Daylithos, Salazar-Vallejo, 2012

Salazar-Vallejo, Sergio I., 2012, 3562, Zootaxa 3562, pp. 1-62: 43

publication ID

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5258938

publication LSID

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DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5258938

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/BF618784-FFC6-FFEA-FF33-A8BC40C0F854

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Felipe

scientific name

Daylithos
status

n. gen.

Key to species of Daylithos   n. gen.

1. Body blackish; first neurohooks from chaetiger 6 (27 mm long, 77 chaetigers)......... D. cinctus ( Haswell, 1892)   n. comb.

– Body greyish or pale................................................................................. 2

2(1) Far posterior chaetigers with many (4–7) neurohooks......................................................... 3

– Far posterior chaetigers with few (2–4) neurohooks.......................................................... 4

3(2) Dorsal shield flat, without middorsal depression; larger branchiae twice as wide as thinner ones (body 12–32 mm long, 59–105 chaetigers).............................................................. D. iris ( Michaelsen, 1892)   n. comb.

– Dorsal shield with a middorsal longitudinal depression; larger branchiae four times as wide as thinner ones (body 18–43 mm long, 65–96 chaetigers).................................................... D. parmatus ( Grube, 1877)   n. comb.

4(2) Dorsal shield with a posterior triangular projection; chaetigers 1–2 with 10–12 notochaetae per bundle (70 mm long, 95 chaetigers); chaetigers 5–6 with 3–4 aristate neurospines............................................... D. dieteri   n. sp.

– Dorsal shield without posterior triangular projection........................................................ 5

5(4) Chaetigers 5–6 with 4–5 multiarticulate neurospines; body papillae arranged in single transverse rows..... D. amorae   n. sp.

– Chaetigers 4–5 with 2 multiarticulate neurospines; body papillae arranged in double transverse rows............................................................................................ D. nudus ( Caullery, 1944)   n. comb.