WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDioplosyllis Gidholm, 1962

129650

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:129650

accepted
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Gidholm, L. (1962). Sur quelques polychètes syllidiens des sables de la région de Roscoff avec description de deux nouvelles espèces. Cahiers de Biologie Marine. 3: 249-260.
page(s): 253 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The generic name Dioplosyllis is composed by...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The generic name Dioplosyllis is composed by the Greek prefix di-, meaning 'two', 'twice', or 'double', the Greek word hoplon, meaning 'weapon', and the generic name Syllis Lamarck, 1818, the type genus of the family Syllidae, and refers to the presence of a pharynx armed with two types of teeth on its anterior region: a big median dorsal tooth, and a ventral semicircle of numerous small teeth.  [details]
Musco, L.; Bellan, G. (2008). Dioplosyllis Gidholm, 1962. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=129650 on 2017-11-21

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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2006-01-25 15:50:31Z
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2007-03-29 10:21:37Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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original description Gidholm, L. (1962). Sur quelques polychètes syllidiens des sables de la région de Roscoff avec description de deux nouvelles espèces. Cahiers de Biologie Marine. 3: 249-260.
page(s): 253 [details]   

basis of record Bellan, Gerard. (2001). Polychaeta, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels. 50: pp. 214-231. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Musco, Luigi; Giangrande, Adriana. (2005). Mediterranean Syllidae (Annelida: Polychaeta) revisited: biogeography, diversity and species fidelity to environmental features. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 304: 143-153 + 4 pp. Supplementary appendix., available online at https://doi.org/10.3354/meps304143 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Çinar, M. E.; Ergen, Z. (2003). Eusyllinae and Syllinae (Annelida: Polychaeta) from northen Cyprus (Eastern Mediterranean Sea) with a checklist of species reported from the Levant Sea. Bulletin of Marine Science. 72(3): 769-793. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Fauchald, K. (1977). The polychaete worms, definitions and keys to the orders, families and genera. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County: Los Angeles, CA (USA), Science Series. 28:1-188., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/123110.pdf [details]   

redescription San Martín, G. (2003). Annelida, Polychaeta II: Syllidae. In: Ramos MA et al. (eds) Fauna Iberica, Vol 21, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales. CSIC, Madrid. p 1-554. [details]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The generic name Dioplosyllis is composed by the Greek prefix di-, meaning 'two', 'twice', or 'double', the Greek word hoplon, meaning 'weapon', and the generic name Syllis Lamarck, 1818, the type genus of the family Syllidae, and refers to the presence of a pharynx armed with two types of teeth on its anterior region: a big median dorsal tooth, and a ventral semicircle of numerous small teeth.  [details]
 



Feeding Type
omnivore [details]
predator [details]
scavenger [details]