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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAncistrosyllis parva Day, 1963 
AphiaID: 209723

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 editorPilargidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPilarginae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAncistrosyllis (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAncistrosyllis parva (Species)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (superseded original combination)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSigambra parva (Day, 1963)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAncistrosyllis McIntosh, 1879
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAncistrosyllis parva Day, 1963
Sources  original description Day, J.H. 1963. The Polychaete fauna of South Africa. Part 8: New species and records from grab samples and dredgings. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History), Ser. Zoology, 10(7): 383-445., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/19408#page/417/mode/1up
page(s): 395-396, fig. 3g-k [details]

new combination reference Pettibone, M. H. (1966). Revision of the Pilargidae (Annelida: Polychaeta), including descriptions of new species, and redescription of the pelagic Podarmus ploa Chamberlain (Polynoidae). Proceedings of the United States National Museum. 118(3525): 155-207., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/32856#page/177/mode/1up
page(s): 181 [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality South Africa [details]
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRéunion Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Specimens 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype NHMUK 1963.1.12, locality South African part of the Indian Ocean (south coast of Cape Province, South Africa, Indian Ocean, Sta. SCD 200 (34°10'S, 23°32'E); 97 m, green mud) [details]

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Notes 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 40-97 m. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution South Africa (Cape Province; KwaZuku-Natal Province). [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet parva (masculine: parvus) is a Latin adjective meaning 'small' or 'little', and refers to the small size of the species: ''A. parva is allied to A. tentaculata Treadwell 1941 from Long Island Sound, U.S.A. Both are small species [...]. A. robusta from Angola [...] is a much larger species'' (Day, 1963: 395, 396). [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Mud, at shelf depths. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality South coast of Cape Province, South Africa, Indian Ocean (-34.1667°, 23.5333°), 97 m, green mud. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:209723
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-09-02 11:43:23Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2016-12-05 09:45:15Z  changed  Gil, João
  
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  Citation: Gil, J. (2016). Ancistrosyllis parva Day, 1963. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2016). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=209723 on 2016-12-10
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