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Polychaeta taxon details

Streptodonta San Martín & Hutchings, 2006

238206  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:238206)

accepted
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
San Martín G. and Hutchings P.A.. 2006. Eusyllinae (Polychaeta, Syllidae) from Australia with the description of a new genus and fifteen new species. Records of the Australian Museum. 58. 257-370., available online at https://doi.org/10.3853/j.0067-1975.58.2006.1466
page(s): 353 [details]   
Etymology The name of the new genus is a combination of the prefix streptos, from the Greek, meaning twisted (in reference to...  
Etymology The name of the new genus is a combination of the prefix streptos, from the Greek, meaning twisted (in reference to Streptosyllis), and the sufix donta (in reference to Opisthodonta), as the genus shares characters of both genera, thick, enlarged aciculae, like those present in Streptosyllis and a posterior pharyngeal tooth, like those present in Opisthodonta.  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2021). World Polychaeta database. Streptodonta San Martín & Hutchings, 2006. Accessed at: https://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=238206 on 2022-11-27
Date
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by
2007-03-12 09:17:28Z
created
2007-05-09 15:14:48Z
changed
2014-04-11 09:46:37Z
changed

original description San Martín G. and Hutchings P.A.. 2006. Eusyllinae (Polychaeta, Syllidae) from Australia with the description of a new genus and fifteen new species. Records of the Australian Museum. 58. 257-370., available online at https://doi.org/10.3853/j.0067-1975.58.2006.1466
page(s): 353 [details]   
From editor or global species database
Etymology The name of the new genus is a combination of the prefix streptos, from the Greek, meaning twisted (in reference to Streptosyllis), and the sufix donta (in reference to Opisthodonta), as the genus shares characters of both genera, thick, enlarged aciculae, like those present in Streptosyllis and a posterior pharyngeal tooth, like those present in Opisthodonta.  [details]