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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyllis macroura Schmarda, 1861 
AphiaID: 332406

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 macroura (Species)
Status nomen dubium
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyllis Lamarck, 1818
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyllis macroura Schmarda, 1861
Sources  original description Schmarda, Ludwig K. 1861. Neue wirbellose Thiere beobachtet und gesammelt auf einer Reise un die Erdr 1853 bis 1857. Erster Band (zweite halfte) Turbellarian, Rotatorien un Anneliden. 1-164. Wilhelm Engelmann. Leipzig., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/ia/neuewirbelloseth21861schm
page(s): 70, 3 unnumbered text-figs. on bottom of page 70 [details]

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): 306 [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality New Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [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 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Not stated in original description.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Coasts of New Zealand.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet macroura is composed by the Greek prefix makrós, meaning 'long', and the Greek noun oura, meaning 'tail', and refers to the pair of long anal cirri present in the species.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat On stones.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Hartman (1959: 227), considered Syllis macroura as being possibly Opisthosyllis australis Augener, 1913. In the absence of type material and due to the short and insufficient description, Licher (1999: 306) considered the species to be a nomen dubium.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Coasts of New Zealand, on stones. Further information not provided.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType material Type material not found by Licher (1999: 306).  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:332406
Taxonomic
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 16:35:38Z  changed  Gil, João
  
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  Citation: Gil, J. (2015). Syllis macroura Schmarda, 1861. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2015) World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=332406 on 2015-08-01
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