WoRMS taxon details

Scolelepis (Scolelepis) squamata (O.F. Muller, 1806)

157566  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:157566)

accepted
Species
Lumbricus squamatus Müller, 1806 (superseded original combination)
Nereis foliata Dalyell, 1853 (subjective synonym)
Nerine capensis McIntosh, 1924 (subjective synonym)
Nerine heteropoda Webster, 1879 (subjective synonym)
Scolelepis mesnili (Bellan & Lagardère, 1971) (superseded recombination of subjective synonym)
Scolelepis squamata (Müller, 1806)· accepted, alternate representation
Scolelepis squamatus [auct.] (incorrect subsequent spelling)
Scolepis cirratulus [auctt.] (genus misspelling)
Spio hirsuta Treadwell, 1928 (subjective synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Type locality contained in South Africa, Danish Exclusive Economic...  
type locality contained in South Africa [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
type locality contained in Danish Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
type locality contained in Mediterranean Sea [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
type locality contained in Virginia [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
type locality contained in Cocos Islands [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
type locality contained in Oléron Island [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
type locality contained in United Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Distribution downstream part of middle St. Lawrence estuary, southern Gaspe waters (Baie des Chaleurs, Gaspe Bay to American, Orphan and...  
Distribution downstream part of middle St. Lawrence estuary, southern Gaspe waters (Baie des Chaleurs, Gaspe Bay to American, Orphan and Bradelle banks; eastern boundary: Eastern Bradelle Valley), lower St. Lawrence estuary; Magdalen Islands (from Eastern Bradelle valley to the west, as far as Cape North, including the Cape Breton Channel)  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Scolelepis (Scolelepis) squamata (O.F. Muller, 1806). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=157566 on 2018-04-25
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original description  (ofNerine mesnili Bellan & Lagardère, 1971) Bellan, G. and Lagardère, F. 1971. Nerine mesnili, n. sp., spionidien méconnu des plages sableuses de la province Lusitanienne. Bulletin de la Société Zoologique de France, 96(4): 571-579. [details]   

original description  (ofNereis foliata Dalyell, 1853) Dalyell, John Graham. (1853). The Powers of the Creator displayed in the Creation: or, observations on life amidst the various forms of the humbler tribes of animated nature with practical comments and illustrations. volume 2 [Vermes, etc] pp.359. John van Voorst. London., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/18804951 [details]   

original description  (ofNerine heteropoda Webster, 1879) Webster, Henry 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 [details]   

original description  (ofLumbricus cirratulus Delle Chiaje, 1831) delle Chiaje, Stefano 1829 [1831]. [POLYCHAETA context. Vol.4] Memorie sulla storia e notomia degli animali senza vertebre del Regno di Napoli. Volume IV. i-viii, 1-214. Stamperia della Societa' Tipografica. Napoli., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/40485
page(s): 196 [details]   

original description  (ofLumbricus squamatus Müller, 1806) Müller, O. F. (1806). Zoologia Danica seu animalium Daniae et Norvegiae rariorum ac minus notorum descriptiones et historia. Havniae [Copenhague], N. Christensen. Volumen quartum: [1-5], 1-46, pls. 121-160., available online at http://gdz.sub.uni-goettingen.de/dms/load/img/?PPN=PPN614794528 [details]   

original description  (ofNerine capensis McIntosh, 1924) McIntosh, W.C. 1924. Notes from the Gatty Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews. No. 46. 1. On Mercierella. 2. Prelimiary account of a second contribution to South African polychaetes. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, Ser. 9, 14: 1-52. [details]   

original description  (ofSpio hirsuta Treadwell, 1928) Treadwell, Aaron L. (1928). Polychaetous annelids from the Arcturus Oceanographic Expedition. Zoologica, New York. 8(8): 449-485., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/51020852
page(s): 478-479, fig. 179: 54 to 57 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

