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Webster, Harrison Edwin and Benedict, James E. (1887). The Annelida Chaetopoda, from Eastport, Maine. U.S. Commission of Fish & Fisheries. Report of the United States Commissioner of Fisheries. 1885. part 13, II. appendix to report of commissioner, D.22. :707-758, including pls. 1-8.
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Webster, Harrison Edwin and Benedict, James E.
1887
The Annelida Chaetopoda, from Eastport, Maine
U.S. Commission of Fish & Fisheries. Report of the United States Commissioner of Fisheries
1885. part 13, II. appendix to report of commissioner, D.22. :707-758, including pls. 1-8.
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Syntype USNM 394, geounit Eastport, identified as Eulalia bilineata Webster & Benedict, 1887
Syntype USNM 29026, geounit Eastport, identified as Aricidea nolani Webster & Benedict, 1887
 Depth range

20-30 fathoms (about 36.6-54.9 m). [details]

 Depth range

8-12 fathoms (about 15-22 m).  [details]

 Depth range

8-12 fathoms (about 15-22 m). [details]

 Depth range

Low water to 20 fathoms (36.5 m). [details]

 Depth range

Low water and 36.5-55 m.  [details]

 Diagnosis

Original diagnosis of Webster & Benedict (1887: 743): "Head and first two segments without appendages. Fourth ... [details]

 Distribution

Atlantic coast of North America (Eastport, Maine, USA).  [details]

 Distribution

Atlantic coast of the USA: Eastport (Maine); Provincetown (Massachusetts). [details]

 Distribution

Atlantic coast of North America (Maine, USA).  [details]

 Distribution

Atlantic coast of North America (Maine, USA). [details]

 Distribution

Atlantic coast of North America (Maine, USA).  [details]

 Distribution

Atlantic coast of North America (Maine, USA).  [details]

 Distribution

Northwest Atlantic coast of America.  [details]

 Distribution

Atlantic coast of North America, from Newfoundland to Maine.  [details]

 Etymology

The specific epithet solitarius, Latin adjective meaning 'solitary' or 'lonely', refers probably to the fact that ... [details]

 Etymology

Not stated, but the likely derivation is from a geographic name, as Cossura (or Cossyra) was a Mediterranean ... [details]

 Etymology

Not stated in the original description. The specific epithet bilineata (masculine: bilineatus) is a Latin adjective ... [details]

 Etymology

Not stated, uncertain. The generic name Ledon is the Greek word for 'rockrose', origin of the Latin genus name ... [details]

 Etymology

Not stated. The specific epithet sexoculata derives from the combination of the Latin root sex, meaning 'six', and ... [details]

 Etymology

The specific epithet brevicornis, formed by the Latin words brevis (='short') and cornis (='horned'), means ... [details]

 Etymology

The specific epithet longicirris is composed by the Latin prefix long-, meaning 'elongated' or 'extended', and the ... [details]

 Etymology

The specific epithet longicauda is the feminine of the Latin adjective longicaudus, meaning 'long-tailed', and ... [details]

 Etymology

The specific epithet varians is a form of the Latin verb vario, meaning 'diversifying' or 'varying', and refers ... [details]

 Grammatical gender

Assumed feminine as the species-group adjective longocirrata has a feminine suffix. Subsequent authors treated ... [details]

 Grammatical gender

There is no comment on etymology or type species (Tharyx acutus & T. similis named). As 'acutus' is masculine and ... [details]

 Habitat

On dredged shells and sand, between 35-55 m. [details]

 Habitat

Sand and shells, at shallow water (15-22 m).  [details]

 Habitat

Sand and shells, at shallow water (15-22 m). [details]

 Habitat

Sand and sandy mud, at low water (15-55 m).  [details]

 Habitat

Sand, gravel, shells, low water to 20 fathoms (36.5 m).  [details]

 Habitat

Sand, shells and rocks, from low water to about 55 m.  [details]

 Habitat

Coarse sand and gravel, at low water. Infralittoral of the Gulf of Maine and estuary.  [details]

 Reproduction

Mature males, according to Webster & Benedict (1887): "The capillary (sexual) setae begin on the male on the ... [details]

 Taxonomy

Moved to a different genus.  [details]

 Taxonomy

This is a new name, not a misrecorded usage instance of the senior synonym. Webster & Benedict (1887) were aware of ... [details]

 Type locality

Atlantic Ocean, USA, Maine, Eastport (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately ... [details]

 Type locality

Off Eastport, Maine, USA, Gazetteer estimate 44.9062, -66.9809. Webster & Benedict give no location information ... [details]

 Type locality

Eastport, Maine, Atlantic coast of the USA (gazetteer estimate 44.89°, -66.97°), on dredged shells. [details]

 Type locality

Atlantic Ocean, USA, Maine, Eastport (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately ... [details]

 Type locality

Atlantic Ocean, USA, Maine, Eastport (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately ... [details]

 Type locality

Atlantic Ocean, USA, Maine, Eastport (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately ... [details]

 Type locality

Atlantic Ocean, USA, Maine, Eastport (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately ... [details]

 Type locality

Atlantic Ocean, USA, Maine, Eastport, West Quoddy (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be ... [details]

 Type material

Holotype a 5 mm long male stolon mounted in a slide, deposited at the National Museum of Natural History, USA (USNM ... [details]

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