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Polychaeta source details

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)
Publication
The World Of Copepods (T. Chad Walter)
World Polychaeta Dbase
World Isopoda DB; NeMys doc_id: 4985
Locality: ; Cabinet:
North-western Atlantic
Systematics, Taxonomy
Zoogeography, Biogeography (generalities), Geographic distribution
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 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]

 Editor's comment

The species name originates from an apparent misidentification by Leidy (1855). Quatrefages (1866: 278) ... [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]

 Taxonomic remark

Leidy (1855: 148) applied the name Sigalion mathildae Audouin & Milne Edwards to a specimen from Beesley's Point, ... [details]

 Type locality

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

 Type locality

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