Friday, November 10, 2017

[Invertebrate • 2017] Cirrophorus species (Annelida: Polychaeta: Paraonidae) in the Sea of Marmara, with Description of A New Species


Cirrophorus nikebianchii  Langeneck, Barbieri, Maltagliati & Castelli, 2017


Abstract

This paper deals with specimens of Cirrophorus collected from the depths ranging from 3 to 500 m in 2012 and 2013 in the Sea of Marmara, Turkey. Among the material, one new species and two already known species were found. The new species is mainly characterized by having long and clavate notopodial postchaetal lobes in the branchial region; red speckles near nuchal organs; and a very long branch of lyrate chaetae (4 times longer than the shorter one). A recently described species, Cirrophorus nikebianchii, was found at the majority of soft-bottom stations. All species found in the area were described and discussed.

 Keywords: Annelida, Paraonidae, new species, Cirrophorus, Sea of Marmara



  Deniz Erdoğan-Dereli, Melih Ertan Çınar and Ertan Dağlı. 2017. Cirrophorus species (Annelida: Polychaeta: Paraonidae) in the Sea of Marmara, with Description of A New Species. Zootaxa. 4347(1); 137–150. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4347.1.8

Joachim Langeneck, Michele Barbieri, Ferruccio Maltagliati and Alberto Castelli. 2017.  A new species of Cirrophorus (Annelida: Paraonidae) from Mediterranean organically enriched coastal environments, with taxonomic notes on the family. Journal of the Marine Biological Associations of the United Kingdom. 97; 871–880.   DOI:  10.1017/S0025315417000935

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