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Cosmopolitan or Cryptic Species? A Case Study of Capitella teleta (Annelida: Capitellidae)
Capitella teleta Blake et al., 2009 is an opportunistic capitellid originally described from Massachusetts (USA), but also reported from the Mediterranean, NW Atlantic, and North Pacific, includingExpand
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Hexapleomera urashima sp. nov. (Crustacea: Tanaidacea), a tanaidid epibiotic on loggerhead sea turtles at Yakushima Island, Japan.
We describe Hexapleomera urashima sp. nov. from the carapaces of loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta) on Yakushi-ma Island, southwestern Japan, the primary nesting site for the North PacificExpand
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Description of Mediomastus opertaculeus sp nov (Annelida: Capitellidae) from Hokkaido, Northern Japan
We describe a new species of capitellid polychaete, Mediomastus opertaculeus sp. nov., from an intertidal rocky shore in Hokkaido, northern Japan. This new species is distinguishable from all otherExpand
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Partial revision of Japanese Pectinariidae (Annelida: Polychaeta), including redescriptions of poorly known species.
Eight species of Pectinariidae de Quatrefages, 1866 were recorded from Japan and adjacent waters. We studied four species of the family and redescribe the poorly known species from the Seto InlandExpand
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Two new species of Mediomastus (Annelida, Capitellidae) from Tokyo Bay, Japan
Abstract Two undescribed species of polychaetes in Mediomastus (Annelida: Capitellidae) were collected from intertidal to shallow habitats in Tokyo Bay, Japan. These are M. duobalteus sp. n. and M.Expand
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Molecular Phylogeny of the Family Capitellidae (Annelida)
Capitellids have emerged as monophyletic in most but not all recent molecular phylogenies, indicating that more extensive taxon sampling is necessary. In addition, monophyly of most or all capitellidExpand
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Phylogenetic Position of the Queer, Backward-bent Entoproct Loxosoma axisadversum (Entoprocta: Solitaria: Loxosomatidae)
The solitary entoproct Loxosoma axisadversum Konno, 1972 was found on the body surface of the maldanid polychaete Nicomache personata Johnson, 1901 obtained among roots of the seagrass PhyllospadixExpand
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Sabellaria jeramae, a new species (Annelida: Polychaeta: Sabellariidae) from the shallow waters of Malaysia, with a note on the ecological traits of reefs.
A new species of the genus Sabellaria Lamarck, 1818 (Annelida: Polychaeta: Sabellariidae) is described from the intertidal zone of Jeram, Selangor, Malaysia. Sabellaria jeramae n. sp. is a gregariousExpand
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JAMBIO Coastal Organism Joint Surveys reveals undiscovered biodiversity around Sagami Bay
Abstract JAMBIO, Japanese Association for Marine Biology, has been organizing JAMBIO Coastal Organism Joint Surveys at Shimoda Marine Research Center, University of Tsukuba, and Misaki MarineExpand
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Corrigenda: Two new species of Mediomastus (Annelida, Capitellidae) from Tokyo Bay, Japan. ZooKeys 422: 115–126.
[This corrects the article DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.422.7501.].