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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPaedophylax hebes Webster & Benedict, 1884 
AphiaID: 238430

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 editorErrantia (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyllodocida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereidiformia (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyllidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorExogoninae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPaedophylax (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPaedophylax hebes (Species)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorExogone (Parexogone) hebes (Webster & Benedict, 1884) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParexogone hebes (Webster & Benedict, 1884)
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorExogone (Parexogone) Mesnil & Caullery, 1918
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParexogone Mesnil & Caullery, 1918
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPaedophylax Claparède, 1868 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorExogone Örsted, 1845
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPaedophylax hebes Webster & Benedict, 1884
Sources  original description Webster, Henry E. and Benedict, James E. 1884. The Annelida Chaetopoda from Provincetown and Wellfleet, Massachusetts. Annual Report of the United States Commission of Fish and Fisheries, Washington, 1881: 699-747., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/41903#page/173/mode/1up
page(s): 716-717, plate III figs. 31-36 [details]

new combination reference Southern, Rowland 1914. Clare Island Survey. Archiannelida and Polychaeta. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, 31(47): 1-160., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/34773787
page(s): 17-19 [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Massachusetts [details]
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyntype USNM 27561, locality Massachusetts (Northwest Atlantic, USA, Massachusetts, Cape Cod Bay, Provincetown (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. 42.0463°, long. -70.1879º); sand and shells, low water to 25 fathoms (about 45.5 m)) [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (7 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Annelid Collection 
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Low water to 25 fathoms (about 45.5 m).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Northwest Atlantic: Provincetown, Cape Cod Bay (Massachusetts, USA).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet hebes is the Latin word for 'blunt' or 'dull', and refers to the anterior region of the species, in which "the anterior angles are very broadly rounded" (Webster & Benedict, 1884: 716).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat On sand and shells at low water.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Moved to genus Exogone Örsted, 1845 by Southern (1914: 17-18), with the description of a new variety from Irish waters, Exogone hebes var. hibernica.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Northwest Atlantic, USA, Massachusetts, Cape Cod Bay, Provincetown (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. 42.0463°, long. -70.1879º).  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:238430
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2007-03-29 10:21:37Z  created  Musco, Luigi
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2015). Paedophylax hebes Webster & Benedict, 1884. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2015) World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=238430 on 2015-07-03
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