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Eunoe laetmogonensis Kirkegaard & Billett 1980

Eunoe laetmogonensis

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Eunoe laetmogonensis is a scale worm known from the north-east Atlantic Ocean at depths of about 800 to 2300 m.[2]

Description

Number of segments 37; elytra 15 pairs. Dorsal surface deep blue (becomes dark brown in alcohol). Prostomium anterior margin comprising a pair of acute anterior projections. Lateral antennae inserted ventrally (beneath prostomium and median antenna). Notochaetae about as thick as neurochaetae. Bidentate neurochaetae absent.[3]

Commensalism

E. laetmogonensis is commensal; its host taxon is the sea cucumber, Laetmogone violacea.

References

  1. ^ Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2020). World Polychaeta database. Eunoe laetmogonensis Kirkegaard & Billett, 1980. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=130743
  2. ^ Kirkegaard, J.B. & Billet, D. (1980) Eunoë laetmogonensis: A New Species of Polynoid Worm, Commensal with the Bathyal Holothurian Laetmogone violacea, in the North-East Atlantic. Steenstrupia 6, 101–109.
  3. ^ Fauchald, K.; Wilson, R.S. (2003). "Polynoidae (Polychaeta)-A DELTA database of genera, and Australian species". In R.S. Wilson; P.A. Hutchings; C. J. Glasby (eds.). Polychaetes: An Interactive Identification Guide. Melbourne: CSIRO Publishing.
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Eunoe laetmogonensis: Brief Summary

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Eunoe laetmogonensis is a scale worm known from the north-east Atlantic Ocean at depths of about 800 to 2300 m.

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