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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolydora websteri Hartman in Loosanoff & Engle, 1943 
AphiaID: 153847

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 accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolydora Bosc, 1802
Sources  original description Loosanoff, Victor L. and Engle, James B. 1943. Polydora in Oysters Suspended in the Water. Biological Bulletin.Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, 85(1): 69-78., available online at http://www.biolbull.org/content/85/1/69.full.pdf+html [details]

redescription Blake, J.A. 1996. Family Spionidae Grube, 1850. pages 81-223. IN: Blake, James A.; Hilbig, Brigitte; and Scott, Paul H. Taxonomic Atlas of the Benthic Fauna of the Santa Maria Basin and Western Santa Barbara Channel. 6 - The Annelida Part 3. Polychaeta: Orbiniidae to Cossuridae. Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. Santa Barbara [details]

redescription Read, Geoffrey B. 2010. Comparison and history of Polydora websteri and P. haswelli (Polychaeta: Spionidae) as mud-blister worms in New Zealand shellfish. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research 44(2): 83–100. , available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00288330.2010.482969
page(s): 91 [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From regional or thematic species database
Australia
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorAustralia (introduced: alien[details]
Romania
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorRomania (introduced: alien[details]
From other sources
Canada
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBonne Bay [details]
Caribbean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCaribbean Sea [details]
Colombia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorColombia [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Gulf of Saint Lawrence
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorManicouagan [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSt. Lawrence Estuary [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCanadian Exclusive Economic Zone [Arctic part] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Feedingtypes  deposit feeder: surface [details]
interface grazer [details]
suspension feeder: facultative [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDelivering Alien Invasive Species Inventories for Europe (DAISIE) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (32 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (2 nucleotides; 0 proteins) 
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 regional or thematic species database
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in Australia (Nation) : Loss of aquaculture/commercial/recreational harvest or gain [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Australia (Nation) : Fisheries: accidental with deliberate translocations of fish or shellfish [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Romania (Nation) : Shipping [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution northern Gaspe waters, upstream and downstream part of middle St. Lawrence estuary, lower St. Lawrence estuary, Magdalen Islands (from Eastern Bradelle valley to the west, as far as Cape North, including the Cape Breton Channel), 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), middle North Shore (from Sept -Iles to Cape Whittle, including the Mingan Islands); western slope of Newfoundland, including the southern part of the Strait of Belle Isle but excluding the upper 50m in the area southwest of Newfoundland; to Cape Hatteras [details]

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNomenclature OPINION 1974 (Case 3080)


Polydora websteri Hartman in Loosanoff & Engle, 1943 (Annelida, Polychaeta): specific name conserved by a ruling that it is not to be treated as a replacement for P. caeca Webster, 1879, and a lectotype designated for P. websteri [details]

ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Polydora websteri in a New Zealand Crassostrea gigas oyster, both introduced alien species
Polydora websteri in a...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:153847
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-04-16 10:28:02Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Polydora websteri. 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=153847 on 2014-07-26
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