Semernodrilus, Timm, 2020

Timm, Tarmo, 2020, A literature revision of Pararhyacodrilus Snimščikova, 1986, with the erection of a new genus, Semernodrilus gen. nov. (Oligochaeta, Tubificidae, Rhyacodrilinae), Zootaxa 4786 (3), pp. 431-436 : 434

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4786.3.9

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:A4C25E68-5B30-43C8-AA02-4F080B7F7549

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/957587B7-9867-8D0E-08D2-57F8FF4A5831

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Semernodrilus
status

gen. nov.

Semernodrilus gen. nov.

Type species by monotypy: Pararhyacodrilus confusus Semernoy, 2004

Diagnosis. Rhyacodriline tubificids with testes and spermathecae in IX, atria and male pores in X. No hair chaetae; bifid chaetae several per bundle; penial chaetae at male pores with reduced teeth. Atrial ampullae short and covered with prostatic cells, ducts short or lacking, penial structures absent. Esophagus very long (in V–X), spermathecal ampullae connected with it in IX. Coelomocytes unknown (absent?).

Etymology. Named in honour of Dr. V.P. Semernoy, the most eminent researcher of the Baikalian oligo- chaetes.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Annelida

Class

Clitellata

Order

Haplotaxida

Family

Tubificidae