Nephtys bangladeshi n. sp., a new species of Nephtyidae (Annelida: Phyllodocida) from Bangladesh coastal waters.

Abstract

A new species of nephtyid polychaete, Nephtys bangladeshi n. sp., from the intertidal zone of Bangladesh is described. It is characterized by having a pharynx with 9 pairs of bifid terminal and 14 rows of subterminal papillae, each subterminal row with 5-7 papillae, as well as the presence of branchiae from chaetiger 7 to 27. The new species is compared with other species from the Indo-Pacific. This is the first report of a new polychaete species from Bangladesh coastal waters.

DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4079.1.3

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@article{Hossain2016NephtysBN, title={Nephtys bangladeshi n. sp., a new species of Nephtyidae (Annelida: Phyllodocida) from Bangladesh coastal waters.}, author={Muhammad Belal Hossain and Pat A. Hutchings}, journal={Zootaxa}, year={2016}, volume={4079 1}, pages={41-52} }