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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyllis corruscans Haswell, 1886 
AphiaID: 340050

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 editorSyllis (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyllis corruscans (Species)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (superseded original combination)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegasyllis corruscans (Haswell, 1886)
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegasyllis San Martín, Hutchings & Aguado, 2008
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyllis Lamarck, 1818
Sources  original description Haswell, William A. (1886). Observation on some Australian Polychaeta. Part I. I. Syllidae. II. Staurocephalus. III. Eulalia. IV. Psamathe. IV. Siphonostoma. V. Halla. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales. 10(4): 733-756, plates L-LV., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/6598060
page(s): 734-739, plate L figs. 1-3, plate LV fig. 5 [details]

source of synonymy Knox, G. A. 1960. Biological Results of the Chatham Islands 1954 Expedition. Part 3. Polychaeta errantia. New Zealand Department of Scientific and Industrial Research Bulletin, 139(3): 77-143. [details]

source of synonymy San Martín, G.; Hutchings Pat, A.; Aguado, M.T. 2008. Syllinae (Polychaeta, Syllidae) from Australia. Part. 2. Genera Inermosyllis, Megasyllis n. gen., Opisthosyllis, and Trypanosyllis. Zootaxa 1840: 1-53
page(s): 6 [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Port Jackson [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (24 publications) 
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Littoral down to 15 fathoms (27.5 m).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Port Jackson (New South Wales), Australia.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet corruscans refers probably to the bright colours of live specimens.  [details]

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

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Australia, New South Wales, Port Jackson (geocoordinates not provided but estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. -33.853º, long. 151.254º).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType material Not known to exist, probably lost or never retained.  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:340050
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2008-03-18 12:55:09Z  created  Fauchald, Kristian
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2014-01-27 08:34:19Z  changed  Read, Geoffrey
  
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  Citation: Read, G. (2014). Syllis corruscans Haswell, 1886. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2014) World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=340050 on 2014-11-27
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