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Santos, C.S.G.; Mackie, A.S.Y. 2008. New species of Poecilochaetus Claparède, 1875 (Polychaeta, Spionida, Poecilochaetidae) from Paranaguá Bay, southeastern Brazil. Zootaxa 1790(*): 53–68
World Polychaeta Database (WPolyDb). Open access at Zootaxa
Two new species, Poecilochaetus polycirratus and Poecilochaetus perequensis, are described from Paranaguá Bay, southeastern Brazil. This contribution triples the number of Poecilochaetus species known from Brazil and adds to our knowledge of the genus worldwide. A comparative table for all species is provided and characters within the genus discussed.
South Atlantic
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Holotype MCEM 1290, geounit Parana, identified as Poecilochaetus polycirratus Santos & Mackie, 2008
Holotype MCEM 1292, geounit Parana, identified as Poecilochaetus perequensis Santos & Mackie, 2008

"perequensis" refers to the name of the creek near the type locality in Paranaguá Bay. "Perequê" comes from the ... [details]


“polycirratus” with multiple cirri, refers to the numerous slender interramal cirri. [details]

 Type locality

Pontal do Sul, near where Perequê Creek enters Paranaguá Bay, Paraná, Brazil,25 33.83’S, 48 21.33’W ... [details]

 Type locality

Encantadas Beach, Ilha do Mel, Paranaguá Bay, Brazil, 25°34.26’S, 48°18.98’W (-25.571, -48.3163) [details]