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Hutchings, P. A.; Glasby, Christopher J. (1988). The Amphitritinae (Polychaeta: Terebellidae) from Australia. Records of the Australian Museum. 40: 1-60.
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10.3853/j.0067-1975.40.1988.150 [view]
Hutchings, P. A.; Glasby, Christopher J.
1988
The Amphitritinae (Polychaeta: Terebellidae) from Australia
Records of the Australian Museum
40: 1-60
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World Polychaeta Database (WPolyDb)
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.
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Amphitrite Müller, 1771 (additional source)
Amphitrite oculata Hessle, 1917 (additional source)
Amphitrite pachyderma Hutchings & Glasby, 1988 accepted as Neoamphitrite pachyderma (Hutchings & Glasby, 1988) (original description)
Amphitritides harpa Hutchings & Glasby, 1988 (original description)
Amphitritides ithya Hutchings & Glasby, 1988 (original description)
Arranooba Hutchings & Glasby, 1988 (original description)
Arranooba booromia Hutchings & Glasby, 1988 (original description)
Baffinia Wesenberg-Lund, 1950 (emendation (re-diagnosis of genus))
Baffinia biseriata Hutchings & Glasby, 1988 (original description)
Eupolymnia Verrill, 1900 (additional source)
Eupolymnia koorangia Hutchings & Glasby, 1988 (original description)
Hadrachaeta aspeta Hutchings, 1977 (additional source)
Lanassa Malmgren, 1866 (additional source)
Lanassa exelysis Hutchings & Glasby, 1988 (original description)
Lanassa ocellata Hutchings & Glasby, 1988 (original description)
Lanice bidewa Hutchings & Glasby, 1988 (original description)
Lanicides Hessle, 1917 (emendation (re-diagnosis of genus))
Lanicides fascia Hutchings & Glasby, 1988 (original description)
Lanicides lacuna Hutchings & Glasby, 1988 (original description)
Lanicides tribranchiata Hutchings & Glasby, 1988 (original description)
Lanicola lobata Hartmann-Schröder, 1986 (additional source)
Loimia Malmgren, 1866 (additional source)
Loimia batilla Hutchings & Glasby, 1988 (original description)
Loimia ingens (Grube, 1878) (additional source)
Loimia ochracea (Grube, 1877) (additional source)
Loimia triloba Hutchings & Glasby, 1988 (original description)
Longicarpus Hutchings & Murray, 1984 (additional source)
Longicarpus glandulus Hutchings & Murray, 1984 accepted as Longicarpus modestus (Quatrefages, 1866) (source of synonymy)
Longicarpus modestus (Quatrefages, 1866) (source of synonymy)
Neoamphitrite Hessle, 1917 (additional source)
Neoleprea Hessle, 1917 (additional source)
Neoleprea macrocercus Hutchings & Glasby, 1988 (original description)
Nicolea amnis Hutchings & Murray, 1984 (additional source)
Phisidia Saint-Joseph, 1894 (additional source)
Phisidia echuca Hutchings & Glasby, 1988 (original description)
Pista australis Hutchings & Glasby, 1988 (original description)
Pista curtiuncata Hartmann-Schröder, 1981 (additional source)
Pista pectinata Hutchings, 1977 (additional source)
Pista sinusa Hutchings & Glasby, 1988 (original description)
Pista trina Hutchings, 1977 (additional source)
Pista trunca Hutchings, 1977 (additional source)
Pista turawa Hutchings & Glasby, 1988 (original description)
Pista typha Grube, 1878 (additional source)
Pista violacea Hartmann-Schröder, 1984 (additional source)
Reteterebella Hartman, 1963 (additional source)
Reteterebella aloba Hutchings & Glasby, 1988 (original description)
Reteterebella queenslandia Hartman, 1963 (additional source)
Terebella Linnaeus, 1767 (additional source)
Terebella maculata Hutchings & Glasby, 1988 (original description)
Terebella pappus Hutchings & Murray, 1984 (additional source)
Terebella stenotaenia Grube, 1872 (additional source)
Terebella tantabiddycreekensis Hartmann-Schröder, 1979 (additional source)
Terebellinae Johnston, 1846 (additional source)
Abrolhos Archipelago, Brazil for Arranooba Hutchings & Glasby, 1988 
Darwin Harbour for Pista violacea Hartmann-Schröder, 1984 
Heron Island for Reteterebella queenslandia Hartman, 1963 
Merimbula for Pista australis Hutchings & Glasby, 1988 
Moreton Bay for Terebella stenotaenia Grube, 1872 
New South Wales for Neoleprea macrocercus Hutchings & Glasby, 1988 
New South Wales for Pista turawa Hutchings & Glasby, 1988 
New South Wales for Reteterebella aloba Hutchings & Glasby, 1988 
South Australia (state) for Phisidia echuca Hutchings & Glasby, 1988 
Streaky for Pista australis Hutchings & Glasby, 1988 
Victoria (Australian state) for Pista sinusa Hutchings & Glasby, 1988 
Western Australia (state) for Terebella maculata Hutchings & Glasby, 1988 
Paratype USNM 81489, geounit Merimbula, identified as Terebella pappus Hutchings & Murray, 1984
Paratype AHF Poly 1464, geounit Moreton Bay, identified as Amphitrite pachyderma Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Paratype AHF Poly 1465, geounit Victoria (Australian state), identified as Baffinia biseriata Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Paratype AHF Poly 1466, geounit Kangaroo Island, identified as Eupolymnia koorangia Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Paratype AHF Poly 1467, geounit Victoria (Australian state), identified as Lanassa exelysis Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Paratype AM AHF Poly 1468, geounit New South Wales, identified as Lanice bidewa Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Paratype AHF Poly 1469, geounit South Australia (state), identified as Lanicides fascia Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Paratype AHF Poly 1470, geounit Tangalooma, identified as Loimia batilla Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Paratype AHF Poly 1471, geounit Queensland, identified