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Hutchings, Patricia A.; Glasby, Christopher J. (1986). The Polycirrinae (Polychaeta: Terebellidae) from Australia. Records of the Australian Museum. 38(6): 319-350.
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10.3853/j.0067-1975.38.1986.185 [view]
Hutchings, Patricia A.; Glasby, Christopher J.
1986
The Polycirrinae (Polychaeta: Terebellidae) from Australia
Records of the Australian Museum
38(6): 319-350
Publication
World Polychaeta Database (WPolyDb)
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The polycirrine fauna of Australia comprises four genera and 22 species. These are described, and a key to the genera and Australian species are provided. Eleven new species are described: Hauchiella renilla n. sp., Lysilla laciniata n. sp., L. bilobata n. sp., L. jennacubinae n. sp., Polycirrus bicrinalis n. sp., P. disjunctus n. sp., P. nephrosus n. sp., P. parvus n. sp., P. paucidens n. sp., P. tesselatus n. sp. and P. variabilis n. sp., and the following new combinations, Amaeana apheles (Hutchings) and Polycirrus octoseta (Hutchings). A full description of all Australian species of this subfamily is given except when a recent full description is available. Comments are made on the variety of characters which have been used to describe species of Polycirrus and the value of these characters.
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Amaeana trilobata (Sars, 1863) (additional source)
Polycirrus Grube, 1850 (additional source)
 Depth range

Shallow subtidal, to about 30 m. [details]

 Depth range

40-80 m. [details]

 Depth range

Intertidal to 91 m (Australia). [details]

 Depth range

Shelf depths: 20-380 m. [details]

 Depth range

Shallow waters to 80 m. [details]

 Depth range

At low tide levels. [details]

 Depth range

Intertidal to subtidal depths. [details]

 Depth range

9-36 m. [details]

 Depth range

3-12 m. [details]

 Depth range

Intertidal to 15 m. [details]

 Depth range

Intertidal to 10 m. [details]

 Depth range

Intertidal (estuarine and exposed beaches of eastern Australia), and 36-41 m (off North West Shelf, Australia). [details]

 Depth range

Intertidal to about 100 m. [details]

 Diagnosis

Re-diagnosis of the genus by Hutchings & Glasby (1986: 330): "Expanded tentacular membrane trilobate, sometimes ... [details]

 Distribution

Australia: Western Australia (Mermaid Sound, Dampier Archipelago); Northern Territory (Gulf of Carpentaria; Port ... [details]

 Distribution

Australia: Queensland; New South Wales; Western Australia. [details]

 Distribution

Arctic Ocean. Mediterranean Sea. Western Atlantic: New England to Gulf of Mexico. Japan. Australia (Western ... [details]

 Distribution

Australia: Jervis Bay Territory; Queensland. [details]

 Distribution

Northwest Europe (Shetland; Norway; Kattegat); North Sea; off Antarctic mainland; Subantarctic Islands (South Georgia); ... [details]

 Distribution

Australia: Bass Strait; Queensland; New South Wales; South Australia; Western Australia. [details]

 Distribution

Australia: New South Wales; Queensand.  [details]

 Distribution

Australia: South Australia. [details]

 Distribution

Pacific Ocean: from Japan to New South Wales, along the east coast of Australia, including Philippines and Solomon ... [details]

 Distribution

Malay Archipelago. Currently only known from the type locality. [details]

 Distribution

Australia: Queensland and Western Australia. [details]

 Distribution

Philippines (Bohol) to northeastern Australia (Queensland). [details]

 Distribution

Australia: New South Wales. [details]

 Distribution

Australia: Western Australia; New South Wales; Queensland. [details]

 Distribution

Australia: Western Australia; Bass Strait; New South Wales; Queensand. [details]

 Distribution

Australia: North West Shelf (off Port Headland, Western Australia). [details]

 Distribution

Australia: Bass Strait. [details]

 Distribution

Australia: Victoria; Bass Strait; Tasmania. [details]

 Distribution

Australia: South Australia; Victoria; Bass Strait; New South Wales. [details]

 Distribution

Australia: Queensland (Lizard Island). [details]

 Etymology

The specific epithet renilla is composed by the Latin noun renis, meaning 'kidney', followed by the Latin suffix ... [details]

 Etymology

The specific epithet bilobata is composed by the Latin prefix bi-, meaning 'twice' or 'two', and the Latin ... [details]

 Etymology

The specific epithet jennacubinae is derived from a Western Australian aboriginal tribal name for a salt water pool. [details]

 Etymology

The specific epithet laciniata (masculine: laciniatus) is a Latin adjective meaning 'fringed' or 'laciniate', and ... [details]

