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Hartman, Olga. (1958). A new nereid worm from Warm Mineral Springs, Fla., with a review of the genus Nicon Kinberg. Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences. 48(8): 263-266.
Hartman, Olga
A new nereid worm from Warm Mineral Springs, Fla., with a review of the genus <i>Nicon</i> Kinberg
Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences
48(8): 263-266
World Polychaeta Database (WPolyDb)
Begins: "The discovery of a unique fauna in Warm Mineral Springs, Sarasota County, Fla., by Dr. James Lackey, led to the find of a small nereid which exists in flourishing populations in an environment which is unusual in its high temperatures and its concentrations of certain minerals. The species is here newly described and its affinities with other species of the genus related."
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Nicon Kinberg, 1865 (identification resource)
Nicon Kinberg, 1865 (status source)
Nicon lackeyi Hartman, 1958 accepted as Stenoninereis lackeyi (Hartman, 1958) (original description)
Nicon punctata (Wesenberg-Lund, 1949) accepted as Websterinereis punctata (Wesenberg-Lund, 1949) (new combination reference)
 Editor's comment

In WoRMS prior to March 2015 Websterinereis punctata was mistakenly placed as a synonym of the combination of Nicon ... [details]


named for Dr James Lackey who collected the worms [details]


Reported as living in mineral spring water, with 17000 ppm of dissolved solids, and 0.162 ppm of Hydrogen sulphide [details]

 Type locality

Sarasota County, Florida, near the Myakka River, in a mineral spring [details]