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Classification

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Blake (2000, 2017) included Protoaricia in Orbiniinae. Therefore Protoarciinae is a synonym of Orbiniinae, although not formally placed as such by Blake (2000, 2017).

Reference

Blake, James A. (). Polychaeta Orbiniidae from Antarctica, the Southern Ocean, the Abyssal Pacific Ocean, and off South America. Zootaxa. (): - [monograph].

license
cc-by-4.0
copyright
WoRMS Editorial Board
bibliographic citation
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. Blake, James A. (2017). Polychaeta Orbiniidae from Antarctica, the Southern Ocean, the Abyssal Pacific Ocean, and off South America. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 4218(1): 1-145 [monograph].
contributor
Read, Geoffrey, G.B.

description

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PROTOARICIINAE with rounded prostomium and branchiae limited to abdominal segments. Thoracic neurosetae include crenulated capillaries, hooks and subuluncini; abdominal neurosetae all crenulated capillaries.
license
cc-by-4.0
copyright
WoRMS Editorial Board
bibliographic citation
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. Blake, James A. (2017). Polychaeta Orbiniidae from Antarctica, the Southern Ocean, the Abyssal Pacific Ocean, and off South America. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 4218(1): 1-145 [monograph].
contributor
Edward Vanden Berghe [email]