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Travisia Johnston, 1840

129417  (

Kesun Chamberlin, 1919 · unaccepted (subjective synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Johnston, G. (1840). Miscellanea Zoologica British Annelids. <em>Annals and Magazine of Natural History.</em> 1(4): 368-375, plates10., available online at
page(s): 373 [details]   
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2021). World Polychaeta Database. Travisia Johnston, 1840. Accessed through: RAS (Eds.) (2021) Register of Antarctic Species at: on 2022-05-19
RAS (Eds.) (2022). Register of Antarctic Species. Travisia Johnston, 1840. Accessed at: on 2022-05-19
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original description Johnston, G. (1840). Miscellanea Zoologica British Annelids. <em>Annals and Magazine of Natural History.</em> 1(4): 368-375, plates10., available online at
page(s): 373 [details]   

original description  (of Kesun Chamberlin, 1919) Chamberlin, Ralph V. (1919). The Annelida Polychaeta [Albatross Expeditions]. <em>Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College.</em> 48: 1-514., available online at
page(s): 384, 385-386 [details]   

taxonomy source Maciolek, Nancy J.; Blake, James A. (2006). Opheliidae (Polychaeta) collected by the R/V <i>Hero</i> and the USNS <i>Eltanin</i> cruises from the Southern Ocean and South America. <em>Scientia Marina.</em> 70S3: 101-113., available online at
note: Comments on the taxonomic value of varying numbers of segments [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

additional source Liu, J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

additional source Fauchald, K. (1977). The polychaete worms, definitions and keys to the orders, families and genera. <em>Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County: Los Angeles, CA (USA), Science Series.</em> 28:1-188., available online at [details]   

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at [details]   

additional source Bellan, G. (2001). Polychaeta, <i>in</i>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. <em>Collection Patrimoines Naturels.</em> 50: 214-231. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Brunel, P., L. Bosse & G. Lamarche. (1998). Catalogue of the marine invertebrates of the estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence. <em>Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 126.</em> 405 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

status source Grube, Adolf Eduard. (1850). Die Familien der Anneliden. <em>Archiv für Naturgeschichte, Berlin.</em> 16(1): 249-364., available online at
page(s): 319; note: Grube moved Travisia to Opheliidae (as Opheliacea) from Johnston's placement in Arenicolidae. [details]   

status source Paul, Christiane; Halanych, Kenneth M.; Tiedemann, Ralph; Bleidorn, Christoph. 2010. Molecules reject an opheliid affinity for Travisia (Annelida). Systematics and Biodiversity 8(4): 507 - 512, available online at
note: Type species Travisia forbesii position is still uncertain [details]   

status source Rousset, V.; Pleijel, F.; Rouse, G. W.; Erséus, C.; Siddall, M. E. (2007). A molecular phylogeny of annelids. <em>Cladistics.</em> 23(1): 41-63., available online at
page(s): 56; note: Placed Travisia in the Opheliids, but this rejected by Paul et al. (2010) [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

status source Persson, Jenny and Pleijel, Fredrik 2005. On the phylogenetic relationships of Axiokebuita, Travisia and Scalibregmatidae (Polychaeta). Zootaxa 998: 1-14., available online at [details]   

status source Law, Chris J.; Dorgan, Kelly M.; Rouse, Greg W. (2014). Relating divergence in polychaete musculature to different burrowing behaviors: A study using opheliidae (Annelida). <em>Journal of Morphology.</em> 275(5):548–571., available online at
page(s): 566; note: Place Travisia molecularly in Scalibregmatidae unequivocally [details]   

identification resource Rizzo, Alexandra.; Salazar-Vallejo, Sergio I. (2020). A new species of Travisia (Annelida, Travisiidae) from Campos Basin, Brazil. <em>Studies on Neotropical Fauna and Environment.</em> efirst: 1-9., available online at
page(s): 3 of 9; note: key to the genus [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
Travisia forbesii
 Travisia forbesii
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