WoRMS taxon details

Parasphaerosyllis indica Monro, 1937

131343  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:131343)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Monro, C.C.A. (1937). Polychaeta. <em>The John Murray Expedition 1933-1934 Scientific Reports.</em> 4(8): 243-321., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/49518757
page(s): 273-275, text-fig. 8 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Holotype  NHMUK 1937.9.2.156, geounit Arabian Sea  
Holotype NHMUK 1937.9.2.156, geounit Arabian Sea [details]
Note West Indian Ocean, Arabian Sea, South Arabian...  
From editor or global species database
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]
Depth range Intertidal to 13.5 m.  
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 Aqaba)....  
Distribution Circum-tropical to temperate waters. West Indian Ocean: Arabian Sea (coast of Oman); Red Sea (Egypt, Gulf of Aqaba). Australia (New South Wales; Queensland; Western Australia). [details]

Etymology The specific epithet indica refers to the type locality of the species, the Indian Ocean.   
Etymology The specific epithet indica refers to the type locality of the species, the Indian Ocean.  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Parasphaerosyllis indica Monro, 1937. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=131343 on 2018-11-19
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original description Monro, C.C.A. (1937). Polychaeta. <em>The John Murray Expedition 1933-1934 Scientific Reports.</em> 4(8): 243-321., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/49518757
page(s): 273-275, text-fig. 8 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record Bellan, Gerard. (2001). Polychaeta, <B><I>in</I></B>: 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: pp. 214-231. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Vine, P. (1986). Red Sea Invertebrates. Immel Publishing, London. 224 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Ben-Eliahu, M. Nechama. (1977). Polychaete cryptofauna from rims of similar intertidal vermetid reefs on the Mediterranean coast of Israel and in the Gulf of Elat: Syllinae and Eusyllinae (Polychaeta Errantia: Syllidae). Israel Journal of Zoology. 26: 1-58., available online at http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/00212210.1977.10688440#.VE_LcjTF_Ss
page(s): 47 [details]   

additional source Núñez, J., San Martín, G. and Brito, M. C. 1992. Syllinae (Polychaeta, Syllidae) de las Islas Canarias. Revista de la Academia Canaria de Ciencias 4(3-4): 109-129. [details]   

additional source Fauchald, K.; Granados-Barba, A.; Solís-Weiss, V. (2009). Polychaeta (Annelida) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 751–788 in D.L. Felder and D.K. Camp (eds.). <em>Gulf of Mexico. Origin, Waters, and Biota. Volume 1, Biodiversity.</em> Texas A&M University Press, College Station, Texas., available online at http://goo.gl/auMxy9 [details]   

additional source Aguado, María Teresa; Murray, Anna; Hutchings, Patricia A. (2015). Syllidae (Annelida: Phyllodocida) from Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 4019(1): 35-60., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4019.1.5
page(s): 49, fig. 5F [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype NHMUK 1937.9.2.156, geounit Arabian Sea [details]
Nontype HUJ AN.I.99, geounit Gulf of Aqaba [details]
Nontype NHMUK 1976.405-430, geounit Gulf of Aqaba [details]
From editor or global species database
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 Aqaba). Australia (New South Wales; Queensland; Western Australia). [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 dead coral and algae, in intertidal to shallow subtidal depths. [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]