WoRMS source details

Knox, G. A. and Cameron, D. B. 1971. Port Phillip Bay Survey 1957-1963, Victoria, Australia. Part 2(4) Polychaeta. Memoirs of the National Museum of Victoria, 32: 21-42.
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Kristian Fauchald's Polychaeta DB
An account is given of 63 species of polychaetes collected from Port Philip Bay, Victoria. Of these eight are described as new species, eight represent new records for the Australia region, and a further 21 are recorded from the Vistorian coasts for the first time.
Australia
Systematics, Taxonomy
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Holotype NMV F 41739, geounit Port Phillip Bay, identified as Eusyllis brevicirrata Knox & Cameron, 1971
Holotype NMV F 41757, geounit Port Phillip Bay, identified as Polycirrus porcata Knox & Cameron, 1971
 Distribution

Australia: Victoria.  [details]

 Etymology

The specific epithet brevicirrata refers to the relatively short dorsal cirri of the species.  [details]

 Habitat

Silty clay to sand, on shallow water.  [details]

 Type locality

Australia: Port Phillip Bay (Victoria), mouth of Werribee River (geocoordinates not provided, but estimated using ... [details]