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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonosyllis aidae Álvarez-Campos, San Martín & Aguado, 2013 
AphiaID: 743735

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 editorAlcyonosyllis (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonosyllis aidae (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonosyllis Glasby & Watson, 2001
Source  original description Álvarez-Campos, Patricia; San Martín, Guillermo; Aguado, M. Teresa. 2013. A new species and new record of the commensal genus Alcyonosyllis Glasby & Watson, 2001 and a new species of Parahaplosyllis Hartmann-Schröder, 1990, (Annelida: Syllidae: Syllinae) from Philippines Islands. Zootaxa 3734(2): 156–168, available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3734.2.4
page(s): 157-163, figs. 1-4 [details]

Environment marine
Fossil range recent only
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype MPMP NMA 004438, locality Philippines ("Mainif Point", between Balayan Bay and Batangas Bay, Luzón Island (13º40'48"N, 120º51'20"E); on soft corals of the genus Dendronephthya sp. on soft bottom, 10 m) [details]
Feedingtype  adult: symbiotic: unspecified type on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDendronephthya Kuekenthal, 1905 [details]
Notes 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAssociation The species lives in association with soft corals of the genus Dendronephthya sp. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 10 m. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Alcyonosyllis aidae n. sp. is characterized by its colour pattern, which is different to all other species of the genus, having a tri-lineate appearance, the first pair of dorsal cirri thicker than remaining and rugose, and 2–3 chaetae per parapodium, bidentate with small proximal tooth and unidentate with or without subdistal
boss. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Philippines Islands, Luzón Island. Known only from the type locality.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Named in honor of Aida Verdes. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat On soft corals of the genus Dendronephthya sp. living on shallow water.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Philippines Islands,"Mainif Point", between Balayan Bay and Batangas Bay, Luzón Island, 13º40'48"N, 120º51'20"E (13.68°, 120.8556), 10m.  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:743735
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  Citation: Read, G. (2014). Alcyonosyllis aidae Álvarez-Campos, San Martín & Aguado, 2013. 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=743735 on 2014-12-18
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