WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguillosyllis Day, 1963

325027  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:325027)

accepted
Genus
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguillosyllis capensis Day, 1963 (type by original designation)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBraniella Hartman, 1965 (subjective synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Day, J.H. 1963. The Polychaete fauna of South Africa. Part 8: New species and records from grab samples and dredgings. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History), Ser. Zoology, 10(7): 383-445., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/19408#page/417/mode/1up
page(s): 400 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The name of the genus Anguillosyllis refers probably to the resemblance of the anterior region of the worm, with a pair of...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The name of the genus Anguillosyllis refers probably to the resemblance of the anterior region of the worm, with a pair of large pointed palps fused for half their length, with the head of an ell (Anguilla).  [details]
Gil, J.; Read, G. (2017). Anguillosyllis Day, 1963. 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=325027 on 2018-01-24

Date
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2008-03-05 14:39:51Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed
2014-03-05 21:36:45Z
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2017-01-19 11:28:17Z
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original description Day, J.H. 1963. The Polychaete fauna of South Africa. Part 8: New species and records from grab samples and dredgings. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History), Ser. Zoology, 10(7): 383-445., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/19408#page/417/mode/1up
page(s): 400 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorBraniella Hartman, 1965) Hartman, Olga. (1965). Deep-water benthic polychaetous annelids off New England to Bermuda and other North Atlantic areas. Occasional Papers of the Allan Hancock Foundation. 28: 1-384., available online at http://digitallibrary.usc.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15799coll82/id/20299
page(s): 72-73 [details]   

additional source Aguado, M. T.; San Martin, G.; Siddall, M. E. 2012. Systematics and evolution of syllids (Annelida, Syllidae). Cladistics 28(3): 234-250., available online at https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1096-0031.2011.00377.x [details]   

redescription Aguado, M.T.; San Martín, G. (2008). Re-description of some enigmatic genera of Syllidae (Phyllodocida: Polychaeta). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. 88(01): 35-56., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S002531540800026X
page(s): 36 [details]   

identification resource Barroso, Rômulo; De Paiva, Paulo Cesar; Nogueira, João Miguel De Matos; Fukuda, Marcelo Veronesi. (2017). Deep sea Syllidae (Annelida, Phyllodocida) from Southwestern Atlantic. Zootaxa. 4221(4): 401–430., available online at http://www.biotaxa.org/Zootaxa/article/view/zootaxa.4221.4.1
page(s): 422; note: has key for species [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorBraniella Hartman, 1965) Aguado, M.T.; San Martín, G. (2008). Re-description of some enigmatic genera of Syllidae (Phyllodocida: Polychaeta). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. 88(01): 35-56., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S002531540800026X
page(s): 36 [details]   

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorBraniella Hartman, 1965) Fauchald, K. (1977). The polychaete worms, definitions and keys to the orders, families and genera. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County: Los Angeles, CA (USA), Science Series. 28:1-188., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/123110.pdf [details]   

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorBraniella Hartman, 1965) Clarke, A.; Johnston, N.M. (2003). Antarctic marine benthic diversity. Oceanography and Marine Biology: an Annual Review. 41: 47-114. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClassification Anguillosyllis has intermediate morphological characteristics between Exogoninae and Eusyllinae according to Aguado & San Martín (2008) [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Original diagnosis by Day (1963: 400): ''Prostomium with 3 minute antennae and a pair of large pointed palps fused for half their length. A single pair of minute tentacular cirri. Pharynx straight, unarmed. Dorsal cirri long but not annulated. Ventral cirri present. Setigerous lobe of the parapodium with a contractile dorsal projection. Setae compound and falcigerous.''

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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The name of the genus Anguillosyllis refers probably to the resemblance of the anterior region of the worm, with a pair of large pointed palps fused for half their length, with the head of an ell (Anguilla).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIdentification Aguado & San Martín (2008) provide a dichotomic key for the species of the genus.  [details]