 Etymology

The specific epithet bicrinalis is composed by the Latin prefix bi-, meaning 'two', and the Latin adjective ... [details]

 Etymology

"The specific name is derived from the latin disjunctus meaning separate, distinct, different, remote referring to ... [details]

 Etymology

"The specific name refers to the large number of nephridial papillae present" (Huchings & Glasby, 1986: 339).  [details]

 Etymology

"The specific name is derived from the latin parvus meaning 'little' referring to the small size of the species" ... [details]

 Etymology

"The specific name is derived from the latin paucus, meaning few or little, and dens, meaning tooth, referring to ... [details]

 Etymology

"The specific name tesselatus is derived from the latin meaning inlaid with small square stones or mosaic, and ... [details]

 Etymology

"The specific name variabilis is derived from the latin meaning changeable, referring to the large variation ... [details]

 Habitat

Estuarine and protected marine embayments, often amongst seagrass beds, in sandy and gravelly sand sediments. [details]

 Habitat

In Australia, in bays and marine areas of estuaries, in coarse sediment and mud, often associated with seagrass in ... [details]

 Habitat

Dead coral substrata (Lizard Island and One Tree Island, Queensland), and coralline algae (Cemetery Point, Jervis ... [details]

 Habitat

Sandy shell sedments, at shelf depths. [details]

 Habitat

River mouths, sheltered bays, continental shelf (4-80 m), in mud to coarse sand, and associated with the seagrasses ... [details]

 Habitat

Rock pools on platforms of exposed rocky headlands. [details]

 Habitat

Amongst the roots of the seagrass Zostera, at low tide levels. [details]

 Habitat

Coastal lagoons, sheltered bays and estuaries in shallow mud-sandy areas often associated with the seagrasses ... [details]

 Habitat

Coral substrata at Lizard Island (Queensland), and muddy sediments on North West Shelf (Western Australia), at ... [details]

 Habitat

Among coral rubble and coral reef substrata, at shallow water (3-12 m). [details]

 Habitat

Rocky substrata, associated with ascidians, and also on algal mat exposed to surf, intertidal to shallow subtidal. [details]

 Habitat

In association with sponges, soft and hard corals, empty mussel shells, and algae, from intertidal to shallow ... [details]

 Habitat

Sandy sediments, at shelf depths. [details]

 Habitat

Clayey sand to very coarse sand with shell fragments, at shelf depths.  [details]

 Habitat

Sheltered bays and on the continental shelf, mainy in soft sediments ranging from silty clay-sand to sandy gravel ... [details]

 Habitat

Sediment ranging from muddy sand to coarse sand, at shelf dephs. Also from exposed and sheltered rocky shores ... [details]

 Habitat

Coral substrata, shallow subtidal. [details]

 Holotype

Deposited at the Australian Museum, Sydney (AM W.199637). [details]

 Holotype

Deposited at the Australian Museum, Sydney (AM W199632). [details]

 Holotype

Deposited at the Australian Museum, Sydney (AM W199641). [details]

 Spelling

The new combination was first established by Hutchings & Glasby (1986) as Polycirrus octoseta, and the spelling was ... [details]

 Type locality

Cemetery Point, Wreck Bay, Jervis Bay Territory, New South Wales, Australia (-35.1667°, 150.6833°), 15 m, ... [details]

 Type locality

Woolooware Bay, Georges River, New South Wales, Australia (-34.02°, 151.1317°). [details]

 Type locality

Caloundra, Queensland, Australia (26°48'S, 153°08'E). [details]

 Type locality

Coffin Bay, South Australia, Australia (-34.4667°, 135.3167°), at low tide levels, amongst the roots of the ... [details]

 Type locality

Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia (provided coordinates 14°40'S, 141°28'E incorrect, ... [details]

 Type locality

Solitary Island [South West Solitary Island, according to OZCAM database], New South Wales, Australia (29°56'S, ... [details]

 Type locality

Ship Rock, Port Hacking, New South Wales, Australia, Pacific Ocean (-34.0717°, 151.1283°). [details]

 Type locality

Off Port Headland, North West Shelf, Western Australia, Australia, Indian Ocean (-20.02°, 116.96°). [details]

 Type locality

Central Bass Strait, 60 km SW of Cape Schanck, Australia (-39.0033°, 144.565°). [details]

 Type locality

Western Port Bay, Victoria, Australia (-38.3388°, 145.238°). [details]

 Type locality

Lizard Island lagoon, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia, Pacific Ocean (-14.6667°, 145.45°). [details]

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