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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrania wellfleetensis Pettibone, 1956

157288

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:157288

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Pettibone, Marian H. 1956. Some polychaete worms of the families Hesionidae, Syllidae and Nereidae from the east coast of North America, West Indies, and Gulf of Mexico. Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences, 46(9): 281-294., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/122693#page/317/mode/1up
page(s): 282, fig. 2a-c [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype  USNM 27783, locality Cape Cod (Wellfleet...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype USNM 27783, locality Cape Cod (Wellfleet Harbor, Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts, USA, Atlantic Ocean (gazetteer estimate 41.9249°, -70.0278°); low water, on sandy bottom among tubes of Diopatra cuprea (Bosc)) [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote Wellfleet Harbor, Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts,...  
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Wellfleet Harbor, Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts, USA, Atlantic Ocean (gazetteer estimate 41.9249°, -70.0278°). [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Low water.   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Low water.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Western Atlantic coast of the USA:...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Western Atlantic coast of the USA: Massachusetts to Florida.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet, wellfleetensis refers to...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet, wellfleetensis refers to the type locality of the species, Wellfleet Harbor (Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Wellfleet Harbor, Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts,...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Wellfleet Harbor, Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts, USA, Atlantic Ocean (gazetteer estimate 41.9249°, -70.0278°). [details]
Musco, L. (2008). Brania wellfleetensis Pettibone, 1956. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed at http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=157288 on 2017-11-20

Date
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2005-05-23 07:30:30Z
created
2007-03-29 10:21:37Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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original description Pettibone, Marian H. 1956. Some polychaete worms of the families Hesionidae, Syllidae and Nereidae from the east coast of North America, West Indies, and Gulf of Mexico. Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences, 46(9): 281-294., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/122693#page/317/mode/1up
page(s): 282, fig. 2a-c [details]   

basis of record Uebelacker, Joan M.; Johnson, Paul G. (eds). (1984). Taxonomic guide to the polychaetes of the Northern Gulf of Mexico. Final report to the Minerals Management Service, contract 14-12-001-29091. Volumes 1-7, Barry M. Vittor & Associates. Mobile, Alabama., available online at https://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/002201750 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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]   

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

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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype USNM 27783, locality Cape Cod (Wellfleet Harbor, Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts, USA, Atlantic Ocean (gazetteer estimate 41.9249°, -70.0278°); low water, on sandy bottom among tubes of Diopatra cuprea (Bosc)) [details]
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Low water.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Western Atlantic coast of the USA: Massachusetts to Florida.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet, wellfleetensis refers to the type locality of the species, Wellfleet Harbor (Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat On sand and muddy sand sediments, at low water. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Wellfleet Harbor, Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts, USA, Atlantic Ocean (gazetteer estimate 41.9249°, -70.0278°). [details]