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Eurysyllis mercuryi Lucas, San Martín & Parapar, 2012

712174  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:712174)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
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): 78-83, figs. 1-4 [details]   
Holotype  MNCN 16.01/12026, locality Iberian Atlantic...  
Holotype MNCN 16.01/12026, 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]
Note Iberian Atlantic, NW Spain, off Ártabro Gulf...  
From editor or global species database
Type 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]
Depth range 770-1132 m.  
Depth range 770-1132 m. [details]

Distribution Iberian Atlantic: continental slope off Ártabro Gulf (Galicia, NW Spain).   
Distribution Iberian Atlantic: continental slope off Ártabro Gulf (Galicia, NW Spain).  [details]

Etymology Named "in honour of Freddie Mercury (nickname of Farrokh Bulsara), leader of the rock band Queen."  
Etymology Named "in honour of Freddie Mercury (nickname of Farrokh Bulsara), leader of the rock band Queen." [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Eurysyllis mercuryi Lucas, San Martín & Parapar, 2012. Accessed through: Glover, A.G., Higgs, N., Horton, T. (2018) World Register of Deep-Sea species (WoRDSS) at: http://www.marinespecies.org/deepsea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=712174 on 2018-05-27
Glover, A.G., Higgs, N., Horton, T. (2018). World Register of Deep-Sea species (WoRDSS). Eurysyllis mercuryi Lucas, San Martín & Parapar, 2012. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/deepsea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=712174 on 2018-05-27
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2012-12-18 21:32:41Z
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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): 78-83, figs. 1-4 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

Holotype MNCN 16.01/12026, 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]
Paratype MNCN 16.01/12030-38, 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]
Paratype MNCN 16.01/12027-29, locality Iberian Atlantic (NW Spain, off Ártabro Gulf (Galicia), Sample AT-800 (43º47.188'N, 08º53.053ºW), 770-842 m, nodules and stones) [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range 770-1132 m. [details]

Diagnosis Dorsal compound chaetae with elongated blades and strong spinulation on distal part of shafts, especially on anterior chaetigers. [details]

Distribution Iberian Atlantic: continental slope off Ártabro Gulf (Galicia, NW Spain).  [details]

Etymology Named "in honour of Freddie Mercury (nickname of Farrokh Bulsara), leader of the rock band Queen." [details]

Habitat Dead corals, nodules and stones, between 770-1132 m.  [details]

Type 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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