WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorExogone atlantica Perkins, 1981

327967  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:327967)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Perkins, Thomas H. 1981. Syllidae (Polychaeta), principally from Florida, with descriptions of a new genus and twenty-one new species. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 93(4): 1080-1172., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/34599967#page/578/mode/1up
page(s): 1097-1099, fig. 7 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype  USNM 60345, locality Gulf of Mexico (Eastern...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype USNM 60345, locality Gulf of Mexico (Eastern Gulf of Mexico, Florida, off Egmont Key (27º37'N, 83º28'W); in scleractinian Siderastrea radians (Pallas, 1766); 37 m) [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote Eastern Gulf of Mexico, Florida, off Egmont...  
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Eastern Gulf of Mexico, Florida, off Egmont Key (27º37'N, 83º28'W).  [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 11-55 m.  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 11-55 m. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Gulf of Mexico.   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Gulf of Mexico.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet refers to the type...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet refers to the type locality of the species, as opposed to that of the closely related tropical Pacific species, Exogone microtentaculata Westheide, 1974.  [details]
WoRMS (2008). Exogone atlantica Perkins, 1981. 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=327967 on 2017-12-16

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2008-03-17 10:44:16Z
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original description Perkins, Thomas H. 1981. Syllidae (Polychaeta), principally from Florida, with descriptions of a new genus and twenty-one new species. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 93(4): 1080-1172., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/34599967#page/578/mode/1up
page(s): 1097-1099, fig. 7 [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]   

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 editorHolotype USNM 60345, locality Gulf of Mexico (Eastern Gulf of Mexico, Florida, off Egmont Key (27º37'N, 83º28'W); in scleractinian Siderastrea radians (Pallas, 1766); 37 m) [details]
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 11-55 m. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Gulf of Mexico.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet refers to the type locality of the species, as opposed to that of the closely related tropical Pacific species, Exogone microtentaculata Westheide, 1974.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat In coarse calcareous sand and scleractinian Siderastrea radians (Pallas, 1766).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Eastern Gulf of Mexico, Florida, off Egmont Key (27º37'N, 83º28'W).  [details]