WoRMS name details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDesmosyllis Verrill, 1900

238485  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:238485)

Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted
Genus

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDesmosyllis longisetosa Verrill, 1900 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEusyllis longisetosa (Verrill, 1900) (superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDesmosyllis tenera (Verrill, 1882) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEusyllis tenera Verrill, 1882 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEusyllis fragilis (Webster, 1879) (alternate representation)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Verrill, A.E. 1900. Additions to the Turbellaria, Nemertina, and Annelida of the Bermudas, with revisions of some New England genera and species. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences, 10(2): 595-671., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/88425#page/305/mode/1up
page(s): 635 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The generic name Desmosyllis derives from the...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The generic name Desmosyllis derives from the Greek prefix 'desmo', meaning 'bonds', 'or 'connections', and the name of the genus Syllis, and refers to the connection of the large palps for about half their length.  [details]
Gil, J.; Musco, L. (2014). Desmosyllis Verrill, 1900. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=238485 on 2017-12-14

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2007-03-29 10:21:37Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2014-09-02 11:32:44Z
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original description Verrill, A.E. 1900. Additions to the Turbellaria, Nemertina, and Annelida of the Bermudas, with revisions of some New England genera and species. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences, 10(2): 595-671., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/88425#page/305/mode/1up
page(s): 635 [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]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The generic name Desmosyllis derives from the Greek prefix 'desmo', meaning 'bonds', 'or 'connections', and the name of the genus Syllis, and refers to the connection of the large palps for about half their length.  [details]