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Polychaeta name details

Autolytus varians Verrill, 1881

157236  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:157236)

nomen dubium
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Verrill, A.E. 1881. Notice of recent additions to the marine invertebrata of the northeastern coast of America, with descriptions of new genera and species and critical remarks on others. Part 2. Mollusca, with notes on Annelida, Echinodermata, etc. collected by the United States Fish Commission. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 22: 356-405., available online at http://hdl.handle.net/10088/12375 [details]   
Type locality contained in New England (USA)  
type locality contained in New England (USA) [details]
Note Atlantic Ocean, New England  
Type locality Atlantic Ocean, New England [details]
Distribution This is a North West Atlantic species not recorded in the European area  
Distribution This is a North West Atlantic species not recorded in the European area [details]

Taxonomy According to Nygren (2004) type material of this species does not fit the original description resembling several different...  
Taxonomy According to Nygren (2004) type material of this species does not fit the original description resembling several different species. Thus, he consider A. varians a "nomen dubium" [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Autolytus varians Verrill, 1881. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=157236 on 2018-02-25
Date
action
by
2005-05-23 07:30:30Z
created
2007-03-29 10:21:37Z
checked
2007-06-04 16:45:12Z
changed
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed
2008-09-29 14:48:13Z
changed

original description Verrill, A.E. 1881. Notice of recent additions to the marine invertebrata of the northeastern coast of America, with descriptions of new genera and species and critical remarks on others. Part 2. Mollusca, with notes on Annelida, Echinodermata, etc. collected by the United States Fish Commission. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 22: 356-405., available online at http://hdl.handle.net/10088/12375 [details]   

basis of record Trott, T. J. (2004). Cobscook Bay inventory: a historical checklist of marine invertebrates spanning 162 years. Northeastern Naturalist. 11, 261-324., available online at http://www.gulfofmaine.org/kb/files/9793/TROTT-Cobscook%20List.pdf [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Hartman, O. (1942). A review of the types of polychaetous annelids at the Peabody Museum of Natural History, Yale University. Bulletin of the Bingham Oceanographic Collection, Yale University. 8(1): 1-98. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

status source Nygren, Arne. (2004). Revision of Autolytinae (Syllidae: Polychaeta). Zootaxa. 680: 1-314., available online at http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/2004f/z00680f.pdf [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From regional or thematic species database
Distribution This is a North West Atlantic species not recorded in the European area [details]

Taxonomy According to Nygren (2004) type material of this species does not fit the original description resembling several different species. Thus, he consider A. varians a "nomen dubium" [details]

From other sources
Type locality Atlantic Ocean, New England [details]