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Polychaeta taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTravisia forbesii Johnston, 1840 
AphiaID: 130512

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnnelida (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolychaeta (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSedentaria (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScolecida (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScalibregmatidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTravisia (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTravisia Johnston, 1840
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTravisia Johnston, 1840
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmmotrypane oestroides Rathke, 1843 (subjective synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelia mamillata Örsted, 1842 (subjective synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelia mamillata crassa Örsted, 1843 (subjective synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTravisia forbesi Johnston, 1840 (misspelling variation)
Sources  original description Johnston, George 1840. Miscellanea Zoologica British Annelids. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, Ser. 1, 4: 368-375, plates10., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/3386311 [details]

redescription Jirkov, I.A. 2001. [Polychaeta of the Arctic Ocean] Polikhety severnogo Ledovitogo Okeana. Moskva, Yanus-K, 1-632 [details]

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 Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTravisia forbesii intermedia Annenkova, 1937
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
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English Channel
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGolfe Normanno-Breton [details]
France
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRoscoff [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWimereux [details]
Gulf of Saint Lawrence
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorManicouagan [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSt. Lawrence Estuary [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIrish Exclusive economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth East Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPortuguese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelgian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDutch Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCanadian Exclusive Economic Zone [Arctic part] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]

Feedingtypes  deposit feeder [details]
deposit feeder: surface [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (3 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (23 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (5 nucleotides; 3 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Macrozoobenthos communities of Svalbard 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Annelid Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBiology T. forbesii spawns from November to February. Eggs and larvae are non-pelagic. Like other Opheiiids, it is generaily considered to be a non-selective deposit feeder. T. forbesii is eaten by different kinds of fish (Wolff, 1973; Fauchald & Jumars, 1979; Hayward & Ryland, 1990). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution southern Gaspe waters (Baie des Chaleurs, Gaspe Bay to American, Orphan and Bradelle banks; eastern boundary: eastern Bradelle Valley), Magdalen Islands (from eastern Bradelle valley to the west, as far as Cape North, including the Cape Breton Channel); lower North Shore [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution The distribution of T. forbesii comprises the subtidal zone in the western Wadden Sea, the Southern Bight and sorne locations in the Voordelta. Some individuals have been found at the Cleaver Bank, the Dogger Bank and in the north-eastern part of the area. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat The species has been mainly found in medium to coarse sand with a very low silt content. T. forbesii is reported as a species inhabiting coarse to fine sand, and (rarely) mud (Hartmann- Schröder, 1971; Wolff, 1973; Hayward & Ryland, 1990). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat intertidal and infralittoral of the Gulf and estuary [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMorphology Like Ophelia borealis, T. forbesii is a short, spindle-shaped worm with a conical head, circular in cross section anteriorly, but without a clear ventral groove in the hind part. The body is made up of 30 segments and rneasures about 30 mm in length and 7 mm in width. Parapodia are inconspicuous, but finger-like gills are present from the second segment onwards. T. forbesii is whitish or flesh pink in colour and may be encrusted with sand. This species gives of a strong garlic-like smell when collected (Hartmann-Schröder, 1971; Hayward & Ryland, 1990). [details]
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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:130512
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Bellan, Gérard
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
  
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  Citation: Polychaeta (2014). Travisia forbesii Johnston, 1840. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2014) World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2014) World Polychaeta database at http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=130512 on 2014-07-29