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Polychaeta source details

Kirkegaard, J. B. 2001. Deep-sea polychaetes from north-west Africa, including a description of a new species of Neopolynoe (Polynoidae). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 81(3): 391-397.
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Polychaete worms obtained by RRS ‘Discovery’ from 200 to 4850 m north-west of Africa in 1979 contained 24 species of which five: Macellicephala violacea, Bathyeliosona abyssicola, Laetmonice filicornis, Maldanella harai and Potamilla torelli were present in the abyssal zone (>2000 m). Macellicephala violacea is widely distributed in the Arctic and the present record is the southern-most record of this species. Fifteen species were recorded from the bathyal zone, many of which have a wide distribution in the oceans. A Neopolynoe species from the bathyal zone is new to science.
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Neopolynoe Loshamn, 1981 (emendation (re-diagnosis of genus))
Neopolynoe africana Kirkegaard, 2001 accepted as Neopolynoe acanellae (Verrill, 1882) (original description)
 Habitat

Neopolynoe africana was found living in transparent tubes on the surface of a Chondrocladia sp. sponge. Elytra ... [details]