WoRMS name details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphaerosyllis kerguelensis McIntosh, 1885

334823  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:334823)

Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (superseded original combination)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
McIntosh, William C. (1885). Report on the Annelida Polychaeta collected by H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876. Ser. Zoology. vol. 12 [part 34 of reports]: 1-554, plates 1-55, 1A-39A, & Annelida stations map., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/50688426
page(s): 206-207, pl. XXIX fig. 5, pl. XXXIII fig. 10, pl. XVA fig. 22 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype  NHMUK 1885.12.1.155, locality Kerguelen...  
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]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote Kerguelen Islands, off Clumberland Bay...  
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Kerguelen Islands, off Clumberland Bay (48º45'S, 69º14'E).  [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 232 m.  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 232 m. [details]

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

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet kerguelensis refers to...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet kerguelensis refers to the type locality of the species, Kerguelen Islands.  [details]
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 2017-12-18

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2008-03-17 10:44:16Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2014-09-06 01:49:30Z
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original description McIntosh, William C. (1885). Report on the Annelida Polychaeta collected by H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876. Ser. Zoology. vol. 12 [part 34 of reports]: 1-554, plates 1-55, 1A-39A, & Annelida stations map., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/50688426
page(s): 206-207, pl. XXIX fig. 5, pl. XXXIII fig. 10, pl. XVA fig. 22 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphaerosyllis retrodens Ehlers, 1897) Ehlers, Ernst. (1897). Polychaeten. Ergebnisse der Hamburger Magalhaensischen Sammelreise 1892/93. 3: 1-148, 9 plates., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/46140178 [details]   

basis of record Hartman, O. 1964. Polychaeta Errantia of Antarctica. Antarctic Research Series, 3: 1-131., available online at https://doi.org/10.1029/AR003 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Glasby, C.J.; Read, G.B.; Lee, K.E.; Blakemore, R.J.; Fraser, P.M.; Pinder, A.M.; Erséus, C.; Moser, W.E.; Burreson, E.M.; Govedich, F.R.; Davies, R.W.; Dawson, E.W. (2009). Phylum Annelida: bristleworms, earthworms, leeches, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 312-358. [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]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphaerosyllis retrodens Ehlers, 1897) Hartman, O. 1964. Polychaeta Errantia of Antarctica. Antarctic Research Series, 3: 1-131., available online at https://doi.org/10.1029/AR003 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

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]
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 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]