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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachysyllis Imajima & Hartman, 1964 
AphiaID: 325031

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 editorBrachysyllis (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachysyllis japonica Imajima & Hartman, 1964 (type by original designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyllidae Grube, 1850
Sources  original description Imajima, Minoru and Hartman, Olga 1964. The polychaetous annelids of Japan. Occasional Papers of the Allan Hancock Foundation, 26(1-2): 1-452 [issued in 2 parts].
page(s): 108 [details]

source of synonymy Imajima, Minoru 1966. The Syllidae (polychaetous annelids) from Japan. III. Eusyllinae. Publications of the Seto Marine Biological Laboratory, 14(2): 85-116., available online at http://repository.kulib.kyoto-u.ac.jp/dspace/bitstream/2433/175434/1/fia0142_085.pdf
page(s): 88 [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): 38-40 [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachysyllis infuscata (Ehlers, 1901)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachysyllis japonica Imajima & Hartman, 1964
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachysyllis lagunae (Hartman, 1961)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The name of the genus derives from the combination of the Latin word brachy, meaning short, with Syllis, and makes reference to the short body of the type species of the genus, Brachysyllis japonica.  [details]

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

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy The genus Brachysyllis Imajima & Hartman, 1964 was synonymized with Dioplosyllis Gidholm, 1962 by Imajima (1966), but was later considered to be valid by Aguado & San Martín (2008).  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:325031
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Date   action   by
2008-03-05 14:39:51Z  created  Fauchald, Kristian
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2014-04-05 21:50:39Z  changed  Gil, João
2014-07-25 08:07:20Z  changed  Gil, João
2014-11-04 14:40:52Z  changed  Gil, João
  
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  Citation: Gil, J. (2014). Brachysyllis Imajima & Hartman, 1964. 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=325031 on 2014-11-23
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