WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCrucigera websteri Benedict, 1887

326864  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:326864)

accepted
Species
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSerpula (Crucigera) websteri Benedict, 1887 (subgenus not recognised any longer)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Benedict, James E. (1887). Descriptions of ten species and one new genus of annelids from the dredging of the U.S. Fish Comm. Steamer Albatross. Proceedings of the United States National Museum. 9: 547-553, plates 20-25., available online at https://doi.org/10.5479/si.00963801.9-594.547 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNote Gulf of Mexico  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Gulf of Mexico [details]
ten Hove, H. (2008). Crucigera websteri Benedict, 1887. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=326864 on 2017-12-15

Date
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2008-03-17 10:44:16Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2008-11-04 07:12:01Z
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original description Benedict, James E. (1887). Descriptions of ten species and one new genus of annelids from the dredging of the U.S. Fish Comm. Steamer Albatross. Proceedings of the United States National Museum. 9: 547-553, plates 20-25., available online at https://doi.org/10.5479/si.00963801.9-594.547 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Hove, Harry A. ten and Jansen-Jacobs, M. J. 1984. A revision of the genus Crucigera (Polychaeta; Serpulidae); a proposed methodological approach to serpulids, with special reference to the variation in Serpula and Hydroides. 143-180. IN: Hutchings ed., Proceedings of the First International Polychaete Conference, Sydney, Australia, 1983: Sydney, The Linnean Society of New South Wales, p. 143-180. [details]   

additional source 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorSerpula (Crucigera) websteri Benedict, 1887) Monro, Charles C. A. 1928. Papers from Dr. Th. Mortensen's Pacific Expedition 1914-16. XLV. On the polychaeta collected by Dr. Th. Mortensen off the coast of Panama. Videnskabelige Meddelelser fra Dansk naturhistorisk Forening i Köbenhavn, 85: 75-103. [details]   

context source (Introduced species) Fofonoff, P.W.; Ruiz, G.M.; Steves, B.; Carlton, J.T. (2014). National Exotic Marine and Estuarine Species Information System (NEMESIS), available online at http://invasions.si.edu/nemesis [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEditor's comment Vittor & Johnson (1977) record of Serpula vermicularis granulosa from the Bahamas is erroneous and probably should be attributed to Crucigera websteri [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIntroduced species remark In Panamanian part of the North Pacific Ocean (Marine Region) : It secretes a calcareous tube and can be found on hard surfaces such as rocks, shells, corals, and pilings. No economic or ecological impacts have been reported in its native or introduced range. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpecimen Smithsonian Institution, Washington (USNM) [details]

From regional or thematic species database
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species remark In Colombia (Nation) : It secretes a calcareous tube and can be found on hard surfaces such as rocks, shells, corals, and pilings. No economic or ecological impacts have been reported in its native or introduced range. [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species remark In Mexico (Nation) : It secretes a calcareous tube and can be found on hard surfaces such as rocks, shells, corals, and pilings. No economic or ecological impacts have been reported in its native or introduced range. [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species remark In Ecuador (Nation) : It secretes a calcareous tube and can be found on hard surfaces such as rocks, shells, corals, and pilings. No economic or ecological impacts have been reported in its native or introduced range. [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Gulf of Mexico [details]