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Monro, C.C.A. (1937). Polychaeta. The John Murray Expedition 1933-1934 Scientific Reports. 4(8): 243-321.
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Monro, C.C.A.
1937
Polychaeta.
The John Murray Expedition 1933-1934 Scientific Reports
4(8): 243-321
Publication
World Polychaeta Database (WPolyDb); issued June 26, 1937
Available for editors  PDF available [request]
[From Introduction] The present collection was obtained in the Red Sea and the Arabian Sea, in the Gulfs of Aden and Oman, off the South Arabian Coast, and in the Zanzibar and Maldive areas. Except for a few nereids taken on the shore of the South Arabian Coast, there was no littoral collection made, but all the material was obtained from coastal or deep-water positions.
Red Sea
West Indian Ocean
Systematics, Taxonomy
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Eulalia tenax (Grube, 1878) (source of synonymy)
Eunice validobranchiata Monro, 1937 (original description)
Goniada multidentata indica Monro, 1937 (original description)
Harmothoe arabica Monro, 1937 accepted as Hololepidella arabica (Monro, 1937) (original description)
Hydroides exaltata vesiculosa Fauvel, 1919 (basis of record)
Ilyphagus hirsutus Monro, 1937 (original description)
Lopadorhynchus brevis nuchalis Monro, 1937 accepted as Lopadorrhynchus brevis nuchalis Monro, 1937 (original description)
Lumbrineris quasibifilaris Monro, 1937 (original description)
Maldane sarsi tropica Monro, 1937 accepted as Maldane sarsi Malmgren, 1865 (original description)
Nereis longilingulis Monro, 1937 (original description)
Onuphis furcatoseta (Monro, 1937) accepted as Paradiopatra furcatoseta (Monro, 1937) (original description)
Parasphaerosyllis Monro, 1937 (original description)
Parasphaerosyllis indica Monro, 1937 (original description)
Petaloproctus cirratus Monro, 1937 (original description)
Platynereis pestai Holly, 1935 accepted as Platynereis pulchella Gravier, 1901 (source of synonymy)
Platynereis pulchella Gravier, 1901 (additional source)
Pseudeurythoe acarunculata Monro, 1937 accepted as Linopherus acarunculatus (Monro, 1937) (original description)
Rhamphobrachium bipes Monro, 1937 (original description)
Rhamphobrachium diversosetosum Monro, 1937 (original description)
Spirobranchus giganteus arabica Monro, 1937 accepted as Spirobranchus arabicus Monro, 1937 (original description)
Stylarioides hamocarens Monro, 1937 accepted as Pherusa hamocarens (Monro, 1937) (original description)
Syllis curticirris Monro, 1937 (original description)
Holotype NHMUK 1937.9.2.130, locality Zanzibar Channel, identified as Syllis curticirris Monro, 1937
Holotype NHMUK 1937.9.2.156, locality Arabian Sea, identified as Parasphaerosyllis indica Monro, 1937
 Depth range

113 m.  [details]

 Depth range

Intertidal to 13.5 m. [details]

 Distribution

Circum-tropical to temperate waters. West Indian Ocean: Arabian Sea (coast of Oman); Red Sea (Egypt, Gulf of ... [details]

 Distribution

West Indian Ocean: Tanzania (near Zanzibar, Zanzibar Channel). [details]

 Etymology

The generic name Parasphaerosyllis is formed by the prefix of Greek origin para-, meaning 'beside' or 'near', and ... [details]

 Etymology

The specific epithet curticirris is composed by the Latin words curti, form of the word curtus and meaning 'short' ... [details]

 Etymology

The specific epithet indica refers to the type locality of the species, the Indian Ocean.  [details]

 Habitat

Intertidal vermetid reefs of Dendropoma cf. meroclista Hadfield & Kay, 1972 on wave-battered beachrock slabs, and ... [details]

 Habitat

Unknown, at 113 m depth.  [details]

 Taxonomy

Records under this name by Kirkegaard (1959) and Tebble (1959) belong to V. striaticeps fide Ben-Eliahu & Fiege ... [details]

 Type locality

West Indian Ocean, Arabian Sea, South Arabian coast, coast of Oman, Stn. 53 (19º22'36''N; 57º53'00''E), 13.5 m [details]

 Type locality

West Indian Ocean, Tanzania, near Zanzibar, St. 112 (05º04'57''S; 39º13'18''E), at 113 m.  [details]