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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsammosyllis Westheide, 1990 
AphiaID: 240982

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 accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsammosyllis aliceae Westheide, 1990 (type by original designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEusyllinae Malaquin, 1893
Sources  original description Westheide, W. (1990). A new genus and species of the Syllidae (Annelida, Polychaeta) from south India. Zoologica Scripta 19 (2), 165–167., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1463-6409.1990.tb00250.x
page(s): 165 [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsammosyllis aliceae Westheide, 1990
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsammosyllis curticirris (Hartmann-Schröder, 1983)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsammosyllis wui Ding & Westheide, 1997
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClassification Incorporation into either the Eusyllinae or the Exogoninae was unresolved, because it possesses characters of both of these poorly defined subfamilies. The genus was considered to belong to the Eusyllinae by San Martín & Hutchings (2006).

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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The name of the genus refers to its sandy habitat. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:240982
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Date   action   by
2007-06-06 21:28:59Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-03-05 09:00:37Z  changed  Decock, Wim
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2014-04-11 09:46:37Z  changed  Gil, João
2014-04-13 02:24:03Z  changed  Gil, João
  
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  Citation: Gil, J. (2014). Psammosyllis Westheide, 1990. 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=240982 on 2014-07-12
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