WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolycirrus medusa Grube, 1850

131531  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:131531)

accepted
Species
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEreutho smitti Malmgren, 1866 (subjective synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Grube, A.E. 1850. Die Familien der Anneliden. Archiv für Naturgeschichte, Berlin, 16(1): 249-364., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/31180#page/257/mode/1up
page(s): 330; note: is a 10 word description [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote NEOTYPE: MNHN 1545 (Glasby and Hutchings 2014:...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality NEOTYPE: MNHN 1545 (Glasby and Hutchings 2014: 71). Anse du Rouet, west of Marseille, France, 43.3331°, 5.1528° (43°19ʹ59ʺ N, 5°09ʹ10ʺ E) 1.8 m. This location is probably not accurate as it is inland [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality original type locality of Grube was Villa Franca, near Nice, Mediterranean Sea coast, France [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Saguenay Fjord, southern Gaspe waters (Baie des Chaleurs, Gaspe Bay to American, Orphan and Bradelle banks; eastern...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Saguenay Fjord, southern Gaspe waters (Baie des Chaleurs, Gaspe Bay to American, Orphan and Bradelle banks; eastern boundary: eastern Bradelle Valley), 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), Laurentian Channel (bathyal zone)(=Honguedo Strait), lower North Shore, Laurentian Channel (bathyal zone ) to the northeast of Anticosti Island (=Jacques Cartier Strait), Laurentian Channel (bathyal zone)(=Esquiman Channel), North and South slope of Anticosti Island; Cobscook Bay to Cape Hatteras [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Subfamily: Polycirrinae, according to Trott (2004).  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Subfamily: Polycirrinae, according to Trott (2004). [details]
Bellan, G. (2008). Polycirrus medusa Grube, 1850. 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=131531 on 2018-01-22

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original description Grube, A.E. 1850. Die Familien der Anneliden. Archiv für Naturgeschichte, Berlin, 16(1): 249-364., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/31180#page/257/mode/1up
page(s): 330; note: is a 10 word description [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorEreutho smitti Malmgren, 1866) Malmgren, A. J. (1866). Nordiska Hafs-Annulater. Öfversigt af Königlich Vetenskapsakademiens förhandlingar, Stockholm. 22(5): 355-410., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/100715#page/369/mode/1up [details]   

additional source Hessle, Christian. (1917). Zur Kenntnis der terebellomorphen Polychaeten. Zoologiska bidrag från Uppsala. 5: 39-258, plates I-V., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/38891407 [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 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]   

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

additional source 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 Gosner, K. L. (1971). Guide to identification of marine and estuarine invertebrates: Cape Hatteras to the Bay of Fundy. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 693 p. (look up in IMIS[details]   

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]   

redescription Glasby, Christopher J.; Hutchings, Pat A. (2014). Revision of the taxonomy of Polycirrus Grube, 1850 (Annelida: Terebellida: Polycirridae). Zootaxa. 3877(1): 1-117., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3877.1.1
page(s): 71; note: redescription and designation of neotype [details]   

redescription Jirkov, I.A. (2001). [Polychaeta of the Arctic Ocean] (In Russian) Polikhety severnogo Ledovitogo Okeana. Yanus-K Press, Moscow, 632 pp., available online at https://www.researchgate.net/publication/259865957_Jirkov_2001_Polychaeta_of_the_North_Polar_Basin [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorEreutho smitti Malmgren, 1866) Hessle, Christian. (1917). Zur Kenntnis der terebellomorphen Polychaeten. Zoologiska bidrag från Uppsala. 5: 39-258, plates I-V., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/38891407 [details]   

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

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeotype MNHN 1545, locality Marseille (Anse du Rouet, west of Marseille, France, 43.3331°, 5.1528° (43°19'59" N, 5°09'10" E) 1.8 m) [details]
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality NEOTYPE: MNHN 1545 (Glasby and Hutchings 2014: 71). Anse du Rouet, west of Marseille, France, 43.3331°, 5.1528° (43°19ʹ59ʺ N, 5°09ʹ10ʺ E) 1.8 m. This location is probably not accurate as it is inland [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality original type locality of Grube was Villa Franca, near Nice, Mediterranean Sea coast, France [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Saguenay Fjord, southern Gaspe waters (Baie des Chaleurs, Gaspe Bay to American, Orphan and Bradelle banks; eastern boundary: eastern Bradelle Valley), 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), Laurentian Channel (bathyal zone)(=Honguedo Strait), lower North Shore, Laurentian Channel (bathyal zone ) to the northeast of Anticosti Island (=Jacques Cartier Strait), Laurentian Channel (bathyal zone)(=Esquiman Channel), North and South slope of Anticosti Island; Cobscook Bay to Cape Hatteras [details]

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Subfamily: Polycirrinae, according to Trott (2004). [details]
 

Feeding Type
deposit feeder: surface [details]
interface feeder [details]
suspension feeder: facultative [details]