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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)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphaerosyllis Claparède, 1863
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]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype NHM 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 
From editor or global species database
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 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
  
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  Citation: Gil, J. (2014). Sphaerosyllis kerguelensis 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=334823 on 2014-09-18
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