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Eudorella hispida G. O. Sars

Eudorella hispida G. O. Sars, 1871a:80–81; 1971b:49–50, figs. 95–97.

MATERIAL EXAMINED.—40°4′00″N, 69°29′30″W, 58 fms, 28 Sep 1884, Albatross Sta 2261*.

EARLIER RECORDS IN THE REGION.—39°54′N, 73°15′W, 30–35 fms (Sars, 1871a, b). Casco Bay, muddy bottom (Verrill, 1874a); Salem Harbor, Mass., 5 fms; off Cape Ann, 35 fms, sand; 54 fms, sand and mud; Casco Bay, 3 fms, mud, surface, evening; off Casco Bay, about 20 miles SE from Cape Elizabeth, 50 fms, mud; Bay of Fundy, 1–4 fms, very soft mud (Smith, 1879). Twenty miles ESE of Cape Sable, Nova Scotia, 70 fms; Massachusetts Bay, 45 fms; Casco Bay; off Cape Cod, 16–31 fms; Martha's Vineyard, 39 fms (Calman, 1912). Mount Desert region, similar in habitat to E. difficilis, but seems to prefer sheltered bays, 30–38 fms (Proctor, 1933).

OTHER RECORDS.—Calman reported the species from waters W of Ireland, 200–300 fms.
bibliographic citation
Zimmer, Carl Wilhelm Erich. 1979. "Cumaceans of the American Atlantic boreal coast region (Crustacea, Peracarida)." Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology. 1-29. https://doi.org/10.5479/si.00810282.302