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Monographic der Gattungen Hesionides Friedrich und Microphthalmus Mecznikow (Polychaeta, Hesionidae)
  • W. Westheide
  • Biology
    Zeitschrift für Morphologie der Tiere
  • 2004
TLDR
Comparative studies of the genera Hesionides and Microphthalmus have produced a lot of results to anatomy, ecology, life history, locomotion and systematics of polychaetes, considered as adaptations to the extreme environmental factors of sandy biotopes.
Die GattungTrilobodrilus (Archiannelida, Polychaeta) von der deutschen Nordseeküste
  • W. Westheide
  • Biology
    Helgoländer wissenschaftliche…
  • 1 November 1967
A comparison betweenT. heideriRemane from the sublittoral zone near the island Helgoland andT. axi nov. spec. from the sandy eulittoral zone of the island Sylt is presented. The two species, having
Organisation, Systematik und Biologie vonMicrohedyle cryptophthalma nov. spec. (Gastropoda, Opisthobranchia) aus dem Brandungsstrand des Mittelmeeres
TLDR
Spermatophores, body size, extremely small eyes, and lack of pigment are recognized as typical “Lebensform”-characteristics of the interstitial sand fauna.
Uftrastruktur der Genitalorgane interstitieller Polychaeten II. Männliche Kopulationsorgane mit intrazellulären stilettstäben in einer Microphthalmus‐Art 1
TLDR
TEM studies reveal that the paired penis papillae of the hermaphroditic polychaete Microphthalmus cf.
Zur Polychaetenfauna des Eulitorals der Nordseeinsel Sylt
  • W. Westheide
  • Biology
    Helgoländer wissenschaftliche…
  • 1 October 1966
TLDR
In the northern part of the island Sylt, 45 polychaete species, including archiannelids, were found between 1962 and 1965, indicating relative abundance in these 5 habitats is indicated in Table 1.
Zur quantitativen Verteilung von Bakterien und Hefen in einem Gezeitenstrand der Nordseeküste
TLDR
On a sandy beach of the island Sylt (North Sea) bacteria and yeasts are distributed according to a characteristic pattern, with a bacteria abundance minimum inbetween on the beach slope and no definite relation was noted between the abundance of bacteria andYeasts on the one hand, and organic substance and oxygen availability on the other.
Aeolosoma maritimum nov. spec., die erste Salzwasserart aus der Familie Aeolosomatidae (Annelida: Oligochaeta)
TLDR
The ecology of the genusAeolosoma provides an excellent example for the migration of limnic elements into marine habitats and Investigations on the vertical and horizontal distribution revealed that the species avoids surface layers of the beach.
Parapodrilus psammophilus nov. gen. nov. spec., eine neue Polychaeten-Gattung aus dem Mesopsammal der Nordsee
  • W. Westheide
  • Art
    Helgoländer wissenschaftliche…
  • 1 July 1965
A new polychaete genus,Parapodrilus psammophilus, is described on the basis of individuals caught in the sandy interstitial zone on the island Sylt (North Sea, German Bight). The main features of the
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