WoRMS name details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyllis polycera Schmarda, 1861

338789  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:338789)

Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (superseded original combination)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Schmarda, L. K. (1861). Neue Wirbellose Thiere: Beobachted und Gesammelt auf einer Reise um die Erdr 1853 bis 1857. In Turbellarien, Rotatorien und Anneliden. Leipzig, Verlag von Wilhelm Engelmann. Erster Band, Zweite Hälfte., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/ia/neuewirbelloseth21861schm
page(s): 72, two unnumbered text-figs. on top of page 72, plate XXVIII fig. 219 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote South Africa, Cape of Good Hope, Table Bay...  
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality South Africa, Cape of Good Hope, Table Bay (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. -33.88º, long. 18.45º).  [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType material Type material not found by Licher (1999: 285).  [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Not stated in the original description.   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Not stated in the original description.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution South Africa: Table Bay, Cape of Good Hope.   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution South Africa: Table Bay, Cape of Good Hope.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet polycera is composed by...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet polycera is composed by the Greek prefix poly-, meaning 'many' or 'much', and the Greek word kéras, meaning 'horn', and seems to make reference to the tentacular cirri of the species, described as being eight.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Moved to different genus.   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Moved to different genus.  [details]
WoRMS (2008). Syllis polycera Schmarda, 1861. 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=338789 on 2017-12-12

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2008-03-18 12:55:09Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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original description Schmarda, L. K. (1861). Neue Wirbellose Thiere: Beobachted und Gesammelt auf einer Reise um die Erdr 1853 bis 1857. In Turbellarien, Rotatorien und Anneliden. Leipzig, Verlag von Wilhelm Engelmann. Erster Band, Zweite Hälfte., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/ia/neuewirbelloseth21861schm
page(s): 72, two unnumbered text-figs. on top of page 72, plate XXVIII fig. 219 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

new combination reference Augener, H. (1918). Polychaeta. Beitrage zur Kenntnis der Meeresfauna Westafrikas. 2(2): 67-625, plates II-VII., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/7172671#page/79/mode/1up
page(s): 283-286, text-figs. plate V fig. 97 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Not stated in the original description.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution South Africa: Table Bay, Cape of Good Hope.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet polycera is composed by the Greek prefix poly-, meaning 'many' or 'much', and the Greek word kéras, meaning 'horn', and seems to make reference to the tentacular cirri of the species, described as being eight.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Not stated in the original description.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Moved to different genus.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality South Africa, Cape of Good Hope, Table Bay (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. -33.88º, long. 18.45º).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType material Type material not found by Licher (1999: 285).  [details]