Old specimens establish a new bamboo worm genus, species

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Bamboo worms (family Maldanidae), whose segmentation resembles bamboo, are found in all marine regions. These worms have a reputation for being difficult to identify. However, two new species were found based on old specimens deposited in the museum by researchers from the Marine Biological Museum, Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences. The new bamboo worms are described in a new article

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