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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyllis gigantea McIntosh, 1885 
AphiaID: 340054

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)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (superseded original combination)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrypanosyllis gigantea (McIntosh, 1885)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyllis Lamarck, 1818
Sources  original description McIntosh, W.C. 1885. Report on the Annelida Polychaeta collected by H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876. Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S.Challenger during the years 1872-76, Ser. Zoology, 12: 1-554., available online at http://www.19thcenturyscience.org/HMSC/HMSC-Reports/Zool-34/htm/doc.html
page(s): 193-195, pl. XXX figs. 1-3, pl. XXXIII fig. 4, pl. XVA fig. 14, pl. XXXIVA fig. 7 [details]

source of synonymy Fauvel, P. 1914. Annélides polychètes non-pélagiques provenant des campagnes de l'Hirondelle et de la Princesse-Alice (1885-1910). Résultats des campagnes scientifiques accompliés par le Prince Albert I, 46: 1-432., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/18640#9 [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype NHM 1885.12.1.144, locality Kerguelen Islands (off Kerguelen (geocoordinates not provided, but estimated to be approximately lat. -49.0599°, long. 69.3209°); between 10-100 fathoms (18-183 m)) [details]
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 18-183 m (10-100 fathoms).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Subantarctic Indian Ocean, Kerguelen Islands.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet gigantea refers to the big size of the type specimen (90 mm long, 7 mm wide, including the bristles).  [details]

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

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Subantarctic Indian Ocean, Kerguelen Islands (geocoordinates not provided, but estimated to be approximately lat. -49.0599°, long. 69.3209°).  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:340054
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2008-03-18 12:55:09Z  created  Fauchald, Kristian
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Syllis gigantea McIntosh, 1885. 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=340054 on 2014-10-30
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