WoRMS name details

Gattiola cincinnata Verrill, 1874

338776  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:338776)

 unaccepted (superseded original combination)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Verrill, A.E. 1874. Explorations of Casco Bay by the U.S. Fish. Commission, in 1873. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, 22: 340-395., available online at http://archive.org/stream/proceedingsamer11sciegoog#page/n594/mode/2up
page(s): 351, 355 (as Gattiola sp.), 394, plate 2 fig. 1 (as Gattiola cincinnata[details]   
Note Northwest Atlantic Ocean, Maine (USA), Casco...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Northwest Atlantic Ocean, Maine (USA), Casco Bay and six miles east of Seguin Island (geocoordinates not provided, but estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. 43.675°, long. -69.974°).  [details]
Depth range 55-165 m.  
Depth range 55-165 m. [details]

Description The name Gattiola cincinnata was first published without a description but associated instead with a drawing of the species...  
Description The name Gattiola cincinnata was first published without a description but associated instead with a drawing of the species by Verrill (1874: plate 2 fig. 1). According to Article 12.2.7 of the ICZN, referring to names published before 1931, a name can be considered available if, besides satisfying the requirements of Article 11, it is associated with an illustration of the taxon being named. For this reason the name Gattiola cincinnata is valid, in spite of not being accompanied by a full description of the species.  [details]

Distribution Northwest coast of America, Maine (USA): Casco Bay and Seguin Island.   
Distribution Northwest coast of America, Maine (USA): Casco Bay and Seguin Island.  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet cincinnata is the feminine gender of the Latin word for 'curly', referring to the long and coiled...  
Etymology The specific epithet cincinnata is the feminine gender of the Latin word for 'curly', referring to the long and coiled appendices of the worm (antennae, tentacular, dorsal and pygidial cirri). [details]

Taxonomy Current taxon synonym of species listed.   
Taxonomy Current taxon synonym of species listed.  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Gattiola cincinnata Verrill, 1874. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=338776 on 2018-02-22
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2008-03-18 12:55:09Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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original description Verrill, A.E. 1874. Explorations of Casco Bay by the U.S. Fish. Commission, in 1873. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, 22: 340-395., available online at http://archive.org/stream/proceedingsamer11sciegoog#page/n594/mode/2up
page(s): 351, 355 (as Gattiola sp.), 394, plate 2 fig. 1 (as Gattiola cincinnata[details]   

additional source Riser, N. W. 1982. Observations on some poorly known syllid polychaetes from the Gulf of Maine. Canadian Journal of Zoology 60(2): 105-111., available online at https://doi.org/10.1139/z82-013
page(s): 105-107, fig. 1 [details]   

source of synonymy Pettibone, Marian H. (1963). Marine polychaete worms of the New England region. I. Aphroditidae through Trochochaetidae. Bulletin of the United States National Museum. 227(1): 1-356., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/33229#page/7/mode/1up [details]   

new combination reference Verrill, A.E. 1881. New England Annelida. Part I. Historical sketch, with annotated lists of the species hitherto recorded. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences, 4: 285-324., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/7476851
page(s): 308 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From editor or global species database
Depth range 55-165 m. [details]

Description The name Gattiola cincinnata was first published without a description but associated instead with a drawing of the species by Verrill (1874: plate 2 fig. 1). According to Article 12.2.7 of the ICZN, referring to names published before 1931, a name can be considered available if, besides satisfying the requirements of Article 11, it is associated with an illustration of the taxon being named. For this reason the name Gattiola cincinnata is valid, in spite of not being accompanied by a full description of the species.  [details]

Distribution Northwest coast of America, Maine (USA): Casco Bay and Seguin Island.  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet cincinnata is the feminine gender of the Latin word for 'curly', referring to the long and coiled appendices of the worm (antennae, tentacular, dorsal and pygidial cirri). [details]

Habitat Muddy bottoms and hard botoms with some spots of mud.  [details]

Taxonomy Current taxon synonym of species listed.  [details]

Type locality Northwest Atlantic Ocean, Maine (USA), Casco Bay and six miles east of Seguin Island (geocoordinates not provided, but estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. 43.675°, long. -69.974°).  [details]