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Londoño-Mesa, Mario H. (2009). Terebellidae (Polychaeta: Terebellida) from the Grand Caribbean region. Zootaxa. 2320: 1-93.
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Londoño-Mesa, Mario H.
2009
Terebellidae (Polychaeta: Terebellida) from the Grand Caribbean region
Zootaxa
2320: 1-93
Publication
World Polychaeta Database (WPolyDb)
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Twenty-four genera of Terebellidae Grube, 1850, are described including one new genus and forty-four species recorded and characterized from the Grand Caribbean region. Six species are newly described: Lysilla caribe sp. nov., Polycirrus angeli sp. nov., Eupolymnia rullieri sp. nov., Euthelepus kritzleri sp. nov., Streblosoma tenhovei sp. nov., and Kritzlerius anomalus gen. nov. and sp. nov. Twenty-four formerly recorded species are regarded as valid: Biremis blandi Polloni, Rowe & Teal, 1973, Enoplobranchus sanguineus Verrill, 1873, Polycirrus holthei Londoño-Mesa & Carrera-Parra, 2005, P. pennulifera Verrill, 1900, P. purpureus Schmarda, 1861, Amphitritides bruneocomata (Ehlers, 1887), Eupolymnia crassicornis (Schmarda, 1861), Lanicola carus (Young & Kritzler, 1987), L. garciagomezi (Londoño-Mesa, 2006), Loimia minuta Treadwell, 1929, L. salazari Londoño-Mesa & Carrera-Parra, 2005, Neoamphitrite glasbyi Londoño- Mesa & Carrera-Parra, 2005, P. palmata (Verrill, 1873), P. sombreriana McIntosh, 1885, Polymniella aurantiaca Verrill, 1900, Scionides reticulata (Ehlers, 1887), Spinosphaera carrerai Londoño-Mesa, 2003, S. hutchingsae Londoño-Mesa, 2003, Terebella turgidula Ehlers, 1887, T. verrilli Holthe, 1986, Terebellobranchia mchughae Londoño-Mesa & Carrera- Parra, 2005, Streblosoma hartmanae Kritzler, 1971, S. polybranchia Verrill, 1900, Thelepus haitiensis Treadwell, 1931, and T. pascua (Fauchald, 1977). Two species are reinstated: Loimia bermudensis Verrill, 1900, and Thelepus crassibranchiatus Treadwell, 1901. One species is reinstated with a new combination: Eupolymnia magnifica (Webster, 1884). Five species names are new combinations: Pista cetrata (Ehlers, 1887), Pistella papillosa (Tourtellotte & Kritzler, 1988), Terebellobranchia hiata (Treadwell, 1931), Thelepus tenuis (Verrill, 1900), and T. verrilli (Treadwell, 1911). Finally, five species are regarded as distinct but remain undescribed because of the poor condition of the specimens: Amaeana sp. 1, Neoleprea sp. A Kritzler, 1984, Neoleprea sp. 1, Proclea sp. 1, and Thelepus sp. 1. All of the type and non-type material available for each species from the region is revised and compared with specimens of species previously regarded as junior synonyms of others species described from areas outsie of the region. A key to all species is provided.
Caribbean region
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 Additional information

The number of pairs of branchiae (4-5 pairs for Eugrymaea), as well as the form of uncini and the number and ... [details]

 Depth range

Intertidal to 183 m. [details]

 Depth range

Not stated in the original description, probably shallow water. [details]

 Depth range

Intertidal to 205 m. [details]

 Depth range

Not stated, unknown. [details]

 Depth range

Not stated in the original description, probably shallow water. [details]

 Depth range

Intertidal to 47 m. [details]

 Depth range

Shallow water. [details]

 Depth range

4-395 m. [details]

 Diagnosis

Branchiae on segments 2–3; eyespots present or absent; lateral lappets absent; ventral shields from segment 2; ... [details]

 Diagnosis

Londoño-Mesa (2009) "Tentacular membrane enlarged; eyespots absent; ventral shields absent, but two longitudinal ... [details]

 Diagnosis

Original diagnosis by Londoño-Mesa (2009: 71): "Tentacles of two types, each type in different group; short and ... [details]

 Distribution

Western Atlantic Ocean: Gulf of Mexico; Caribbean Sea. [details]

 Distribution

Western Atlantic Ocean: Gulf of Mexico. [details]

 Distribution

Western Atlantic Ocean: Gulf of Mexico. [details]

 Distribution

Western Atlantic Ocean: Caribbean Sea (Quintana Roo, Mexico). Gulf of Mexico (Florida, USA). [details]

 Distribution

Western Atlantic Ocean: Caribbean Sea (Curaçao); Gulf of Mexico (Florida). [details]

 Distribution

Western Atlantic Ocean: lower Gulf of Mexico; Caribbean Panamanian coast. [details]

 Distribution

Western Atlantic Ocean: Bermuda. [details]

 Distribution

Western Atlantic Ocean: Caribbean Sea; Gulf of Mexico. [details]

 Distribution

Western Atlantic Ocean: Caribbean Sea; Gulf of Mexico (Dry Tortugas). [details]

