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Polychaeta source details

Kudenov, Jerry D. 1983. Streptospinigera heteroseta, a new genus and species of Eusyllinae (Polychaeta: Syllidae) from the western shelf of Florida. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 96(1): 84-88.
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Kudenoverry, J. D.
1983
i>Streptospinigera heteroseta</i>, a new genus and species of Eusyllinae (Polychaeta: Syllidae) from the western shelf of Florida
Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington
96(1): 84-88
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Kristian Fauchald's Polychaeta DB
Streptospinigera heteroseta is a new genus and species of Eusyllinae from the western continental shelf of Florida, in the Gulf of Mexico. Although it is most closely allied to Streptosyllis in having enlarged anterior setae, it also exhibits similarities to both Astreptosyllis and Syllides.
Gulf of Mexico
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Streptospinigera Kudenov, 1983 (original description)
Streptospinigera heteroseta Kudenov, 1983 (original description)
Holotype USNM 74489, geounit Gulf of Mexico, identified as Streptospinigera heteroseta Kudenov, 1983
 Distribution

Gulf of Mexico, off Florida.  [details]

 Etymology

The generic name derives from the Greek, streptos, meaning twisted, the Latin, spinatus, meaning with spines, and ... [details]

 Etymology

The specific epithet, heteroseta, derives from the Greek, heteros, meaning different, and the Latin, seta, meaning ... [details]

 Habitat

Fine to very fine sand.  [details]

 Type locality

Gulf of Mexico, Florida, off Tampa (27º57'00.4"N, 83º09'00.3"W).  [details]