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Four new species of Pogonophora found in 200 metres depth off Miami Beach, Florida, U.S.A., are described and discussed, and a new genus of the family Lamellisabellidae is erected to contain one of the new species. The distinctive characters of the genera Oligobrachia and Nereilinum and of the orders Athecanephria and Thecanephria are discussed. Finally the function of the spermatophores is discussed.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: December 1, 1965

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