WoRMS taxon details

Syllis alternata Moore, 1908

131413  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:131413)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Moore, J.P. (1908). Some polychaetous annelids of the northern Pacific coast of North America. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. 60: 321-364., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/30138#page/345/mode/1up
page(s): 323-325, figs. a-f on page 324 [details]   
Holotype  USNM 5542, locality Alaskan part of the North...  
Holotype USNM 5542, locality Alaskan part of the North Pacific Ocean (Northeastern Pacific, SW Alaska (U.S.A.), vicinity of Naha Bay, Behm Canal, 41-134 fathoms, gravel and sponges. Location of Albatross sta. 4228 according to Oceanographic Data Sets for NMNH Invertebrate Collections: North Pacific Ocean, Alaska, Alexander Archipelago, Revillagigedo Island, Behm Canal, Naha Bay, Indian Point (lat. 55º36'00''N; long. 131º41'00''W); 41-134 fathoms (75-245 m), gravel and sponges) [details]
Note Northeastern Pacific, southwestern Alaska...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Northeastern Pacific, southwestern Alaska (U.S.A.), Albatross sta. 4228, vicinity of Naha Bay, Behm Canal, 41-134 fathoms, gravel and sponges. Location of Albatross sta. 4228 according to Oceanographic Data Sets for NMNH Invertebrate Collections: North Pacific Ocean, Alaska, Alexander Archipelago, Revillagigedo Island, Behm Canal, Naha Bay, Indian Point (lat. 55º36'00''N; long. 131º41'00''W); 41-134 fathoms (75-245 m), gravel and sponges.  [details]
Type material Type material deposited at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, USA (holotype USNM 5542 and paratype USNM 5765), and Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, USA (paratype ANSP 1972 and paratype 1973, now missing).  [details]
Depth range 16-353 m.   
Depth range 16-353 m.  [details]

Distribution Northeastern Pacific Ocean: from Alaska to California. Chukchi Sea. Japan. Caribbean Sea. Gulf of Mexico. Northeastern...  
Distribution Northeastern Pacific Ocean: from Alaska to California. Chukchi Sea. Japan. Caribbean Sea. Gulf of Mexico. Northeastern Atlantic. Mediterranean Sea. Reported to be cosmopolitan, mainly on the northern hemisphere. Probably some of these records are the result of misidentifications.  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet alternata, feminine of the Latin word alternatus, meaning 'alternated', refers to the presence of...  
Etymology The specific epithet alternata, feminine of the Latin word alternatus, meaning 'alternated', refers to the presence of alternately long and short dorsal cirri in the posterior region of the body.  [details]

Taxonomy Moved to different genus  
Taxonomy Moved to different genus [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Syllis alternata Moore, 1908. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=131413 on 2018-06-18
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2007-03-29 10:21:37Z
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original description Moore, J.P. (1908). Some polychaetous annelids of the northern Pacific coast of North America. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. 60: 321-364., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/30138#page/345/mode/1up
page(s): 323-325, figs. a-f on page 324 [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.; Gambi, M. C. (2005). Cognetti’s syllid collection (Polychaeta: Syllidae) deposited at the Museum of the Stazione Zoologica ‘‘Anton Dohrn’’ (Naples, Italy), with descriptions of two new species of Autolytus. Journal of Natural History. 39(10): 725-762.
page(s): 754-755 [details]   

source of synonymy Hartman, O. (1948). The polychaetous annelids of Alaska. Pacific Science. 2(1): 3-58., available online at http://hdl.handle.net/10125/8890 [details]   

redescription Licher, Frank 2000 (1999), Revision der Gattung Typosyllis Langerhans, 1879 (Polychaeta: Syllidae). Morphologie, Taxonomie und Phylogenie. Abhandlungen der Senckenbergischen Naturforschenden Gesellschaft 551:1-336 [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]   

source of synonymy  (ofSyllis (Typosyllis) alternata (Moore, 1908)) 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]   

additional source  (ofSyllis (Typosyllis) alternata (Moore, 1908)) 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.). Gulf of Mexico. Origin, Waters, and Biota. Volume 1, Biodiversity. Texas A&M University Press, College Station, Texas., available online at http://goo.gl/auMxy9 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofTyposyllis alternata (Moore, 1908)) 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]   

basis of record  (ofTyposyllis alternata (Moore, 1908)) Hartman, O. (1948). The polychaetous annelids of Alaska. Pacific Science. 2(1): 3-58., available online at http://hdl.handle.net/10125/8890 [details]   

redescription  (ofTyposyllis alternata (Moore, 1908)) Imajima, Minoru. (2003). Polychaetous Annelids from Sagami Bay and Sagami Sea collected by the Emperor Showa of Japan and deposited at the Showa Memorial Institute, National Science Museum, Tokyo (II), Orders included within the Phyllodocida, Amphinomida, Spintherida and Enicida. National Science Museum Monographs. 23: 1-221., available online at http://ci.nii.ac.jp/naid/110004708004/en [details]   

