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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrania wellfleetensis Pettibone, 1956 
AphiaID: 157288

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 editorErrantia (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyllodocida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereidiformia (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyllidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorExogoninae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrania (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrania wellfleetensis (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrania Quatrefages, 1866
Sources  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]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From other sources
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 editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype USNM 27783, locality Cape Cod (USA, Massachusetts, Cape Cod Bay, Wellfleet Harbor (geocoordinates not provided, but estimated with gazetteer to be lat. 41.924904º, long. -70.027814); on sandy bottom among tubes of Diopatra cuprea (Bosc); low water) [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (9 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
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 editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Low water.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Western Atlantic coast of the USA: Massachusetts to Florida.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet, wellfleetensis refers to the type locality of the species, Wellfleet Harbor (Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat On sand and muddy sand sediments, at low water. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Atlantic Ocean, USA, Massachusetts, Cape Cod Bay, Wellfleet Harbor (geocoordinates not provided, but estimated with gazetteer to be lat. 41.924904º, long. -70.027814).  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:157288
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-23 07:30:30Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2007-03-29 10:21:37Z  checked  Musco, Luigi
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Brania wellfleetensis Pettibone, 1956. 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=157288 on 2014-12-18
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