WoRMS name details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrosyllis Claparède, 1863

238515  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:238515)

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

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrosyllis brevicirrata Claparède, 1863 (nomen dubium)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrosyllis marenzelleri McIntosh, 1908 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorExogone marenzelleri McIntosh, 1908 (superseded original combination)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Claparède, Édouard. 1863. Beobachtungen über Anatomie und Entwicklungsgeschichte wirbelloser Thiere an der Küste von Normandie angestellt. 1-120. W. Engelmann. Leipzig., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/10030
page(s): 42 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The generic name Microsyllis is composed by...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The generic name Microsyllis is composed by the prefix of Greek origin micro-, meaning 'small', and the name of the genus Syllis Savigny in Lamarck, 1818, type genus of the family Syllidae, and probably refers to the small size of the type species, Microsyllis brevicirrata Claparède, 1863, stated to be only 2 mm long: "Körper 2 Mm. lang" (Claparède, 1863: 42).  [details]
Gil, J.; Musco, L. (2015). Microsyllis Claparède, 1863. 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=238515 on 2017-12-17

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2007-03-29 10:21:37Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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original description Claparède, Édouard. 1863. Beobachtungen über Anatomie und Entwicklungsgeschichte wirbelloser Thiere an der Küste von Normandie angestellt. 1-120. W. Engelmann. Leipzig., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/10030
page(s): 42 [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 Microsyllis is composed by the prefix of Greek origin micro-, meaning 'small', and the name of the genus Syllis Savigny in Lamarck, 1818, type genus of the family Syllidae, and probably refers to the small size of the type species, Microsyllis brevicirrata Claparède, 1863, stated to be only 2 mm long: "Körper 2 Mm. lang" (Claparède, 1863: 42).  [details]