WoRMS source details

Brito, M., Núñez, J. and San Martín, G. 2000. Parapionosyllis macaronesiensis, a new species of Exogoninae (Polychaeta: Syllidae) from the Macaronesian Region. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 113(4): 1147-1150.
Kristian Fauchald's Polychaeta DB
Parapionosyllis macaronesiensis new species, from the Macaronesian region (Canary Islands, Madeira and Selvagens Islands), is described. It is characterized by the shape of the dorsal simple seta, with 2-3 thick spines subdistally on the convex side and the blades of compound setae provided with coarse serrations on the cutting edge, especially the uppermost falcigers.
Lusitanian region: Azores, Madeira, Canary Islands to west Iberian Peninsula together
North Atlantic
Systematics, Taxonomy
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Holotype TFMC AN/000204, geounit Canary Islands, identified as Parapionosyllis macaronesiensis Brito, Núñez & San Martín, 2000

Central East Atlantic: Madeira Island, Selvagens Islands, and Canary Islands (Lanzarote, Tenerife).  [details]


The specific epithet macaronesiensis, of Greek etymology, refers to Macaronesia (mákaro = happiness; nesoi = ... [details]


Sandy areas lacking vegetation, and areas within beds of the seagrass Cymodocea nodosa (Ucria) Ascherson.  [details]

 Type locality

North east Atlantic, Canary Islands, Arrecife de Lanzarote (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer ... [details]