A new species of the interstitial genus Neopetitia (Polychaeta, Syllidae, Eusyllinae) from Tenerife, with modified acicular chaetae in males


A new species of Neopetitia San Martín, 2003 is described from intertidal and shallow subtidal soft-bottom stations on the eastern and western coast of Tenerife, Canary Islands. The new species is characterized by the presence in males of a modified acicular chaeta in chaetiger 11. A discussion of known species of the genus is presented. 
DOI: 10.1007/s10152-007-0071-x

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