taxonomy source Surugiu, Victor. (2016). On the taxonomic status of the European Scolelepis (Scolelepis) squamata (Polychaeta: Spionidae), with description of a new species from southern Europe. Zootaxa. 4161(2): 151-176., available online at http://mapress.com/j/zt/article/view/zootaxa.4161.2.1 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

redescription Delgado-Blas, Víctor Hugo. (2006). Partial revision of Scolelepis (Polychaeta : Spionidae) from the Grand Caribbean Region, with the description of two new species and a key to species recorded in the area. Contributions to Zoology. 75(1-2): 75-97., available online at http://dpc.uba.uva.nl/ctz/vol75/nr01/art03
page(s): 76; note: Description from non-type material collected from South Shields, England [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

redescription Surugiu, Victor. (2016). On the taxonomic status of the European Scolelepis (Scolelepis) squamata (Polychaeta: Spionidae), with description of a new species from southern Europe. Zootaxa. 4161(2): 151-176., available online at http://mapress.com/j/zt/article/view/zootaxa.4161.2.1
page(s): 154-161, figs. 1-4; note: Redescription based on non-type material [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

status source Foster, N.M. (1971). Spionidae (Polychaeta) of the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea. Studies on the Fauna of Curaçao and other Caribbean Islands. 36(129): 1-183., available online at http://www.repository.naturalis.nl/record/506046
page(s): 59; note: Uses nominal subgenus contrasted with subgenus Nerinides [details]   

basis of record  (ofScolelepis squamatus [auct.]) Jirkov, I.A. (2001). [Polychaeta of the Arctic Ocean] (In Russian) Polikhety severnogo Ledovitogo Okeana. Yanus-K Press, Moscow, 632 pp., available online at https://www.researchgate.net/publication/259865957_Jirkov_2001_Polychaeta_of_the_North_Polar_Basin
note: Description [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record  (ofNerine cirratulus hirsuta (Treadwell, 1928)) Hartman, Olga. (1956). Polychaetous annelids erected by Treadwell, 1891 to 1948, together with a brief chronology. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History. 109(2): 239-310., available online at http://hdl.handle.net/2246/1145 [details]   

status source  (ofNerine cirratulus hirsuta (Treadwell, 1928)) Maciolek, Nancy J. 1990. A redescription of some species belonging to the genus Spio and Microspio (Polychaeta: Annelida) and descriptions of three new species from Northwestern Atlantic Ocean. Journal of Natural History, 24: 1109-1141., available online at https://doi.org/10.1080/00222939000770701
page(s): 1 112 [details]   

new combination reference  (ofLumbricus cirratulus Delle Chiaje, 1831) Claparède, Édouard 1870. Les Annélides Chétopodes du Golfe de Naples. Seconde partie. Annélides sédentaires. Mémoires de la Société de physique et d'histoire naturelle de Genève, 20(1): 1-225., available online at http://www.archive.org/details/lesannlidesch02clap
page(s): 66 [details]   

