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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpisthosyllis Langerhans, 1879 
AphiaID: 129662

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnnelida (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolychaeta (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorErrantia (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyllodocida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereidiformia (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyllidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpisthosyllis (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpisthosyllis brunnea Langerhans, 1879 (type by subsequent designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyllidae Grube, 1850
Sources  original description Langerhans, Paul. (1879). Die Wurmfauna von Madeira [part I]. Zeitschrift für wissenschaftliche Zoologie. 32(4): 513-592, plates XXXI-XXXIII., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/45240780#page/581/mode/1up
page(s): 541 [details] [full text]

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]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpisthosyllis ankylochaeta Fauvel, 1921
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpisthosyllis arboricola Hartmann-Schröder, 1959
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpisthosyllis australis Augener, 1913
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpisthosyllis brunnea Langerhans, 1879
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpisthosyllis convexa Lee & Rho, 1994
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpisthosyllis corallicola Hartmann-Schröder, 1965
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpisthosyllis flaccida (Grube, 1878)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpisthosyllis japonica Imajima, 1966
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpisthosyllis laevis Day, 1957
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpisthosyllis leslieharrisae Aguado, San Martín & Nygren, 2005
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpisthosyllis longicirrata Monro, 1939
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpisthosyllis longidentata San Martín, 1991
Species Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOpisthosyllis macroura (Schmarda, 1861)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpisthosyllis mariae Aguado, San Martín & ten Hove, 2008
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpisthosyllis nuchalis Verrill, 1900
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpisthosyllis papillosa Hartmann-Schröder, 1960
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpisthosyllis simpliseta Hartmann-Schröder, 1981
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpisthosyllis viridis Langerhans, 1879
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpisthosyllis brevicirra Hartmann-Schröder, 1979 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParaopisthosyllis brevicirra (Hartmann-Schröder, 1979)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpisthosyllis dorsoaciculata Hartmann-Schröder, 1991 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetrapalpia dorsoaciculata (Hartmann-Schröder, 1991)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The generic name Opisthosyllis is composed by the Latin prefix of Greek origin opistho-, meaning 'backward' or 'behind' and the name of the genus Syllis Lamarck, 1818, the type genus of the family Syllidae, and refers to the location of the single pharyngeal tooth on the posterior region of the pharynx, while in the close genus Syllis it is located in the anterior region.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType species The type species of the genus is Opisthosyllis brunnea Langerhans, 1879, by subsequent designation by Hartman (1959: 214). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:129662
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Bellan, Gérard
2006-01-25 15:50:31Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2006-07-13 10:07:35Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2007-03-29 10:21:37Z  checked  Musco, Luigi
2007-05-11 08:22:03Z  changed  Musco, Luigi
2008-03-05 09:00:37Z  changed  Decock, Wim
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2015-04-20 17:42:19Z  changed  Gil, João
  
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  Citation: Gil, J. (2015). Opisthosyllis Langerhans, 1879. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2015) World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=129662 on 2015-08-04
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