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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphaerodorum gracilis (Rathke, 1843) 
AphiaID: 131100

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnnelida (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolychaeta (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorErrantia (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyllodocida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyllodocida incertae sedis (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphaerodoridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphaerodorum (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphaerodorum gracilis (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphaerodorum Örsted, 1843
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBebryce peripatus Johnston in Thompson, 1844 (subjective synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEphesia gracilis Rathke, 1843 (superseded original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis bullata Dalyell, 1853 (subjective synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPollicita peripatus Johnston, 1845 (subjective synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphaerodoridium gracilis [auct. lapsus] (Lapsus. No such combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphaerodoropsis flavum [auct. lapsus] (Lapsus. No such combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphaerodorum flavum Örsted, 1843 (subjective synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphaerodorum peripatus (Johnston in Thompson, 1844) (superseded recombination)
Sources  original description Rathke, H. (1843). Beiträge zur Fauna Norwegens. Nova Acta Academiae Caesareae Leopoldino-Carolinae Naturae Curiosorum, Breslau & Bonn. 20: 1-264c, pls. 1-12., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.11613 [details]

source of synonymy Pettibone, Marian H. (1963). Marine polychaete worms of the New England region. I. Aphroditidae through Trochochaetidae. Bulletin of the United States National Museum. 227(1): 1-356., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/33229#page/7/mode/1up [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortype locality United Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Irish Exclusive economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Danish Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Norwegian Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
From regional or thematic species database
North Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorBelgian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
From other sources
Canada
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSaguenay Fjord [details]
English Channel
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBaie de la Seine [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGolfe Normanno-Breton [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
France
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRoscoff [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWimereux [details]
Gulf of Saint Lawrence
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of St. Lawrence [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCanadian Exclusive Economic Zone [Atlantic part] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIrish Exclusive economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelgian Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Sea [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
United Kingdom
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBritish Isles [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPlymouth [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Coast of England [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCanadian Exclusive Economic Zone [Arctic part] [details]
Feedingtypes  deposit feeder: subsurface [details]
grazer [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (1 barcode) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (8 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Annelid Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Gulf of St. Lawrence (unspecified region), Saguenay Fjord, southern Gaspe waters (Baie des Chaleurs, Gaspe Bay to American, Orphan and Bradelle banks; eastern boundary: eastern Bradelle Valley), downstream part of middle St. Lawrence estuary, lower St. Lawrence estuary, Laurentian Channel (bathyal zone)(=Honguedo Strait); South slope of Anticosti Island. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat bathyal and circalittoral of the Gulf and estuary [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorValidity RAMS isn't sure about the Genus name of this species [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:131100
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Bellan, Gérard
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Sphaerodorum gracilis (Rathke, 1843). In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2014) World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=131100 on 2014-11-26
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