WoRMS taxon details

Brada whiteavesii McIntosh, 1885

327269  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:327269)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
McIntosh, William C. (1885). Report on the Annelida Polychaeta collected by H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876. Ser. Zoology. vol. 12 [part 34 of reports]: 1-554, plates 1-55, 1A-39A, & Annelida stations map., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/50688426 [details]   
Note Queen Charlotte Sound, Canada, (gazetteer) N...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Queen Charlotte Sound, Canada, (gazetteer) N 51° 29' 58''W 128° 30' 11'', 18 m (10 fathoms). There is no Challenger Station mentioned and it appears the material came from Whiteaves' collections (said to be St Lawrence- assumed to be Gulf of St Lawrence), so it is not clear why the location McIntosh gives is Queen Charlotte Sound which is in the Canadian Pacific. There appear to be no other sounds of the same name. [details]
Etymology named after the collector "Mr Whiteaves"  
Etymology named after the collector "Mr Whiteaves" [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Brada whiteavesii McIntosh, 1885. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=327269 on 2018-06-21
Date
action
by
2008-03-17 10:44:16Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed
2017-04-05 23:37:52Z
changed

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original description McIntosh, William C. (1885). Report on the Annelida Polychaeta collected by H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876. Ser. Zoology. vol. 12 [part 34 of reports]: 1-554, plates 1-55, 1A-39A, & Annelida stations map., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/50688426 [details]   

additional source Glasby, C.J. and Read, Geoffrey B. 1998. A chronological review of polychaete taxonomy in New Zealand. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand 28(3): 347-374.
page(s): 358; note: suggest type location may be Canada but references New Zealand station 167A, although McIntosh does not mention a station [details]   

additional source Glasby, C.J.; Read, G.B.; Lee, K.E.; Blakemore, R.J.; Fraser, P.M.; Pinder, A.M.; Erséus, C.; Moser, W.E.; Burreson, E.M.; Govedich, F.R.; Davies, R.W.; Dawson, E.W. (2009). Phylum Annelida: bristleworms, earthworms, leeches, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 312-358. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Editor's comment Corrected the spelling to 'whiteavesii', corrected the type locality to NOT the New Zealand Queen Charlotte Sound. The original McIntosh text makes clear Brada whiteavesii was collected in North America, apparently in the Canadian Queen Charlotte Sound, but is wrongly recorded as if from New Zealand in the Hartman Catalogue (1959: 414) [G. Read, April 2017] [details]

Etymology named after the collector "Mr Whiteaves" [details]

Type locality Queen Charlotte Sound, Canada, (gazetteer) N 51° 29' 58''W 128° 30' 11'', 18 m (10 fathoms). There is no Challenger Station mentioned and it appears the material came from Whiteaves' collections (said to be St Lawrence- assumed to be Gulf of St Lawrence), so it is not clear why the location McIntosh gives is Queen Charlotte Sound which is in the Canadian Pacific. There appear to be no other sounds of the same name. [details]

From other sources
Specimen The Natural History Museum, London [details]