dcsimg

Diagnosis

provided by World Register of Marine Species
"Body elongate and arenicoliform. Prostomium T-shaped with two prominent frontal horns; eyes present or absent; nuchal organs present. Peristomium achaetous, surrounding prostomium dorsally and forming upper and lower lips of mouth ventrally. Branchiae absent. Parapodia with well-developed dorsal and ventral cirri on posterior segments; interramal papilla present or absent. Large acicular spines present on anterior setigers. Capillaries present in all parapodia; lyrate setae present anterior to capillaries of setigers 2, 3, or 4; some species with short, slender, blunt or pointed spinous setae anterior to capillaries of setigers 1, 2 or 3, representing homologues of lyrate setae. Pygidium with anal cirri." (Blake, 2015: 79).
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cc-by-4.0
copyright
WoRMS Editorial Board
bibliographic citation
Blake, James A. (2015). New species of Scalibregmatidae (Annelida, Polychaeta) from the East Antarctic Peninsula including a description of the ecology and post-larval development of species of <em>Scalibregma </em>and <em>Oligobregma</em>. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 4033(1): 57-93.
contributor
João Gil [email]