WoRMS name details

Sphaerosyllis longicauda Webster & Benedict, 1887

131389  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:131389)

 unaccepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Webster, Harrison Edwin and Benedict, James E. (1887). The Annelida Chaetopoda, from Eastport, Maine. <em>U.S. Commission of Fish & Fisheries. Report of the United States Commissioner of Fisheries.</em> 1885. part 13, II. appendix to report of commissioner, D.22. :707-758, including pls. 1-8., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/15839855
page(s): 720, plate III figs. 35-39 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Note Atlantic Ocean, USA, Maine, Eastport...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Atlantic Ocean, USA, Maine, Eastport (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. 44.88º, long. -66.98º), low water, sand, and 20-30 fathoms (36.5-55 m), shells and rocks.  [details]
Depth range Low water and 36.5-55 m.   
Depth range Low water and 36.5-55 m.  [details]

Distribution Northwest Atlantic coast of America.   
Distribution Northwest Atlantic coast of America.  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet longicauda is the feminine of the Latin adjective longicaudus, meaning 'long-tailed', and refers to...  
Etymology The specific epithet longicauda is the feminine of the Latin adjective longicaudus, meaning 'long-tailed', and refers to the long pair of anal cirri presented by the species.  [details]

Taxonomy Species moved to a different genus.   
Taxonomy Species moved to a different genus.  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2020). World Polychaeta database. Sphaerosyllis longicauda Webster & Benedict, 1887. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=131389 on 2020-02-17
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2007-03-29 10:21:37Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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original description Webster, Harrison Edwin and Benedict, James E. (1887). The Annelida Chaetopoda, from Eastport, Maine. <em>U.S. Commission of Fish & Fisheries. Report of the United States Commissioner of Fisheries.</em> 1885. part 13, II. appendix to report of commissioner, D.22. :707-758, including pls. 1-8., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/15839855
page(s): 720, plate III figs. 35-39 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

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 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] 

source of synonymy Pettibone, Marian H. (1963). Marine polychaete worms of the New England region. I. Aphroditidae through Trochochaetidae. <i>Bulletin of the United States National Museum</i>. 227(1): 1-356., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/7870746 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Syntype USNM 400, geounit Maine [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range Low water and 36.5-55 m.  [details]

Distribution Northwest Atlantic coast of America.  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet longicauda is the feminine of the Latin adjective longicaudus, meaning 'long-tailed', and refers to the long pair of anal cirri presented by the species.  [details]

Habitat Sand, shells and rocks, from low water to about 55 m.  [details]

Taxonomy Species moved to a different genus.  [details]

Type locality Atlantic Ocean, USA, Maine, Eastport (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. 44.88º, long. -66.98º), low water, sand, and 20-30 fathoms (36.5-55 m), shells and rocks.  [details]