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Polychaeta source details

San Martín, Guillermo, López, Eduardo. 1998. Description of a new species of Sphaerosyllis from Australia and New Zealand (Polychaeta: Syllidae: Exogoniae). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 111(1): 241-245.
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Mart?n, S.; Guillermo, L.; Eduardo
1998
Description of a new species of Sphaerosyllis from Australia and New Zealand (Polychaeta: Syllidae: Exogoniae
Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington
111(1), 241-245
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Kristian Fauchald's Polychaeta DB
Examination of several specimens of the genus Sphaerosyllis from Australia, loaned by the Australian Museum, as well as specimens of this genus from New Zealand given by Dr. Nathan W. Riser, revealed the presence of a new species described in this paper as Sphaerosyllis nathani. This new species is characterized by having very long dorsal cirri and very long papillae on the dorsal and ventral surfaces.
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Holotype AM W22146, geounit Australia, identified as Sphaerosyllis (Prosphaerosyllis) nathani San Martín & López, 1998
 Distribution

Australia (New South Wales, Western Australia) and New Zealand (Kaikoura).  [details]

 Etymology

The species is named in honor of Dr. Nathan W. Riser, in ackowledgment of his important contributions to the ... [details]

 Habitat

Sandy mud and holfasts of Lessonia, at shallow water.  [details]

 Type locality

Australia, New South Wales, Hawkesbury River, 300 m NE Green Point (33º34'S, 151º13.5'E).  [details]