WoRMS name details

Microsyllis Claparède, 1863

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

 unaccepted (subjective synonym)
Genus

Species Microsyllis brevicirrata Claparède, 1863 (nomen dubium)

Species Microsyllis marenzelleri McIntosh, 1908 accepted as Exogone marenzelleri McIntosh, 1908 (superseded original combination)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Claparède, A. René Édouard. (1863). Beobachtungen über Anatomie und Entwicklungsgeschichte wirbelloser Thiere : an der Küste von Normandie angestellt. [book]. 1-120, 18 plates, W. Engelmann. Leipzig., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/10030
page(s): 42 [details]   
Etymology The generic name Microsyllis is composed by the prefix of Greek origin micro-, meaning 'small', and the name of the genus...  
Etymology 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]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Microsyllis Claparède, 1863. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=238515 on 2018-05-26
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2007-03-29 10:21:37Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2015-11-15 01:39:22Z
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original description Claparède, A. René Édouard. (1863). Beobachtungen über Anatomie und Entwicklungsgeschichte wirbelloser Thiere : an der Küste von Normandie angestellt. [book]. 1-120, 18 plates, 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
Etymology 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]