WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrbinia americana Day, 1973

157513  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:157513)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Day, J.H. 1973. New polychaeta from Beaufort, with a key to all species recorded from North Carolina. NOAA Technical Reports, Ser. National Marine Fisheries Service, Circulars, 375: 1-140., available online at https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.62852
page(s): 89-90, fig. 12 c-g [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype  USNM 43138, locality North Carolina Shelf...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype USNM 43138, locality North Carolina Shelf (off Beaufort, North Carolina, Atlantic coast of USA (34°23'N, 75°55'W; 34.3833°, -75.9167°); 122 m, medium sand) [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote Off Beaufort, North Carolina, Atlantic coast...  
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Off Beaufort, North Carolina, Atlantic coast of USA (34.3833°, -75.9167°). [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType material Holotype deposited at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, USA (USNM 43138). [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 122 m.  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 122 m. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Western Atlantic: from North Carolina to the Gulf of Mexico.  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Western Atlantic: from North Carolina to the Gulf of Mexico. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet americana refers to the type locality of the species, the Atlantic coast of North America.   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet americana refers to the type locality of the species, the Atlantic coast of North America.  [details]
Traits (2008). Orbinia americana Day, 1973. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/traits/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=157513 on 2018-01-16

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2005-05-23 07:30:30Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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original description Day, J.H. 1973. New polychaeta from Beaufort, with a key to all species recorded from North Carolina. NOAA Technical Reports, Ser. National Marine Fisheries Service, Circulars, 375: 1-140., available online at https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.62852
page(s): 89-90, fig. 12 c-g [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]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype USNM 43138, locality North Carolina Shelf (off Beaufort, North Carolina, Atlantic coast of USA (34°23'N, 75°55'W; 34.3833°, -75.9167°); 122 m, medium sand) [details]
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 122 m. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDimensions Holotype (USNM 43138): 10 mm long, for 38 segments (incomplete). [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Western Atlantic: from North Carolina to the Gulf of Mexico. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet americana refers to the type locality of the species, the Atlantic coast of North America.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Medium sand, at shelf depths. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Off Beaufort, North Carolina, Atlantic coast of USA (34.3833°, -75.9167°). [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType material Holotype deposited at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, USA (USNM 43138). [details]