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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyllis brevis Schmarda, 1861 
AphiaID: 332388

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 editorSyllis (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyllis brevis (Species)
Status nomen dubium
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyllis Lamarck, 1818
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyllis brevis Schmarda, 1861
Sources  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] [full text]

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]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality contained in Table Bay [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (4 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Not stated in the original description.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution South Africa: Table Bay, Cape of Good Hope. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEditor's comment The description of the species Syllis brevis Schmarda, 1861 seems to indicate a specimen belonging to the genus Trypanosyllis Claparède, 1864.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology 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]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Not stated in the original description.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy In the absence of type material Licher (1999: 304) considered the species to be a nomen dubium.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType 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]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType material Type material not found by Licher (1999: 304), who considered it to be probably lost.  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:332388
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Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2008-03-17 10:44:16Z  created  Fauchald, Kristian
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2015-05-10 21:46:01Z  changed  Gil, João
  
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  Citation: Gil, J. (2015). Syllis brevis Schmarda, 1861. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=332388 on 2017-10-22
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