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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyllis abyssicola Ehlers, 1874 
AphiaID: 238261

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 editorSyllis (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyllis abyssicola (Species)
Status nomen dubium
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyllis Lamarck, 1818
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyllis abyssicola Ehlers, 1874
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEhlersia (Syllis) abyssicola (Ehlers, 1874) (superseded recombination)
Sources  original description Ehlers, E. (1874). Annulata nova vel minus cognita in Expeditione 'Porcupine' capta. Annals and Magazine of Natural History. Series 4, 13: 292-298., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/78506#page/306/mode/1up
page(s): 295 [details]

source of synonymy Hartman, Olga. (1959). Catalogue of the Polychaetous Annelids of the World. Parts 1 and 2. Allan Hancock Foundation Occasional Paper. 23: 1-628. [details]

status source 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]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Rockall Trough [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range About 2525 m (1380 fathoms).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution North Atlantic Ocean: Rockall Trough.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet abyssicola means 'deep sea inhabitant', being composed by the Latin noun of Greek origin abyssus, meaning 'abyss' or 'deep sea', and the Latin suffix -cola, meaning 'inhabitant', and refers to the habitat of the species, at deep sea muddy grounds.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Dark coloured mud, at about 2525 m.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStatus The species was considered to be a nomen dubium by Licher (1999: 304).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality North Atlantic Ocean, Rockall Trough, 56º14'N, 11º37'W (56.233º -11.617º), at 1380 fathoms (about 2525 m), temperature 2.86ºC, in dark coloured mud.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType material Type material unavailable, probably lost, not located by Licher (1999: 304). [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Moved to different genus [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:238261
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2007-03-12 17:37:15Z  created  Musco, Luigi
2007-05-09 11:00:59Z  changed  Musco, Luigi
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2008-09-29 14:48:13Z  changed  Musco, Luigi
2015-04-26 20:06:02Z  changed  Gil, João
  
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  Citation: Gil, J. (2015). Syllis abyssicola Ehlers, 1874. 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=238261 on 2015-08-03
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