additional source  (ofLumbricus cirratulus Delle Chiaje, 1831) Day, J.H. (1967). A monograph on the Polychaeta of Southern Africa. British Museum (Natural History). London. vol 1 & vol 2, 1-878., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/8596  [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofLumbricus squamatus Müller, 1806) Blainville, H. de. (1828). Dictionnaire des Sciences naturelles, dans lequel on traite méthodiquement des différens êtres de la nature, considérés soit en eux-mêmes, d'après l'état actuel de nos connoissances, soit relativement a l'utilité qu'en peuvent retirer la médicine, l'agriculture, le commerce et les arts. Suivi d'une biographie des plus célèbres naturalistes. F.G. Levrault, Strasbourg & Paris. Volume 57: 1-628., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/81595#page/5/mode/1up
page(s): 492; note: As L. 'squamosus' [sic] to new genus Scolelepis [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofLumbricus squamatus Müller, 1806) Day, J.H. (1967). A monograph on the Polychaeta of Southern Africa. British Museum (Natural History). London. vol 1 & vol 2, 1-878., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/8596  [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofNereis foliata Dalyell, 1853) Hartman, Olga. (1959). Catalogue of the Polychaetous Annelids of the World. Parts 1 and 2. Allan Hancock Foundation Occasional Paper. 23: 1-628. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofNerine heteropoda Webster, 1879) Pettibone, Marian H. (1963). Revision of some genera of polychaete worms of the family Spionidae, including the description of a new species of Scolelepis. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. 76: 89-104., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/34604970 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofNerine mesnili Bellan & Lagardère, 1971) Capaccioni-Azzati, Romana 1991. Lumbrineris cingulata (Polychaeta, Lumbrineridae) et Scolelepis mesnili (Polychaeta, Spionidae) en Mediterranee. Vie et Milieu, 41(1): 55-60. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofNerine mesnili Bellan & Lagardère, 1971) Surugiu, Victor. (2016). On the taxonomic status of the European Scolelepis (Scolelepis) squamata (Polychaeta: Spionidae), with description of a new species from southern Europe. Zootaxa. 4161(2): 151-176., available online at http://mapress.com/j/zt/article/view/zootaxa.4161.2.1
page(s): 154-161, figs. 1-4; note: with Scolelepis (Scolelepis) squamata [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record  (ofScolelepis mesnili (Bellan & Lagardère, 1971)) Bellan, Gerard. (2001). Polychaeta, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels. 50: pp. 214-231. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source  (ofScolelepis mesnili (Bellan & Lagardère, 1971)) Capaccioni-Azzati, Romana 1991. Lumbrineris cingulata (Polychaeta, Lumbrineridae) et Scolelepis mesnili (Polychaeta, Spionidae) en Mediterranee. Vie et Milieu, 41(1): 55-60. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofScolelepis mesnili (Bellan & Lagardère, 1971)) Surugiu, Victor. (2016). On the taxonomic status of the European Scolelepis (Scolelepis) squamata (Polychaeta: Spionidae), with description of a new species from southern Europe. Zootaxa. 4161(2): 151-176., available online at http://mapress.com/j/zt/article/view/zootaxa.4161.2.1
page(s): 154-161, figs. 1-4; note: with Scolelepis (Scolelepis) squamata [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source  (ofScolelepis squamata (Müller, 1806)) Hartmann-Schröder, G. (1996). Annelida, Borstenwürmer, Polychaeta [Annelida, bristleworms, Polychaeta]. 2nd revised ed. The fauna of Germany and adjacent seas with their characteristics and ecology, 58. Gustav Fischer: Jena, Germany. ISBN 3-437-35038-2. 648 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record  (ofScolelepis squamata (Müller, 1806)) Bellan, Gerard. (2001). Polychaeta, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels. 50: pp. 214-231. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source  (ofScolelepis squamata (Müller, 1806)) Day, J. H. (1967). [Sedentaria] A monograph on the Polychaeta of Southern Africa. Part 2. Sedentaria. British Museum (Natural History), London. pp. 459–842., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/8596  [details]   

additional source  (ofScolelepis squamata (Müller, 1806)) Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/145561.pdf [details]   

additional source  (ofScolelepis squamata (Müller, 1806)) Day, J.H. (1967). A monograph on the Polychaeta of Southern Africa. British Museum (Natural History). London. vol 1 & vol 2, 1-878., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/8596  [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofScolelepis squamata (Müller, 1806)) Foster, N.M. (1971). Spionidae (Polychaeta) of the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea. Studies on the Fauna of Curaçao and other Caribbean Islands. 36(129): 1-183., available online at http://www.repository.naturalis.nl/record/506046 [details]   

additional source  (ofScolelepis squamata (Müller, 1806)) Hartman, Olga. (1959). Catalogue of the Polychaetous Annelids of the World. Parts 1 and 2. Allan Hancock Foundation Occasional Paper. 23: 1-628. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source  (ofScolelepis squamata (Müller, 1806)) Pettibone, Marian H. (1963). Revision of some genera of polychaete worms of the family Spionidae, including the description of a new species of Scolelepis. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. 76: 89-104., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/34604970 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source  (ofScolelepis squamata (Müller, 1806)) 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  (ofScolelepis squamata (Müller, 1806)) 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]   

