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Banse, K. (1971). A new species, and additions to the descriptions of six other species of Syllides Örsted (Syllidae: Polychaeta). Journal of the Fisheries Research Board of Canada. 28(10): 1469-1481.
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10.1139/f71-226 [view]
Banse, K.
1971
A new species, and additions to the descriptions of six other species of Syllides Örsted (Syllidae: Polychaeta)
Journal of the Fisheries Research Board of Canada
28(10): 1469-1481
Publication
Kristian Fauchald's Polychaeta DB
Additions are made to the description of Syllides articulosa, S. convoluta, S. japonica, and S. longocirrata. Syllides fulva and S. verrilli are recognized as valid species, and Syllides benedicti is newly described. Several new records are given. The overlapping of characters of Syllides and Pionosyllis is pointed out. Possibly, the insertion of the blades of the compound setae may prove to be a reliable character in differentiating the two genera.
Systematics, Taxonomy
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Holotype USNM 384, locality Eastport, identified as Syllides benedicti Banse, 1971
Paratype USNM 45268, locality Eastport, identified as Syllides benedicti Banse, 1971
Nontype NHMG Polych. 11396, locality Skagerrak, identified as Syllides benedicti Banse, 1971
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Depth range

Intertidal to 9.5 m.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Distribution

NW Atlantic: Newfoundland to Bay of Fundy; Cobscook Bay. NE Atlantic: Skagerrak (Sweden).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Etymology

The species is named after James E. Benedict, the co-author of the publication giving the first record of the ... [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Habitat

Intertidal to shallow water sand and shell sand, and Zostera meadows.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Type locality

Northwest Atlantic, USA, Maine, Eastport (geocoordinates not provided, estimated ith gazetteer to be approximately ... [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Type material

"Inquiries by the present author [Karl Banse] indicate that the types collected in 1844 in the Oslo fjord are ... [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Type material

"The types collected at the water surface near Woods Hole are apparently lost: they are not deposited in the Museum ... [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Type material

According to Banse (1971) the holotype (USNM 384) is a mounted specimen, complete and well preserved but very ... [details]