as Loimia triloba Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Paratype AHF Poly 1472, geounit New South Wales, identified as Neoleprea macrocercus Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Paratype AHF Poly 1473, geounit South Australia (state), identified as Phisidia echuca Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Paratype AHF Poly 1474, geounit Merimbula, identified as Pista australis Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Paratype AHF Poly 1475, geounit New South Wales, identified as Pista turawa Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Paratype AHF Poly 1476, verbatimGeounit New South Wales, Fai..., identified as Reteterebella aloba Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Paratype AM W 200610, geounit Queensland, identified as Lanicides lacuna Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Paratype AM W11382, geounit Merimbula, identified as Pista australis Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Paratype AM W11769, geounit Merimbula, identified as Pista australis Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Paratype AM W11773, geounit Merimbula, identified as Pista australis Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Nontype AM W11778, W11004, geounit New South Wales, identified as Pista trina Hutchings, 1977
Nontype AM W12421, geounit Coral Sea, identified as Reteterebella queenslandia Hartman, 1963
Paratype AM W14027, geounit Kangaroo Island, identified as Eupolymnia koorangia Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Holotype AM W14028, geounit Kangaroo Island, identified as Eupolymnia koorangia Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Nontype AM W16122, geounit Victoria (Australian state), identified as Lanassa exelysis Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Nontype AM W18122, geounit Pallarenda, identified as Pista curtiuncata Hartmann-Schröder, 1981
Nontype AM W19175, W19176, W19177, geounit Calliope River, identified as Pista curtiuncata Hartmann-Schröder, 1981
Paratype AM W198246, geounit Calliope River, identified as Amphitrite pachyderma Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Paratype AM W198247, geounit Calliope River, identified as Amphitrite pachyderma Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Nontype AM W200132, geounit Lizard Island (Southern Ocean), identified as Reteterebella queenslandia Hartman, 1963
Paratype AM W200134, W102, geounit New South Wales, identified as Reteterebella aloba Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Holotype AM W200135, geounit New South Wales, identified as Reteterebella aloba Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Holotype AM W200338, geounit Port Denison, identified as Amphitritides ithya Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Paratype AM W200339, geounit Gulf of Carpentaria, identified as Amphitritides ithya Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Holotype AM W200340, geounit New South Wales, identified as Neoleprea macrocercus Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Paratype AM W200341, geounit New South Wales, identified as Neoleprea macrocercus Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Paratype AM W200342, geounit New South Wales, identified as Neoleprea macrocercus Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Holotype AM W200344, geounit Great Barrier Reef, identified as Amphitritides harpa Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Paratype AM W200345, geounit Great Barrier Reef, identified as Amphitritides harpa Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Holotype AM W200429, geounit Abrolhos Archipelago, Brazil, identified as Arranooba booromia Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Holotype AM W200437, geounit Victoria (Australian state), identified as Baffinia biseriata Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Paratype AM W200438, geounit Victoria (Australian state), identified as Baffinia biseriata Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Nontype AM W200439, geounit New South Wales, identified as Baffinia biseriata Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Nontype AM W200440, geounit New South Wales, identified as Baffinia biseriata Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Nontype AM W200449, identified as Pista australis Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Holotype AM W200472, geounit South Australia (state), identified as Phisidia echuca Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Paratype AM W200558, geounit Queensland, identified as Loimia triloba Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Holotype AM W200602, geounit New South Wales, identified as Lanassa ocellata Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Holotype AM W200603, geounit Victoria (Australian state), identified as Lanassa exelysis Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Paratype AM W200604, geounit Victoria (Australian state), identified as Lanassa exelysis Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Holotype AM W200605, geounit New South Wales, identified as Lanicides tribranchiata Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Paratype AM W200607, geounit New South Wales, identified as Lanicides tribranchiata Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Paratype AM W200608, geounit New South Wales, identified as Lanicides tribranchiata Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Holotype AM W200608, geounit South Australia (state), identified as Lanicides fascia Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Holotype AM W200609, geounit Queensland, identified as Lanicides