New Prionospio and Aurospio Species from the Deep Sea (Annelida: Polychaeta).

  title={New Prionospio and Aurospio Species from the Deep Sea (Annelida: Polychaeta).},
  author={Gordon L. J. Paterson and Lenka Neal and Iris Altamira and Eulogio H. Soto and Craig R. Smith and L{\'e}naick Menot and David S. M. Billett and Marina R. Cunha and Claire Marchais-Laguionie and Adrian G. Glover},
  volume={4092 1},
The number of records of the genus Prionospio Malmgren, 1867, from the deep sea (>2000 m) are relatively few and do not reflect the actual occurrence of species nor their potential ecological importance. In this paper we describe five new species of this genus (Prionospio amarsupiata sp. nov., P. vallensis sp. nov., P. branchilucida sp. nov., P. hermesia sp. nov. and P. kaplani sp. nov.) all of which are abundant members of the deep-sea community. We also describe two new species of the genus… 

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