Physical Description

Diagnostic Description

description

Orbiniida with lateral parapodia in a thoracic region and, usually, dorsal parapodia in an abdominal region. Prostomium without appendages, one or two asetigerous segments present anteriorly; no peristomial appendages. A saclike proboscis present. All setae simple, including capillaries, simple hooks and sometimes brush-topped, bifid or furcate setae.
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Ecology

Associations

Known predators

Orbiniidae (Deposit-feeding polychaetes) is prey of:
Nemertines
Nereidae
Hesionidae
Glyceridae
Onuphidae
Dasyatis sabina
Arius felis
Anchoa mitchilli
Menidia beryllina
Lagodon rhomboides
Leiostomus xanthurus
Syngnathus scovelli
Hippocampus zosterae
Sciaenops ocellatus
Bucephala albeaola
Rallus longirostris
Charadrius semipalmatus
sediment POC
Pinixia floridana
Neopanope texana
Processa bermudiensis
Penaeus duoarum
Palaemonetes floridanus

Based on studies in:
USA: Florida (Estuarine)

This list may not be complete but is based on published studies.
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Known prey organisms

Orbiniidae (Deposit-feeding polychaetes) preys on:
algae
bacteria
Microfauna
meiofauna

Based on studies in:
USA: Florida (Estuarine)

This list may not be complete but is based on published studies.
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD) Stats
Specimen Records:289
Specimens with Sequences:227
Specimens with Barcodes:219
Species:44
Species With Barcodes:38
Public Records:110
Public Species:22
Public BINs:23
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Wikipedia

Orbiniidae

Orbiniidae is a family of polychaete worms. Orbiniids are mostly unselective deposit feeders on marine detritus. They can be found from the neritic zone to abyssal depths.[2]

The family was revised in 1957 by Hartman [3] and some further revisions were made by Blake in 2000.[4]

Genera[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b World Register of Marine Species
  2. ^ Orbiniidae polychaetes (Polychaeta: Scolecida) from Coiba Island, eastern Pacific of Panama, with description of a new species
  3. ^ Hartman, O. 1957. Orbiniidae, Apistobranchidae, Paraonidae and Longosomidae. Allan Hancock Pacific Exped. 15: 211-393.
  4. ^ Blake, J.A. 2000. A new genus and species of polychaete worm (Family Orbiniidae) from methane seeps in the Gulf of Mexico, with a review of the systematics and phylogenetic interrelationships of the genera of Orbiniidae. Cah. Biol. Mar. 41: 435-449.
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