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Polychaeta name details

Nereis (Nereis) grayi Pettibone, 1956

468110  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:468110)

 unaccepted (superseded original combination)
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 https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/39693975
page(s): 282-284, fig. 3a-g [details]   
Holotype  USNM 22781, geounit Hadley Harbor  
Holotype USNM 22781, geounit Hadley Harbor [details]
Note Hadley Harbour, Uncatena Island, Woods Hole...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Hadley Harbour, Uncatena Island, Woods Hole area, Massachusetts, USA, Atlantic Ocean (gazetteer estimate 41.516°, -70.702°). [details]
Depth range Low water to about 200 m.  
Depth range Low water to about 200 m. [details]

Distribution Atlantic Ocean: from Massachusetts to North Carolina (USA).  
Distribution Atlantic Ocean: from Massachusetts to North Carolina (USA). [details]

Etymology The species is named after Milton Gray, who collected the type material.  
Etymology The species is named after Milton Gray, who collected the type material. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2021). World Polychaeta Database. Nereis (Nereis) grayi Pettibone, 1956. Accessed at: https://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=468110 on 2021-04-10
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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 https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/39693975
page(s): 282-284, fig. 3a-g [details]   

additional source 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): 183, fig. 42i [details]   

additional source Day, John H. (1973). New Polychaeta from Beaufort, with a key to all species recorded from North Carolina. <em>NOAA Technical Reports, Ser. National Marine Fisheries Service, Circulars.</em> 375: 1-140., available online at https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.62852
page(s): 39 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Gardiner, Stephen L. (1976). Errant polychaete annelids from North Carolina. <em>Journal of the Elisha Mitchell Scientific Society.</em> 91(3): 77-220., available online at http://dc.lib.unc.edu/cdm/ref/collection/jncas/id/2925
page(s): 151, fig. 15l-n [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

new combination reference Taylor, John L. (1984). Family Nereidae Johnston, 1845. In: Uebelacker, J.M.; Johnson, P.G. (eds). <i>Taxonomic guide to the polychaetes of the Northern Gulf of Mexico. Final report to the Minerals Management Service, contract 14-12-001-29091.</i> Volume 5. Chapter Pagination: 31-1 to 31-42. Barry A. Vittor & Associates, Inc., Mobile, Alabama., available online at https://www.boem.gov/ESPIS/3/3868.pdf
page(s): 31-35 to 31-38, figs. 31-33, 31-34a-f; note: as Nereis grayi [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype USNM 22781, geounit Hadley Harbor [details]
Paratype USNM 22782, geounit Hadley Harbor [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range Low water to about 200 m. [details]

Distribution Atlantic Ocean: from Massachusetts to North Carolina (USA). [details]

Etymology The species is named after Milton Gray, who collected the type material. [details]

Habitat In thicky muddy tubes of Sabaco elongatus (Verrill, 1873) (as Maldanopsis elongata), and on muddy and sandy sediments, from low water to shelf depths. [details]

Type locality Hadley Harbour, Uncatena Island, Woods Hole area, Massachusetts, USA, Atlantic Ocean (gazetteer estimate 41.516°, -70.702°). [details]