WoRMS taxon details

Parapionosyllis brevicirra Day, 1954

131336  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:131336)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Day, J.H. (1954). The Polychaeta of Tristan da Cunha. <em>Results of the Norwegian Scientific Expedition to Tristan da Cunha 1937-1938.</em> 29: 1-35.
page(s): 16, fig. 2j-o [details]   
Holotype  NTNU NSE 88.P, geounit Nightingale Island  
Holotype NTNU NSE 88.P, geounit Nightingale Island [details]
Note South Atlantic Ocean, Tristan da Cunha,...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality South Atlantic Ocean, Tristan da Cunha, Nightingale Island, off north-eastern coast (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. -37.414º, long. -12.465º), 20-40 m, outside Macrocystis belt, hard bottom with stones from the size of a hazel nut to that of a fist, strongly overgrown with sponges, hydroids, pelecypods, etc. [details]
Type material Holotype deposited at the Museum of Natural History and Archaeology, Trondheim, Norway (NTNU) (Bakken, 1999: 17). It is described as a small, slender worm measuring 3.6 mm long, by 0.3 mm wide, for 28 chaetigers, with the last few and pygidium missing.  [details]
Depth range 20-40 m.   
Depth range 20-40 m.  [details]

Distribution North Atlantic Ocean: Mediterranean Sea. South Atlantic Ocean: Nightingale Island, Tristan da Cunha. Pacific Ocean: Chilean...  
Distribution North Atlantic Ocean: Mediterranean Sea. South Atlantic Ocean: Nightingale Island, Tristan da Cunha. Pacific Ocean: Chilean Patagonia.  [details]

Etymology Not stated. The specific epithet brevicirra is composed by the Latin prefix brevi-, meaning 'short', and cirra, a form of...  
Etymology Not stated. The specific epithet brevicirra is composed by the Latin prefix brevi-, meaning 'short', and cirra, a form of the Latin word cirrus and used in the sense of 'appendage', and presumably refers to the short length of the dorsal cirri of the species.  [details]

Distribution disjunct distribution  
Distribution disjunct distribution [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2019). World Polychaeta database. Parapionosyllis brevicirra Day, 1954. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=131336 on 2019-01-19
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original description Day, J.H. (1954). The Polychaeta of Tristan da Cunha. <em>Results of the Norwegian Scientific Expedition to Tristan da Cunha 1937-1938.</em> 29: 1-35.
page(s): 16, fig. 2j-o [details]   

basis of record Bellan, G. (2001). Polychaeta, <i>in</i>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. <em>Collection Patrimoines Naturels.</em> 50: 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. <em>Marine Ecology Progress Series.</em> 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 Soto, Eulogio H.; San Martín, Guillermo. (2017). Exogoninae (Annelida: Syllidae) from Chilean Patagonia. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 4353(3): 521-539., available online at https://biotaxa.org/Zootaxa/article/view/zootaxa.4353.3.7
page(s): 530 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Çinar ME, Ergen Z & Benli HA (2003) Autolytinae and Exogoninae (Polychaeta: Syllidae) from northern Cyprus (Eastern Mediterranean Sea) with a checklist of species reported from the Levant Sea. Bull Mar Sci 72(3):741-767 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

redescription San Martín, G. (2003). Annelida, Polychaeta II: Syllidae. <em>In: Ramos MA et al. (eds) Fauna Iberica, Vol 21, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales. CSIC, Madrid.</em> p 1-554. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype NTNU NSE 88.P, geounit Nightingale Island [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range 20-40 m.  [details]

Diagnosis Original diagnosis by Day (1954: 16): ''No surface papillae; dorsal cirrus present on the second setiger; two pairs of eyes and an anterior pair of eye-specks; parapodial glands not seen.'' [details]

Distribution North Atlantic Ocean: Mediterranean Sea. South Atlantic Ocean: Nightingale Island, Tristan da Cunha. Pacific Ocean: Chilean Patagonia.  [details]

Etymology Not stated. The specific epithet brevicirra is composed by the Latin prefix brevi-, meaning 'short', and cirra, a form of the Latin word cirrus and used in the sense of 'appendage', and presumably refers to the short length of the dorsal cirri of the species.  [details]

Habitat Type from hard bottom with stones from the size of a hazel nut to that of a fist, strongly overgrown with sponges, hydroids, pelecypods, etc., between 20-40 m.  [details]

Type locality South Atlantic Ocean, Tristan da Cunha, Nightingale Island, off north-eastern coast (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. -37.414º, long. -12.465º), 20-40 m, outside Macrocystis belt, hard bottom with stones from the size of a hazel nut to that of a fist, strongly overgrown with sponges, hydroids, pelecypods, etc. [details]

Type material Holotype deposited at the Museum of Natural History and Archaeology, Trondheim, Norway (NTNU) (Bakken, 1999: 17). It is described as a small, slender worm measuring 3.6 mm long, by 0.3 mm wide, for 28 chaetigers, with the last few and pygidium missing.  [details]

From other sources
Bioclimatic category eurythermic [details]

Distribution disjunct distribution [details]