Skip to main content

Free Content Grubeosyllis and Exogone (Exogoninae, Syllidae, Polychaeta) from Cuba, the Gulf of Mexico, Florida and Puerto Rico, with a Revision of Exogone

Download Article:
 Download
(PDF 2564.61328125 kb)
 
Twenty-one species of the genera Grubeosyllis Verrill, 1900, and Exogone Örsted, 1845 (Exogoninae: Syllidae), principally from Cuba but also from the Gulf of Mexico, Florida and Puerto Rico are reported in this paper. The genus Grubeosyllis is re-erected to replace Pseudobrania San Martín, 1984, a junior synonym. The genus Exogone is revised, three subgenera are proposed: Exogone Örsted, 1845, Parexogone Mesnil and Caullery, 1916, and Sylline Claparède, 1864. Keys of each subgenus for the identification of all species described are given. The following new species are described: Exogone (Parexogone) caribensis, E. (P.) wolfi, Exogone (Exogone) rolani, E. (E.) longispinulata, and E. (E.) pseudolourei. The species and subspecies Grubeosyllis heterocirra (Rioja, 1941); G. vieitezi (San Martín, 1984); G. euritmica (Sardá, 1984); Exogone (Parexogone) exmouthensis Hartmann-Schröder, 1980; Exogone (Parexogone) parahomoseta mediterranea San Martín, 1984; Exogone (Exogone) breviantennata Hartmann-Schröder, 1959; and Exogone (Sylline) naidinoides Westheide, 1974, are new to the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico area. The species Grubeosyllis nitidula Verrill, 1900; Grubeosyllis rugulosa Verrill, 1900; Exogone (Parexogone) atlantica Perkins, 1981; Exogone (Exogone) dispar (Webster, 1879); E. (E.) lourei Berkeley and Berkeley, 1948; and E. (E.) arenosa Perkins, 1981, are new to the Cuban fauna. The species Grubeosyllis nitidula and G. rugulosa are identified tentatively because there is doubt about their correct determination, and G. nitidula is re-described on the bases of Cuban specimens. Two species of Exogone (Exogone) have been identified only to subgenus.

53 References.

No Supplementary Data.
No Data/Media
No Metrics

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: 1991-11-01

More about this publication?
  • The Bulletin of Marine Science is dedicated to the dissemination of high quality research from the world's oceans. All aspects of marine science are treated by the Bulletin of Marine Science, including papers in marine biology, biological oceanography, fisheries, marine affairs, applied marine physics, marine geology and geophysics, marine and atmospheric chemistry, and meteorology and physical oceanography.
  • Editorial Board
  • Information for Authors
  • Subscribe to this Title
  • Terms & Conditions
  • Ingenta Connect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites
  • Access Key
  • Free content
  • Partial Free content
  • New content
  • Open access content
  • Partial Open access content
  • Subscribed content
  • Partial Subscribed content
  • Free trial content
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more