WoRMS name details

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

238430  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:238430)

Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (superseded original combination)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
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]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote Northwest Atlantic, USA, Massachusetts, Cape...  
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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]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Low water to 25 fathoms (about 45.5 m).   
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...  
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...  
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 editorTaxonomy Moved to genus Exogone Örsted, 1845 by...  
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]
Gil, J.; Musco, L. (2015). Paedophylax hebes Webster & Benedict, 1884. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=238430 on 2017-12-14

Date
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2007-03-29 10:21:37Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2015-09-09 09:55:13Z
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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]   

additional source Fauvel, P. (1923). Polychètes errantes. Faune de France. Librairie de la Faculte des Sciences. Paris. 5: 1-488., available online at http://www.faunedefrance.org/
page(s): 308-309, fig. 118g-p [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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

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]
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]