redescription  (ofTyposyllis alternata (Moore, 1908)) Kudenov, Jerry D. and Harris, Leslie H. 1995. Family Syllidae Grube, 1850. pages 1-97. IN: Blake, James A.; Hilbig, Brigitte; and Scott, Paul H. Taxonomic Atlas of the Benthic Fauna of the Santa Maria Basin and Western Santa Barbara Channel. 5 - The Annelida Part 2. Polychaeta: Phyllodocida (Syllidae and scale-bearing families), Amphinomida, and Eunicida. Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. Santa Barbara [details]   

additional source  (ofTyposyllis alternata (Moore, 1908)) Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record  (ofTyposyllis (Typosyllis) alternata (Moore, 1908)) Fauchald, K. (2007). World Register of Polychaeta. , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

context source (HKRMS) Sun, Y. N. (2011). Biodiversity and Phylogeny of Coral-associated Polychaetes. Mphil Thesis, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong.  [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Type locality 
 

Holotype USNM 5542, locality Alaskan part of the North Pacific Ocean (Northeastern Pacific, SW Alaska (U.S.A.), vicinity of Naha Bay, Behm Canal, 41-134 fathoms, gravel and sponges. Location of Albatross sta. 4228 according to Oceanographic Data Sets for NMNH Invertebrate Collections: North Pacific Ocean, Alaska, Alexander Archipelago, Revillagigedo Island, Behm Canal, Naha Bay, Indian Point (lat. 55º36'00''N; long. 131º41'00''W); 41-134 fathoms (75-245 m), gravel and sponges) [details]
Paratype ANSP 1972, locality Alaskan part of the North Pacific Ocean (Northeastern Pacific, SW Alaska (U.S.A.), vicinity of Yes Bay, Behm Canal, 130-193 fathoms, gray mud. Location of Albatross sta. 4235 according to Oceanographic Data Sets for NMNH Invertebrate Collections: North Pacific Ocean, Alaska, Alexander Archipelago, Revillagigedo Island, Behm Canal, Spacious Bay, Square Island (lat. 55º51'04''N; long. 131º49'44''W); 130-193 fathoms (238-353 m), gray mud, black specks) [details]
Paratype USNM 5765, locality Alaskan part of the North Pacific Ocean (Northeastern Pacific, SW Alaska (U.S.A.), Dundas Bay, Icy Strait, 8.5-10 fathoms, gray mud and rocks. Location of Albatross sta. 4261 according to Oceanographic Data Sets for NMNH Invertebrate Collections: North Pacific Ocean, Alexander Archipelago, Chichagof Island, Icy Strait, Dundas Bay (lat. 58º21'00''N; long. 136º20'00''W); 8.5-10 fathoms (16-18 m), green mud, rocks) [details]
Paratype ANSP 1973, locality Alaskan part of the North Pacific Ocean (Northeastern Pacific, SW Alaska (U.S.A.), Dundas Bay, Icy Strait, 8.5-10 fathoms, gray mud and rocks. Location of Albatross sta. 4261 according to Oceanographic Data Sets for NMNH Invertebrate Collections: North Pacific Ocean, Alexander Archipelago, Chichagof Island, Icy Strait, Dundas Bay (lat. 58º21'00''N; long. 136º20'00''W); 8.5-10 fathoms (16-18 m), green mud, rocks) [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range 16-353 m.  [details]

Distribution Northeastern Pacific Ocean: from Alaska to California. Chukchi Sea. Japan. Caribbean Sea. Gulf of Mexico. Northeastern Atlantic. Mediterranean Sea. Reported to be cosmopolitan, mainly on the northern hemisphere. Probably some of these records are the result of misidentifications.  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet alternata, feminine of the Latin word alternatus, meaning 'alternated', refers to the presence of alternately long and short dorsal cirri in the posterior region of the body.  [details]

Habitat Gravel, sponges, and muddy sediments.  [details]

Specimen Holotype USNM 5542: female with eggs in 28 posterior segments, 30 mm long, 1.4 mm wide, 160 segments. Paratype ANSP 1972: 15 mm long, 1.1 mm wide. Paratype USNM 5765: 15 mm long, 0.4 mm wide. Paratype ANSP 1973: now missing.  [details]

Type locality Northeastern Pacific, southwestern Alaska (U.S.A.), Albatross sta. 4228, vicinity of Naha Bay, Behm Canal, 41-134 fathoms, gravel and sponges. Location of Albatross sta. 4228 according to Oceanographic Data Sets for NMNH Invertebrate Collections: North Pacific Ocean, Alaska, Alexander Archipelago, Revillagigedo Island, Behm Canal, Naha Bay, Indian Point (lat. 55º36'00''N; long. 131º41'00''W); 41-134 fathoms (75-245 m), gravel and sponges.  [details]

Type material Type material deposited at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, USA (holotype USNM 5542 and paratype USNM 5765), and Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, USA (paratype ANSP 1972 and paratype 1973, now missing).  [details]

From other sources
Bioclimatic category eurythermic [details]

Taxonomy Moved to different genus [details]
 

LanguageName 
Japanese ムアシリス [from synonym]  [details]