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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolydora ligni Webster, 1879 
AphiaID: 152351

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 editorSedentaria (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCanalipalpata (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpionida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpioniformia (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpionidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolydora (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (subjective synonym)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolydora cornuta Bosc, 1802
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolydora Bosc, 1802
Sources  original description Webster, Henry E. 1879. The Annelida Chaetopoda of New Jersey. Annual Reports of the New York State Museum of Natural History, 32: 101-128. [details]

source of synonymy Dewarumez, Jean-Marie (look up in IMIS[details]

source of synonymy Blake, J.A. and Maciolek, Nancy J. 1987. A redescription of Polydora cornuta Bosc (Polychaeta: Spionidae) and designation of a neotype. Bulletin of the Biological Society of Washington, 7: 11-15. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorwhip mudwormUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpolydora mud worm  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHolzbohrender Polydorawurm  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From other sources
France
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWimereux (doubtful[details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
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 editorPortuguese Exclusive Economic Zone [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 (doubtful[details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (52 publications) 
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 Entire East Coast; California. Range covers both subprovinces of Acadian and Virginian. 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), and the Southern Gaspe waters (Baie des Chaleurs, Gaspe Bay to American, Orphan and Bradelle banks; eastern boundary: Eastern Bradelle Valley) [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Found in brackish waters, in the littoral and sublittoral zones over hard and sand substrate, often abundant in oyster beds. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:152351
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-04-11 07:40:04Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2008-03-13 13:29:12Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2011-03-09 07:52:42Z  changed  Read, Geoffrey
  
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  Citation: Read, G. (2014). Polydora ligni Webster, 1879. 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=152351 on 2014-09-19
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