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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyllis mercedesae Lucas, San Martín & Parapar, 2012 
AphiaID: 712175

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 mercedesae (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyllis Savigny in Lamarck, 1818
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyllis mercedesae Lucas, San Martín & Parapar, 2012
Source  original description Lucas, Y.; San Martín, G.; Parapar, J. (2012). Two new species of Syllidae (Annelida: Polychaeta) from DIVA-Artabria I project (cruise 2002) to deep areas off NW Spain. Zootaxa. 3589: 77-88., available online at http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/list/2012/3589.html
page(s): 83-86, figs. 5-6, table 1 [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Iberian Atlantic [details]
Specimens  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype MNCN 16.01/12018, locality Iberian Atlantic (NW Spain, off Ártabro Gulf (Galicia), Sample AT-1000 (43º57.030'N, 08º54.795ºW), 1091–1132 m, stones and dead corals) [details]

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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 629-1132 m.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Midbody parapodia with straight aciculae and moderately long spiniger-like chaetae having indistinct subdistal tooth and appearing almost unidentate. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Species named after Mercedes Lucas Rodríguez, sister of the first author. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Dead corals, nodules and stones, between 629-1132 m. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Iberian Atlantic, NW Spain, off Ártabro Gulf (Galicia), Sample AT-1000 (43º57.030'N, 08º54.795ºW), 1091–1132 m, stones and dead corals.  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:712175
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2012-12-18 21:32:41Z  created  Read, Geoffrey
  
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  Citation: Read, G. (2015). Syllis mercedesae Lucas, San Martín & Parapar, 2012. 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=712175 on 2016-05-26
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