Chrysopetalidae

Chrysopetalidae

[‚kris·ō·pə′tal·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A small family of scale-bearing polychaete worms belonging to the Errantia.
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Chrysopetalum, Bhawania and two new genera of Chrysopetalidae (Polychaeta), principally from Florida.
Las familias de poliquetos Phyllodocidae, Amphinomidae y Chrysopetalidae se caracterizan por ser de vida libre que viven en grietas o hendiduras, y tener abundancias y riquezas bajas con respecto a otros grupos de poliquetos de sustrato duros.
El volumen esta dedicado al estudio de ocho familias de poliquetos: Phyllodocidae, Hesionidae, Pilargidae, Nereididae, Nephtyidae, Paralacidoniidae, Chrysopetalidae y Pisionidae, que incluyen en total 129 especies.
Families not found in both surveys were: Paraonidae, Magelonidae, Apistobranchidae, Sphaerodoridae, Trichobranchidae, Chrysopetalidae and Arenicolidae.
Seven families found in 1992 (Diaz-Castaneda & Rodriguez-Villanueva 1998) were not collected in 1995 or 1998: Paraonidae, Magelonidae, Apistobranchidae, Sphaerodoridae, Trichobranchidae, Chrysopetalidae and Arenicolidae.
Detailed identification of these metatroch-less trochophores was often not possible, but the following families may have been represented: Phyllodocidae, Hesionidae, early Nephtyidae, Polynoidae, and Chrysopetalidae.
10 POLYCHAETA Cirratulidae Chrysopetalidae Glyceridae Lumbrineridae Nephthyidae Pisionidae Polynoidae Indet.