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Wolf, Paul S. 1987. Aberrantidae: A new family of Polychaeta (Annelida). Bulletin of the Biological Society of Washington, 7: 50-52.
Wolf, P. S.
Aberrantidae: A new family of Polychaeta (Annelida
Bulletin of the Biological Society of Washington
Kristian Fauchald's Polychaeta DB
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berranta palp~ta, n. sp. is described from the northern Gulf of Mexico. It, along with A. enigmatica Hartman, 1965, is placed in a newly-proposed family, Aberrantidae. The family is characterized by having a median antenna, laterally placed paired palps and two achaetous peristomial segments. Setae are all simple, with straight or hooked tips; neuropodia also with lyrate setae.