WoRMS name details

Eulalia bilineata Webster & Benedict, 1887

367739  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:367739)

 unaccepted (junior homonym, possibly also junior 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): 710-711, plate I figs. 1-3, plate II fig. 4 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Note Eastport, Maine, Atlantic coast of the USA...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Eastport, Maine, Atlantic coast of the USA (gazetteer estimate 44.89°, -66.97°), on dredged shells. [details]
Depth range 20-30 fathoms (about 36.6-54.9 m).  
Depth range 20-30 fathoms (about 36.6-54.9 m). [details]

Distribution Atlantic coast of the USA: Eastport (Maine); Provincetown (Massachusetts).  
Distribution Atlantic coast of the USA: Eastport (Maine); Provincetown (Massachusetts). [details]

Etymology Not stated in the original description. The specific epithet bilineata (masculine: bilineatus) is a Latin adjective meaning...  
Etymology Not stated in the original description. The specific epithet bilineata (masculine: bilineatus) is a Latin adjective meaning 'doubly lined', and refers to the two longitudinal dark lines typical of the colour pattern of the species, described as being ''gray with two lateral dorsal brown bands, and with brown specks at the base of the feet, both above and below'' (Webster& Benedict, 1887: 711). [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Eulalia bilineata Webster & Benedict, 1887. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=367739 on 2018-02-24
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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): 710-711, plate I figs. 1-3, plate II fig. 4 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record Fauchald, K. (2007). World Register of Polychaeta. , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta [details]   

additional source Webster, Henry E. and Benedict, James E. 1884. The Annelida Chaetopoda from Provincetown and Wellfleet, Massachusetts. Annual Report of the United States Commission of Fish and Fisheries, Washington, 1881: 699-747., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/41903#page/173/mode/1up
page(s): 703-704; note: as Eulalia gracilis Verrill, 1873 [details]   

additional source Glasby, C.J.; Read, G.B.; Lee, K.E.; Blakemore, R.J.; Fraser, P.M.; Pinder, A.M.; Erséus, C.; Moser, W.E.; Burreson, E.M.; Govedich, F.R.; Davies, R.W.; Dawson, E.W. (2009). Phylum Annelida: bristleworms, earthworms, leeches, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 312-358. [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 
 

Syntype USNM 394, locality Eastport (Eastport, Maine, Atlantic coast of the USA (gazetteer estimate 44.89°, -66.97°); on dredged shells) [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range 20-30 fathoms (about 36.6-54.9 m). [details]

Distribution Atlantic coast of the USA: Eastport (Maine); Provincetown (Massachusetts). [details]

Etymology Not stated in the original description. The specific epithet bilineata (masculine: bilineatus) is a Latin adjective meaning 'doubly lined', and refers to the two longitudinal dark lines typical of the colour pattern of the species, described as being ''gray with two lateral dorsal brown bands, and with brown specks at the base of the feet, both above and below'' (Webster& Benedict, 1887: 711). [details]

Habitat On dredged shells and sand, between 35-55 m. [details]

Synonymy According to Pleijel (1991: 255) this species is a ''Junior homonym, possibly also junior synonym, to Eulalia bilineata (Johnston, 1840).'' [details]

Type locality Eastport, Maine, Atlantic coast of the USA (gazetteer estimate 44.89°, -66.97°), on dredged shells. [details]

From other sources
Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]