 Distribution

Western Atlantic Ocean: Gulf of Mexico; Caribbean Sea. [details]

 Distribution

Western Atlantic Ocean: Bermuda; northern Caribbean Sea; Gulf of Mexico (Dry Tortugas). [details]

 Etymology

"This species is dedicated to the late François Rullier, a great French polychaete specialist, especially because ... [details]

 Etymology

The "new species is dedicated to Dr. Henry Kritzler, due to his excellent work describing species of terebellids ... [details]

 Etymology

"This genus is dedicated to Dr. Henry Kritzler, a passionate taxonomist of terebellids from the Caribbean region." ... [details]

 Etymology

The specific epithet anomalus is a Latin adjective meaning 'irregular', 'abnormal' or 'exceptional', and "refers to ... [details]

 Etymology

"The species is named caribe since this is the unique species described from this genus present in the Grand ... [details]

 Etymology

"This species is dedicated to Jesus Angel de Leon-Gonzalez, for his great contribution to the knowledge of Mexican ... [details]

 Etymology

"This species is dedicated to Dr. Harry ten Hove, because of his many publications involving Caribbean polychaetes ... [details]

 Habitat

Single reference to habitat is under coralline rocks at shallow water. [details]

 Habitat

Coarse sand, at shelf depths. [details]

 Habitat

Sand and clayey sand, at shelf depths. [details]

 Habitat

Not stated, unknown. [details]

 Habitat

Not stated, unknown. [details]

 Habitat

Sand, probably at shallow water. [details]

 Habitat

Sandy, rock debris, and Thalassia, probably at shallow water. [details]

 Habitat

Single reference to habitat as being Thalassia, between 0.6-0.7 m. [details]

 Habitat

Type of sediment unknown, at slope and bathyal depths. [details]

 Habitat

Amongst sponges, and under stones, in shallow water reefs and other substrates. [details]

 Holotype

Deposited at the American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA (AMNH 3550). [details]

 New combination

This new combination was first established by Hutchings and Glasby (1986: 114): "Our interpretation of the origin ... [details]

 New combination

This new combination was first established by Hutchings and Glasby (1986: 114): "As Verrill does not describe any ... [details]

 Specimen

Holotype USNM 16114 (1) Mayaguez Harbor, Off Custom Harbor, Puerto Rico, 21.VI.1899. Sta. (142) 6070; 402–411m [details]

 Status

Hutchings and Glasby (1986) and Londoño-Mesa (2009) suggest that this species belongs to Thelepus because of the ... [details]

 Status

Hutchings and Glasby (1986) regarded both Euthelepus pascua Fauchald, 1977, from Panama, and Euthelepus tenuis ... [details]

 Status

The number of pairs of branchiae (4-5 pairs for Eugrymaea), as well as the form of uncini and the number and ... [details]

 Status

Thelepus crassibranchiatus was synonymized by Hartman (1959) with Thelepus cincinnatus. Holthe (1986b) followed ... [details]

 Status

Hartman (1956; 1959) followed by Holthe (1986b) indicated that Thelepus haitiensis belongs to T. setosus (de ... [details]

 Type locality

Majahual, Quintana Roo, Mexico, Caribbean Sea (18.7169°, -87.7064°). [details]

 Type locality

Off St. Petersburg, Florida, USA, Gulf of Mexico (27.9417°, 83.8833°). [details]

 Type locality

Off Port Isabel, Texas, USA, Gulf of Mexico (20.1667°, -96.4°). [details]

 Type locality

Punta Gavilan, Quintana Roo, Mexico, Caribbean Sea, R/V Edwin Link Sta. 2785 (18.35°, -87.7833°). [details]

 Type locality

Hornos, Veracruz, Mexico, Gulf of Mexico (provided geocoordinates 19°18'N, 91°11'W seem to be misplaced, possible ... [details]

 Type locality

Sint Joris Baai, Curaçao, Lesser Antilles, Caribbean Sea (gazetteer estimate 12.113°, -68.809°). [details]

 Type locality

Possibly Sand Cay, north of Bizoton Reefs, Southern region of Bay of Port-au-Prince, Gulf of Gonâve, Haiti, ... [details]

 Type locality

Off Custom House, Mayagüez Harbor, Puerto Rico, Caribbean Sea (gazetteer estimate 18.242°, -67.351°). [details]

 Type locality

Lamentin Reefs, near shore, 5.6 km West of Bizoton reefs, southern region of Bay of Port-au-Prince, Gulf of ... [details]

 Type locality

Galera Reef, Panamá [details]

 Type material

Holotype ECOSUR 087 (1) Gavilan Point (18°21'N 87°47'W), Mexican Caribbean, R/V “Edwin Link” Sta. 2785; ... [details]

 Type material

Holotype UANL 6490 [details]

 Type material

According to Londoño-Mesa (2009) the type material is missing [details]

 Type material

Holotype USNM 43209 and Paratype USNM 43210 [details]

 Type material

Holotype AMNH 3554 (1) Lamentin Reefs, near shore, 5.6km West of Bizoton reefs, Haiti, Sta [details]

 Type material

Holotype USNM 53093 [details]

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