lacuna Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Paratype AM W200611, geounit Queensland, identified as Lanicides lacuna Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Holotype AM W200682, geounit New South Wales, identified as Pista turawa Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Paratype AM W200683, geounit New South Wales, identified as Pista turawa Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Paratype AM W200687, geounit New South Wales, identified as Lanice bidewa Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Paratype AM W200726, geounit Kangaroo Island, identified as Eupolymnia koorangia Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Holotype AM W200764, geounit Victoria (Australian state), identified as Lanice bidewa Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Paratype AM W200767, geounit Victoria (Australian state), identified as Pista sinusa Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Holotype AM W200877, geounit Merimbula, identified as Pista australis Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Nontype AM W200966, geounit Arafura Sea, identified as Pista curtiuncata Hartmann-Schröder, 1981
Nontype AM W201191, geounit North West Shelf, identified as Pista curtiuncata Hartmann-Schröder, 1981
Nontype AM W201192, geounit North West Shelf, identified as Pista curtiuncata Hartmann-Schröder, 1981
Nontype AM W201200, geounit North West Shelf, identified as Pista curtiuncata Hartmann-Schröder, 1981
Nontype AM W201201, geounit North West Shelf, identified as Pista curtiuncata Hartmann-Schröder, 1981
Nontype AM W201202, geounit North West Shelf, identified as Pista curtiuncata Hartmann-Schröder, 1981
Holotype AM W3755, geounit Heron Island, identified as Reteterebella queenslandia Hartman, 1963
Paratype AM W5088, W5094, W7107, geounit Moreton Bay, identified as Loimia batilla Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Holotype AM W5100, geounit Moreton Bay, identified as Amphitrite pachyderma Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Holotype AM W5162, geounit Moreton Bay, identified as Loimia batilla Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Holotype AM W6795, geounit Moreton Bay, identified as Pista pectinata Hutchings, 1977
Holotype AM W6798, geounit Moreton Bay, identified as Pista trina Hutchings, 1977
Paratype AM W7091, geounit Moreton Bay, identified as Amphitrite pachyderma Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Paratype AM W7097-W7106, geounit Tangalooma, identified as Loimia batilla Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Nontype AM W843, geounit Port Denison, identified as Reteterebella queenslandia Hartman, 1963
Nontype BMNH ZB 1986.124, geounit Great Barrier Reef, identified as Pista typha Grube, 1878
Nontype BMNH ZB 1986.128, identified as Pista typha Grube, 1878
Nontype BMNH ZB 1986.130, geounit Great Barrier Reef, identified as Pista typha Grube, 1878
Paratype BMNH ZB 1986.74.91, geounit Merimbula, identified as Pista australis Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Nontype BMNH ZB. 1970.789, geounit Solomon Islands part of the Coral Sea, identified as Reteterebella queenslandia Hartman, 1963
Nontype BMNH ZB. 1986.256, ZB. 1986.258, geounit Great Barrier Reef, identified as Pista trunca Hutchings, 1977
Nontype BMNH ZB. 1986.257, geounit Great Barrier Reef, identified as Pista trunca Hutchings, 1977
Nontype BMNH ZB. 1986.259-260, geounit Great Barrier Reef, identified as Pista trunca Hutchings, 1977
Paratype BMNH ZB. 1986.65-67, geounit Victoria (Australian state), identified as Lanice bidewa Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Paratype BMNH ZB. 1986.92, geounit Victoria (Australian state), identified as Pista sinusa Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Paratype BMNH ZB. 1986.93-95, geounit New South Wales, identified as Pista turawa Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Paratype BMNH ZB. 1986.96, verbatimGeounit New South Wales, Fai..., identified as Reteterebella aloba Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Paratype BMNH ZB. 1986:100-102, geounit Queensland, identified as Loimia triloba Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Paratype BMNH ZB. 1986:103-107, geounit Queensland, identified as Loimia triloba Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Paratype BMNH ZB. 1986:61, geounit Gladstone, identified as Amphitrite pachyderma Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Paratype BMNH ZB. 1986:62, geounit New South Wales, identified as Baffinia biseriata Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Paratype BMNH ZB. 1986:63, geounit Kangaroo Island, identified as Eupolymnia koorangia Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Paratype BMNH ZB. 1986:64, geounit Victoria (Australian state), identified as Lanassa exelysis Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Paratype BMNH ZB. 1986:68, geounit South Australia (state), identified as Lanicides fascia Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Paratype BMNH ZB. 1986:69, geounit Queensland, identified as Lanicides lacuna Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Paratype BMNH ZB. 1986:70, geounit New South Wales, identified as Lanicides tribranchiata Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Paratype BMNH ZB. 1986:71, geounit Tangalooma, identified as Loimia batilla Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Unknown type BMNH ZB. 1986:72, geounit New South Wales, identified as Neoleprea macrocercus Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
Paratype BMNH ZB. 1986:73, geounit South Australia (state), identified as Phisidia echuca Hutchings & Glasby, 1988
 Depth range

