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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEhlersia (Syllis) simplex Langerhans, 1879 
AphiaID: 238555

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 editorEhlersia (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEhlersia (Syllis) (Subgenus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEhlersia (Syllis) simplex (Species)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyllis amica Quatrefages, 1866
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEhlersia (Syllis) Lamarck, 1818 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyllis Lamarck, 1818
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEhlersia (Syllis) simplex Langerhans, 1879
Sources  original description Langerhans, Paul. (1879). Die Wurmfauna von Madeira [part I]. Zeitschrift für wissenschaftliche Zoologie. 32(4): 513-592, plates XXXI-XXXIII., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/45240780#page/581/mode/1up
page(s): 538-539, plate XXXI fig. 6a-f [details] [full text]

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]

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 Licher, Frank 2000 (1999), Revision der Gattung Typosyllis Langerhans, 1879 (Polychaeta: Syllidae). Morphologie, Taxonomie und Phylogenie. Abhandlungen der Senckenbergischen Naturforschenden Gesellschaft 551:1-336 [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Madeira [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Notes 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Intertidal to shallow water.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Northeastern Atlantic Ocean: Madeira Island (Portugal). [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet simplex is a Latin adjective meaning 'simple', 'single', or 'not complex', and refers to the stronger chaetae appearing in the dorsal region of the bundle from about segment 30 to the 10-20th segment before the pygidium, numbering 1, seldom 2, and being simple, without blade.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Amongst algae on rocks, intertidal to shallow water.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Current taxon junior synonym of species listed. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Northeastern Atlantic Ocean, Madeira Island (Portugal) (geocoordinates not provided, but estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. 32.64º, long. -16.9º), rare amongst algae on rocks.  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:238555
Taxonomic
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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
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2015). Ehlersia (Syllis) simplex Langerhans, 1879. 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=238555 on 2015-08-05
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