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Review of Anobothrus (Polychaeta: Ampharetidae) from China

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We reviewed ampharetid genus Anobothrus Levinsen, 1884 in China seas based upon material deposited in the Marine Biological Museum of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (Qingdao). The genus includes A. glandularis (Hartmann-Schröder, 1965), A. gracilis (Malmgren, 1866), A. mironovi Jirkov, 2008 and A. nataliae (Jirkov, 2008). A. glandularis and A. mironovi are recorded for the first time in Chinese waters. A key to Chinese species of Anobothrus is given.

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Supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 41176133)

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Sui, J., Li, X. Review of Anobothrus (Polychaeta: Ampharetidae) from China. Chin. J. Ocean. Limnol. 31, 632–635 (2013). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00343-013-2209-9

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Keyword

  • Polychaeta
  • Ampharetidae
  • new records
  • Chinese waters