WoRMS taxon details

Brania wellfleetensis Pettibone, 1956

157288  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:157288)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Pettibone, Marian H. 1956. Some polychaete worms of the families Hesionidae, Syllidae and Nereidae from the east coast of North America, West Indies, and Gulf of Mexico. Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences, 46(9): 281-294., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/122693#page/317/mode/1up
page(s): 282, fig. 2a-c [details]   
Holotype  USNM 27783, locality Cape Cod (Wellfleet...  
Holotype USNM 27783, locality Cape Cod (Wellfleet Harbor, Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts, USA, Atlantic Ocean (gazetteer estimate 41.9249°, -70.0278°); low water, on sandy bottom among tubes of Diopatra cuprea (Bosc)) [details]
Note Wellfleet Harbor, Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts,...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Wellfleet Harbor, Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts, USA, Atlantic Ocean (gazetteer estimate 41.9249°, -70.0278°). [details]
Depth range Low water.   
Depth range Low water.  [details]

Distribution Western Atlantic coast of the USA: Massachusetts to Florida.   
Distribution Western Atlantic coast of the USA: Massachusetts to Florida.  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet, wellfleetensis refers to the type locality of the species, Wellfleet Harbor (Cape Cod Bay,...  
Etymology The specific epithet, wellfleetensis refers to the type locality of the species, Wellfleet Harbor (Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts).  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Brania wellfleetensis Pettibone, 1956. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=157288 on 2018-04-21
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2005-05-23 07:30:30Z
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2007-03-29 10:21:37Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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original description Pettibone, Marian H. 1956. Some polychaete worms of the families Hesionidae, Syllidae and Nereidae from the east coast of North America, West Indies, and Gulf of Mexico. Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences, 46(9): 281-294., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/122693#page/317/mode/1up
page(s): 282, fig. 2a-c [details]   

basis of record Uebelacker, Joan M.; Johnson, Paul G. (eds). (1984). Taxonomic guide to the polychaetes of the Northern Gulf of Mexico. Final report to the Minerals Management Service, contract 14-12-001-29091. Volumes 1-7, Barry M. Vittor & Associates. Mobile, Alabama., available online at https://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/002201750 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

Paratype USNM 27784, locality Buzzards Bay (Chappaquoit, Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, USA, Atlantic Ocean (gazetteer estimate 41.60°, -70.65°); muddy sand) [details]
Holotype USNM 27783, locality Cape Cod (Wellfleet Harbor, Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts, USA, Atlantic Ocean (gazetteer estimate 41.9249°, -70.0278°); low water, on sandy bottom among tubes of Diopatra cuprea (Bosc)) [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range Low water.  [details]

Distribution Western Atlantic coast of the USA: Massachusetts to Florida.  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet, wellfleetensis refers to the type locality of the species, Wellfleet Harbor (Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts).  [details]

Habitat On sand and muddy sand sediments, at low water. [details]

Type locality Wellfleet Harbor, Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts, USA, Atlantic Ocean (gazetteer estimate 41.9249°, -70.0278°). [details]