Cirratulidae

Cirratulidae

[‚sir·ə′tül·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of fringe worms belonging to the Sedentaria which are important detritus feeders in coastal waters.
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01 Aphroditidae Armandia agilis Capitellidae Cirratulidae Glyceridae 1.
KEY WORDS: abalone, boring polychaetes, epibionts, Cirratulidae, Dodecaceria
At least three families of boring polychaetes have been reported in the literature: Spionidae, Sabellidae, and Cirratulidae.
There are only three reports regarding Cirratulidae polychaetes infection on native and exotic molluscs of commercial importance in Chile (Carrasco 1977, Rozbaczylo & Carrasco 1996, Oliva & Sanchez 2005).
Separating the Spionidae family, the two other families of boring polychaetes found in Chile were represented by fewer species (two species belonging to Cirratulidae and one species of Sabellidae).
Among annelids, calcareous tubes occur in the families of Serpulidae, Sabellidae, and Cirratulidae.
However, the spherulitic prismatic structures of the Cirratulidae and Sabellidae (Vinn et al.
Polychaeta Magelonidae * 89 85 20 118 Capitellidae * 101 95 27 36 Cirratulidae * 17 10 22 93 Obiniidae * 31 41 74 60 Nereidae * 55 21 16 12 Glyceridae * 10 7 12 3 Goniadidae 8 7 7 Opheliidae 7 20 1 Lumbrineridae 1 2 2 Sabellidae 7 1 Nephytydae * 5 Spionidae * 3 Onuphidae * 1 Polynoidae * 1 Gastropoda Bulla gouldiana + 15 3 6 3 Haminoea vesicula * 8 2 3 1 Acteocina spp.
Species 1995 1998 AMPHARETIDAE Ampharete labrops Harman, 1961 x Ampharete sp x Amphicteis acutifrons Grube, 1850 x Amphicteis sp Grube, 1850 x CAPITELLIDAE Capitella capitata Fabricius, 1780 x x Mediomastus californiensis Hartman, 1944 x x Mediomastus sp x x Notomastus magnus Hartman, 1947 x Notomastus tennis Moore, 1909 x x Notomastus sp x CIRRATULIDAE Aphelochaeta marioni Saint-Joseph, 1894 x Aphelochaeta sp x Cirriformia spirabranchia Moore, 1904 x x Monticellina tesselata Harman, 1960 x Protocirrineris socialis Blake, 1996 x Protocirrineris sp x COSSURIDAE Cossura candida Hartman, 1955 x x Cossura sp A x x DORVILLEIDAE Dorvillea sp x EUNICIDAE Lysidice ninetta Verril, 1900 x Marphisa disjuncta Harman, 1961 x M.