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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBranchiosyllis mayae Álvarez-Campos, San Martín & Aguado, 2012 
AphiaID: 710673

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 editorBranchiosyllis (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBranchiosyllis mayae (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBranchiosyllis Ehlers, 1887
Source  original description Álvarez-Campos, Patricia; San Martín, Guillermo; Aguado, Maria Teresa. (2012). The genus Branchiosyllis Ehlers, 1887 from Philippines Islands, with the description of two new species. Zootaxa. 3542: 49-68., available online at http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/list/2012/3542.html
page(s): 59 [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype MPMP NMA 4434 [details]
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology refers to the cartoons “Maya the Bee” due to the colour pattern of the species. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Inside orange, unidentified sponge, reaching high densities in a single, relatively small host individual. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality "Mainif point", Luzon Island, Philippines, 13 40’48’’ N, 120 51’ 20’’ E (13.68, 120.855556), 20 m [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:710673
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2012-11-15 01:02:13Z  created  Read, Geoffrey
  
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  Citation: Read, G. (2014). Branchiosyllis mayae Álvarez-Campos, San Martín & Aguado, 2012. 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=710673 on 2014-12-20
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