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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyllis (Ehlersia) nitida Verrill, 1900 
AphiaID: 340052

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 (Ehlersia) (Subgenus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (subjective synonym)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBranchiosyllis exilis (Gravier, 1900)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyllis (Ehlersia) Quatrefages, 1865 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyllis Lamarck, 1818
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): 612 [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]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Bermuda [details]
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype YPM 2975 [details]
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Bermuda.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet nitida, feminine gender for the Latin word nitidus, meaning bright, refers to the plain yellowish white colour in formalin of the single specimen collected.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Probably in dead corals.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSynonymy San Martín (1992) revised the type material and considered the species to be a synonym of Branchiosyllis exilis (Gravier, 1900), confirming the synonymy established previously by Hartman (1942).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Current taxon synonym of species listed. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Atlantic Ocean, Bermuda. Further details not provided. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:340052
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2008-03-18 12:55:09Z  created  Fauchald, Kristian
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2014-09-01 15:09:24Z  changed  Gil, João
  
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  Citation: Gil, J. (2014). Syllis (Ehlersia) nitida Verrill, 1900. 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=340052 on 2014-09-21
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