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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHaplosyllis cephalata Verrill, 1900 
AphiaID: 340032

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnnelida (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolychaeta (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorErrantia (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyllodocida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereidiformia (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyllidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyllinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHaplosyllis (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHaplosyllis cephalata (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHaplosyllis Langerhans, 1879
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHaplosyllis cephalata Verrill, 1900
Sources  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]

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]

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]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Bermuda [details]
Specimens  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyntype YPM 22543, locality Bermuda (Bermuda (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. 32.2901º, long. -64.7632º)) [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyntype YPM 22544, locality Bermuda (Bermuda (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. 32.2901º, long. -64.7632º)) [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyntype YPM 23002, locality Bermuda (Bermuda (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. 32.2901º, long. -64.7632º)) [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyntype YPM 23001, locality Bermuda (Bermuda (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. 32.2901º, long. -64.7632º)) [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyntype YPM 23003, locality Bermuda (Bermuda (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. 32.2901º, long. -64.7632º)) [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (10 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Annelid Collection 
Notes 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAssociation Living in association with sponges.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Shallow water to about 8 m.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Northwestern Atlantic Ocean: Bermuda. Caribbean Sea: Colombia.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet cephalata refers to the prominent and thick head of the species, with very large palps.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat In sponges. Specimens from Colombia found inside the sponge Ircinia campana (Lamarck, 1816), collected between 6-8 m depth.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction By acephalous stolons. Oocytes 500-800 µm in diameter.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy 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]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Atlantic Ocean, Bermuda. Further details not provided. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:340032
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2008-03-18 12:55:09Z  created  Fauchald, Kristian
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2015-04-05 11:51:53Z  changed  Gil, João
  
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  Citation: Gil, J. (2015). Haplosyllis cephalata Verrill, 1900. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2015) World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=340032 on 2015-07-29
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