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Hartman, Olga. (1967). Polychaetous annelids collected by the USNS Eltanin and Staten Island cruises, chiefly from Antarctic Seas. Allan Hancock Monographs in Marine Biology. 2: 1-387.
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Hartman, Olga
1967
Polychaetous annelids collected by the USNS Eltanin and Staten Island cruises, chiefly from Antarctic Seas
Allan Hancock Monographs in Marine Biology
2: 1-387
Publication
World Polychaeta Database (WPolyDb)
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None. From the introduction: "The present report is concerned with samples coming from the American sector [of Antarctic coast], and those numbered to ELTANIN sta. 1346. […] This report includes also the polychaetes taken by Dr. Waldo L. Schmitt on the STATEN ISLAND Cruise, 1963, coming from intertidal and very shallow depths in the vicinity of the Antarctic Peninsula. […] In the present report 367 species are named; they do not include 280 of those previously named.
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Bradabyssa Hartman, 1967 (original description)
Malmgreniella Hartman, 1967 (original description)
Polychaeta (identification resource)
Holotype USNM 27783, geounit Cape Cod, identified as Brania wellfleetensis Pettibone, 1956
 Depth range

384-494 m and 3770-3806 m, questionably 210-220 m. [details]

 Depth range

Low water.  [details]

 Depth range

384-494 m and 3770-3806 m, questionably 210-220 m. [details]

 Depth range

1437-4008 m. [details]

 Depth range

1437-4008 m. [details]

 Depth range

650-659 m.  [details]

 Depth range

549-604 m. [details]

 Description

Translation of original description (presented in Hartman, 1967: 127): "The surface epithelium has papillae and the ... [details]

 Diagnosis

Original diagnosis by Hartman (1967: 42): "The body is ovate; branchiae are dendritically divided and present on all ... [details]

 Distribution

Antarctic Ocean: off Cape Horn and Drake Passage, questionably Bransfield Strait.  [details]

 Distribution

South Atlantic Ocean: off Cape Horn (Yaghan Basin); off Falkland Islands; South Shetland Islands. [details]

 Distribution

South Atlantic Ocean: off Cape Horn (Yaghan Basin); off Falkland Islands; South Shetland Islands. [details]

 Distribution

Antarctic Ocean, Scotia Sea. The species is not present in European waters.  [details]

 Distribution

Pacific-Antarctic Ridge, South Pacific Ocean. Unverified for New Zealand (based on a USNM 177800 lot record from a ... [details]

 Etymology

Not stated. Hartman (1967) has nothing on the etymology, but it clearly is Latin 'abyssus' combined with the ... [details]

 Etymology

Not stated in the original description. The name of the genus is formed by the prefix branch-, from the Greek ... [details]

 Etymology

The specific epithet, wellfleetensis refers to the type locality of the species, Wellfleet Harbor (Cape Cod Bay, ... [details]

 Etymology

The specific epithet palpata refers to the long pair of palps directed forward typical of the species.  [details]

 Etymology

Not explicitly stated. The specific epithet abranchiata (masculine: abranchiatus) is a New Latin adjective composed ... [details]

 Etymology

"The genus is named for its smooth, non-papillar epithelium, unlike that of other sphaerodoroids, which are ... [details]

 Etymology

The specific epithet scotiarum refers to the type locality of the species, the Scotia Sea.  [details]

 Etymology

Not stated. Perhaps because from south polar waters, although these waters are today known as the Antarctic Ocean ... [details]

 Etymology

Not stated but probably because the mouthparts resembled Therochaeta collarifera, although Therochaetella differed ... [details]

 Etymology

The specific epithet bidentata refers to the clearly bidentate blades of the compound falcigers.  [details]

 Grammatical gender

Not stated, but feminine as the type species has a feminine adjectival name of 'papillosa'. Also 'abyssus' is a ... [details]

 Grammatical gender

Not stated, but Therochaetella is feminine as -ella is a feminine suffix [details]

 Habitat

On sand and muddy sand sediments, at low water. [details]

 Habitat

Type of sediment not stated, at bathyal and abyssal depths. [details]

 Habitat

Type of sediment not stated, at bathyal and abyssal depths. [details]

 Homonymy

Nomenclator zoologicus does not record Enigma Betrem, but there is an Enigma Newman 1842 in Coleoptera. This seems ... [details]

 Homonymy

Hartman (1971) renamed Eusamytha Hartman, 1967 as Eusamythella because Eusamytha is a junior homonym to Eusamytha ... [details]

 Identification

An unpublished specimen record for New Zealand included here of Trypanosyllis bidentata in USNM as lot 177800 was ... [details]

 Nomenclature

New name for Eusamytha Hartman, 1967, preoccupied. Brief mention in a listing of new name Eusamythella Hartman, ... [details]

 Specimen

Holotype deposited at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, USA (USNM 55531). [details]

 Specimen

Holotype deposited at the National Museum of Natural History, Washington DC, not Natural History Museum of Los ... [details]

 Status

"The reduced development of notopodia allies this genus to Lepidasthenia (Hartman, 1967: 32) thus placed in ... [details]

 Taxonomy

From Hartman (1967: 67): "This species is distinguished from Nicon loxechini Kinberg, 1855 [sic], which has been ... [details]

 Type locality

Antarctic Ocean, Drake Passage, off Cape Horn (56º06'S and 66º19'W to 56º07'N and 66º30'W).  [details]

 Type locality

Antarctic Ocean, Drake Passage, off Cape Horn (56º06'S and 66º19'W to 56º07'N and 66º30'W).  [details]

 Type locality

Bay of Guayaquil, Ecuador, Western S America, East Pacific Ocean, possibly an alternate name of the Gulf of ... [details]

 Type locality

Off Cape Horn, Yaghan Basin, South Atlantic Ocean (-56.0333°, -61.9333° to -56.0167°, -61.9167°). [details]

 Type locality

Antarctic Ocean, Scotia Ridge, from 59º50'S and 32º27'W, to 59º52'S and 32º23'W.  [details]

 Type locality

Antarctic ocean, Antarctic Peninsula. [details]

 Type locality

South Pacific Ocean, Pacific-Antarctic Ridge (54º49' to 54º50'S, and 129º48' to 129º46'W).  [details]

 Type specimen

Type material lost (fide Hartman, 1967) [details]

 Validity

The species is not valid, and probably results from a lapsus calami. Hartman (1967) states "Paraonis, abranchiate", ... [details]

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