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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrbinia americana Day, 1973 
AphiaID: 157513

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 editorSedentaria (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScolecida (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrbiniidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrbinia (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrbinia Quatrefages, 1865
Sources  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 http://dx.doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.62852
page(s): 89-90, fig. 12 c-g [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 43138, locality North Carolina Shelf (Off Beaufort, North Carolina (Atlantic coast of USA); medium sand; 122 m.) [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (4 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 editorDistribution Western Atlantic: North Carolina to the Gulf of Mexico [details]

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

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpecimen Smithsonian Institution, Washington (USNM) [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Off Beaufort, North Carolina (Atlantic coast of USA) [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:157513
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 (2014). Orbinia americana Day, 1973. 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=157513 on 2014-10-25
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