A new genus and species of Serpulidae (Annelida, Polychaeta, Sabellida) from the Caribbean Sea.

@article{Prentiss2014ANG,
  title={A new genus and species of Serpulidae (Annelida, Polychaeta, Sabellida) from the Caribbean Sea.},
  author={Nancy K Prentiss and Katerina Vasileiadou and Sarah Faulwetter and Christos Arvanitidis and Harry A. ten Hove},
  journal={Zootaxa},
  year={2014},
  volume={3900 2},
  pages={204-22}
}
A new genus and species of Serpulidae (Annelida, Polychaeta) from the Caribbean Sea. Turbocavus secretus (gen. nov. and sp. nov.) is described from shallow hard substrates (0.5-3 m) in wind-sheltered bays of St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands and Curaçao, as well as from diving depths (46-49 m) around Bonaire (Leeward Antilles), Caribbean Sea. The new taxon, which has from 7 to 19 thoracic chaetigers and up to 335 abdominal chaetigers, bears a unique type of thoracic chaeta which is multifolded at… CONTINUE READING