WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXandaros Maciolek, 1981

325196  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:325196)

accepted
Genus
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXandaros acanthodes Maciolek, 1981 (type by original designation)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Maciolek, N.J. (1981). Spionidae (Annelida: Polychaeta) from the Galápagos Rift Geothermal Vents. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. 94(3): 826-837., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/107603#page/196/mode/1up
page(s): 827 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Xandaros (Greek), a fabulous sea-creature.  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Xandaros (Greek), a fabulous sea-creature. [details]
Gil, J.; Read, G. (2016). Xandaros Maciolek, 1981. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=325196 on 2017-12-11

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2008-03-05 14:39:51Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed
2010-02-19 08:42:57Z
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2011-01-26 19:11:11Z
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2016-01-10 17:46:20Z
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original description Maciolek, N.J. (1981). Spionidae (Annelida: Polychaeta) from the Galápagos Rift Geothermal Vents. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. 94(3): 826-837., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/107603#page/196/mode/1up
page(s): 827 [details]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Prostomium anteriorly rounded, without posterior keel, lacking eyes and occipital tentacle. Peristomium well-developed, partly fused to setiger 1, not elaborated into wings or hood. Palps inserted at anterior dorsal junction of prostomium and peristomium. Setiger 1 lacking notopodial lamellae and setae, neuropodial lamellae bilobed, with capillary setae. Branchiae beginning on setiger 4, continuing for several setigers; elongate, cylindrical, with wrinkled appearance. No interramal or interparapodial pouches. Notopodial setae all capillaries. Neuropodial capillaries of setigers 1 and 2 mostly replaced by unhooded, recurved acicular spines from setiger 3, these spines grading into bidentate hooded hooks by middle of body and continuing to last setiger; ventral sabre setae lacking. Pygidium with 4 unequal lobes. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Xandaros (Greek), a fabulous sea-creature. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHomonymy Xandaros Maciolek, 1981 is a senior homonym to Xandaros Bishop, 1988, applied to a fossil crab. [Published in: Bishop, G. A. 1988: Two crabs, Xandaros sternbergi (Rathbun 1926) n. gen., and Icriocarcinus xestos n. gen., n. sp., from the Late Cretaceous of San Diego County, California, USA, and Baja California Norte, Mexico. Transactions of the San Diego Society of Natural History 21(15): 245-257.] [details]