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A new species of shallow water Sabellariidae (Annelida: Polychaeta) from Madeira Island, Portugal, and Canary Islands, Spain

Nishi, E.; Nunez, J.

Arquipelago Boletim da Universidade dos Acores Ciencias Biologicas e Marinhas (17A): 37-42


Accession: 010078261

A new species of Sabellariidae (Annelida, Polychaeta), Lygdamis wirtzi, is described, based on material from Madeira and Canary Islands, northeastern Atlantic Ocean. The specimens were collected from sandy bottom at 7 to 14 m depth. The new species is characterised by the shape of the inner and outer paleae and of the nuchal hooks.

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