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Pettibone, Marian H. (1963). Marine polychaete worms of the New England region. I. Aphroditidae through Trochochaetidae. Bulletin of the United States National Museum. 227(1): 1-356.
10.5479/si.03629236.227.1 [view]
Pettibone, Marian H.
Marine polychaete worms of the New England region. I. Aphroditidae through Trochochaetidae
Bulletin of the United States National Museum
227(1): 1-356
World Polychaeta Database (WPolyDb)
North Atlantic
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Aglaophamus circinata (Verrill in Smith & Harger, 1874) (new combination reference)
Anaitides maculata (Linnaeus, 1767) accepted as Phyllodoce maculata (Linnaeus, 1767) (additional source)
Anaitis speciosa Webster, 1879 accepted as Paranaitis speciosa (Webster, 1879) (source of synonymy)
Aphrodita hastata Moore, 1905 (identification resource)
Disoma Örsted, 1844 accepted as Trochochaeta Levinsen, 1884 (source of synonymy)
Eteone lactea Claparède, 1868 accepted as Hypereteone lactea (Claparède, 1868) (source of synonymy)
Eteone longa (Fabricius, 1780) (source of synonymy)
Eulalia annulata Verrill, 1873 accepted as Eulalia viridis (Linnaeus, 1767) (source of synonymy)
Eulalia bilineata (Johnston, 1840) (source of synonymy)
Eulalia viridis (Linnaeus, 1767) (additional source)
Eumida sanguinea (Örsted, 1843) (source of synonymy)
Eunice norvegica (Linnaeus, 1767) (source of synonymy)
Euphrosine armadillo Sars, 1851 (additional source)
Euphrosine borealis Örstedt, 1843 (additional source)
Euphrosyne branchiata Treadwell, 1939 accepted as Euphrosine armadillo Sars, 1851 (source of synonymy)
Eusyllis blomstrandi Malmgren, 1867 (source of synonymy)
Exogone verugera (Claparède, 1868) (additional source)
Harmothoe fragilis Moore, 1910 (additional source)
Harmothoe hartmanae Pettibone, 1948 accepted as Harmothoe imbricata (Linnaeus, 1767) (source of synonymy)
Harmothoe imbricata (Linnaeus, 1767) (additional source)
Laetmonice filicornis Kinberg, 1856 (additional source)
Lumbrineris brevipes (McIntosh, 1903) accepted as Paraninoe brevipes (McIntosh, 1903) (additional source)
Lumbrineris fragilis (O.F. Müller, 1776) accepted as Scoletoma fragilis (O.F. Müller, 1776) (source of synonymy)
Marphysa sanguinea (Montagu, 1813) (additional source)
Nemidia Malmgren, 1865 accepted as Enipo Malmgren, 1865 (source of synonymy)
Nephtys incisa Malmgren, 1865 (additional source)
Nephtys paradoxa Malm, 1874 (additional source)
Odontosyllis fulgurans (Audouin & Milne Edwards, 1833) (source of synonymy)
Paranaitis speciosa (Webster, 1879) (additional source)
Sphaerodorum gracilis (Rathke, 1843) (source of synonymy)
Sphaerosyllis brevifrons Webster & Benedict, 1884 (source of synonymy)
Sphaerosyllis erinaceus Claparède, 1863 accepted as Erinaceusyllis erinaceus (Claparède, 1863) (additional source)
Sthenelais limicola (Ehlers, 1864) (additional source)
Syllis cornuta Rathke, 1843 (source of synonymy)
Tomopteris helgolandica Greeff, 1879 represented as Tomopteris (Johnstonella) helgolandica (Greeff, 1879) (source of synonymy)
Trochochaeta Levinsen, 1884 (taxonomy source)
Trochochaetidae Pettibone, 1963 (original description)
 Depth range

Low water to about 200 m. [details]

 Depth range

Low water to about 30 m. Specimens collected swimming at the surface. [details]


Atlantic Ocean: from Massachusetts to North Carolina (USA). [details]


Atlantic coast of the USA. Records from other areas need confirmation. [details]


The specific epithet longicirrata refers to the fact that "the dorsal cirri [...] are very long for the genus" ... [details]

 Grammatical gender

Pettibone (1963, 1976) does not state the genus gender as she usually did. It is feminine (chaeta is transliterated ... [details]


In thicky muddy tubes of Sabaco elongatus (Verrill, 1873) (as Maldanopsis elongata), and on muddy and sandy ... [details]


Disoma Örsted, 1844 is a junior homonym to protozoan Disoma Ehrenberg 1831 (pls. 1828) Sym. Phys., Phyt., sign. c. ... [details]


See comments on Spio caudatus Lamarck, 1818. In brief Neanthes caudata as used by Delle Chiaje is a ... [details]

 Publication date

Inadvertently prematurely published in 1945. The full description is not until the 1950 paper, which Hartman ... [details]


It lacks a heteronereis stage, but immature and mature specimens were found swimming at the surface of Woods Hole ... [details]


Sexually mature females found in May (south of Kattegat), August (coastal waters of North America) and in August to ... [details]


Nereis arenaceodonta is a misspelling originally introduced by Pettibone (1963: 162) for the species Nereis ... [details]


Pettibone (1963) placed both Ethocles typicus and Skardaria fragmentata as Apistobranchus tullbergi. Thus the ... [details]


The species was considered as a synonymy of Alitta virens (M. Sars, 1853) by various authors (e.g.: Hartman, 1959; ... [details]


Pettibone (1963) placed both Ethocles typicus and Skardaria fragmentata as Apistobranchus tullbergi. Thus the ... [details]


Amblyosyllis cincinnata was synonymized with A. finmarchica by Pettibone (1963), but was posteriorly considered to ... [details]


Chamberlin (1919: 167) regarded the genus Myrianida Milne-Edwards, 1845 as synonymous with Myriana Savigny, 1822: ... [details]


Replacement name created by Treadwell (1941) for Nereis (Neanthes) paucidentata Treadwell, 1939, and treated as a ... [details]


Pettibone (1957, 1963) considered the genus Phylo Kinberg, 1866 as a subgenus of Orbinia Quatrefages, 1866. ... [details]


Sphaerosyllis brevifrons was synonymized with S. erinaceus (now in the genus Erinaceusyllis) by Pettibone (1963), ... [details]

 Type designation

Type of the genus Syllis clavata Claparède, 1863, by subsequent designation (Pettibone, 1963: 133).  [details]

 Type species

The type species of Odontosyllis is O. gibba Claparède, 1863 by monotypy. However, the type species is wrongly ... [details]

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