Synelmis,

Glasby, Christopher J. & Marks, Shona, 2013, Revision of the genus Synelmis Chamberlin, 1919 (Annelida: Phyllodocida: Pilargidae) in Australia, Zootaxa 3646 (5), pp. 561-574: 573

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3646.5.5

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:C9C72D0E-F877-49C7-892D-829C691EC824

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/D56D1A22-CE63-A535-FF53-FBDA32830C32

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Synelmis
status

 

Key to Synelmis  species of Australia and adjacent seas [see Salazar-Vallejo (2003) for a key to worldwide species]

1. Lateral antennae located anteriorly, close to the base of the palps; notospines from chaetiger 5 ........................ 3

- Lateral antennae located about mid-prostomium; notospines usually after chaetiger 9 .............................. 2

2. Antennae and tentacular cirri fusiform, body pigmented................................................. S. rigida 

- Antennae and tentacular cirri subulate; body unpigmented......................................... S. sergi  sp. nov.

3. Dorsal cirrus on chaetiger 1 longer than following ones................................................. S. gibbsi 

- Dorsal cirrus on chaetiger 1 same length as following ones............................................... S. knoxi