WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEunice fucata Ehlers, 1887

327684  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:327684)

accepted
Species
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeodice fucata (Ehlers, 1887) (superseded recombination)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Ehlers, Ernst. (1887). Reports on the results of dredging, under the direction of L. F. Pourtalès, during the years 1868-1870, and of Alexander Agassiz, in the Gulf of Mexico (1877-78), and in the Caribbean Sea (1878-79), in the U.S. Coast Survey steamer "Blake", Lieut-Com. C. D. Sigsbee, U.S.N. and Commander J. R. Bartlett, U.S.N., commanding. XXXI. Report on the Annelids. Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College. 15: vi & 335 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/96641#page/7/mode/1up
page(s): 91 [details]   
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNote Caribbean Sea, Florida  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Caribbean Sea, Florida [details]
WoRMS (2008). Eunice fucata Ehlers, 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=327684 on 2017-12-15

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original description Ehlers, Ernst. (1887). Reports on the results of dredging, under the direction of L. F. Pourtalès, during the years 1868-1870, and of Alexander Agassiz, in the Gulf of Mexico (1877-78), and in the Caribbean Sea (1878-79), in the U.S. Coast Survey steamer "Blake", Lieut-Com. C. D. Sigsbee, U.S.N. and Commander J. R. Bartlett, U.S.N., commanding. XXXI. Report on the Annelids. Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College. 15: vi & 335 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/96641#page/7/mode/1up
page(s): 91 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorStaurocephalus gregaricus Mayer, 1900) Mayer, Alfred Goldsborough. (1900). An Atlantic Palolo, Staurocephalus gregaricus. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology. 36(1): 1-14., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/95213#page/11/mode/1up [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]   

redescription Fauchald, K. (1992). A review of the genus Eunice (Eunicidae: Polychaeta) based upon type material. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology. 523: 1-422., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.5479/si.00810282.523
page(s): 150 [not clear if Ehlers' or Mayer's specimens are re-examined] [details]   

ecology source Clark, L. B. and Hess, W. N. 1928. Swarming of the palolo worm (Eunice fucata) under natural conditions with observations of reactions of free living sexual ends. Report of the Tortugas Laboratory, Carnegie Institute Year Book 37: 88. [details]   

ecology source Mayer, Alfred Goldsborough. (1908). The annual breeding-swarm of the Atlantic Palolo. Carnegie Institution of Washington Publication. 102: 107-112., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/1632941 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorStaurocephalus gregaricus Mayer, 1900) Mayer, Alfred Goldsborough 1902. The Atlantic palolo. The Museum of the Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences Science Bulletin 1(3): 93-103.
page(s): 93 [details]   

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorStaurocephalus gregaricus Mayer, 1900) Mayer, Alfred Goldsborough. (1908). The annual breeding-swarm of the Atlantic Palolo. Carnegie Institution of Washington Publication. 102: 107-112., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/1632941
page(s): 107 [details]   

new combination reference  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeodice fucata (Ehlers, 1887)) Treadwell, A.L. (1921). Leodicidae of the West Indian region. Carnegie Institute of Washington Publication. 15(293): 1-131, plates 1-9 (in colour), 1 map., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/18236#page/5/mode/1up
page(s): 43 [details]   

ecology source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeodice fucata (Ehlers, 1887)) Clark, Leonard B. and Hess, Walter N. 1940. The swarming of the Atlantic palolo, Leodice fucata (Ehlers). Papers from the Tortugas Laboratory, Carnegie Institution 33(524): 21-70. [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyntype [from synonym] MCZ unknown, locality Florida Keys (Loggerhead Key, Dry Tortugas, Florida, 24.6337, -82.9215) [view taxon]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyntype MCZ unknown, locality Florida Keys ("Channel between East and Middle Key", Florida Keys, interpreted as approx 24.8334, -80.7770) [details]
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBreeding The later papers of Clark & Hess on reproductive swarming were written while the "Atlantic palolo" was placed in Leodice. Earlier Treadwell (1921, reported as Leodice fucata) has a good summary of knowledge to that date, including swarming dates. [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Caribbean Sea, Florida [details]