Odontosyllis

Aguado, M. Teresa, Murray, Anna & Hutchings, Pat, 2015, Syllidae (Annelida: Phyllodocida) from Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia, Zootaxa 4019 (1), pp. 35-60: 42

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4019.1.5

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persistent identifier

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scientific name

Odontosyllis
status

 

Odontosyllis  sp. 2

Material examined. AM W. 44095, MI QLD 2346, on SEM pin.

Remarks. This specimen has a broad and wide body, robust and circular in section. It has a distinct colour pattern consisting of a double dark transverse line on the sixth chaetiger and red spots on the dorsal midline of each segment. Dorsum of anterior segments and some parapodia with fibrillar material arising from the surface. The chaetae and aciculae are similar to those of O. freycinetensis  . Body shape and dorsal cirri similar to those of Odontosyllis robustus  n. sp.

Habitat. Sand, in shallow waters.

Distribution. Australia (Queensland).