WoRMS taxon details

Orbinia americana Day, 1973

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

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Day, John 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]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Holotype  USNM 43138, locality North Carolina Shelf...  
Holotype 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]
Note Off Beaufort, North Carolina, Atlantic coast...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Off Beaufort, North Carolina, Atlantic coast of USA (34.3833°, -75.9167°). [details]
Type material Holotype deposited at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, USA (USNM 43138). [details]
Depth range 122 m.  
Depth range 122 m. [details]

Distribution Western Atlantic: from North Carolina to the Gulf of Mexico.  
Distribution Western Atlantic: from North Carolina to the Gulf of Mexico. [details]

Etymology The specific epithet americana refers to the type locality of the species, the Atlantic coast of North America.   
Etymology The specific epithet americana refers to the type locality of the species, the Atlantic coast of North America.  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Orbinia americana Day, 1973. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=157513 on 2018-05-22
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original description Day, John 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]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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 
 

Holotype 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
Depth range 122 m. [details]

Dimensions Holotype (USNM 43138): 10 mm long, for 38 segments (incomplete). [details]

Distribution Western Atlantic: from North Carolina to the Gulf of Mexico. [details]

Etymology The specific epithet americana refers to the type locality of the species, the Atlantic coast of North America.  [details]

Habitat Medium sand, at shelf depths. [details]

Type locality Off Beaufort, North Carolina, Atlantic coast of USA (34.3833°, -75.9167°). [details]

Type material Holotype deposited at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, USA (USNM 43138). [details]