Research Zoologist, Curator of Worms, Department of Systematic Biology, Invertebrate Zoology Section, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. 20560, USA
NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)
The polychaete worms: Definitions and keys to the orders, families, and genera
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Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Science Series 28
Source of authority and some synonomy for genera
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