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Leidy, J. (1855). Contributions towards a knowledge of the marine Invertebrate fauna of the coasts of Rhode Island and New Jersey. Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. 3(2) no. 11: 135-152, pls. 10-11. (xii-1855).
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Leidy, J.
1855
Contributions towards a knowledge of the marine Invertebrate fauna of the coasts of Rhode Island and New Jersey
Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia
3(2) no. 11: 135-152, pls. 10-11. (xii-1855)
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World Isopoda DB; NeMys doc_id: 4985
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Zoogeography, Biogeography (generalities), Geographic distribution
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Alcyonidium pellucidum Leidy, 1855 accepted as Aplidium pellucidum (Leidy, 1855) (original description)
Bowerbankia gracilis Leidy, 1855 accepted as Amathia gracilis (Leidy, 1855) (original description)
Cepon Leidy, 1855 accepted as Kepon Duvernoy, 1840 (basis of record)
Cepon Leidy, 1855 accepted as Kepon Duvernoy, 1840 (emendation (re-diagnosis of genus))
Cepon distortus Leidy, 1855 accepted as Leidya distorta (Leidy, 1855) (original description)
Cirratulus fragilis Leidy, 1855 accepted as Caulleriella fragilis (Leidy, 1855) (original description)
Clymene torquatus Leidy, 1855 accepted as Clymenella torquata (Leidy, 1855) (original description)
Clymene urceolatus Leidy, 1855 (original description)
Enoplus marinus (Leidy, 1855) Walton, 1927 (original description)
Glycera americana Leidy, 1855 (original description)
Lepidonote armadillo (Bosc, 1802) sensu Leidy, 1855 accepted as Lepidonotus squamatus (Linnaeus, 1758) (new combination reference)
Lumbriconereis splendida Leidy, 1855 accepted as Arabella iricolor (Montagu, 1804) (original description)
Naraganseta Leidy, 1855 accepted as Dodecaceria Örsted, 1843 (original description)
Naraganseta coralii Leidy, 1855 accepted as Dodecaceria coralii (Leidy, 1855) (original description)
Nemertes socialis Leidy, 1855 accepted as Myoisophagos sanguineus (Rathke, 1799) accepted as Ramphogordius sanguineus (Rathke, 1799) accepted as Lineus sanguineus (Rathke, 1799) (original description)
Ophelia simplex Leidy, 1855 (original description)
Planaria frequens Leidy, 1855 accepted as Procerodes littoralis (Strøm, 1768) (original description)
Sabella oculifera Leidy, 1855 accepted as Pseudopotamilla oculifera (Leidy, 1855) (original description)
Siphonostoma affine Leidy, 1855 accepted as Pherusa affinis (Leidy, 1855) (original description)
Terebella ornata Leidy, 1855 accepted as Amphitrite ornata (Leidy, 1855) (original description)
Torquea Leidy, 1855 accepted as Polycirrus Grube, 1850 (original description)
Torquea eximia Leidy, 1855 accepted as Polycirrus eximius (Leidy, 1855) (original description)
New Jersey for Cepon distortus Leidy, 1855 
New Jersey Shelf for Enoplus marinus (Leidy, 1855) Walton, 1927 
United States part of the North Atlantic Ocean for Cryptosula pallasiana (Moll, 1803)  (origin: alien)
 Authority

As can be seen from the description by Leidy (see image) here he was correctly recombining Aphrodita armadillo Bosc ... [details]

 Depth range

Below tide mark. [details]

 Diagnosis

Leidy (1855) "Body cylindrical, narrowed posteriorly; no lateral pinnae; segments numerous; those anteriorly ... [details]

 Diagnosis

Original diagnosis by Leidy (1855: 146): "Body cylindrical, narrowed at the extremities. Tentaculae numerous, ... [details]

 Distribution

Atlantic coast of the USA: Rhode Island (Point Judith, entrance of Narragansett Bay). [details]

 Etymology

Not stated, uncertain. Maybe from the Latin verb torqueo, meaning 'to twist', 'to whirl', or 'to distort', related ... [details]

 Etymology

Not expressly stated. The specific epithet eximia is a Latin adjective meaning 'special', 'particular' or ... [details]

 Habitat

From mud and sand, below tide mark. [details]

 Original description

"46. SIPHONOSTOMUM AFFINE, Leidy. Body cylindro-fusiform, minutely papillated, with four rows of fasciculi of setae; ... [details]

 Type locality

Point Judith, entrance of Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island, Atlantic Ocean (gazetteer estimate 41.36°, -71.48°). [details]