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Støp-Bowitz, Carl 1948. Polychaeta from the "Michael Sars" North Atlantic deep-sea expedition 1910. Report on the Scientific Results of the Michael Sars North Atlantic Deep-Sea Expedition, 5(8): 1-91.
Støp-Bowitz, C.
Polychaeta from the "Michael Sars" North Atlantic deep-sea expedition 1910. Report on the Scientific Results of
the Michael Sars North Atlantic Deep-Sea Expedition
5(8): 1-91
World Polychaeta Database (WPolyD)
None. Begins: "During the cruise of 1910 the "Michael Sars" gathered a rich material of Polychaeta, which has been handed to me for examination. The material contains representatives of 75 species dispersed on 51 genera and 20 families. Five of these species are new to science, one of them being so aberrant as to form a new genus (Watelio). We should perhaps have expected a greater number of new species, but the polychaete fauna of the northern and central Atlantic is already comparatively well known. Thus Langerhans has studied the fauna of Madeira and the Canary Islands, and Fauvel, who has examined the abundant polychaete material from the collections of Prince Albert 1. of Monaco, has given a very good account of the polychaete fauna of the northern Atlantic. By far the largest part of the material consists of pelagic species, belonging chiefly to the five families Aphroditidae (subfamily Polynoinae) , Phyllodocidae (subfamily Lopadorhynchinae) , Alciopidae, Tomopteridae and Typhloscolecidae. Pelagic species are found all over the examined field, both along the European and the African coast and in the open sea, whereas benthonic species are taken only along the European and African coast from north of Scotland (St. 102) to the Canary Islands, at one station (56) by the Azores (? Pygospio elegans) , and at one station in the open sea (St. 70, S of New Foundland, where only benthonic and some bathypelagic species are collected). Most of the pelagic species are taken in greater quantities. Of the benthonic species only one (Hyalinoecia tubicola) is brought home from more than one station. The study of this great material is zoogeographically of certain importance, as it allows us to make some comparisons between the pelagic polychaete fauna of the northern and of the central Atlantic. Last follow five tables showing the horizontal and vertical distribution &c of the pelagic species, and a list of stations with the species found at each of them.
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Castalia Savigny, 1822 accepted as Nereimyra Blainville, 1828 (status source)
Eulalia longicirrata Støp-Bowitz, 1948 accepted as Sige longicirrata (Støp-Bowitz, 1948) (original description)
Lepidasthenia grimaldii (Marenzeller, 1892) (basis of record)
Lopadorrhynchinae Claparède, 1870 accepted as Lopadorrhynchidae Claparède, 1870 (basis of record)
Lopadorrhynchus brevis Grube, 1855 (additional source)
Macellicephala atlantica Støp-Bowitz, 1948 (original description)
Nereimyra punctata (Müller, 1788) (additional source)
Plotobia coniceps Chamberlin, 1919 accepted as Travisiopsis coniceps (Chamberlin, 1919) (source of synonymy)
Plotobia simplex Chamberlin, 1919 accepted as Travisiopsis lanceolata Southern, 1910 (source of synonymy)
Tomopteris helgolandica Greeff, 1879 represented as Tomopteris (Johnstonella) helgolandica (Greeff, 1879) (additional source)
Tomopteris septentrionalis Steenstrup, 1849 (additional source)
Travisiopsis benhami Monro, 1936 accepted as Travisiopsis levinseni Southern, 1910 (source of synonymy)
Travisiopsis coniceps (Chamberlin, 1919) (additional source)
Travisiopsis dubia Støp-Bowitz, 1948 (original description)
Travisiopsis lanceolata Southern, 1910 (additional source)
Travisiopsis levinseni Southern, 1910 (additional source)
Vanadis crystallina Greeff, 1876 (additional source)
Vanadis formosa Claparède, 1870 (additional source)
Vanadis fuscapunctata Treadwell, 1906 accepted as Vanadis formosa Claparède, 1870 (source of synonymy)
Holotype MZUB 29495, geounit North West Atlantic, identified as Eulalia longicirrata Støp-Bowitz, 1948

As examples of usages Støp-Bowitz (1948:17) used Lopadorrhynchinae (spelling as Lopadorhynchinae) as one of four ... [details]


Original diagnosis by Støp-Bowitz (1948: 36-37): ''Body long with numerous segments. Prostomium reaching beyond ... [details]


NW Atlantic Ocean: off Newfoundland. [details]

 Editor's comment

Species wrongly recorded in WoRMS with spelling as Eulalia longocirrata until 24 Apr 2021. [details]

 Editor's comment

combination based on Støp-Bowitz synonymising Callizonella to Krohnia, noting that Rullier's species was created ... [details]

 Editor's comment

Species wrongly recorded in WoRMS with spelling as Sige longocirrata until 24 Apr 2021, following Pleijel (1990, 1991). [details]


Not explicitly stated by the author. The specific epithet longicirrata is composed by the Latin prefix longi- ... [details]


Not stated, unknown. [details]


Bathyal depths. [details]


One of several junior homonyms to Castalia Lamarck 1819, in Mollusca. The next available name is Nereimyra ... [details]


Greeff (1876:55) introduces Halodora for Alciopa reynaudii, but as type species of Alciopa it cannot be recombined ... [details]


Species misspelled as 'longocirrata' by Pleijel (1990, 1991). [details]

 Type locality

North West Atlantic Ocean, off Newfoundland (42.9833°, -51.25°), 1100 m. [details]

 Type species

The type species of the genus Torrea Quatrefages, 1850 is referred to be Alciopa candida delle Chiaje, 1828 by ... [details]

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