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Article Title

A New Coralline Boring Species of Polydora (Polychaeta: Spionidae) from Northern California

Authors

James A. Blake

Volume

80

Issue

1

First Page

32

Last Page

35

Abstract

A new coralline boring species of Poly dor a (Polychaeta: Spionidae) from Northern California by James A. Blake, Bull. Southern California Acad. Sci., 80(l):32-35. A new species of Polydora is described from Tomales Point in northern California. The species is a borer in coralline algae and related to the P. giardi group. It differs from its closest relatives in having posterior notopodial spines and a four lobed pygidium.