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Fauna Ibérica, Volume 4: Sipuncula

Flora / Fauna Identification Key Monograph
Series: Fauna Ibérica Volume: 4
By: José Ignacio Saiz Salinas(Author)
200 pages, 92 colour & b/w photos and b/w line drawings
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Language: Spanish

This book is the culmination of zoological research on this group of sea sipunculid worms present in the fauna of the Iberian Peninsula and Balearic Islands. It includes 35 species grouped in 10 genus and 5 families, differentiated by means of identification keys. More than 200 photomicrographs of different anatomical structures conform the main axis of this book, and constitute a useful tool for future determination of species belonging to this phylum. Each specific name is accompanied by updated and revised synonymies. Biological, anatomical, and biogeographical data are also included.

Summary in Spanish:
Esta obra representa la culminación de una investigación zoológica sobre este grupo de vermes marinos sipuncúlidos presentes en la fauna íbero-balear. En la obra quedan recopiladas un total de 35 especies, agrupadas en 10 géneros y 5 familias, convenientemente diferenciadas con claves de identificación. Más de 200 fotomicrografías sobre diferentes estructuras anatómicas conforman el eje central de esta obra, cincunstancia de gran utilidad en futiras determinaciones de especies del filo. Cada denominación va acompañada de una sinonimia revisada y criticada, además de los correspondientes datos biológicos, anatómicos y biogeográficos.

Contents

- Introducción
- Posición sistemática y distribución geográfica de los sipuncúlidos
- Morfología y anatomía del adulto
- Características de las fases no adultas
- Historia Natural de los sipuncúlidos
- Recolección, conservación y técnicas de estudio
- Los sipuncúlidos ibéricos

    Phylum Sipuncula
    Clase Sipunculidea
    Orden Sipunculiformes
    Familia Sipunculidae Género Sipunculus
    Género Siphonosoma
    Orden Golfingiiformes
    Familia Golfingiidae
    Género Golfingia
    Género Nephasoma
    Género Thysanocardia
    Familia Phascoliidae
    Género Phascolion
    Género Onchnesoma
    Clase Phascolosomatidea
    Orden Phascolosomatiformes
    Familia Phascolosomatidae
    Género Phascolosoma
    Género Apionsoma
    Orden Aspidosiphoniformes
    Familia Aspidosiphonidae
    Género Aspidosiphon

- Bibliografía
- Apéndice 1. Nomenclatura: Lista de sinónimos y combinaciones
- Apéndice 2. Glosario
- Indice alfabético de nombres taxonómicos de Sipuncula íbero-baleares

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Flora / Fauna Identification Key Monograph
Series: Fauna Ibérica Volume: 4
By: José Ignacio Saiz Salinas(Author)
200 pages, 92 colour & b/w photos and b/w line drawings
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