Vermiliopsis Saint-Joseph, 1894

Sun, Yanan, Ten, Harry A. & Qiu, Jian-Wen, 2012, Serpulidae (Annelida: Polychaeta) from Hong Kong, Zootaxa 3424, pp. 1-42 : 37

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.213363

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5107942

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Vermiliopsis Saint-Joseph, 1894
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Genus Vermiliopsis Saint-Joseph, 1894

Type-species: Vermilia multivaricosa Mörch, 1863 , new name for Vermilia infundibulum sensu Philippi, 1844 . Number of species: 16.

Diagnosis. Tube white, circular to sub-quadrangular in cross-section, usually with 3–7 longitudinal keels and peristomes. Granular layers absent. Operculum with inverse conical ampulla, covered by flat to conical chitinized horny cap bearing internal septa. Peduncle wrinkled, cylindrical, without wings, constriction present. Pseudo-operculum generally absent. Radioles arranged in (semi-)circles, interradiolar membrane absent. Branchial eyes may be present. Stylodes absent. Thorax with seven chaetigers. Collar trilobed, tonguelets absent. Collar chaetae limbate and capillaries. Thoracic chaetae limbate, capillaries and Apomatus chaetae. Thoracic uncini saw-shaped, with blunt peg. Abdominal chaetae flat narrow geniculate with a crenulated margin. Abdominal uncini rasp-shaped, anterior peg blunt. Anterior achaetous abdominal zone absent. Long posterior capillary chaetae present. Posterior glandular pad present.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Annelida

Class

Polychaeta

Order

Sabellida

Family

Serpulidae