WoRMS taxon details

Politolana polita (Stimpson, 1853)

157903  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:157903)

accepted
Species
marine
Stimpson, W. (1853). Synopsis of the marine Invertebrata of Grand Manan: or the region about the mouth of the Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick. Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge. 6: 1-66, pls 1-3., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/73632 [details]   
Type locality contained in New England (USA)  
type locality contained in New England (USA) [details]
Note off New England  
From editor or global species database
type locality off New England [details]
Depth range 0–86  
Depth range 0–86 [details]

Distribution southern Gaspe waters (Baie des Chaleurs, Gaspe Bay to American, Orphan and Bradelle banks; eastern boundary: eastern...  
Distribution southern Gaspe waters (Baie des Chaleurs, Gaspe Bay to American, Orphan and Bradelle banks; eastern boundary: eastern Bradelle Valley), downstream part of middle St. Lawrence estuary; Magdalen Islands (from Eastern Bradelle valley to the west, as far as Cape North, including the Cape Breton Channel); Cobscook Bay [details]
Boyko, C.B; Bruce, N.L.; Hadfield, K.A.; Merrin, K.L.; Ota, Y.; Poore, G.C.B.; Taiti, S.; Schotte, M. & Wilson, G.D.F. (Eds) (2008 onwards). World Marine, Freshwater and Terrestrial Isopod Crustaceans database. Politolana polita (Stimpson, 1853). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=157903 on 2018-04-21
Date
action
by
2005-05-24 14:41:52Z
created
2008-01-03 13:02:48Z
checked
2008-02-06 22:42:01Z
changed

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original description Stimpson, W. (1853). Synopsis of the marine Invertebrata of Grand Manan: or the region about the mouth of the Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick. Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge. 6: 1-66, pls 1-3., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/73632 [details]   

basis of record 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 Trott, T. J. (2004). Cobscook Bay inventory: a historical checklist of marine invertebrates spanning 162 years. Northeastern Naturalist. 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]   

additional source Schotte, M., B. F. Kensley, and S. Shilling. (1995-2017). World list of Marine, Freshwater and Terrestrial Crustacea Isopoda. National Museum of Natural History Smithsonian Institution: Washington D.C., USA [website archived on 2018-01-25]. [details]   

redescription Riseman, S. and Brusca, R. C. (2002) Taxonomy, phylogeny and biogeography of Politolana Bruce, 1981 (Crustacea: Isopoda: Cirolanidae) Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 134(1): 57-140. [details]   

basis of record  (ofAega polita Stimpson, 1853) Schotte, M., B. F. Kensley, and S. Shilling. (1995-2017). World list of Marine, Freshwater and Terrestrial Crustacea Isopoda. National Museum of Natural History Smithsonian Institution: Washington D.C., USA [website archived on 2018-01-25]. [details]   

additional source  (ofCirolana polita (Stimpson, 1853)) Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   

basis of record  (ofCirolana polita (Stimpson, 1853)) 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]   

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 
 

From editor or global species database
Depth range 0–86 [details]

type locality off New England [details]

From other sources
Distribution southern Gaspe waters (Baie des Chaleurs, Gaspe Bay to American, Orphan and Bradelle banks; eastern boundary: eastern Bradelle Valley), downstream part of middle St. Lawrence estuary; Magdalen Islands (from Eastern Bradelle valley to the west, as far as Cape North, including the Cape Breton Channel); Cobscook Bay [details]

Habitat ectoparasite found on fish; infralittoral and circalittoral of the Gulf and estuary [details]
 

LanguageName 
English greedy isopod [from synonym]  [details]
Cirolana polita
 Cirolana polita
[image from synonym]