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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParapterosyllis Hartmann-Schröder, 1960 
AphiaID: 325051

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 editorParapterosyllis (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParapterosyllis sexoculata Hartmann-Schröder, 1960
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyllinae Rioja, 1925
Sources  original description Hartmann-Schröder, G. 1960. Polychaeten aus dem Roten Meer. Kieler Meeresforschungen, 16(1): 69-125., available online at http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0014/001489/148944mo.pdf
page(s): 90 [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParapterosyllis luzonensis Pillai, 1965
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParapterosyllis sexoculata Hartmann-Schröder, 1960
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Diagnosis by Fauchald (1977): Three antennae and two pairs of tentacular cirri. Prostomium with paired posteriorly directed nuchal lappets. All appendages articulated. Eversible pharynx armed.[details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Original diagnosis by Hartmann-Schröder (1960): "Prostomium mit flügelförmigen Nuchalwülsten am Hinterrand wie Pterosyllis; Palpen getrennt; Antennen und Cirren gegliedert; Pharynx unbewaffnet; Magen mit Drüsenringen; Borsten zusammengesetzt, mit falcigerem Endglied.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The name of the genus Parapteropsyllis is formed by the apposition of the prefix of Greek origin 'para-', meaning 'resembling' or 'near', to Pterosyllis, to highlight the similarity between the two genera.  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:325051
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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
2014-04-28 08:35:10Z  changed  Gil, João
2014-12-04 17:19:58Z  changed  Gil, João
  
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  Citation: Gil, J. (2014). Parapterosyllis Hartmann-Schröder, 1960. 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=325051 on 2014-12-21
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