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Polychaeta taxon details

Galapagomystides Blake, 1985

324889  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:324889)

accepted
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
feminine
Blake, James A. (1985). Polychaeta from the vicinity of deep-sea geothermal vents in the eastern Pacific. I: Euphrosinidae, Phyllodocidae, Hesionidae, Nereididae, Glyceridae, Dorvilleidae, Orbiniidae and Maldanidae. <em>Bulletin of the Biological Society of Washington.</em> 6: 67-101., available online at https://bit.ly/31jOeWn [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Etymology author: Galapago is affixed to Mystides to indicate the Galapagos rift location combined with the name of a related...  
Etymology author: Galapago is affixed to Mystides to indicate the Galapagos rift location combined with the name of a related existing genus. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2022). World Polychaeta Database. Galapagomystides Blake, 1985. Accessed at: https://marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=324889 on 2022-07-02
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2008-03-05 14:39:51Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2010-10-28 09:17:42Z
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2022-04-21 22:20:03Z
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original description Blake, James A. (1985). Polychaeta from the vicinity of deep-sea geothermal vents in the eastern Pacific. I: Euphrosinidae, Phyllodocidae, Hesionidae, Nereididae, Glyceridae, Dorvilleidae, Orbiniidae and Maldanidae. <em>Bulletin of the Biological Society of Washington.</em> 6: 67-101., available online at https://bit.ly/31jOeWn [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

taxonomy source Pearson, Kaila A. M.; Rouse, Greg W. (2022). Vampire Worms; A revision of Galapagomystides (Phyllodocidae, Annelida), with the description of three new species. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 5128(4): 451-485., available online at https://www.mapress.com/zt/article/view/zootaxa.5128.4.1
note: Revision of Galapagomystides Blake, 1985, with three new species and one new combination, making five species in total [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
From editor or global species database
Diagnosis Diagnosis (emended by Pearson & Rouse 2022). Prostomium wider than long. Two antennae; two palps similar in size/shape to antennae. No median antenna or nuchal papilla. Nuchal organs unknown. Eyes absent. Smooth proboscis, papillae at distal end. Segment 1 fused or not (dorsally) to prostomium. Segment 1 distinct ventrally. Elongated dorsal cirri (EDC) (= tentacular cirri) on segments 1, 2; EDC on segment 3. No ventral cirri on segment 1. Ventral cirri on segment 2 elongated or like following segments. Parapodia uniramous, notopodial chaetae absent. Neuropodium with central fascicle containing compound chaetae; one simple emergent acicula. Compound chaetal shaft cylindrical; pointed blade extended from falcate joint. Rostrum of chaetal shaft asymmetrical/hooked. Presence of segmental bands of cilia. Pygidial cirri robust ellipsoid lobes. Living animals are red.  [details]

Etymology author: Galapago is affixed to Mystides to indicate the Galapagos rift location combined with the name of a related existing genus. [details]

Grammatical gender Feminine. Stated to be feminine by Blake (1985), and the species G aristata has a matching feminine adjectival suffix. [details]