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Dannychaeta

Polychaeta - Spionida - Magelonidae

Taxonomy
Dannychaeta was named by Chen et al. (2020). Its type is Dannychaeta tucolus.

It was assigned to Magelonidae by Chen et al. (2020).

Species
D. tucolus (type species)

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2020Dannychaeta Chen et al. p. 249

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumAnnelidaLamarck 1809
RankNameAuthor
classPolychaetaGrube 1850
subclassSedentariaLamarck 1818
infraclassCanalipalpataRouse and Fauchald 1997
orderSpionidaRouse and Fauchald 1997
familyMagelonidaeCunningham and Ramage 1888
genusDannychaeta

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

G. †Dannychaeta Chen et al. 2020
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Dannychaeta tucolus Chen et al. 2020
Diagnosis
ReferenceDiagnosis
H. Chen et al. 2020Elongated, slender polychaetes with organic dwelling tubes. Head with anteriorly tapering spade-shaped prostomium, with paired palps attached ventrolaterally near the mouth. Body heteronomously segmented, with a wider thorax containing at least eight chaetigers. Parapodia with lateral lamellae in the posterior part of the abdomen. Abdominal parapodia biramous, unknown in thorax. Capillary chaetae in both rami, occurring in tight parallel bundles.
Measurements
No measurements are available
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: epifaunalc
Diet: detritivorec
Vision: limitedc
Created: 2009-09-21 12:32:22
Modified: 2010-02-16 04:15:12
Source: c = class
Reference: Bambach et al. 2007

Age range: Early/Lower Cambrian or 538.80000 to 509.00000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Cambrian538.8 - 509.0China (Kunming) D. tucolus (228572)