WoRMS name details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPaedophylax brevicornis Webster & Benedict, 1887

338815 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:338815)
Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted 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 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote Atlantic Ocean, USA, Maine, Eastport...  
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType 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]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 15-55 m.  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 15-55 m. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Atlantic coast of North America (Maine, USA).   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Atlantic coast of North America (Maine, USA).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet brevicornis, formed by...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology 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]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Current taxon junior synonym of species listed.  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Current taxon junior synonym of species listed. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Atlantic Ocean, USA, Maine, Eastport...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType 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]
WoRMS (2008). Paedophylax brevicornis Webster & Benedict, 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=338815 on 2017-11-25

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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 
 

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyntype 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
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 15-55 m. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Atlantic coast of North America (Maine, USA).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology 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]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Sand and sandy mud, at low water (15-55 m).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Current taxon junior synonym of species listed. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType 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]