Physical Description

Diagnostic Description

Diagnosis

Small Orbiniidae with rounded prostomium, lacking obvious eyes. Postchaetal lobes present in both noto- and neuropodia. Branchiae start from chaetiger 6 or posterior. Notochaetae camerate capillaries only. Distinctive ‘‘swan-shaped’’ hooks in neuropodial position, starting from chaetiger 6 or posterior. Camerate capillaries also present in neuropodia. Aciculae absent. Pygidium with four tapered cirri. Nuchal organs and lateral organs present.
  • Kelaher, B.P. and Rouse, G.W. 2003. The role of colonization in determining spatial patterns of Proscoloplos bondi sp. nov. (Orbiniidae: Annelida) in coralline algal turf. Marine Biology (Berlin), 143(5):909-917   10.1007/s00227-003-1143-3 External link.
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Source: World Register of Marine Species

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Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 4 specimens in 2 taxa.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 3 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 25.5 - 983
  Temperature range (°C): 16.664 - 23.535
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.895 - 1.422
  Salinity (PPS): 34.223 - 36.144
  Oxygen (ml/l): 4.714 - 5.576
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.142 - 0.362
  Silicate (umol/l): 0.907 - 1.685

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 25.5 - 983

Temperature range (°C): 16.664 - 23.535

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.895 - 1.422

Salinity (PPS): 34.223 - 36.144

Oxygen (ml/l): 4.714 - 5.576

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.142 - 0.362

Silicate (umol/l): 0.907 - 1.685
 
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Genomic DNA is available from 1 specimen with morphological vouchers housed at Bermuda Aquarium, Museum and Zoo
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