WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyllis (Ehlersia) hyperioni Dorsey & Phillips, 1987

334890

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Species
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Dorsey, John H. and Phillips, Charles A. 1987. A new species of Syllis (Ehlersia) (Polychaeta: Syllidae) from southern California, and description of the epitoke and atoke variation in S. (Ehlersia) heterochaeta Moore, 1909. Bulletin of the Biological Society of Washington 7: 152-161.
page(s): 156-159, figs. 2-3, table 2 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype  AHF Poly 1436, locality Southern California...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype AHF Poly 1436, locality Southern California Bight (USA, California, Santa Monica Bay (33º52'27"N, 118º34'12"W); silty sand, 78 m) [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote Pacific Ocean, Southern California (USA),...  
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Pacific Ocean, Southern California (USA), Santa Monica Bay (33º52'27"N, 118º34'12"W).  [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 21-116 m.  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 21-116 m. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Southern California Bight, along shelf depths...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Southern California Bight, along shelf depths in fine sediments.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The species is named for the Hyperion Sewage...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The species is named for the Hyperion Sewage Treatment Plant, City of Los Angeles, for the support and encouragement of their managing staff, especially Mr. Frank Wada and Dr. Sam Cheng, to the ecological and taxonomic research related to monitoring studies in Santa Monica Bay.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Pacific Ocean, Southern California (USA),...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Pacific Ocean, Southern California (USA), Santa Monica Bay (33º52'27"N, 118º34'12"W).  [details]
WoRMS (2008). Syllis (Ehlersia) hyperioni Dorsey & Phillips, 1987. 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=334890 on 2017-11-18

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2008-03-17 10:44:16Z
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original description Dorsey, John H. and Phillips, Charles A. 1987. A new species of Syllis (Ehlersia) (Polychaeta: Syllidae) from southern California, and description of the epitoke and atoke variation in S. (Ehlersia) heterochaeta Moore, 1909. Bulletin of the Biological Society of Washington 7: 152-161.
page(s): 156-159, figs. 2-3, table 2 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyllis (Ehlersia) hyperiona Dorsey & Phillips, 1987) Dorsey, John H. and Phillips, Charles A. 1987. A new species of Syllis (Ehlersia) (Polychaeta: Syllidae) from southern California, and description of the epitoke and atoke variation in S. (Ehlersia) heterochaeta Moore, 1909. Bulletin of the Biological Society of Washington 7: 152-161. [details]   

source of synonymy Licher, Frank 2000 (1999), Revision der Gattung Typosyllis Langerhans, 1879 (Polychaeta: Syllidae). Morphologie, Taxonomie und Phylogenie. Abhandlungen der Senckenbergischen Naturforschenden Gesellschaft 551:1-336 [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype AHF Poly 1436, locality Southern California Bight (USA, California, Santa Monica Bay (33º52'27"N, 118º34'12"W); silty sand, 78 m) [details]
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 21-116 m. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Southern California Bight, along shelf depths in fine sediments.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The species is named for the Hyperion Sewage Treatment Plant, City of Los Angeles, for the support and encouragement of their managing staff, especially Mr. Frank Wada and Dr. Sam Cheng, to the ecological and taxonomic research related to monitoring studies in Santa Monica Bay.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Fine sediments (sandy silt, silty sand, sandy mud) at shelf depths.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Pacific Ocean, Southern California (USA), Santa Monica Bay (33º52'27"N, 118º34'12"W).  [details]