Overview

Comprehensive Description

Remarks

6 species known.

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Description

Buccal tentacles smooth. Branchiae 4 pairs. Branchiae composed of 2 or more types, include both smooth and papillose/pennate pairs, none basally flanged. 2 pairs smooth and 2 pairs papillose. Paleae on segment 3 absent. Dorsal crest present, on either segments 6 or 7. Nuchal (post branchial) hooks on segment 4 present. Notopodia all similar. Notochaetae present from segment 5 or segment 6. Neuropodia present, tori of similar length throughout thorax. Segments 3–6 with fine acicular neurochaetae. Number of pairs of thoracic uncinigers 12, or 13. Abdominal notopodial rudiments present.

Description generated from: Hutchings, PA & Johnson, RT, 2003. Australian Ampharetidae (Polychaeta) DELTA database. In Wilson RS, Hutchings PA & Glasby CJ (eds) Polychaetes: Interactive Identification and Information Retrieval. CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne.

Additional references:
Fauchald, K. 1977. The polychaete worms. Definitions and keys to the orders, families and genera. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Science Series 28, 1-188.

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Distribution

Australia. Distribution within Australia: South-eastern Australia, North-eastern Australia.

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Ecology

Habitat

Insufficient data.

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Depth range based on 158 specimens in 6 taxa.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 38 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 0.025 - 2400
  Temperature range (°C): 4.238 - 27.668
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.161 - 29.702
  Salinity (PPS): 34.333 - 36.175
  Oxygen (ml/l): 1.302 - 5.095
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.038 - 2.627
  Silicate (umol/l): 0.756 - 26.503

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 0.025 - 2400

Temperature range (°C): 4.238 - 27.668

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.161 - 29.702

Salinity (PPS): 34.333 - 36.175

Oxygen (ml/l): 1.302 - 5.095

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.038 - 2.627

Silicate (umol/l): 0.756 - 26.503
 
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD) Stats
                                        
Specimen Records:1Public Records:1
Specimens with Sequences:1Public Species:1
Specimens with Barcodes:1Public BINs:1
Species:1         
Species With Barcodes:1         
          
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