WoRMS taxon details

Crucigera websteri Benedict, 1887

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

accepted
Species
Serpula (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. <em>Proceedings of the United States National Museum.</em> 9: 547-553, plates 20-25., available online at https://doi.org/10.5479/si.00963801.9-594.547 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Note Gulf of Mexico  
Type locality Gulf of Mexico [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2019). World Polychaeta database. Crucigera websteri Benedict, 1887. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=326864 on 2019-10-17
Date
action
by
2008-03-17 10:44:16Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed
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. <em>Proceedings of the United States National Museum.</em> 9: 547-553, plates 20-25., available online at https://doi.org/10.5479/si.00963801.9-594.547 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

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]   

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.). <em>Gulf of Mexico. Origin, Waters, and Biota. Volume 1, Biodiversity.</em> Texas A&M University Press, College Station, Texas., available online at http://goo.gl/auMxy9 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

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

Introduced 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]

Specimen Smithsonian Institution, Washington (USNM) [details]

From regional or thematic species database
Introduced 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]

Introduced 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]

Introduced 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]

From other sources
Type locality Gulf of Mexico [details]