WoRMS name details

Syllis polycera Schmarda, 1861

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

 unaccepted (superseded original combination)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 
Note South Africa, Cape of Good Hope, Table Bay...  
From editor or global species database
Type 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]
Type material Type material not found by Licher (1999: 285).  [details]
Depth range Not stated in the original description.   
Depth range Not stated in the original description.  [details]

Distribution South Africa: Table Bay, Cape of Good Hope.   
Distribution South Africa: Table Bay, Cape of Good Hope.  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet polycera is composed by the Greek prefix poly-, meaning 'many' or 'much', and the Greek word kéras,...  
Etymology 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]

Taxonomy Moved to different genus.   
Taxonomy Moved to different genus.  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Syllis polycera Schmarda, 1861. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=338789 on 2018-02-20
Date
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2008-03-18 12:55:09Z
created
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
Depth range Not stated in the original description.  [details]

Distribution South Africa: Table Bay, Cape of Good Hope.  [details]

Etymology 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]

Habitat Not stated in the original description.  [details]

Taxonomy Moved to different genus.  [details]

Type 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]

Type material Type material not found by Licher (1999: 285).  [details]