Paraehlersia San Martín, 2003, San Martin, 2003

San Martin, G & Hutchings, PA, 2006, Eusyllinae (Polychaeta: Syllidae) from Australia with the Description of a New Genus and Fifteen New Species, Records of the Australian Museum 58, pp. 257-370: 309

publication ID

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5240675

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5240675

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/038287B3-A235-FFFE-AB15-2498FB26FE1E

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Felipe

scientific name

Paraehlersia San Martín, 2003
status

 

Genus Paraehlersia San Martín, 2003  

Paraehlersia San Martín, 2003: 61   .

Type species. Ehlersia ferrugina Langerhans, 1881   , designated by San Martín, 2003.

Diagnosis. Body long, stout, with numerous segments, adults 5 mm or greater in length, dorsally convex. Prostomium with 4 eyes and pair of anterior eyespots. Three antennae. Median antenna inserted on middle of prostomium. Palps basally fused, with dorsal furrow.Two pairs of tentacular cirri. Nuchal organs as 2 ciliated grooves between prostomium and peristomium. Antennae, tentacular cirri and anterior dorsal cirri of adults articulated to irregularly articulated depending upon size, remaining dorsal cirri smooth. Dorsal ciliary bands on segments. Parapodia without prechaetal lobes; digitiform, retractile papilla between parapodial lobes and dorsal cirri of some parapodia. Compound chaetae heterogomph, including one or more chaetae with spiniger-like blades and several bidentate falcigerous blades, anteriorly with both teeth similar, posteriorly with proximal tooth longer and more robust than distal tooth. Aciculae acuminate. Pharynx and proventricle of similar size. Pharyngeal tooth anteriorly located. Reproduction by epigamy (San Martín, 2003).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Annelida

Class

Polychaeta

Order

Phyllodocida

Family

Syllidae

Loc

Paraehlersia San Martín, 2003

San Martin, G & Hutchings, PA 2006
2006
Loc

Paraehlersia San Martín, 2003: 61

San Martin 2003: 61
2003