WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStreptosyllis Webster & Benedict, 1884

129678  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:129678)

accepted
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Webster, Henry E. and Benedict, James E. 1884. The Annelida Chaetopoda from Provincetown and Wellfleet, Massachusetts. Annual Report of the United States Commission of Fish and Fisheries, Washington, 1881: 699-747., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/41903#page/173/mode/1up
page(s): 711 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The name of the genus Streptosyllis is formed...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The name of the genus Streptosyllis is formed by the prefix of Greek origin strepto-, meaning 'twisted' or 'curved', and the name of the genus Syllis Lamarck, 1818, the type of the family Syllidae, and refers probably to the body being strongly convex dorsally in the type species, Streptosyllis arenae Webster & Benedict, 1884.  [details]
Gil, J.; Read, G.; Musco, L.; Bellan, G. (2015). Streptosyllis. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=129678 on 2017-12-15

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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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2011-04-17 22:48:06Z
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2015-04-05 11:51:53Z
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original description Webster, Henry E. and Benedict, James E. 1884. The Annelida Chaetopoda from Provincetown and Wellfleet, Massachusetts. Annual Report of the United States Commission of Fish and Fisheries, Washington, 1881: 699-747., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/41903#page/173/mode/1up
page(s): 711 [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 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]   

additional source Fauvel, P. (1923). Polychètes errantes. Faune de France. Librairie de la Faculte des Sciences. Paris. 5: 1-488., available online at http://www.faunedefrance.org/  [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 name of the genus Streptosyllis is formed by the prefix of Greek origin strepto-, meaning 'twisted' or 'curved', and the name of the genus Syllis Lamarck, 1818, the type of the family Syllidae, and refers probably to the body being strongly convex dorsally in the type species, Streptosyllis arenae Webster & Benedict, 1884.  [details]
 



Feeding Type
deposit feeder: surface [details]
interface feeder [details]
suspension feeder: facultative [details]