Abstract

The amphitritine fauna of Australia comprises 17 genera and 37 species. These are described, and a key to the genera and Australian species is provided. Twenty one new species and one new genus are described: Amphitrite pachyderma n. sp., Amphitritides harpa n. sp., A. ithya n. sp., Arranooba booromia n. gen., n. sp., Bafjinia biseriata n. sp., Eupolymnia koorangia n. sp., Lanassa exelysis n. sp., L. ocellata n. sp., Lanicides fascia n. sp., L. lacuna n. sp., L. tribranchiata n. sp., Lanice bidewa n. sp., Loimia batilla n. sp., L. triloba n. sp., Neoleprea macrocercus n. sp., Phisidia echuca n. sp., Pista australis n. sp., P. sinusa n. sp., P. turawa, n. sp., Reteterebella aloba n. sp. and Terebella maculata n. sp., and the following new combination Longicarpus modestus.

A full description of all Australian species of this subfamily is given except when a recent description is available. 

 
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Short Form
Hutchings and Glasby, 1988, Rec. Aust. Mus. 40(1): 1–60
Author
Pat Hutchings; Christopher J. Glasby
Year
1988
Title
The Amphitritinae (Polychaeta: Terebellidae) from Australia
Serial Title
Records of the Australian Museum
Volume
40
Issue
1
Start Page
1
End Page
60
DOI
10.3853/j.0067-1975.40.1988.150
Language
English
Date Published
26 May 1988
Cover Date
26 May 1988
ISSN
0067-1975
CODEN
RAUMAJ
Publisher
The Australian Museum
Place Published
Sydney, Australia
Subjects
POLYCHAETA; TAXONOMY
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22 January 2009
Available Online
23 January 2009
Reference Number
150
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