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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyllis robertianae McIntosh, 1885 
AphiaID: 332424

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 robertianae (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyllis Lamarck, 1818
Sources  original description McIntosh, W.C. 1885. Report on the Annelida Polychaeta collected by H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876. Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S.Challenger during the years 1872-76, Ser. Zoology, 12: 1-554., available online at http://www.19thcenturyscience.org/HMSC/HMSC-Reports/Zool-34/htm/doc.html
page(s): 197-198, pl. XXXIV figs. 1-2, pl. XXIXA fig. 14 [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype NHM 1885.12.1.147, locality Argentina (off the coast of Buenos Aires (37º17'S, 53º52'W); green sand, in an encrusting sponge on the tube of the holotype of Pista mirabilis McIntosh, 1885, 600 fathoms (1097 m)) [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 1097 m. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Southwestern Atlantic Ocean, off northern Argentina.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The species is dedicated to Roberta Mitchell McIntosh (1843-1869), sister of the author, who acted as illustrator for W.C. McIntosh's works until her death.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Green sand, in an encrusting sponge on the tube of the holotype of Pista mirabilis McIntosh, 1885.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Atlantic Ocean, northern Argentina, off the coast of Buenos Aires (37º17'S, 53º52'W).  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:332424
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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 (2014). Syllis robertianae McIntosh, 1885. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2014) World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=332424 on 2014-12-25
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