WoRMS taxon details

Vrijenhoekia Pleijel, Rouse, Ruta, Wiklund & Nygren, 2008

743811  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:743811)

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Pleijel, Fredrik; Rouse, Greg W.; Ruta, Christine; Wiklund, Helena; Nygren, Arne. (2008). <i>Vrijenhoekia balaenophila</i>, a new hesionid polychaete from a whale fall off California. <em>Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society.</em> 152(4): 625-634., available online at https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1096-3642.2007.00360.x
page(s): 627 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Etymology Named for Bob Vrijenhoek, in recognition of his contributions to the study of whale falls. Gender masculine.  
Etymology Named for Bob Vrijenhoek, in recognition of his contributions to the study of whale falls. Gender masculine. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2020). World Polychaeta database. Vrijenhoekia Pleijel, Rouse, Ruta, Wiklund & Nygren, 2008. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=743811 on 2020-12-04
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original description Pleijel, Fredrik; Rouse, Greg W.; Ruta, Christine; Wiklund, Helena; Nygren, Arne. (2008). <i>Vrijenhoekia balaenophila</i>, a new hesionid polychaete from a whale fall off California. <em>Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society.</em> 152(4): 625-634., available online at https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1096-3642.2007.00360.x
page(s): 627 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
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Classification There is a sister relationship between Sirsoe and Vrijenhoekia. [details]

Diagnosis As for species: Apomorphies: Three pairs of large glandular lip pads surrounding mouth opening, papilla-shaped neuropodial lobes on segment 3, very long dorsal cirri, and growth pattern with up to about 35 segments, whereafter segments increase in size but no new segments are added [details]

Etymology Named for Bob Vrijenhoek, in recognition of his contributions to the study of whale falls. Gender masculine. [details]