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The Atoll of Funafuti, Ellice group : its zoology, botany, ethnology and general structure based on collections made by Charles Hedley of the Australian Museum, Sydney, N.S.W.

Class Gephyrea

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Class Gephyrea.

To the list of Gephyrean worms recorded by A. E. Shipley from Funafuti,* has been added A. steenstrupii, identified (ante p. 394) by Mr. Whitelegge. The distribution of most of these has been further elucidated by Shipley in a Report on the Willey Collection.

  • Sipunculus vastatus, Selenka and Bulow.
  • Sipunculus funafuti, Shipley.
  • Physcosoma nigrescens, Keferstein.
  • Physcosoma pacificum, Keferstein.
  • Physcosoma scolops, Selenka and de Man.
  • Physcosoma varians, Keferstein.
  • Physcosoma microdontodon, Sluiter.
  • Physcosoma dentigerum, Selenka and de Man.
  • Aspidosiphon elegans, Chamisso and Eysenhardt.
  • Aspidosiphon steenstrupii, Diesing.
  • Aspidosiphon klunzingeri, Selenka and Bulow.
  • Cloeosiphon aspergillum, Quatrefages.

* Shipley—Proc. Zool. Soc, 1898, pp. 468-473.

Willey—Zoological Results, part 2, 1899, p. 151-158.