Michel Bhaud made an excellent review of this issue. Ehlers (1913) stated
some affinites of Rostraria with Amphinomids but it was Hannerz (1956) who
made the formal statement linking Rostraria with Amphinomidae and
Euphrosinidae. This peculiar larvae led Mileikovsky to use a separate order
for these two families, far away from Eunicidae and allies.
1972 Identification des larves d'Amphinomidae (A P) recueillies pres de
Nosy-Be (Madagascar) et problemes biologiques connexes. Cah ORSTOM ser.
At 07:53 PM 18/03/99 -0800, you wrote:
>Dear Annelida colleagues,
>>I am intrigued by the extreme morphology of the 'rostraria larva' of Haecker
>and others, but cannot see that much is known of them since. Who was it
>who determined these things were larval Amphinomidae? Evidently pre-
>Hartman catalogue, since she has _Rostraria_ in the amphinomids.
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