WoRMS name details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis pectinata Dalyell, 1853

329718  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:329718)

nomen dubium (Not Polychaeta, perhaps Copepoda)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Dalyell, John Graham. (1853). The Powers of the Creator displayed in the Creation: or, observations on life amidst the various forms of the humbler tribes of animated nature with practical comments and illustrations. volume 2 [Vermes, etc] pp.359. John van Voorst. London., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/18804951 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution United Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality contained in United Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNote Atlantic Ocean, Scotland  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Atlantic Ocean, Scotland [details]
Read, G. (2016). Nereis pectinata Dalyell, 1853. 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=329718 on 2018-01-23

Date
action
by
2008-03-17 10:44:16Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed
2016-10-20 20:19:28Z
changed

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original description Dalyell, John Graham. (1853). The Powers of the Creator displayed in the Creation: or, observations on life amidst the various forms of the humbler tribes of animated nature with practical comments and illustrations. volume 2 [Vermes, etc] pp.359. John van Voorst. London., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/18804951 [details]   

additional source Hartman, Olga. (1959). Catalogue of the Polychaetous Annelids of the World. Parts 1 and 2. Allan Hancock Foundation Occasional Paper. 23: 1-628.
page(s): 266; note: Not a polychaete according to Hartman [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEditor's comment As noted by Hartman catalogue, Dalyell's Nereis pectinata is not a polychaete. The several figures show what might be a small copepod (Crustacea, hence the 'feathery' appendages mentioned by Dalyell. [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Atlantic Ocean, Scotland [details]