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NameMusco, Luigi; Giangrande, Adriana. (2005). A new sponge-associated species, Syllis mayeri n. sp. (Polychaeta: Syllidae), with a discussion on the status of S. armillaris (Müller, 1776). Scientia Marina. 69(4): 467-474.
AuthorsMusco, Luigi; Giangrande, Adriana
Year2005
TitleA new sponge-associated species, Syllis mayeri n. sp. (Polychaeta: Syllidae), with a discussion on the status of S. armillaris (Müller, 1776)
JournalScientia Marina
Suffix69(4): 467-474
Type Publication
Linkhttp://www.icm.csic.es/scimar/index.php/secId/6/IdArt/3233/
NoteKristian Fauchald's Polychaeta DB
IMIS-ID78373
AbstractIn the framework of a study carried out along the Belizean coasts, a new species of syllid, Syllis mayeri n. sp., was found harboured by the sponge Ircinia strobilina. The description of this new taxon is given, and compared to other similar congeneric species and to some Mediterranean material from the southern Italian coast ascribed to S. armillaris. The new species is characterized by some stout compound chaetae with ypsiloid appearance, whose probable use for attaching to the host is hypothesized. Other diagnostic features are antennae, tentacular cirri and dorsal cirri of the anterior portion of the body that are longer than in similar, compared species. Moreover, the mid-body dorsal cirri are typically spindle-shaped. A discussion on the status of some sponge-associated taxa from tropical and subtropical seas attributed to the so-called cosmopolitan S. armillaris is also given.
Geographical
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Caribbean region
Tropical West Atlantic
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Systematics, Taxonomy
Taxonomic
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Polychaeta
Taxa
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyllis armillaris (O.F. Müller, 1776) (redescription)
Distributions
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Carrie Bow Island for Syllis mayeri Musco & Giangrande, 2005
South Italy for Syllis armillaris (O.F. Müller, 1776)
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