WoRMS name details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHesiosyllis Wesenberg Lund, 1950

238315  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:238315)

Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (subjective synonym)
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Wesenberg-Lund, Elise 1950. Polychaeta. Danish Ingolf-Expedition, 4(14): 1-92.
page(s): 14-15 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The generic name Hesiosyllis refers to the...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The generic name Hesiosyllis refers to the doubts of Wesenberg-Lund (1950: 15) concerning if the taxon should be placed among the Syllidae or the Hesionidae: "The generic name which I propose for this peculiar specimen indicates that I am in doubt whether it is a Hesionid or a Syllid. I find that it possesses features of both families; at any rate they are very closely related.[details]
Read, G.; Musco, L. (2013). Hesiosyllis Wesenberg Lund, 1950. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=238315 on 2017-12-12

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2007-03-21 08:27:56Z
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2008-03-04 10:31:00Z
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original description Wesenberg-Lund, Elise 1950. Polychaeta. Danish Ingolf-Expedition, 4(14): 1-92.
page(s): 14-15 [details]   

source of synonymy 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.
page(s): 73-76, 531, 532 [details]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClassification Wesenberg-Lund (1950:15) was uncertain if Hesiosyllis belonged in Syllidae, presumably hence the name. Fauchald (1977) catalogued it in the Hesionidae, however San Martín (2003) treated it as in Eusyllinae, a synonym of Pionosyllis[details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The generic name Hesiosyllis refers to the doubts of Wesenberg-Lund (1950: 15) concerning if the taxon should be placed among the Syllidae or the Hesionidae: "The generic name which I propose for this peculiar specimen indicates that I am in doubt whether it is a Hesionid or a Syllid. I find that it possesses features of both families; at any rate they are very closely related.[details]