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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBranchiosyllis oculata Ehlers, 1887 
AphiaID: 231877

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 editorSyllidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyllinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBranchiosyllis (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBranchiosyllis oculata (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBranchiosyllis Ehlers, 1887
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBranchiosyllis Ehlers, 1887
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBranchiosyllis oculata Ehlers, 1887
Sources  original description Ehlers, Ernst. (1887). Reports on the results of dredging, under the direction of L. F. Pourtalès, during the years 1868-1870, and of Alexander Agassiz, in the Gulf of Mexico (1877-78), and in the Caribbean Sea (1878-79), in the U.S. Coast Survey steamer "Blake", Lieut-Com. C. D. Sigsbee, U.S.N. and Commander J. R. Bartlett, U.S.N., commanding. XXXI. Report on the Annelids. Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College. 15: vi & 335 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/96641#page/7/mode/1up
page(s): 148, plate 39 figs. 1-7 [details]

redescription San Martín, G., P. Álvarez-Campos & M.T. Aguado (2013) The genus Branchiosyllis Ehlers, 1887 (Annelida, Syllidae, Syllinae) from off the American coasts, with the description of a new species from Venezuela. Pan-American Journal of Aquatic Sciences, 8(3): 166-179. , available online at http://www.panamjas.org/pdf_artigos/PANAMJAS_8(3)_166-179.pdf
page(s): 172-173, figs. 5A-D, 6A-H [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Florida Keys [details]
From other sources
Caribbean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCaribbean Sea [details]
Cuba
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCuba [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMexico [details]
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyntype YPM YPMNH 6745, locality Florida Keys (USA, Florida, Key West) [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (13 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Annelid Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Intertidal to 50 m. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Sponges, dead corals, algae, hydrozoans, sand, in shallow water.  [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Caribbean Sea, Florida Keys [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:231877
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2006-07-13 10:07:35Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2006-07-14 15:54:19Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2015). Branchiosyllis oculata Ehlers, 1887. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2015) World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=231877 on 2015-08-30
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