WoRMS taxon details

Branchipolynoe Pettibone, 1984

182930  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:182930)

accepted
Genus
Branchipolynoe symmytilida Pettibone, 1984 (type by original designation)
Branchiopolynoe [auctt.] (misspelling for Branchipolynoe)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Pettibone, Marian H. 1984. A new scale-worm commensal with deep-sea mussels on the Galapagos hydrothermal vent (Polychaeta: Polynoidae). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 97(1): 226-239.
page(s): 227 [details]   
Etymology Author: "Branchia, gills, plus polynoe, polynoid worm, (from genus Polynoe); referring to the characteristic gills on the...  
Etymology Author: "Branchia, gills, plus polynoe, polynoid worm, (from genus Polynoe); referring to the characteristic gills on the polynoid worm" [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Branchipolynoe Pettibone, 1984. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=182930 on 2018-04-20
Date
action
by
2005-10-10 13:44:45Z
created
2006-09-06 06:55:51Z
changed
Martinez, Olga
2007-02-01 10:44:13Z
changed
2016-04-03 21:46:47Z
changed

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original description Pettibone, Marian H. 1984. A new scale-worm commensal with deep-sea mussels on the Galapagos hydrothermal vent (Polychaeta: Polynoidae). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 97(1): 226-239.
page(s): 227 [details]   

additional source Glasby, C.J.; Read, G.B.; Lee, K.E.; Blakemore, R.J.; Fraser, P.M.; Pinder, A.M.; Erséus, C.; Moser, W.E.; Burreson, E.M.; Govedich, F.R.; Davies, R.W.; Dawson, E.W. (2009). Phylum Annelida: bristleworms, earthworms, leeches, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 312-358. [details]   

additional source Nomenclator Zoologicus Online. , available online at http://uio.mbl.edu/NomenclatorZoologicus/ [details]   

identification resource Desbruyères, D., M. Segonzac & M. Bright (eds.). (2006). Handbook of Deep-sea Hydrothermal Vent Fauna. Second Edition Denisia 18:1-544. (Copepods 316-355) (Polychaeta 183-296), available online at http://www.landesmuseum.at/datenbanken/digilit/?litnr=23702 [details]   

basis of record  (ofBranchiopolynoe [auctt.]) Fauchald, K. (2007). World Register of Polychaeta. , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta [details]   

additional source  (ofBranchiopolynoe [auctt.]) Norlinder, E.; Nygren, A.; Wiklund, H.; Pleijel, F. (2012). Phylogeny of scale-worms (Aphroditiformia, Annelida), assessed from 18SrRNA, 28SrRNA, 16SrRNA, mitochondrial cytochrome c oxidase subunit I (COI), and morphology. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 65(2): 490-500., available online at https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2012.07.002
page(s): 494; note: occurrence in a table [details]   
From editor or global species database
Diagnosis Body short, flattened, spindle-shaped, segments 21, first achaetous. Elytra and elytrophores, 10 pairs on segments 2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, 17 and 19. Dorsal cirri on non-elytra-bearing segments with short cirrophores and short styles. Dorsal tubercles on cirrigerous segments indistinct. Branchiae well developed, arborescent, on all parapodia from segment 2. Prostomium bilobed, subtriangular anterior lobes bearing minute frontal filaments; with short median antenna and pair of short palps; without lateral antennae and eyes. First or tentacular segment fused to prostomium, visible dorsally as short ring, achaetous; stout tentaculophores lateral to prostomium with 2 pairs of short tentacular cirri; without facial tubercle. Second or buccal segment with first pair of elytra and short ventral buccal cirri. Parapodia subbiramous. Notopodia small, with few short acicular notosetae. Neuropodia short, truncate, without projecting acicular lobes; with very numerous neurosetae including upper stout, slightly hooked ones separated by partition from very numerous slender ones. Ventral cirri short. Pygidium with pair of short anal cirri. Pharynx with 5 pairs of papillae and 2 pairs of jaws. Enlarged ventral papillae on segments 11 and 12. Commensal with mussels on deep-sea thermal vents [details]

Etymology Author: "Branchia, gills, plus polynoe, polynoid worm, (from genus Polynoe); referring to the characteristic gills on the polynoid worm" [details]

Grammatical gender feminine [details]

From other sources
Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]