WoRMS taxon details

Glyphochaeta Bick, 2005

701701  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:701701)

accepted
Genus
Glyphochaeta laudieni Bick, 2005 (type by original designation)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Bick, Andreas. (2005). A new polychaete genus and species of the Kongsfjorden, Spitsbergen, Svalbard. Journal of Natural History. 39(32): 2987-2996., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00222930500239843
page(s): 2988-2989 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Etymology Genus name refers to the shape of the grooved spines that replace the hooded hooks in some neuropodia of the middle body...  
Etymology Genus name refers to the shape of the grooved spines that replace the hooded hooks in some neuropodia of the middle body region (glyphanos—Greek for a carving tool or chisel; chaite—Greek for bristle). [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Glyphochaeta Bick, 2005. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=701701 on 2018-06-18
Date
action
by
2012-09-22 07:49:20Z
created
2017-11-24 17:08:59Z
changed

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original description Bick, Andreas. (2005). A new polychaete genus and species of the Kongsfjorden, Spitsbergen, Svalbard. Journal of Natural History. 39(32): 2987-2996., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00222930500239843
page(s): 2988-2989 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
From editor or global species database
Diagnosis Original diagnosis by Bick (2005: 2989): "Body not clearly divided in different regions. Anterior margin of prostomium with frontal horns; posterior end forming a short caruncle extending to chaetiger 1; without occipital antenna; eyes present. Nuchal organ as small ciliated patch on the posterior margin of the prostomium. Peristomium well developed. Branchiae absent. Postchaetal lamellae well developed only in the anterior body region. Mid-segmental dorsal ciliated crest present. Lateral organs absent. Notopodia with capillaries. Anterior neuropodia with capillaries; neuropodia of the middle and posterior body region with hooded hooks, replaced by grooved spines in some neuropodia of the middle body region. Some chaetigers of the middle body region with glandular organs. Sabre chaetae absent. Pygidium with four anal lobes.[details]

Etymology Genus name refers to the shape of the grooved spines that replace the hooded hooks in some neuropodia of the middle body region (glyphanos—Greek for a carving tool or chisel; chaite—Greek for bristle). [details]