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Nogueira, João Miguel de Matos; Fitzhugh, Kirk; Hutchings, Pat; Carrerette, Orlemir. (2017). Phylogenetic analysis of the family Telothelepodidae Nogueira, Fitzhugh & Hutchings, 2013 (Annelida: Terebelliformia). Marine Biology Research. 1-22.
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10.1080/17451000.2017.1283526 [view]
urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:8C05DBD2-8226-4738-BF4A-E623A97ACB75 [view]
Nogueira, João Miguel de Matos; Fitzhugh, Kirk; Hutchings, Pat; Carrerette, Orlemir
2017
Phylogenetic analysis of the family Telothelepodidae Nogueira, Fitzhugh & Hutchings, 2013 (Annelida: Terebelliformia)
Marine Biology Research
1-22
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World Polychaeta Database (WPolyD)
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Members of the 12 known species of the family Telothelepodidae, plus individuals of three additional undescribed species, were examined to infer phylogenetic relationships within the family and evaluate the status of genera. The outgroups include members of three species of Polycirridae and three of Thelepodidae. Members of 21 species, including both in- and outgroups, were coded for 47 subjects (‘characters’) and 109 characters sensu stricto (subject-predicate relations or ‘states’). The results, based on 15 minimum-length trees, each 103 steps long, suggest that telothelepodids should be divided into four genera, according to the morphology of the lower lip, presence or absence of eyespots, and visibility of segment 1. By necessity two of these genera are monotypic and plesiomorphic to two monophyletic genera; the latter two genera with five and eight species, respectively. Telothelepus, Parathelepus and Rhinothelepus are redefined, and the new genus Mesopothelepus gen. nov. is erected, all to accommodate the phylogenetic hypotheses presented. The problem of properly defining monotypic supraspecific taxon names as representative of phylogenetic hypotheses is discussed in relation to the inherent limitations of Article 13.1.1 of the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature.
Phylogeny, Phylogenesis
Systematics, Taxonomy
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Decathelepus Hutchings, 1977 accepted as Parathelepus Caullery, 1915 (source of synonymy)
Decathelepus wambira Nogueira & Hutchings, 2007 accepted as Parathelepus wambira (Nogueira & Hutchings, 2007) (new combination reference)
Glossothelepus Hutchings & Glasby, 1986 accepted as Rhinothelepus Hutchings, 1974 (source of synonymy)
Kritzlerius Londoño-Mesa, 2009 accepted as Parathelepus Caullery, 1915 (source of synonymy)
Kritzlerius anomalus Londoño-Mesa, 2009 accepted as Parathelepus anomalus (Londoño-Mesa, 2009) (new combination reference)
Mesopothelepus Nogueira, Fitzhugh, Hutchings & Carrerette, 2017 (original description)
Mesopothelepus macrothoracicus (Mohammad, 1980) (new combination reference)
Parathelepus anomalus (Londoño-Mesa, 2009) (basis of record)
Parathelepus macer (Hutchings, 1977) (new combination reference)
Parathelepus ocellatus (Hutchings, 1977) (new combination reference)
Parathelepus oculeus (Hutchings, Nogueira & Carrerette, 2015) (new combination reference)
Parathelepus wambira (Nogueira & Hutchings, 2007) (new combination reference)
Rhinothelepus macer Hutchings, 1977 accepted as Parathelepus macer (Hutchings, 1977) (new combination reference)
Rhinothelepus mexicanus (Hutchings & Glasby, 1986) (new combination reference)
Rhinothelepus oculeus Hutchings, Nogueira & Carrerette, 2015 accepted as Parathelepus oculeus (Hutchings, Nogueira & Carrerette, 2015) (new combination reference)
Telothelepodidae Nogueira, Fitzhugh & Hutchings, 2013 accepted as Thelepodinae Hessle, 1917 (taxonomy source)
 Etymology

"The genus is named after ancient Mesopotamia, in reference to the type locality of the type species, originally ... [details]

 Taxonomy

Nogueira, Fitzhugh & Hutchings (2013: 236) in their formal systematics presentation did not indicate which genera ... [details]