Maldanidae

Maldanidae

[mal′dan·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The bamboo worms, a family of mud-swallowing annelids belonging to the Sedentaria.
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13 Goniadidae Lumbrineridae Maldanidae Nephtyidae Nereididae Oenonidae Onuphidae 1.
monroi Fauchald, 1970 x S tetraura Schmarda 1860 x x MALDANIDAE Axiothella rubrocincta Johnson, 1901 x Axiothella sp Verril, 1900 x Clymenura gracilis Moore, 1923 x Euclymeninae sp A Ardwidsson, 1906 x Isocirrus longiceps Moore, 1923 x Maldane sp x NEPHTYIDAE Nephtys caecoides Hartman, 1938 x x Nephtys sp x NEREIDIDAE Neanthes caudata delle Chiaje, 1828 x x Nereis latescens Chamberlin, 1919 x N.
By contrast, the families commonly found in soft sediments, being less mobile and feeding mainly on sediments, such as the Maldanidae, Spionidae or Ampharetidae, are scantily represented in the collections of the islands of the Mexican Pacific (Table 1).
0 Polychaeta Polychaeta Onuphidae Maldanidae Ascidiacca "tunicate" 121.