WoRMS name details

Syllis brevis Schmarda, 1861

332388  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:332388)

nomen dubium
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Schmarda, L. K. (1861). Neue Wirbellose Thiere: Beobachted und Gesammelt auf einer Reise um die Erdr 1853 bis 1857. In Turbellarien, Rotatorien und Anneliden. Leipzig, Verlag von Wilhelm Engelmann. Erster Band, Zweite Hälfte., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/ia/neuewirbelloseth21861schm
page(s): 71, two unnumbered text-figs. on the bottom of page 71 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Note South Africa, Cape of Good Hope, Table Bay...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality South Africa, Cape of Good Hope, Table Bay (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. -33.88º, long. 18.45º). [details]
Type material Type material not found by Licher (1999: 304), who considered it to be probably lost.  [details]
Depth range Not stated in the original description.   
Depth range Not stated in the original description.  [details]

Distribution South Africa: Table Bay, Cape of Good Hope.  
Distribution South Africa: Table Bay, Cape of Good Hope. [details]

Etymology The specific epithet brevis is a Latin adjective meaning 'brief' or 'short', and refers to the relatively short body of the...  
Etymology The specific epithet brevis is a Latin adjective meaning 'brief' or 'short', and refers to the relatively short body of the species (20 mm long, 2.5 mm wide), with very short segments, and short dorsal cirri.  [details]

Taxonomy In the absence of type material Licher (1999: 304) considered the species to be a nomen dubium.   
Taxonomy In the absence of type material Licher (1999: 304) considered the species to be a nomen dubium.  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Syllis brevis Schmarda, 1861. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=332388 on 2018-05-23
Date
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2008-03-17 10:44:16Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2015-05-10 21:46:01Z
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original description Schmarda, L. K. (1861). Neue Wirbellose Thiere: Beobachted und Gesammelt auf einer Reise um die Erdr 1853 bis 1857. In Turbellarien, Rotatorien und Anneliden. Leipzig, Verlag von Wilhelm Engelmann. Erster Band, Zweite Hälfte., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/ia/neuewirbelloseth21861schm
page(s): 71, two unnumbered text-figs. on the bottom of page 71 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

status source Licher, Frank 2000 (1999), Revision der Gattung Typosyllis Langerhans, 1879 (Polychaeta: Syllidae). Morphologie, Taxonomie und Phylogenie. Abhandlungen der Senckenbergischen Naturforschenden Gesellschaft 551:1-336
page(s): 304 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From editor or global species database
Depth range Not stated in the original description.  [details]

Distribution South Africa: Table Bay, Cape of Good Hope. [details]

Editor's comment The description of the species Syllis brevis Schmarda, 1861 seems to indicate a specimen belonging to the genus Trypanosyllis Claparède, 1864.  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet brevis is a Latin adjective meaning 'brief' or 'short', and refers to the relatively short body of the species (20 mm long, 2.5 mm wide), with very short segments, and short dorsal cirri.  [details]

Habitat Not stated in the original description.  [details]

Taxonomy In the absence of type material Licher (1999: 304) considered the species to be a nomen dubium.  [details]

Type locality South Africa, Cape of Good Hope, Table Bay (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. -33.88º, long. 18.45º). [details]

Type material Type material not found by Licher (1999: 304), who considered it to be probably lost.  [details]