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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphaerosyllis kerguelensis McIntosh, 1885 
AphiaID: 334823

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 editorExogoninae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphaerosyllis (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphaerosyllis kerguelensis (Species)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (superseded original combination)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProsphaerosyllis kerguelensis (McIntosh, 1885)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphaerosyllis Claparède, 1863
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphaerosyllis kerguelensis McIntosh, 1885
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphaerosyllis retrodens Ehlers, 1897 (subjective synonym)
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): 206-207, pl. XXIX fig. 5, pl. XXXIII fig. 10, pl. XVA fig. 22 [details]

new combination reference San Martín, Guillermo; Rozbaczylo, Nicolas; Díaz-Díaz, Oscar. (2017). Guía Y Claves Para El Reconocimiento De Las Subfamilias, Géneros Y Especies De Syllidae Registradas A Lo Largo De La Costa De Chile, Archipiélago Juan Fernández E Islade Pascua (Annelida: Phyllodocida: Syllidae [Guide and keys for the identification of the subfamilies, genera and species of Syllidae registered along the Chilean coast, the Juan Fernández Archipelago and Easter Island (Annelida: Phyllodocida: Syllidae)]. Anales Instituto Patagonia (Chile)]. Anales Instituto Patagonia (Chile). 45(2): 7-50 [44pp]., available online at http://www.analesdelinstitutodelapatagonia.cl/index.php/analespatagonia/article/view/835
page(s): 31; note: the authors expressed doubts concerning the proposed new combination; type material was not revised, the new combination was based only on the original description [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCape Horn [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
From other sources
New Zealand
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype NHMUK 1885.12.1.155, locality Kerguelen Islands (off Clumberland Bay (48º45'S, 69º14'E); volcanic mud, 127 fathoms (232 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 232 m. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Kerguelen Islands.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet kerguelensis refers to the type locality of the species, Kerguelen Islands.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Volcanic mud.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNew combination San Martín et al. (2017: 31) expressed doubts concerning the proposed new combination, expressed as Prosphaerosyllis (?) kerguelensis. The type material was not revised, and the new combination was based only on the original description, stated to be 'very incomplete'. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Kerguelen Islands, off Clumberland Bay (48º45'S, 69º14'E).  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:334823
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2008-03-17 10:44:16Z  created  Fauchald, Kristian
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2014-09-06 01:49:30Z  changed  Gil, João
2017-10-09 09:32:22Z  changed  Gil, João
  
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  Citation: Gil, J. (2017). Sphaerosyllis kerguelensis McIntosh, 1885. 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=334823 on 2017-10-22
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