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Polychaeta name details

Sphaerosyllis longicirrata Webster & Benedict, 1884

238499  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:238499)

 unaccepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Webster, H. E.: Benedict, J. E. (1884). The Annelida Chaetopoda from Provincetown and Wellfleet, Massachusetts. <em>Annual Report of the United States Commission of Fish and Fisheries, Washington.</em> 1881: 699-747., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/11203280
page(s): 715-716, plate VIII figs. 95-100 [details]   
Note Northwest Atlantic, USA, Massachusetts, Cape...  
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Type locality Northwest Atlantic, USA, Massachusetts, Cape Cod Bay, Provincetown (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. 42.0463°, long. -70.1879º).  [details]
Depth range Low water.   
Depth range Low water.  [details]

Distribution Northwest Atlantic: Provincetown, Cape Cod Bay (Massachusetts, USA).   
Distribution Northwest Atlantic: Provincetown, Cape Cod Bay (Massachusetts, USA).  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet longicirrata refers to the fact that "the dorsal cirri [...] are very long for the genus" (Webster &...  
Etymology The specific epithet longicirrata refers to the fact that "the dorsal cirri [...] are very long for the genus" (Webster & Benedict, 1884: 715). The species was later placed in the genus Parapionosyllis Fauvel, 1923 by Pettibone (1963: 132), where the dorsal cirri of the species are much more typical.  [details]

Taxonomy Moved to different genus.   
Taxonomy Moved to different genus.  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2021). World Polychaeta database. Sphaerosyllis longicirrata Webster & Benedict, 1884. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=238499 on 2021-04-21
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2007-03-29 10:21:37Z
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original description Webster, H. E.: Benedict, J. E. (1884). The Annelida Chaetopoda from Provincetown and Wellfleet, Massachusetts. <em>Annual Report of the United States Commission of Fish and Fisheries, Washington.</em> 1881: 699-747., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/11203280
page(s): 715-716, plate VIII figs. 95-100 [details]   

source of synonymy Pettibone, Marian H. (1963). Marine polychaete worms of the New England region. I. Aphroditidae through Trochochaetidae. <i>Bulletin of the United States National Museum</i>. 227(1): 1-356., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/7870746
page(s): 132, fig. 35e-f [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Syntype USNM 479, geounit Massachusetts [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range Low water.  [details]

Distribution Northwest Atlantic: Provincetown, Cape Cod Bay (Massachusetts, USA).  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet longicirrata refers to the fact that "the dorsal cirri [...] are very long for the genus" (Webster & Benedict, 1884: 715). The species was later placed in the genus Parapionosyllis Fauvel, 1923 by Pettibone (1963: 132), where the dorsal cirri of the species are much more typical.  [details]

Habitat On shells at low water.  [details]

Taxonomy Moved to different genus.  [details]

Type locality Northwest Atlantic, USA, Massachusetts, Cape Cod Bay, Provincetown (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. 42.0463°, long. -70.1879º).  [details]