Biodivers Data J 2021 19;9:e66020. Epub 2021 May 19.
Centre d'Estudis Avancats de Blanes (CEAB - CSIC), Blanes, Spain Centre d'Estudis Avancats de Blanes (CEAB - CSIC) Blanes Spain.
Background: To date, the genus (Annelida: Hesionidae: Amphidurine) is considered as monotypic. Its single species, (Marenzeller, 1875), is well characterised by lacking proboscideal papillae and emerging acicular chaetae, as well as by having three antennae, eight pairs of tentacular cirri and inflated dorsal cirri with characteristic alternating length and colour (transparent, with median orange band and white tips) in live animals.
New Information: Three specimens, one male and two females, were found below boulders at 5-7 m depth in Punta Santa Anna, Blanes and Cala Maset, Sant Feliu de Guixols (Catalan Sea, NW Mediterranean, Iberian Peninsula). Read More