WoRMS name details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatysyllis Grube, 1878

325056  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:325056)

nomen dubium (indeterminable)
Genus

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatysyllis semperiana Grube, 1878 (nomen dubium, indeterminable)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Grube, A.E. 1878. Annulata Semperiana. Beiträge zur Kenntniss der Annelidenfauna der Philippinen. Memoires de L'Academie Imperiale.des Sciences de St.Petersbourg., Ser. 7, 25(8): 1-300., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/162068#page/7/mode/1up
page(s): 134 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The generic name Platysyllis derives from the...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The generic name Platysyllis derives from the combination of the prefix of Greek origin platy, meaning 'flat' or 'broad', and the name of the type genus of the family Syllidae, Syllis, making reference to the depressed or flattened body of the specimens.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Fauchald (1977: 85) considered the genus...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Fauchald (1977: 85) considered the genus Platysyllis, based on its type species P. semperiana, as indeterminable.  [details]
Gil, J. (2014). Platysyllis Grube, 1878. 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=325056 on 2017-12-18

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2008-03-05 14:39:51Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2014-04-28 08:35:10Z
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2014-12-03 13:11:31Z
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original description Grube, A.E. 1878. Annulata Semperiana. Beiträge zur Kenntniss der Annelidenfauna der Philippinen. Memoires de L'Academie Imperiale.des Sciences de St.Petersbourg., Ser. 7, 25(8): 1-300., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/162068#page/7/mode/1up
page(s): 134 [details]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis "Corpus longius vermiforme, depressum, segmentis brevibus numerosis. Lobus capitalis rotundatus, oculorum paribus minimum 2. Subtentaculata separata. Tentaculum 1, breve, e medio lobo capitali oriens. Subtentaculata brevissima, inter se distantia. Segmentum buccale supra vix distinguendum, cirri tentaculares haud observati. Pinnae cirro dorsuali et ventrali munitae, cirri dorsuales breves, haud filiformes. Setae simplices singulae." [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The generic name Platysyllis derives from the combination of the prefix of Greek origin platy, meaning 'flat' or 'broad', and the name of the type genus of the family Syllidae, Syllis, making reference to the depressed or flattened body of the specimens.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Fauchald (1977: 85) considered the genus Platysyllis, based on its type species P. semperiana, as indeterminable.  [details]