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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDesmosyllis Verrill, 1900 
AphiaID: 238485

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 editorEusyllinae (Subfamily)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEusyllis Malmgren, 1867
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEusyllis tenera Verrill, 1882
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEusyllinae Malaquin, 1893
Sources  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]

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Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDesmosyllis longisetosa Verrill, 1900 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEusyllis longisetosa (Verrill, 1900)
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)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
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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]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:238485
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Date   action   by
2007-03-29 10:21:37Z  created  Musco, Luigi
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2014-09-02 11:32:44Z  changed  Gil, João
  
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  Citation: Gil, J. (2014). Desmosyllis Verrill, 1900. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2014) World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=238485 on 2014-09-20
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