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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhopalosyllis Augener, 1913 
AphiaID: 325060

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 editorRhopalosyllis (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhopalosyllis hamulifera Augener, 1913 (type by monotypy)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyllinae Grube, 1850
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhopalosyllis Augener, 1913
Sources  original description Augener, Hermann. (1913). Polychaeta I. Errantia. 65-304. IN: Michaelsen, W. and Hartmeyer, R. (Ed.). Die Fauna Südwest-Australiens. Ergebnisse der Hamburger südwest-australischen Forschungsreise 1905. Volume IV, Lieferung 5. Gustav Fischer. Jena. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/31515#page/3/mode/1up
page(s): 245 [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhopalosyllis hamulifera Augener, 1913
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Emmended diagnosis by San Martín et al. (2008: 148): ''Body long, robust, cylindrical, with numerous segments; most posterior segments achaetous. Body covered with numerous, small papillae, present on prostomium, parapodia and anal cirri, both dorsally and ventrally. Prostomium with 4 eyes and 3 antennae. Palps fused at bases, rounded, sometimes ventrally folded. Peristomium dorsally reduced, with 2 pairs of tentacular cirri. Nuchal organs as paired ciliated grooves between prostomium and peristomium. Dorsal and ventral cirri present on all parapodia. Antennae, tentacular and dorsal cirri obscurely articulated, short, oval to spindle-shaped, rough, covered by papillae. Ventral cirri conical. Compound chaetae heterogomph; on posterior segments some chaetae with fused shafts and blades, forming thick, bidentate hooks; dorsal and ventral simple chaetae present on most posterior parapodia. Pharynx and proventricle short; pharyngeal tooth long and slender. Reproduction by stolons.'' [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Original diagnosis by Augener (1913: 245): ''Syllidee mit geradem, zahnlosem Pharynx. Alle Fühler und Cirren ungegliedert, kurz, spindelförmig, mit großen Papillen besetzt. Ventralcirren und getrennte Palpen vorhanden. Borsten komplexe Syllis-Borsten und einfache starke Haken. Fortpflanzung mit Generations-wechsel.'' [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:325060
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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
2016-10-23 11:51:58Z  changed  Gil, João
  
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  Citation: Gil, J. (2016). Rhopalosyllis Augener, 1913. 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=325060 on 2017-10-18
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