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Polychaeta taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTravisia forbesii Johnston, 1840

130512 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:130512)
accepted
Species
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelia mamillata Örsted, 1842 (subjective synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTravisia forbesi Johnston, 1840 (misspelling variation)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
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]   
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution The distribution of T. forbesii comprises the...  
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 editorDistribution southern Gaspe waters (Baie des Chaleurs,...  
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]
Bellan, G. (2008). Travisia forbesii Johnston, 1840. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed at http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=130512 on 2017-11-23

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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]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmmotrypane oestroides Rathke, 1843) Rathke, H. (1843). Beiträge zur Fauna Norwegens. Nova Acta Academiae Caesareae Leopoldino-Carolinae Naturae Curiosorum, Breslau & Bonn. 20: 1-264c., available online at https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.11613 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelia mamillata Örsted, 1842) Örsted, Anders Sandoe. (1842). Udtog af en Beskrivelse af Grönlands Annulata dorsibranchiata. Naturhistorisk Tidsskrift, Köbenhavn. 4: 109-127., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/19563#page/117/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelia mamillata crassa Örsted, 1843) Örsted, Anders Sandoe 1843. Grönlands Annulata dorsibranchiata. Kongelige Danske videnskabernes selskabs. Naturvidenskabelige og mathematiske afhandlinger, 10 (series 4): 153-216. 8 plates, available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/48424#page/287/mode/1up [details]   

additional source Fauchald, K. (1977). The polychaete worms, definitions and keys to the orders, families and genera. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County: Los Angeles, CA (USA), Science Series. 28:1-188., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/123110.pdf [details]   

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   

additional source Bellan, Gerard. (2001). Polychaeta, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels. 50: pp. 214-231. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Brunel, P.; Bosse, L.; Lamarche, G. (1998). Catalogue of the marine invertebrates of the estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence. Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 126. 405 p. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/145561.pdf [details]   

additional source Hartman, Olga. (1959). Catalogue of the Polychaetous Annelids of the World. Parts 1 and 2. Allan Hancock Foundation Occasional Paper. 23: 1-628. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

redescription Jirkov, I.A. (2001). [Polychaeta of the Arctic Ocean] (In Russian) Polikhety severnogo Ledovitogo Okeana. Yanus-K Press, Moscow, 632 pp., available online at https://www.researchgate.net/publication/259865957_Jirkov_2001_Polychaeta_of_the_North_Polar_Basin [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmmotrypane oestroides Rathke, 1843) Malmgren, A.J. (1867). Annulata Polychaeta Spetsbergiæ, Grœnlandiæ, Islandiæ et Scandinaviæ. Hactenus Cognita. Ex Officina Frenckelliana, Helsingforslæ. 127 pp. & XIV plates., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/13358 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelia mamillata Örsted, 1842) Hartman, Olga. (1959). Catalogue of the Polychaetous Annelids of the World. Parts 1 and 2. Allan Hancock Foundation Occasional Paper. 23: 1-628. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorTravisia forbesi Johnston, 1840) Malmgren, A.J. (1867). Annulata Polychaeta Spetsbergiæ, Grœnlandiæ, Islandiæ et Scandinaviæ. Hactenus Cognita. Ex Officina Frenckelliana, Helsingforslæ. 127 pp. & XIV plates., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/13358 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelia mamillata crassa Örsted, 1843) Hartman, Olga. (1959). Catalogue of the Polychaetous Annelids of the World. Parts 1 and 2. Allan Hancock Foundation Occasional Paper. 23: 1-628. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

context source (Deepsea) Levenstein, R. Ya 1970. [Ecology and zoogeography of some representatives of the family Opheliidae (Polychaeta, Annelida) in the Pacific Ocean]. Trudy Instituta Okeanologia, Akademia nauk SSSR 88: 213-226. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiology T. forbesii spawns from November to February. Eggs and larvae are non-pelagic. 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]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClassification Johnston (1840) originally placed Travisia forbesii in the Arenicolidae. Grube (1850:319) placed Travisia in the Opheliidae (then as Opheliacea). [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMorphology Travisia 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]

From other sources
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 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 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]
 

Feeding Type
deposit feeder [details]
deposit feeder: surface [details]
Host of
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHaplozoon armatum Dogiel [via synonym] (parasite)