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Polychaeta taxon details

Amphitritides Augener, 1922

129687  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:129687)

accepted
Genus
Terebella gracilis Grube, 1860 accepted as Amphitritides gracilis (Grube, 1860) (type by subsequent designation)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
(of Amphitrite (Amphitritides) Augener, 1922) Augener, Hermann. (1922). Ueber litorale Polychaeten von Westindien. <em>Sitzungsberichte der Gesellschaft Naturforschende Freunde zur Berlin.</em> 1922(3-5): 38-53., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/43656381
page(s): 47 [details]   
Note Augener included both Terebella gracilis from...  
From editor or global species database
Type species Augener included both Terebella gracilis from the Mediterranean and Terebella bruneo-comata (as 'brunneo-comata') from St Thomas, West Indies, in his new subgenus within Amphitrite. Hartman in her catalogue was first to designate T. gracilis as the type (fide Holthe, 1986:104), and did not record the rank was as a subgenus as originally published. [details]
Status Nogueira & Hutchings (2007: 3) state that "Amphitritides is close to Neoleprea Hessle, 1917 and Tyira Hutchings, 1997"....  
Status Nogueira & Hutchings (2007: 3) state that "Amphitritides is close to Neoleprea Hessle, 1917 and Tyira Hutchings, 1997". They don't mention any similarity with Amphitrite (although the genus was originally created as subgenus of Amphitrite). However, Jirkov (2020: 315, 332, 347) places the type species, Terebella gracilis Grube, currently Amphitritides gracilis, as an Amphitrite. The conservative treatment adopted here is to keep Amphitrides as valid until there is further evidence of this suggested synonymy.  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2021). World Polychaeta database. Amphitritides Augener, 1922. Accessed at: https://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=129687 on 2021-08-03
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2011-09-18 23:08:58Z
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2017-01-11 11:43:35Z
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2020-12-23 00:34:15Z
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original description  (of Amphitrite (Amphitritides) Augener, 1922) Augener, Hermann. (1922). Ueber litorale Polychaeten von Westindien. <em>Sitzungsberichte der Gesellschaft Naturforschende Freunde zur Berlin.</em> 1922(3-5): 38-53., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/43656381
page(s): 47 [details]   

taxonomy source Arvanitidis, C.; Koukouras, A. (1995). <i>Amphitritides kuehlmanni</i> sp. nov. (Polychaeta, Terebellidae, Amphitritinae) from the Aegean Sea, with comments on the genus <i>Amphitritides</i> Augener. <em>Ophelia.</em> 40(3): 219-227., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00785326.1995.10430587 [details]   

additional source Glasby, C.J.; Read, G.B.; Lee, K.E.; Blakemore, R.J.; Fraser, P.M.; Pinder, A.M.; Erséus, C.; Moser, W.E.; Burreson, E.M.; Govedich, F.R.; Davies, R.W.; Dawson, E.W. (2009). Phylum Annelida: bristleworms, earthworms, leeches, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 312-358. [details]   

additional source Fauchald, K. (1977). The polychaete worms, definitions and keys to the orders, families and genera. <em>Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County: Los Angeles, CA (USA), Science Series.</em> 28:1-188., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/123110.pdf [details]   

status source Jirkov, Igor A. (2020). Review of the European Amphitrite (Polychaeta: Terebellidae) with description of two new species. <em>Invertebrate Zoology.</em> 17(4): 311-360., available online at https://kmkjournals.com/journals/Inv_Zool/IZ_Index_Volumes/IZ_17/IZ_17_4_311_360
page(s): 347; note: Regards Amphitritides as a synonym of Amphitrite [details]   

status source Londoño-Mesa, Mario H. (2009). Terebellidae (Polychaeta: Terebellida) from the Grand Caribbean region. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 2320: 1-93., available online at http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/2009/f/z02320p093f.pdf
page(s): 25 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

identification resource Nogueira, João Miguel de Matos; Hutchings, Patricia A. (2007). New species of terebellid polychaetes (Polychaeta : Terebellidae) from Australia. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 1473: 1-24., available online at http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/2007f/z01473p024f.pdf
page(s): [Table of valid taxa] [details]   
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Diagnosis Branchiae on segments 2–3; eyespots present or absent; lateral lappets absent; ventral shields from segment 2; 17–30 pairs of notopodia, from segment 4; notochaetae with smooth limbation, serrated distally; neuropodia from segment 5; uncini avicular in single rows on segments 5–10, thereafter in double rows,arranged face to face until posterior thorax; then, again in single rows.
According to Nogueira & Hutchings (2007) "Amphitritides is close to Neoleprea Hessle, 1917 and Tyira Hutchings, 1997, as the three genera have two pairs of small, dichotomously branching branchiae, much shorter than body width, neuropodia as low ridges along whole body, with uncini arranged in double rows from the 7th uncinigerous segment until posterior segments, where uncini are arranged in single rows again ..." [details]

Status Nogueira & Hutchings (2007: 3) state that "Amphitritides is close to Neoleprea Hessle, 1917 and Tyira Hutchings, 1997". They don't mention any similarity with Amphitrite (although the genus was originally created as subgenus of Amphitrite). However, Jirkov (2020: 315, 332, 347) places the type species, Terebella gracilis Grube, currently Amphitritides gracilis, as an Amphitrite. The conservative treatment adopted here is to keep Amphitrides as valid until there is further evidence of this suggested synonymy.  [details]

Type species Augener included both Terebella gracilis from the Mediterranean and Terebella bruneo-comata (as 'brunneo-comata') from St Thomas, West Indies, in his new subgenus within Amphitrite. Hartman in her catalogue was first to designate T. gracilis as the type (fide Holthe, 1986:104), and did not record the rank was as a subgenus as originally published. [details]