Aphroditidae

Aphroditidae

[‚af·rə′did·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of scale-bearing polychaete worms belonging to the Errantia.
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The Aphroditidae Malmgren, 1867 comprises nine genera widely distributed in the Indian, Pacific and Atlantic oceans (Fauvel, 1932; Hutchings & McRae, 1993; Leon-Gonzalez et al., 2009), with most individuals inhabiting mud or gravel substrate of intertidal zones, continental slope and deep waters (Hutchings & McRae, 1993; Rouse & Pleijel, 2001).
Aphroditidae through Trochochaetidae," US National Museum Bulletin, vol.
This study adds 3 new families (Flabelligeridae, Oenonidae and Aphroditidae) and 47 new records of polychaete species (Table 1) to the earlier species list recorded by Gobin (1990).
+ indeterminados 13,03 Spionidae Boccardia polybranchia 0,38 Scolecolepides uncinatus 0,38 Terebellidae Thelepus plagiostoma + indeterminados Goniadidae Glycinde armata 1,15 Aphroditidae Aprhrodita sp.
34 Paranaitis polynoides (Moore, 1909) Steggoa gracilior Chamberlin, 1919 34 Phyllodocidae indeterminable Aphroditidae Aphrodita parva Moore, 1905 25 Laetmonice pellucida Moore, 1903 Polynoidae Halosydna johnsoni (Darboux, 1899) Polynoidae sp.