WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiremis Polloni, Rowe & Teal, 1973

325247  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:325247)

accepted
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Polloni, P. T.; Rowe, G. T.; Teal, J. M. (1973). Biremis blandi (Polychaeta: Terebellidae), new genus, new species, caught by D.S.R.V. "Alvin" in the Tongue of the Ocean, New Providence, Bahamas. Marine Biology. 20(2): 170-175., available online at http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/BF00351456
page(s): 170 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology "Biremis (Latin: a ship with two banks of...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology "Biremis (Latin: a ship with two banks of oars) recognizes the swimming capability of the terebellid, with its segmental pairs of bilobed uncinigerous pinnules."  [details]
Read, G. (2011). Biremis Polloni, Rowe & Teal, 1973. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=325247 on 2017-12-11

Date
action
by
2008-03-05 14:39:51Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed
2011-09-18 23:08:58Z
changed

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original description Polloni, P. T.; Rowe, G. T.; Teal, J. M. (1973). Biremis blandi (Polychaeta: Terebellidae), new genus, new species, caught by D.S.R.V. "Alvin" in the Tongue of the Ocean, New Providence, Bahamas. Marine Biology. 20(2): 170-175., available online at http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/BF00351456
page(s): 170 [details]   

status source Londoño-Mesa, M.H. (2009). Terebellidae (Polychaeta: Terebellida) from the Grand Caribbean region. Zootaxa. 2320: 1-93., available online at http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/2009/f/z02320p093f.pdf
page(s): 13 [details]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Londoño-Mesa (2009) "Tentacular membrane enlarged; eyespots absent; ventral shields absent, but two longitudinal muscular ventral ridges separated by midventral groove; thoracic and abdominal notopodia and thoracic neuropodia absent; abdominal neuropodia bilobed; uncini avicular, in single rows." [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology "Biremis (Latin: a ship with two banks of oars) recognizes the swimming capability of the terebellid, with its segmental pairs of bilobed uncinigerous pinnules."  [details]
 



Biremis blandi live  (2014 by Nautilus live / Ocean Exploration Trust)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Biremis blandi live...
[image from typetaxon]

Biremis blandi live (2014, Nautilus live / Ocean Exploration Trust)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Biremis blandi live...
[image from typetaxon]