WoRMS taxon details

Parergodrilidae Reisinger, 1925

906  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:906)

accepted
Family
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Reisinger, Erich 1925. Ein landbewohnender Archiannelide. Zugleich ein Beitrag zur Systematik der Archianneliden. Zeitschrift für Morphologie und Ökologie der Tiere, 3(2/3): 197-254., available online at https://doi.org/10.1007/bf00408145 [details]   
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Parergodrilidae Reisinger, 1925. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=906 on 2018-09-20
Date
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
db_admin
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2010-03-03 00:50:30Z
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original description Reisinger, Erich 1925. Ein landbewohnender Archiannelide. Zugleich ein Beitrag zur Systematik der Archianneliden. Zeitschrift für Morphologie und Ökologie der Tiere, 3(2/3): 197-254., available online at https://doi.org/10.1007/bf00408145 [details]   

additional source Fauchald, K. (1977). The polychaete worms, definitions and keys to the orders, families and genera. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County: Los Angeles, CA (USA), Science Series. 28:1-188., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/123110.pdf [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From editor or global species database
Diagnosis Small, cylindrical, grub-shaped animals. Prostomium, peristomium, species-specific number of segments, first and various number of posterior segments without chaetae. Palps, antennae, parapodia and pygidial cirri absent. Chaetae more or less simple arranged in paired ventrolateral bundles. Epidermis without locomotory cilia, whitish transparent, body surface slightly iridescent, eyes absent, nuchal organs either internalized or absent. Alimentary canal comprises a ventral pharynx with a large glandular complex, oesophagus, stomach and coiled intestine. Coelom, at least 2 pairs of metanephridia, blood vascular system and heart body present. Gonochoristic, gonoducts present, direct development (Westheide, 2008).  [details]