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Jones, Meredith L. (1961). Two new polychaetes of the families Pilargidae and Capitellidae from the Gulf of Mexico. American Museum Novitates. 2049: 1-18.
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Jones, Meredith L.
1961
Two new polychaetes of the families Pilargidae and Capitellidae from the Gulf of Mexico
American Museum Novitates
2049: 1-18
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World Polychaeta Database (WPolyDb)
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A number of polychaetous annelids new to science were encountered in the course of a biological survey of parts of the northern coast of the Gulf of Mexico in Florida. Of these, the first two to be reported upon are described below.
In addition to the species descriptions, discussions of the known genera of the Pilargidae and of those species of the capitellid genus Scyphoproctus that have been described previously are included, as well as keys to the pilargid genera and the species of Scyphoproctus.
Gulf of Mexico
Systematics, Taxonomy
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Holotype AMNH 3601, locality Alligator Point, identified as Ancistargis papillosus Jones, 1961
Paratype AMNH 3602, locality Alligator Point, identified as Ancistargis papillosus Jones, 1961
Holotype AMNH 3603, locality Panama City, identified as Scyphoproctus platyproctus Jones, 1961
Paratype AMNH 3604, locality Panama City, identified as Scyphoproctus platyproctus Jones, 1961
 Depth range

Intertidal to shallow water. [details]

 Distribution

Gulf of Mexico, Alligator Harbor (Franklin County, Florida, USA).  [details]

 Distribution

Gulf of Mexico, off Panama City (Bay County, Florida, USA). [details]

 Etymology

"Ancistargis [...] may be considered to be intermediate between Ancistrosyllis McIntosh and Cabira Webster, on the ... [details]

 Etymology

Not stated. The specific epithet papillosus is a Latin adjective, meaning 'papillose' or 'having papillae', and ... [details]

 Etymology

Not stated. The specific epithet platyproctus is composed by the combining forms of Greek origin platy-, meaning ... [details]

 Habitat

In an empty Strombus sp. shell, and inhabiting the vaccated tube of a sabellariid polychaete, at shelf depths.  [details]

 Habitat

Sandy-silt bottoms of coastal lagoons, at shallow water.  [details]

 Taxonomy

Moved to different genus. [details]

 Type locality

Gulf of Mexico, USA, Florida, Franklin County, Alligator Harbor (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with ... [details]

 Type locality

Gulf of Mexico, USA, Florida, 12 miles off Panama City, Bay County (30º00'34''N, 85º54'12''W), at 100 feet (= ... [details]

 Type material

Holotype (AMNH 3601) and paratype (AMNH 3602) deposited at the American Museum of Natural History, New York (USA).  [details]

 Type material

Holotype (AMNH 3603) and paratypes (AMNH 3604) deposited at the American Museum of Natural History, New York (USA).  [details]