WoRMS name details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolydora ligni Webster, 1879

152351 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:152351)
Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (subjective synonym)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Webster, Henry E. (1879). The Annelida Chaetopoda of New Jersey. Annual Report of the New York State Museum of Natural History. 32: 101-128., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/110212#page/205/mode/1up [details]   
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Entire East Coast; California. Range covers...  
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]
Read, G. (2011). Polydora ligni Webster, 1879. 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=152351 on 2017-11-22

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2005-04-11 07:40:04Z
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2008-03-13 13:29:12Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2011-03-09 07:52:42Z
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original description Webster, Henry E. (1879). The Annelida Chaetopoda of New Jersey. Annual Report of the New York State Museum of Natural History. 32: 101-128., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/110212#page/205/mode/1up [details]   

basis of record Blake, J. A. (1971). Revision of the genus Polydora from the east coast of North America (Polychaeta: Spionidae. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology. 75: 1-32., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.5479/si.00810282.75 [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 Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [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 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 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]   

additional source Hartman, O. (1941). Some contributions to the biology and life history of Spionidae from California. With keys to species and genera and descriptions of two new forms. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions. 7(4): 289-323., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/88616#page/307/mode/1up [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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

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]
 

LanguageName 
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]