Australian Museum Journal The Amphitritinae (Polychaeta: Terebellidae) from Australia

Shortform:
Hutchings and Glasby, 1988, Rec. Aust. Mus. 40(1): 1–60
Author(s):
Hutchings, Pat; Glasby, Christopher J.
Year published:
1988
Title:
The Amphitritinae (Polychaeta: Terebellidae) from Australia
Serial title:
Records of the Australian Museum
Volume:
40
Issue:
1
Start page:
1
End page:
60
DOI:
10.3853/j.0067-1975.40.1988.150
Language:
English
Date published:
26 May 1988
Cover date:
26 May 1988
ISSN:
0067-1975
CODEN:
RAUMAJ
Publisher:
The Australian Museum
Place published:
Sydney, Australia
Subjects:
POLYCHAETA; TAXONOMY
Digitized:
22 January 2009
Available online:
23 January 2009
Reference number:
150
EndNote package:
EndNote file
Title page:
Title page (134kb PDF)
Complete work:
Complete work (9574kb PDF)

Abstract

The amphitritine fauna of Australia comprises 17 genera and 37 species. These are described, and a key to the genera and Australian species is provided. Twenty one new species and one new genus are described: Amphitrite pachyderma n. sp., Amphitritides harpa n. sp., A. ithya n. sp., Arranooba booromia n. gen., n. sp., Bafjinia biseriata n. sp., Eupolymnia koorangia n. sp., Lanassa exelysis n. sp., L. ocellata n. sp., Lanicides fascia n. sp., L. lacuna n. sp., L. tribranchiata n. sp., Lanice bidewa n. sp., Loimia batilla n. sp., L. triloba n. sp., Neoleprea macrocercus n. sp., Phisidia echuca n. sp., Pista australis n. sp., P. sinusa n. sp., P. turawa, n. sp., Reteterebella aloba n. sp. and Terebella maculata n. sp., and the following new combination Longicarpus modestus.

A full description of all Australian species of this subfamily is given except when a recent description is available.