WoRMS name details

Polycirrus eximius (Leidy, 1855)

157533  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:157533)

taxon inquirendum
Species
Torquea eximia Leidy, 1855 (superseded original combination)

Subspecies Polycirrus eximius dubius Day, 1973 accepted as Polycirrus dubius Day, 1973 (raised to species rank)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
(of Torquea eximia Leidy, 1855) Leidy, J. (1855). Contributions towards a knowledge of the marine Invertebrate fauna of the coasts of Rhode Island and New Jersey. <em>Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia.</em> 3(2) no. 11: 135-152, pls. 10-11. (xii-1855)., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/36848120
page(s): 146-147, plate XI figs. 51-52 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Note Point Judith, entrance of Narragansett Bay,...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Point Judith, entrance of Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island, Atlantic Ocean (gazetteer estimate 41.36°, -71.48°). Glasby and Hutchings (2014) state erroneously that "Leidy (1855) does not give a precise location as to where this species was collected, but indicates that the fauna described in this paper were collected from Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island, and in the vicinity of Atlantic City and at the mouth of Great Egg Harbour, both in New Jersey, USA." "Point Judith" is indicated in page 146 of Leidy (1855). [details]
Status According to Glasby and Hutchings (2014); Day (1973) states that the type of Torquea eximia Leidy is lost, the description...  
Status According to Glasby and Hutchings (2014); Day (1973) states that the type of Torquea eximia Leidy is lost, the description is inadequate, and the original drawings are too small to show specific characters; considering this, both studies suggest that the species be treated as species inquirenda until additional material is available  [details]

Distribution downstream part of middle St. Lawrence estuary; Prince Edward Island (from the northern tip of Miscou Island, N.B. to Cape...  
Distribution downstream part of middle St. Lawrence estuary; Prince Edward Island (from the northern tip of Miscou Island, N.B. to Cape Breton Island south of Cheticamp, including the Northumberland Strait and Georges Bay to the Canso Strait causeway); Cobscook Bay to Cape Hatteras [details]

Taxonomy Subfamily: Polycirrinae, according to Trott (2004).  
Taxonomy Subfamily: Polycirrinae, according to Trott (2004). [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2020). World Polychaeta database. Polycirrus eximius (Leidy, 1855). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=157533 on 2020-10-28
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2005-05-23 07:30:30Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2020-01-17 16:14:14Z
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original description  (of Torquea eximia Leidy, 1855) Leidy, J. (1855). Contributions towards a knowledge of the marine Invertebrate fauna of the coasts of Rhode Island and New Jersey. <em>Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia.</em> 3(2) no. 11: 135-152, pls. 10-11. (xii-1855)., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/36848120
page(s): 146-147, plate XI figs. 51-52 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record Brunel, P.; Bosse, L.; Lamarche, G. (1998). Catalogue of the marine invertebrates of the estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence. <em>Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 126.</em> 405 p. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Pollock, L.W. (1998). A practical guide to the marine animals of northeastern North America. Rutgers University Press. New Brunswick, New Jersey & London. 367 pp., available online at http://books.google.com/books?id=i1AmT31cuR4C  [details]   

additional source Day, John H. (1973). New Polychaeta from Beaufort, with a key to all species recorded from North Carolina. <em>NOAA Technical Reports, Ser. National Marine Fisheries Service, Circulars.</em> 375: 1-140., available online at https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.62852
page(s): 123, fig. 16h-l [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Hartman, Olga. (1959). Catalogue of the Polychaetous Annelids of the World. Parts 1 and 2. <em>Allan Hancock Foundation Occasional Paper.</em> 23: 1-628.
page(s): 517, 531 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Trott, T. J. (2004). Cobscook Bay inventory: a historical checklist of marine invertebrates spanning 162 years. <em>Northeastern Naturalist.</em> 11, 261-324., available online at http://www.gulfofmaine.org/kb/files/9793/TROTT-Cobscook%20List.pdf [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   

status source Glasby, Christopher J.; Hutchings, Patricia A. (2014). Revision of the taxonomy of <em>Polycirrus</em> Grube, 1850 (Annelida: Terebellida: Polycirridae). <em>Zootaxa.</em> 3877(1): 1-117., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3877.1.1
page(s): 55 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Status According to Glasby and Hutchings (2014); Day (1973) states that the type of Torquea eximia Leidy is lost, the description is inadequate, and the original drawings are too small to show specific characters; considering this, both studies suggest that the species be treated as species inquirenda until additional material is available  [details]

Type locality Point Judith, entrance of Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island, Atlantic Ocean (gazetteer estimate 41.36°, -71.48°). Glasby and Hutchings (2014) state erroneously that "Leidy (1855) does not give a precise location as to where this species was collected, but indicates that the fauna described in this paper were collected from Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island, and in the vicinity of Atlantic City and at the mouth of Great Egg Harbour, both in New Jersey, USA." "Point Judith" is indicated in page 146 of Leidy (1855). [details]

From other sources
Distribution downstream part of middle St. Lawrence estuary; Prince Edward Island (from the northern tip of Miscou Island, N.B. to Cape Breton Island south of Cheticamp, including the Northumberland Strait and Georges Bay to the Canso Strait causeway); Cobscook Bay to Cape Hatteras [details]

Habitat infralittoral of the Gulf and estuary [details]

Taxonomy Subfamily: Polycirrinae, according to Trott (2004). [details]