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Syllidae (Polychaeta), Principally from Florida, with descriptions of a new genus and twenty-one new species
Perkins, Th.H. (1980). Syllidae (Polychaeta), Principally from Florida, with descriptions of a new genus and twenty-one new species. Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 93(4): 1080-1172
In: Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. Biological Society of Washington: Washington. ISSN 0006-324X, more
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    Baseline studies; Biological surveys; Identification keys; New genera; New species; Synonymy; Taxonomy; Syllidae Grube, 1850 [WoRMS]; ASW, USA, Florida [Marine Regions]; Marine

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  • Perkins, Th.H.

    The following new species are described: Brania gallagheri, Dioplosyllis octodentata, Exogone arenosa, E. atlantica, Odontosyllis longigulata, Pionosyllis gesae, Plakosyllis quadrioculata, Sphaerosyllis aciculata, S. bilobata, S. brevidentata, S. glandulata, S. magnidentata, S. piriferopsis, S. riseri, S. taylori, Streptosyllis pettiboneae, Syllides bansei, S. floridanus, Trypanosyllis inglei, T. parvidentata , and T. savagei. Dentatisyllis , n. gen., is proposed for Syllis carolinae Day. Brania swedmarki Gidholm is newly reported for the western Atlantic. Brania wellfleetensis Pettibone is newly reported from Tampa Bay, Florida. Further notes on taxonomy are discussed. This report is one of several based primarily on specimens collected between September 1971 and July 1973 in an environmental baseline study of marine biota near the Florida Power and Light Company nuclear power plant at Hutchinson Island, St. Lucie County, Florida.

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