Intertidal (Australia); also at 115 m (Arafura Sea). [details]

 Depth range

Intertidal to depths of 43 m. [details]

 Depth range

Intertidal. [details]

 Depth range

Intertidal to 20 m depth. [details]

 Diagnosis

Branchiae 3, rarely 2, pairs from segment 2; dendritically branched or filiform arising from a basal stump or ... [details]

 Diagnosis

Prostomium compact, branchiae absent, lateral lobes present, well developed on peristomium, and segments 2 and 3. ... [details]

 Diagnosis

Emended diagnosis by Hutchings & Glasby (1988: 11): "Abranchiate Amphitritinae, lateral lobes absent, ventral ... [details]

 Diagnosis

Prostomium compact, branchiae, 3 pairs on segments 2,3 and 4, branched. Lateral lobes present on segments 2,3 and ... [details]

 Diagnosis

Branchiae absent. Lateral lobes sometimes present; glandular pads well developed. Thoracic notopodia begin on ... [details]

 Diagnosis

Prostomium compact. Branchiae, 3 pairs present on segments 2,3 and 4, branchiae branched. Lateral lobes present on ... [details]

 Diagnosis

Emended diagnosis by Hutchings & Glasby (1988: 20): ''Branchiae, 2 or 3 pairs on segments 2, 3 and 4, branchiae ... [details]

 Diagnosis

Three pairs of branched branchiae from segment 2. Lateral lobes absent. Notopodia from segment 4, continue for a ... [details]

 Distribution

Australia: Western Australia (north west); Northern Territory (Arafura Sea; Gove); Queensland (Townsville; Calliope ... [details]

 Distribution

Several material in Hutchings & Glasby (1988), from the Great Barrier Reef, Turtle island, Nymph Island, Hope ... [details]

 Distribution

Australia: Northern Territory (Darwin Harbour; Melville Bay; Port Essington); Western Australia (Broome, Halls ... [details]

 Distribution

Australia: New South Wales; Queensland; South Australia; Tasmania; Victoria; Western Australia. Widespread in southern ... [details]

 Distribution

Australia, widespread north of about 32°S on the west coast, and about 35°S on the east coast: Western Australia ... [details]

 Etymology

Specific name derived from the Greek adjective, pachys, thick and derma, skin referring to the thickened ventral ... [details]

 Etymology

Specific name from the greek noun, harpe, sickle, referring to the sickle-shaped posterior notosetae. [details]

