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Wolf, Paul S. 1986. Four new genera of Dorvilleidae (Annelida: Polychaeta) from the Gulf of Mexico. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 99(4): 616-626.
Wolf, P. S.
Four new genera of Dorvilleidae (Annelida: Polychaeta) from the Gulf of Mexico
Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington
99(4): 616-626
World Polychaeta Database (WPolyD)
Four new genera, each with one new species, are described from the Gulf of Mexico. One new genus, Ougia, is diagnosed to include two species formerly placed within Schistomeringos Jumars, 1974. Maxillary morphology is considered herein to be the primary diagnostic character at the generic level.
Gulf of Mexico
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Diaphorosoma Wolf, 1986 (original description)
Diaphorosoma magnavena Wolf, 1986 (original description)
Eliberidens Wolf, 1986 (original description)
Eliberidens forceps Wolf, 1986 (original description)
Ougia Wolf, 1986 (original description)
Ougia tenuidentis Wolf, 1986 (original description)
Schistomeringos subaequalis Oug, 1978 accepted as Ougia subaequalis (Oug, 1978) (source of synonymy)
Westheideia Wolf, 1986 (original description)
Westheideia minutimala Wolf, 1986 (original description)

From the Greek Diaphoros, divided, and soma, body, referring to the divided appearance of its body into anterior ... [details]


From the Latin e, without, liber, free, and dens, teeth, referring to the complete absence of free denticles in the ... [details]


The genus is named in honor of Dr. Eivind Oug, who described several Schistomeringos species from Scandinavia, and ... [details]


Not stated. However, Westheideia minutimala is probably named for the small maxillary carriers, as 'minutus' is ... [details]