17
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original description  (ofLumbricus capitatus Fabricius, 1780) Fabricius, O.; Berry, S. S.; Roper, C. F. E.;. (1780). Fauna Groenlandica : systematice sistens animalia Groenlandiae occidentalis hactenus indagata, quoad nomen specificum, triviale, vernaculumque : synonyma auctorum plurium, descriptionem, locum, victum, generationem, mores Othonis Fabricii. 450pp., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/48073#page/7/mode/1up
page(s): 279 [details]   

original description  (ofLumbricus litoralis Johnston, 1827) Johnston, George. (1827). Contributions to the British Fauna. [Continued from p.181.]. <em>The Zoological Journal.</em> 3: 321-336., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/27485847 [details]   

original description  (ofSaenuris 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]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofCapitella intermedia Czerniavsky, 1881) Czerniavsky, V. (1881). Materialia ad zoographiam Ponticam comparatam. <em>Bulletin de la Société Impériale des Naturalistes de Moscou (= Byulletin' Moskovskogo obshchestva ispytatelei prirody).</em> 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  (ofAncistria 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  (ofCapitella fabricii Blainville, 1828) Blainville, H. de. (1828). Mollusques, Vers et Zoophytes. <em>In: Dictionnaire des Sciences Naturelles, F.G. Levrault, Strasbourg & Paris.</em> Volume 57., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/81595#page/5/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (ofCapitella prototypa Czerniavsky, 1881) Czerniavsky, V. (1881). Materialia ad zoographiam Ponticam comparatam. <em>Bulletin de la Société Impériale des Naturalistes de Moscou (= Byulletin' Moskovskogo obshchestva ispytatelei prirody).</em> 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  (ofCapitella similis Czerniavsky, 1881) Czerniavsky, V. (1881). Materialia ad zoographiam Ponticam comparatam. <em>Bulletin de la Société Impériale des Naturalistes de Moscou (= Byulletin' Moskovskogo obshchestva ispytatelei prirody).</em> 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  (ofLombricus 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). <em>In: Venezia e le sue lagune. (G. Antonelli: Venezia).</em>  [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofMatla 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. <em>Records of the Indian Museum, Calcutta.</em> 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  (ofCapitella capitata belgica Czerniavsky, 1881) Czerniavsky, V. (1881). Materialia ad zoographiam Ponticam comparatam. <em>Bulletin de la Société Impériale des Naturalistes de Moscou (= Byulletin' Moskovskogo obshchestva ispytatelei prirody).</em> 56(2): 338-420, 1 plate., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/128933#page/406/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (ofLumbriconais marina Örsted, 1842) Örsted, A. S. (1842). Udtog af en Beskrivelse af Grönlands Annulata dorsibranchiata. <em>Naturhistorisk Tidsskrift, Köbenhavn.</em> 4: 109-127., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/19563#page/117/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (ofCapitella capitata danica Czerniavsky, 1881) Czerniavsky, V. (1881). Materialia Ad Zoographiam Ponticam Comparatam. Fasciculum III. Vermes. <em>Bulletin de la Société Impériale des Naturalistes de Moscou.</em> 55(4): 213-344., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/107136#page/736/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (ofCapitella capitata hebridarum Czerniavsky, 1881) Czerniavsky, V. (1881). Materialia Ad Zoographiam Ponticam Comparatam. Fasciculum III. Vermes. <em>Bulletin de la Société Impériale des Naturalistes de Moscou.</em> 55(4): 213-344., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/107136#page/736/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (ofCapitella capitata neapolitana Czerniavsky, 1881) Czerniavsky, V. (1881). Materialia Ad Zoographiam Ponticam Comparatam. Fasciculum III. Vermes. <em>Bulletin de la Société Impériale des Naturalistes de Moscou.</em> 55(4): 213-344., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/107136#page/736/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (ofCapitella capitata suchumica Czerniavsky, 1881) Czerniavsky, V. (1881). Materialia Ad Zoographiam Ponticam Comparatam. Fasciculum III. Vermes. <em>Bulletin de la Société Impériale des Naturalistes de Moscou.</em> 55(4): 213-344., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/107136#page/736/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (ofLumbricus ciliatus Müller, 1773) Müller, O. F. (1773). Vermium terrestrium et fluviatilium, seu animalium infusoriorum, helminthicorum, et testaecorum, non marinorum, succincta historia. <em>Havniæ (Copenhagen) & Lipsiæ (Leipzig), Heineck & Faber.</em> 1: 1-136., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/50344#page/5/mode/1up
page(s): 30; note: as Lumbricus ciliatus; direct link to original description : HERE [details]  OpenAccess publication 

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. <i>Invertebrate Zoology</i>. 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”. <em>Monitor Taskforce Publication Series, 2013-01. NIOZ: Yerseke.</em> 35 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record Bellan, G. (2001). Polychaeta, <i>in</i>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. <em>Collection Patrimoines Naturels.</em> 50: 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. <em>Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 126.</em> 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]. <em>Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France.</em> 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. <em>Northeastern Naturalist.</em> 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. <em>Bulletin de l'Institut Océanographique de Monaco.</em> 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. <em>Faune de France Volume 16. Paul Lechevalier. Paris.</em> 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. <em>Bulletin of the Bingham Oceanographic Collection, Yale University.</em> 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. <em>Allan Hancock Foundation Occasional Paper.</em> 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.). <em>Gulf of Mexico. Origin, Waters, and Biota. Volume 1, Biodiversity.</em> 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. <em>China Science Press.</em> 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]   
 
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Neotype ZMUC ZMUC-POL-1967, verbatimGeounit Affarlikassâ Fjord, ... [details]
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Distribution 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]

Etymology The specific epithet capitata means having or forming a head.  [details]

Type 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]

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Habitat intertidal, bathyal, infralittoral and circalittoral of the Gulf and estuary [details]
 

LanguageName 
Dutch slangpier  [details]
English gallery worm  [details]
Japanese ナミイトゴカイ/イトゴカイ  [details]