 Etymology

Specific name derived from the Greek adjective ithys, straight, upright, referring to the angle of the subrostral ... [details]

 Etymology

The generic name (gender feminine) is an aboriginal word for a place in Western Australia. [details]

 Etymology

The specific name is an aboriginal word for wind. [details]

 Etymology

Specific name is derived from latin bi, double and latin seriata, row and refers to the numerous neuropodia with ... [details]

 Etymology

The specific name refers to an Aboriginal name for kangaroo, the type locality for the species. [details]

 Etymology

The specific name exelysis is greek (f) and refers to the mouth of the estuary, where this species occurs. [details]

 Etymology

The specific name refers to the presence of eye spots. [details]

 Etymology

The specific name bidewa refers to the name of the aboriginal tribe living in the region of Cape Everard, the type ... [details]

 Etymology

The specific name, fascia, is latin for band, stripe or girdle which refers to the banded stalk of the branchiae [details]

 Etymology

The specific name lacuna refers to the habitat in which this species lives, and is the latin word for a pool or pond. [details]

 Etymology

The specific name tribanchiata refers to the three pairs of branchiae present. [details]

 Etymology

The specific name is derived from the latin batillum, a shovel, referring to the scoop-shaped anterior ventrum. [details]

 Etymology

The specific name triloba refers to the three pairs of lateral lobes on the anterior segments, and is made of tri ... [details]

 Etymology

Specific name derived from the greek macro and kerkos, tail referring to the long abdominal region. [details]

 Etymology

The specific name echuca refers to an aboriginal name meaning a meeting of waters. [details]

 Etymology

The specific name australis refers to its wide spread distribution in south-eastern Australia. [details]

 Etymology

The specific name sinusa refers to the development of a sinus on the inside of the lateral lobe, and is derived ... [details]

 Etymology

The specific name trina refers to the three pairs of branchiae, and is derived from the latin tri meaning 3. [details]

 Etymology

The specific name turawa refers to the name of an Aboriginal tribe living on the coast just south of Sydney, the ... [details]

 Etymology

The specific name aloba refers to the absence of lateral lobes, and is derived from the latin lobus meaning a ... [details]

 Etymology

Specific name derived from the latin macula spot, (f), referring to the dark pigment spots adorning the abdomen. [details]

 Habitat

Intertidal seagrasses with fine sand and mud flats in front of mangroves, amongst coral rubble, and also at shelf ... [details]

 Habitat

Occurs in a variety of soft substrates ranging from silty to coarse gravel, in depths of 5-50 m. [details]

 Habitat

Occurs in sheltered protected areas and in deeper oceanic waters of Bass Strait. [details]

 Habitat

Occurs subtidally in muddy substrates. [details]

 Habitat

Occurs subtidally in mud and coralline sand. [details]

 Habitat

Occurs in deep water on the continental slope, living in dense colonies. A few of the tubes opened in the colony ... [details]

 Habitat

Occurs from the intertidal to the continental slope (357m) in muddy coral sand, living in compact tubes made of ... [details]

 Habitat

Occurs in sheltered marine waters 3-10m, under rocks, or in crevices sometimes associated with sponge and Posidonia ... [details]

 Habitat

Occurs on dandier parts of reef flat, usually under dead coral bounders also from 8 m at Lizard Island on fringing ... [details]

 Habitat

Occurs under rocks, as crevice fauna, and in sandy mud, intertidally. [details]

 Habitat

Intertidally in sandy mud flats, or on rock platforms in crevices, under stones, boulders, and in soft sediment in ... [details]

 Habitat

Occurs intertidally to dephts of 20 m often in reef environments, either rock or coral, associated with the kelp ... [details]

 Status

Note that Neoamphitrite may not be distinct from Amphitrite, in which case A. figulus would be the correct combination [details]

 Taxonomic remark

Type material has not been located. At this stage, it is unclear if this species even belong to the genus Terebella. [details]

 Taxonomy

Neoamphitrite differs from Amphitrite in "dichotomous rather than filiform branchiae, the number of nephridia is ... [details]

 Type species

The type species is Lanassa nordeskioldi Malmgren, 1866 by original designation. [details]

 Type species

The type species is Nereis conchilega Pallas 1766 by monotypy. [details]