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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolymastus Claparède, 1864 
AphiaID: 238322

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 editorPolymastus (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEurysyllis Ehlers, 1864
Rank Genus
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyllinae Rioja, 1925
Sources  original description Claparède, Édouard. (1864). Glanures zootomiques parmi les annélides de Port-Vendres (Pyrénées Orientales). Mémoires de la Société de Physique et d'Histoire Naturelle de Genève. 17(2): 463-600., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.1972
page(s): 569 [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 [details]

source of synonymy Fauvel, P. 1923. Polychètes errantes. Faune de France Volume 5. 1-488. Librairie de la Faculte des Sciences. Paris., available online at http://www.faunedefrance.org/  [details]

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Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolymastus paradoxus Claparède, 1864 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEurysyllis tuberculata Ehlers, 1864
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The generic name Polymastus is composed by the prefix of Greek origin poly-, meaning 'many' or 'much' and the Greek root mastus, meaning 'breast' or 'nipple', and refers to the presence of four dorsal longitudinal rows of spheric structures resembling nipples that characterizes the genus.  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:238322
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Date   action   by
2007-03-21 08:27:56Z  created  Musco, Luigi
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2015). Polymastus Claparède, 1864. 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=238322 on 2015-08-29
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