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[Annelida] polychaete jaws

Harry Hove, ten via annelida%40net.bio.net (by harry.tenhove from naturalis.nl)
Sat Aug 9 16:10:35 EST 2014


Dear all,

Thnx for your replies. There seems to be consensus[?].

wormly,


2014-08-07 13:58 GMT+02:00 Haaren, Ton van <Ton.vanHaaren from grontmij.nl>:

> I guess you're right. In my opinion these photo's show typical nereidid
> jaws. As these jaws are black, diversicolor (inland species) and succinea
> can be ruled out; and as they are found on a beach, A. virens would be the
> most likely guess. However, the coastal Eunereis longissima also has dark
> jaws but my specimen from The Netherlands show a slightly longer and
> slender jaw and slightly different teeth than in these Scottish specimens.
> I'm not sure what other species to expect in Scotland, but if it was in The
> Netherlands I would say A. virens.
>
> -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
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> annelida-bounces from oat.bio.indiana.edu] Namens Harry Hove, ten
> Verzonden: donderdag 7 augustus 2014 13:01
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> CC: Jeroen Goud
> Onderwerp: [Annelida] polychaete jaws
>
> Dear all,
>
> One of my malacologist colleagues found these jaws (3-4 mm) in fine gravel
> on Thurso Beach, Scotland.[image: Inline afbeelding 1][image: Inline
> afbeelding 2]
>  To my untrained eye they are very similar to those of *Alitta virens* (M.
> Sars, 1835). Can someone either confirm this hypothesis or give me a better
> guess?
>
> Harry A. ten Hove
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