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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyllis curticirris Monro, 1937 
AphiaID: 332393

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 curticirris (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyllis Savigny in Lamarck, 1818
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyllis curticirris Monro, 1937
Sources  original description Monro, C.C.A. (1937). Polychaeta. The John Murray Expedition 1933-1934 Scientific Reports. 4(8): 243-321., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/49518757
page(s): 271-272, text-fig. 7 [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Zanzibar Channel [details]
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype NHMUK 1937.9.2.130, locality Zanzibar Channel (West Indian Ocean, Tanzania, near Zanzibar, Stn. 112 (05º04'57''S; 39º13'18''E); 113 m) [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Notes 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 113 m.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution West Indian Ocean: Tanzania (near Zanzibar, Zanzibar Channel). [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet curticirris is composed by the Latin words curti, form of the word curtus and meaning 'short' or 'shortened', and cirrus, a slender and usually flexible appendage in animals, and refers to the "exceedingly short" dorsal cirri present after the first chaetigers, having 4 and 3 articles alternately.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Unknown, at 113 m depth.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality West Indian Ocean, Tanzania, near Zanzibar, St. 112 (05º04'57''S; 39º13'18''E), at 113 m.  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:332393
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Date   action   by
2008-03-17 10:44:16Z  created  Fauchald, Kristian
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2015). Syllis curticirris. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2015) World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=332393 on 2016-08-27
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