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Revista Brasileira de Zoologia

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Rev. Bras. Zool. vol.14 no.1 Curitiba  1997 

Onuphidae (Annelida, Polychaeta) da região de Ubatuba, litoral norte do estado de São Paulo, Brasil


Onuphidae (Annelida, Polychaeta) from Ubatuba, north coast of the São Paulo State, Brazil



Eloisa H. Morgado; A. Cecília Z. Amaral

Departamento de Zoologia, Instituto de Biologia, Universidade Estadual de Campinas. Caixa Postal 6109, 13083-970 Campinas, São Paulo, Brasil




Ten species of onuphid polychaetes were identified from the sublitoral of Ubatuba, on the coast of the state of São Paulo, Brazil: Diopatra cuprea (Bosc, 1802); Diopatra tridentata Hartman, 1944; Kinhergonuphis difficilis (Fauchald, 1982); Kinhergonuphis fauchaldi Lana, 1991; Kinhergonuphis orensanzi (Fauchald, 1982); Kinhergonuphis tenuis (Hansen, 1882); Mooreonuphis nebulosa (Moore, 1911); Mooreonuphis pallidula (Hartman, 1965); Mooreonuphis intermedia (Kinberg, 1865); Onuphis dibranchiala Willey, 1905. A discussion on the characteristics of the species found and related species is also provided.

Key words: Onuphidae, Polychaeta, sublitoral, Ubatuba



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Recebido em 19.VII.1996; aceito em 13.II.1997.

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