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Holthe, T. (1986). Evolution, systematics, and distribution of the Polychaeta Terebellomorpha, with a catalogue of the taxa and a bibliography. Gunneria. 55: 1-236.
Holthe, T.
Evolution, systematics, and distribution of the Polychaeta Terebellomorpha, with a catalogue of the taxa and a bibliography
55: 1-236
World Polychaeta Database (WPolyDb)
The evolution of character states in a number of characters, mainly morphological ones, in the Terebellomorpha is discussed. The current use of meristic characters in classifications is discouraged. On the basis of the character states it is attempted to identify monophyletic groups within the order. The consequences to the taxonomy of the order are discussed. The connections of the order with other polychaete groups are discussed. It is concluded that the families Bogueidae and Sabellariidae should not be placed within the Terebellomorpha. One new species is erected (Auchenoplax rullieri, based on an existing description). A number of new tribi and one new subfamily are proposed. The phylogeny of the Terebellomorpha is discussed, and it is suggested that the errant sister-group of a group of sedentary polychaete orders including the Terebellomorpha should be sought within the Eunicemorpha. A catalogue of the terebellomorph taxa with a limited number of new names (replacing homonyms) and new combinations is given. Definitions of suprageneric taxa are given, along with references to descriptions of all taxa and listings of the biogeographical regions in which the individual taxa occur. A combined reference list and bibliography of the Terebellomorpha including ca 770 references, covering ecology and physiology as well as systematics an faunistics, is given.
Fauna and Flora, Faunistic inventories, Checklists, Catalogues
Systematics, Taxonomy
Zoogeography, Biogeography (generalities), Geographic distribution
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Amaginae Holthe, 1986 (original description)
Ampharetidae Malmgren, 1866 (additional source)
Ampharetini Holthe, 1986 (original description)
Amphicteinae Holthe, 1986 (original description)
Amphitrite brunnea (Stimpson, 1853) (additional source)
Amphitrite cirrata Müller, 1776 (additional source)
Artacama proboscidea Malmgren, 1866 (additional source)
Asabellides oculata (Webster, 1879) accepted as Ampharete oculata (Webster, 1879) (additional source)
Lanicini Holthe, 1986 (original description)
Leaena ebranchiata (M. Sars, 1865) (additional source)
Polycirrini Malmgren, 1866 (taxonomy source)
Procleini Holthe, 1986 (original description)
Sabellides Milne Edwards in Lamarck, 1838 accepted as Ampharete Malmgren, 1865 (additional source)
Terebella verrilli Holthe, 1986 (original description)
Terebellidae Johnston, 1846 (additional source)
Terebelliformia (taxonomy source)
Terebellini Johnston, 1846 (basis of record)

Levinsen (1882) with 'Terebelliformia' predates Hatschek (1893) with 'Terebellomorpha'. Currently authors are using ... [details]


Created as tribe Amagini by Holthe (1986) for Amage, Amagopsis and six other genera (Mexamage, Grubianella, Emaga, ... [details]


Holthe (1986) erected Ampharetini for Ampharete, Parampharete, Pterampharete, Sabellides, Asabellides, ... [details]


Holthe (1986: 65) created a family-level rank based on Amphicteis but used it as tribe Amphicteini. he included ... [details]


Holthe (1986) erected Lanicini for Lanice, Lanicides, & Paralanice. Stiller et al (2020) included type genus ... [details]


Holthe (1986) erected tribe Procleini for Proclea and Phisidia. Stiller et al (2020) use the name for Proclea plus ... [details]


placed in tribe Procleini Holthe by Stiller et al (2020). Molecular data indicated Reteterebella might be a junior ... [details]

 Editor's comment

Holthe (1986: 93) in his checklist catalogue gives an incorrect listing as "Asabellides oculata Berkeley & ... [details]


Junior primary homonym to Lanice fauvelii Day, 1934, replaced by Holthe (1986:130). [details]


Holthe (1986) is one of the last prominent Terebellida specialists to use the spelling 'Terebellomorpha' for the ... [details]

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