WoRMS name details

Paedophylax brevicornis Webster & Benedict, 1887

338815  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:338815)

 unaccepted (subjective synonym)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Webster, Henry E. and Benedict, James E. (1887). The Annelida Chaetopoda, from Eastport, Maine. U.S. Commission of Fish & Fisheries. Report of the United States Commissioner of Fisheries. 1885. part 13, II. appendix to report of commissioner, D.22. :707-758, including pls. 1-8., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/15839855
page(s): 721, plate II figs. 40-41, plate III figs 42-45 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Note Atlantic Ocean, USA, Maine, Eastport...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Atlantic Ocean, USA, Maine, Eastport (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. 44.88º, long. -66.98º), sand at low water, and sand and sandy mud between 8-30 fathoms (15-55 m).  [details]
Depth range 15-55 m.  
Depth range 15-55 m. [details]

Distribution Atlantic coast of North America (Maine, USA).   
Distribution Atlantic coast of North America (Maine, USA).  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet brevicornis, formed by the Latin words brevis (='short') and cornis (='horned'), means 'short-horned'...  
Etymology The specific epithet brevicornis, formed by the Latin words brevis (='short') and cornis (='horned'), means 'short-horned' and refers to the minute size of the antennae.  [details]

Taxonomy Current taxon junior synonym of species listed.  
Taxonomy Current taxon junior synonym of species listed. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Paedophylax brevicornis Webster & Benedict, 1887. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=338815 on 2018-04-19
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original description Webster, Henry E. and Benedict, James E. (1887). The Annelida Chaetopoda, from Eastport, Maine. U.S. Commission of Fish & Fisheries. Report of the United States Commissioner of Fisheries. 1885. part 13, II. appendix to report of commissioner, D.22. :707-758, including pls. 1-8., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/15839855
page(s): 721, plate II figs. 40-41, plate III figs 42-45 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

Syntype USNM 398, locality Maine (Atlantic coast of the USA, Maine, Eastport (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. 44.88º, long. -66.98º); sand, low water, and 8-30 fathoms (15-55 m), sand and sandy mud) [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range 15-55 m. [details]

Distribution Atlantic coast of North America (Maine, USA).  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet brevicornis, formed by the Latin words brevis (='short') and cornis (='horned'), means 'short-horned' and refers to the minute size of the antennae.  [details]

Habitat Sand and sandy mud, at low water (15-55 m).  [details]

Taxonomy Current taxon junior synonym of species listed. [details]

Type locality Atlantic Ocean, USA, Maine, Eastport (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. 44.88º, long. -66.98º), sand at low water, and sand and sandy mud between 8-30 fathoms (15-55 m).  [details]