WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLoimia medusa (Savigny, 1822)

131499  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:131499)

accepted
Species
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTerebella medusa Savigny, 1822 (superseded original combination)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
(ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorTerebella medusa Savigny, 1822) Savigny, Jules-César. (1822). Système des annélides, principalement de celles des côtes de l'Égypte et de la Syrie, offrant les caractères tant distinctifs que naturels des Ordres, Familles et Genres, avec la Description des Espèces. Description de l'Égypte ou Recueil des Observations et des Recherches qui ont été faites en Égypte pendant l'Expédition de l'Armée Française, publié par les Ordres de sa Majesté l'Empereur Napoléon le Grand, Histoire Naturelle, Paris. 1(3):1-128., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/41329897
page(s): 85-86, plate I fig. 3 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Gulf of Suez  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality contained in Gulf of Suez [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution distribution: Pacific Ocean, California,...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution distribution: Pacific Ocean, California, Japan, Indo-China, Persian Gulf, red Sea, Atlantic ocean(Fauvel,1953); tropical Indo-Pacific in Kalk (1958). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Virginian, southside of Cape Cod to Cape Hatteras  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Virginian, southside of Cape Cod to Cape Hatteras [details]
Gil, J.; Read, G.; Bellan, G. (2017). Loimia medusa. 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=131499 on 2017-12-16

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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2008-03-25 08:16:00Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2010-09-01 23:41:23Z
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2017-09-18 14:59:56Z
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original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorTerebella medusa Savigny, 1822) Savigny, Jules-César. (1822). Système des annélides, principalement de celles des côtes de l'Égypte et de la Syrie, offrant les caractères tant distinctifs que naturels des Ordres, Familles et Genres, avec la Description des Espèces. Description de l'Égypte ou Recueil des Observations et des Recherches qui ont été faites en Égypte pendant l'Expédition de l'Armée Française, publié par les Ordres de sa Majesté l'Empereur Napoléon le Grand, Histoire Naturelle, Paris. 1(3):1-128., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/41329897
page(s): 85-86, plate I fig. 3 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

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 Pollock, L.W. (1998). A practical guide to the marine animals of northeastern North America. Rutgers University Press. New Brunswick, New Jersey & London. 367 pp., available online at http://books.google.com/books?id=i1AmT31cuR4C  [details]   

additional source Day, J. H. (1967). [Sedentaria] A monograph on the Polychaeta of Southern Africa. Part 2. Sedentaria. British Museum (Natural History), London. pp. 459–842., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/8596  [details]   

additional source Hilbig, Brigitte 2000. Family Terebellidae Grube, 1851. pages 231-294. 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
page(s): 258 [details]   

additional source Imajima, Minoru & Hartman, Olga. (1964). The polychaetous annelids of Japan. Occasional Papers of the Allan Hancock Foundation. 26(1-2): 1-452 [issued in 2 parts]., available online at http://digitallibrary.usc.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15799coll82/id/18946 [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 Occhipinti-Ambrogi, A.; Marchini, A.; Cantone, G.; Castelli, A.; Chimenz, C.; Cormaci, M.; Froglia, C.; Furnari, G.; Gambi, M. C.; Giaccone, G.; Giangrande, A.; Gravili, C.; Mastrototaro, F.; Mazziotti, C.; Orsi-Relini, L.; Piraino, S. (2010). Alien species along the Italian coasts: an overview. Biological Invasions. 13(1): 215-237., available online at https://doi.org/10.1007/s10530-010-9803-y [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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 Zenetos, A.; Gofas, S.; Verlaque, M.; Cinar, M.; Garcia Raso, J.; Bianchi, C.; Morri, C.; Azzurro, E.; Bilecenoglu, M.; Froglia, C.; Siokou, I.; Violanti, D.; Sfriso, A.; San Martin, G.; Giangrande, A.; Katagan, T.; Ballesteros, E.; Ramos-Espla, A.; Mastrototaro, F.; Ocana, O.; Zingone, A.; Gambi, M.; Streftaris, N. (2010). Alien species in the Mediterranean Sea by 2010. A contribution to the application of European Union’s Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD). Part I. Spatial distribution. Mediterranean Marine Science. 11(2): 381-493., available online at https://doi.org/10.12681/mms.87 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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

redescription Hutchings, Patricia A. and Glasby, C.J. 1995. Description of the widely reported terebellid polychaetes Loimia medusa (Savigny) and Amphitrite rubra (Risso). Mitteilungen aus dem Hamburgischen zoologischen Museum und Institut 92: 149-154.
page(s): 149 [details]   

new combination reference  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorTerebella medusa Savigny, 1822) Gravier, C. (1906). Contribution à l'étude des annélides polychètes de la Mer Rouge (Suite). Nouvelles Archives du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris, 4e Série. 8(1): 123-236, plates 1-8., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/111282#page/139/mode/1up
page(s): 223 [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorTerebella medusa Savigny, 1822) 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 (Introduced species) Katsanevakis, S.; Bogucarskis, K.; Gatto, F.; Vandekerkhove, J.; Deriu, I.; Cardoso A.S. (2012). Building the European Alien Species Information Network (EASIN): a novel approach for the exploration of distributed alien species data. BioInvasions Records. 1: 235-245., available online at http://easin.jrc.ec.europa.eu [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

context source (HKRMS) Fong, C. W. (1998). Some aspects of the ecology of the seagrass Zostera japonica in Hong Kong. MPhil thesis. The University of Hong Kong.  [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeotype Hutchings & Glasby could not find a type and erected a neotype (LACM-AHF Poly 1656) collected from the Upper Persian Gulf. This is not from the known type locality of the Red Sea. [details]

From regional or thematic species database
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Turkey (Nation) : Shipping [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution distribution: Pacific Ocean, California, Japan, Indo-China, Persian Gulf, red Sea, Atlantic ocean(Fauvel,1953); tropical Indo-Pacific in Kalk (1958). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Virginian, southside of Cape Cod to Cape Hatteras [details]
 

Host of
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSewelloya plana Kim I.H., 2014 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)