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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCabira incerta Webster, 1879 
AphiaID: 157290

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 editorPilargidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPilarginae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCabira (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCabira incerta (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCabira Webster, 1879
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCabira Webster, 1879
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCabira incerta Webster, 1879
Sources  original description Webster, H.E. (1879). The Annelida Chaetopoda of the Virginian coast. Transactions of the Albany Institute. 9: 202-269, plates I-XI., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/137886#page/216/mode/1up
page(s): 267, plate XI figs. 155-157 [details]

redescription Wolf, Paul S. 1984. Family Pilargidae Saint Joseph, 1899. In: Uebelacker, J.M.; Johnson, P.G. (eds). Taxonomic guide to the polychaetes of the northern Gulf of Mexico. Volume 4. 231pp. Chapter Pagination: 29.1-29.41, illustr., pp. Barry A. Vittor & Associates, Inc., Mobile, Alabama.,
page(s): 29-5 to 29-6, figs. 29-1 and 29-2 [details]

redescription Pettibone, M. H. (1966). Revision of the Pilargidae (Annelida: Polychaeta), including descriptions of new species, and redescription of the pelagic Podarmus ploa Chamberlain (Polynoidae). Proceedings of the United States National Museum. 118(3525): 155-207., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/32856#page/177/mode/1up
page(s): 178-179, fig. 11 [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Virginia [details]
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]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (12 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 Subtidal to 75 m.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Western Atlantic Ocean: from Chesapeake Bay (Virginia, Atlantic coast of the USA) to Texas (USA, Gulf of Mexico).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Not stated. The specific epithet incerta is a Latin adjective, feminine of incertus and meaning 'uncertain', 'doubtful' or 'obscure', and presumably refers to the uncertain position of the species when originally described by Webster (1879).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Originally found in a fragment of loosely compacted sandstone. In medium-fine to fine-very fine sand, silty sand, clayey sandy silt, sandy silty clay, or mud, from subtidal to shelf depths.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Atlantic Ocean, USA, Virginia, easter shore of Virginia, Northampton County, between the mainland and the line of outside islands (Geocoordinayes not provided, stimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. 37.36º, long. -75.82º), in a dredged fragment of loosely compacted sand-stone.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType material Type material was not found in the Smithsonian Institution, Washington (USNM), where most of Webster's polychaete material was deposited, and apparently it no longer exists (Pettibone, 1966: 177). Apparently M.H. Pettibone had the intention to desigate a neotype and paraneotypes with base on newly collected material from Chesapeake Bay (Virginia) (see Wolf, 1984: 29-5), but they were not designated as such in her published monograph. See USNM 30985 for intended paraneotypes, and USNM 30986 for intended neotype, at the Invertebrate Zoology Collections, of the Smithsonian Institution (USA).  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:157290
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2005-05-23 07:30:30Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2015). Cabira incerta Webster, 1879. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2015) World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=157290 on 2016-07-30
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