basis of record  (ofScolepis cirratulus [auctt.]) Bellan, Gerard. (2001). Polychaeta, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels. 50: pp. 214-231. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofNerine cirratulus (Delle Chiaje, 1831)) Dauvin, J.-C.; Dewarumez, J.-M.; Gentil, F. (2003). Liste actualisée des espèces d’Annélides Polychètes présentes en Manche [An up to date list of polychaetous annelids from the English Channel]. Cahiers de Biologie Marine. 44(1): 67-95., available online at http://www.sb-roscoff.fr/sites/www.sb-roscoff.fr/files/documents/station-biologique-roscoff-dauvinal2003-3835.pdf [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source  (ofNerine cirratulus (Delle Chiaje, 1831)) Day, John H.; Morgans, J.F.C. (1956). The Ecology of South African estuaries. Part 7. The Biology of Durban Bay. Annals of the Natal Museum. 13(3): 259-312, plate IV. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofNerine cirratulus (Delle Chiaje, 1831)) Fauchald, K. (2007). World Register of Polychaeta. , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta [details]   

redescription  (ofNerine cirratulus (Delle Chiaje, 1831)) Claparède, Édouard 1870. Les Annélides Chétopodes du Golfe de Naples. Seconde partie. Annélides sédentaires. Mémoires de la Société de physique et d'histoire naturelle de Genève, 20(1): 1-225., available online at http://www.archive.org/details/lesannlidesch02clap
page(s): 66 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofNerine cirratulus (Delle Chiaje, 1831)) McIntosh, William Carmichel. (1915). Polychaeta, Opheliidae to Ammocharidae. A Monograph of the British Marine Annelids. The Ray Society, London, 3 (1): i-viii, 1-368 (text)., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/38532650 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

source of synonymy  (ofSpio hirsuta Treadwell, 1928) Hartman, Olga. (1956). Polychaetous annelids erected by Treadwell, 1891 to 1948, together with a brief chronology. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History. 109(2): 239-310., available online at http://hdl.handle.net/2246/1145
page(s): 258, 291; note: as Nerine cirratulus hirsuta (Treadwell, 1928) [details]   

status source  (ofSpio hirsuta Treadwell, 1928) Maciolek, Nancy J. 1990. A redescription of some species belonging to the genus Spio and Microspio (Polychaeta: Annelida) and descriptions of three new species from Northwestern Atlantic Ocean. Journal of Natural History, 24: 1109-1141., available online at https://doi.org/10.1080/00222939000770701
page(s): 1 112; note: as Scolelepis squamata (Müller, 1806) [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofNerine capensis McIntosh, 1924) Day, J.H. (1967). A monograph on the Polychaeta of Southern Africa. British Museum (Natural History). London. vol 1 & vol 2, 1-878., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/8596  [details]   

context source (Schelde) Maris, T.; Beauchard, O.; Van Damme, S.; Van den Bergh, E.; Wijnhoven, S.; Meire, P. (2013). Referentiematrices en Ecotoopoppervlaktes Annex bij de Evaluatiemethodiek Schelde-estuarium Studie naar “Ecotoopoppervlaktes en intactness index”. Monitor Taskforce Publication Series, 2013-01. NIOZ: Yerseke. 35 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
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From other sources
Distribution downstream part of middle St. Lawrence estuary, southern Gaspe waters (Baie des Chaleurs, Gaspe Bay to American, Orphan and Bradelle banks; eastern boundary: Eastern Bradelle Valley), lower St. Lawrence estuary; Magdalen Islands (from Eastern Bradelle valley to the west, as far as Cape North, including the Cape Breton Channel)  [details]

Habitat intertidal and infralittoral of the Gulf and estuary [details]
 

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Dutch gemshoornworm [from synonym]  [details]
Scolelepis squamata (O. F. Müller, 1789)
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