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Wang, Yueyun; Cheng, Hong; Wang, Chunsheng. (2021). Alentiana palinpoda, a new commensal polynoid species from a seamount in the Northwest Pacific Ocean. Acta Oceanologica Sinica. 40(12): 12-19.
10.1007/s13131-021-1888-x [view]
Wang, Yueyun; Cheng, Hong; Wang, Chunsheng
<i>Alentiana palinpoda</i>, a new commensal polynoid species from a seamount in the Northwest Pacific Ocean
Acta Oceanologica Sinica
40(12): 12-19
World Polychaeta Database (WPolyDb). Article is open access on the website of Acta Oceanologica Sinica of the Chinese Society for Oceanography
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Alentiana has only one member, A. aurantiaca (Verrill, 1885), commensal with sea anemone (Bolocera tuediae). Here, Alentiana palinpoda sp. nov., a second member in the genus Alentiana (subfamily Lepidastheniinae), a new commensal polynoid is described, based on a specimen collected from a deep-water seamount in the Northwest Pacific Ocean. The new species is characterized by large elytra that completely cover the dorsum and are present in every third segment in the posterior regions. Neuropodia are truncated, with two types of neurochaetae; supraacicular chaetae toothed on one side with a slightly inflated end, and subacicular chaetae that are heavy and smooth; the prechaetal lobe is larger than the postchaetal lobe, with the ventral part rolling upward and backward.
Pacific Ocean
Abyssal, Deep-Sea
Associations, Symbiosis, Commensalism (parasitism see *PAR)
Molecular systematics, Molecular biology
Systematics, Taxonomy
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2022-02-03 11:55:34Z

Holotype RSIO B6317500003, geounit North Pacific, identified as Alentiana palinpoda Wang, Cheng & Wang, 2021

"The specific name palinpoda is a combination of the Greek palin- (backward) and poda (foot), referring to the ... [details]