[Annelida] Hobsonia florida

Geoff Read via annelida%40net.bio.net (by g.read from niwa.co.nz)
Tue Sep 18 04:30:47 EST 2007

Chris Fishel wrote:
> I recently found some specimens of Hobsonia florida in samples from the
> Lehigh River near Palmerton, PA.  How common of an occurrence is this?
> It's quite far (200+miles) from the coast, although it is connected by
> the Delaware River.  Any input would be appreciated.  Thank you.

Just to note a freshwater polychaete that is well known for the area. The
sabellid Manayunkia speciosa Leidy has its type locality not far away from
Palmerton in the Schuylkill River, Pennsylvania.

Is this just an amazing coincidence or something more?  :-)



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