Sternaspidae

Sternaspidae

[stər′nas·pə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A monogeneric family of polychaete annelids belonging to the Sedentaria.
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The Annelida Part 4: Polychaeta: Flabelligeridae to Sternaspidae, J.
33 25 Pseudeurythoe ambigua (Monro, 1933) Onuphidae Anchinothria fissurata Fauchald, 1972 14 Nothria abyssalis Fauchald, 1968 35 Nothria iridescens (Johnson, 1901) 19, 26 Onuphis profundi Fauchald, 1968 20 Eunicidae Eunice megabranchia Fauchald, 1970 25 25 Lumbrineridae Lumbrineris bicirrata Treadwell, 1929 Lumbrineris cedroensis Fauchal, 1970 Ninoe foliosa Fauchald, 1972 Ninoe fuscoides Fauchald, 1972 25 Ninoe longibranchia Fauchald, 1972 Lumbrineridae indeterminable 35 Arabellidae Drilonereis falcata Moore, 1911 Sternaspidae Sternaspis fossor Stimpson, 1854 19, 26 Flabelligeridae Brada pluribranchiata (Moore, 1923) 18, 25, 33 Ilyphagus ilyvestis Hartman 1960 Pherusa abyssalis Fauchald, 1972 Fauveliopsidae Fauveliopsis rugosa Fauchald, 1972 33 25 Ampharetidae Amage sp.
Rouse and Fauchald's (1997) morphological cladistic analysis consistently placed Flabelligeridae closer to Fauveliopsidae and Sternaspidae than to Poeobiidae.