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Blake, J. A. (1971). Revision of the genus Polydora from the east coast of North America (Polychaeta: Spionidae. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology. 75: 1-32.
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Blake, J. A.
1971
Revision of the genus <i>Polydora</i> from the east coast of North America (Polychaeta: Spionidae
Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology
75: 1-32
Publication
World Polychaeta Database (WPolyDb)
Twelve species of Polydora from the east coast of North America are described on the basis of recent collections as well as material deposited in various museums. The study includes 11 previously described species, one new species, 10 synonyms, and one nomen nudum. Diagnosis of the genus Polydora, with a key to the species covered, are included.
America, North
North-western Atlantic
Systematics, Taxonomy
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 Distribution

Atlantic coast of the USA, from Massachusetts to North Carolina. Jamaica. South Africa. Northwest Pacific Ocean. ... [details]

 Habitat

In the Woods Hole region collected in association with colonies of Amaraecium pellucidum in 7-17 fathoms (12.8-31 ... [details]

 Habitat

Lives in compact soft colonies formed of soft mucoid tubes covered with fine silt in the interstices of tunicates ... [details]

 Taxonomy

Current taxon junior synonym of species listed. [details]

 Taxonomy

Not determinable from the original description. Blake (1971: 23): "Specimens, described as Polydora gracilis ... [details]

 Type locality

Atlantic Ocean, Massachusetts, Woods Hole. The description of the species was based on material collected at the ... [details]

 Type locality

Northwest Atlantic Ocean, USA, Massachusetts, harbor of Vineyard Haven (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with ... [details]

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