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Hartman, O. (1951). The littoral marine annelids of the Gulf of Mexico. Publications of the Institute of Marine Science, Port Aransas, Texas. 2(1): 7-124.
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Hartman, O.
1951
The littoral marine annelids of the Gulf of Mexico
Publications of the Institute of Marine Science, Port Aransas, Texas
2(1): 7-124
Publication
World Polychaeta Database (WPolyDb)
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The aim of the present study is mainly to publish the presence of a rich and flourishing annelid fauna in the Gulf of Mexico. Keys and illustrations together with the bibliographic citations may permit a fairly complete and accurate identifi­cation of the annelids to be encountered in littoral zones. The collections upon which this study was based come largely from intertidal or shallow seas; only a few are from deeper waters. This investigation has disclosed the existence of a vast, diversi­fied, possibly highly endemic fauna in this area. The few deeper water species that have been reported show affinities with those known also from the West Indies and the tropical Atlantic Ocean. One hundred fifty-eight species in 110 genera and 36 families of marine annelids are recorded, most of them for the first time from the Gulf of Mexico. There are 15 new species or subspecies, one new name and one new genus. These are listed by family.
Gulf of Mexico
Systematics, Taxonomy
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 Depth range

Intertidal. Recorded from the intertidal to 92 m depth, but some of these records need to be re-examined. [details]

 Depth range

Intertidal. [details]

 Depth range

Intertidal. [details]

 Diagnosis

Original diagnosis by Hartman (1951: 86): ''The prostomium is rounded in front; its caruncle extends back only to ... [details]

 Distribution

Western Atlantic Ocean: Massachusetts to Florida; Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean Sea. Records from other localities ... [details]

 Distribution

Northern Gulf of Mexico: USA (Mississipi; Texas). [details]

 Distribution

Northern Gulf of Mexico: USA (Mississipi; Texas). [details]

 Etymology

Not stated. The name Dispio seems to be composed by the Latin prefix dis-, meaning 'not', 'apart', or 'away', ... [details]

 Etymology

The specific epithet uncinata (masculine: uncinatus) is a Latin adjective meaning 'bearing hooks' or 'barbered', ... [details]

 Etymology

Not stated in the original description. The specific epithet foliosus is a Latin adjective meaning 'leafy' or 'full ... [details]

 Habitat

Intertidal sandy beaches. [details]

 Habitat

Sand beaches, amongst decaying vegetation, and in shore sandy mud flats. [details]

 Habitat

Sand beaches, amongst decaying vegetation, and in shore sandy mud flats. [details]

 Nomenclature

Here Hartman correctly used Hipponoe (rather than Hipponoa), for her new combination, although elsewhere later she ... [details]

 Reproduction

Ovigerous segments from about chaetiger 52 to end of the fragment in paratype (LACM AHF POLY 0635). Eggs are large, ... [details]

 Type locality

Alligator Point, Franklin County, Florida, USA, Gulf of Mexico (gazetteer estimate 29.8936, -84.3817), intertidal ... [details]

 Type locality

Turtle Bayou, Aransas Bay, Texas, USA, Gulf of Mexico (gazetteer estimate 27.976°, -97.071°). [details]

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