Sabellaria Lamarck, 1812

Nishi, Eijiroh, Bailey-Brock, Julie Helen, Santos, Andre Souza Dos, Tachikawa, Hiroyuki & Kupriyanova, Elena K., 2010, Sabellaria isumiensis n. sp. (Annelida: Polychaeta: Sabellariidae) from shallow waters off Onjuku, Boso Peninsula, Japan, and re-descriptions of three Indo-West Pacific sabellariid species, Zootaxa 2680, pp. 1-25 : 7

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Sabellaria Lamarck, 1812


Genus Sabellaria Lamarck, 1812  

Diagnosis. Three parathoracic segments. Opercular crown and stalk completely divided at anterior midline into two symmetrical lobes. Opercular paleae on each lobe arranged in 3 rows made of three or four kinds of paleae. Outer and inner row of paleae of a single kind, and middle row of paleae made either of a single kind of paleae or of two kinds of paleae, long and short. Nuchal spines present or absent. Dorsal branchiae present in parathoracic and abdominal segments.