WoRMS taxon details

Haplosyllis cephalata Verrill, 1900

340032  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:340032)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Verrill, A.E. 1900. Additions to the Turbellaria, Nemertina, and Annelida of the Bermudas, with revisions of some New England genera and species. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences, 10(2): 595-671., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/88425#page/305/mode/1up
page(s): 613-614 [details]   
Note Atlantic Ocean, Bermuda. Further details not...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Atlantic Ocean, Bermuda. Further details not provided. [details]
Depth range Shallow water to about 8 m.   
Depth range Shallow water to about 8 m.  [details]

Distribution Northwestern Atlantic Ocean: Bermuda. Caribbean Sea: Colombia.   
Distribution Northwestern Atlantic Ocean: Bermuda. Caribbean Sea: Colombia.  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet cephalata refers to the prominent and thick head of the species, with very large palps.   
Etymology The specific epithet cephalata refers to the prominent and thick head of the species, with very large palps.  [details]

Taxonomy Current taxon was generally considered as a junior synonym of Haplosyllis spongicola (Grube, 1855), but was considered as...  
Taxonomy Current taxon was generally considered as a junior synonym of Haplosyllis spongicola (Grube, 1855), but was considered as valid by Licher (1999), based on the type material.  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Haplosyllis cephalata Verrill, 1900. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=340032 on 2018-04-23
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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 Verrill, A.E. 1900. Additions to the Turbellaria, Nemertina, and Annelida of the Bermudas, with revisions of some New England genera and species. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences, 10(2): 595-671., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/88425#page/305/mode/1up
page(s): 613-614 [details]   

additional source Licher, Frank 2000 (1999), Revision der Gattung Typosyllis Langerhans, 1879 (Polychaeta: Syllidae). Morphologie, Taxonomie und Phylogenie. Abhandlungen der Senckenbergischen Naturforschenden Gesellschaft 551:1-336
page(s): 280 [details]   

additional source Lattig, Patricia and Martin, Daniel. 2011. Sponge-associated Haplosyllis (Polychaeta: Syllidae: Syllinae) from the Caribbean Sea, with the description of four new species. Scientia Marina, 75(4): 733-758.
page(s): 739-743, figs. 6A-L, 7A-F [details]   

source of synonymy Hartman, O. (1942). A review of the types of polychaetous annelids at the Peabody Museum of Natural History, Yale University. Bulletin of the Bingham Oceanographic Collection, Yale University. 8(1): 1-98. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

redescription Lattig, P.; Martin, D. 2009. A taxonomic revision of the genus Haplosyllis Langerhans, 1887 (Polychaeta: Syllidae: Syllinae). Zootaxa 2220: 1-40, available online at http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/list/2009/zt02220.html
page(s): 13-15, fig. 8A-G [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 
 

Syntype YPM 22543, locality Bermuda (Bermuda (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. 32.2901º, long. -64.7632º)) [details]
Syntype YPM 22544, locality Bermuda (Bermuda (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. 32.2901º, long. -64.7632º)) [details]
Syntype YPM 23002, locality Bermuda (Bermuda (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. 32.2901º, long. -64.7632º)) [details]
Syntype YPM 23001, locality Bermuda (Bermuda (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. 32.2901º, long. -64.7632º)) [details]
Syntype YPM 23003, locality Bermuda (Bermuda (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. 32.2901º, long. -64.7632º)) [details]
From editor or global species database
Association Living in association with sponges.  [details]

Depth range Shallow water to about 8 m.  [details]

Distribution Northwestern Atlantic Ocean: Bermuda. Caribbean Sea: Colombia.  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet cephalata refers to the prominent and thick head of the species, with very large palps.  [details]

Habitat In sponges. Specimens from Colombia found inside the sponge Ircinia campana (Lamarck, 1816), collected between 6-8 m depth.  [details]

Reproduction By acephalous stolons. Oocytes 500-800 µm in diameter.  [details]

Taxonomy Current taxon was generally considered as a junior synonym of Haplosyllis spongicola (Grube, 1855), but was considered as valid by Licher (1999), based on the type material.  [details]

Type locality Atlantic Ocean, Bermuda. Further details not provided. [details]