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Polychaeta taxon details

Syllis variegata Grube, 1860

131458  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:131458)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Grube, A.E. (1860). Beschreibung neuer oder wenig bekannter Anneliden. Fünfter Beitrag. Archiv für Naturgeschichte, Berlin. 26 (1): 71-118, plates III-V., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/7153453#page/79/mode/1up
page(s): 85-86, plate III fig. 6 [details]   
Holotype  MPW 672, locality Croatia (Adriatic Sea,...  
Holotype MPW 672, locality Croatia (Adriatic Sea, Croatia, near Cres (= Cherso) (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. 44.958º, long. 14.408º)) [details]
Note Adriatic Sea, Croatia, near Cres (= Cherso)...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Adriatic Sea, Croatia, near Cres (= Cherso) (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with a gazetteer to be approximately lat. 44.958º, long. 14.408º).  [details]
Depth range Not stated in original description. Intertidal to 100 m, but recorded to be present at 1500 m.   
Depth range Not stated in original description. Intertidal to 100 m, but recorded to be present at 1500 m.  [details]

Distribution Considered to be cosmopolitan.   
Distribution Considered to be cosmopolitan.  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet variegata is the feminine of the Latin adjective variegato, meaning 'variegated, exhibiting different...  
Etymology The specific epithet variegata is the feminine of the Latin adjective variegato, meaning 'variegated, exhibiting different colours, especially as irregular patches or streaks', and refers to the complex color pattern of the species.  [details]

Distribution Also distributed in Australia in Kalk (1958).
Tropical Indo-Pacific in Kalk (1958).  
Distribution Also distributed in Australia in Kalk (1958).
Tropical Indo-Pacific in Kalk (1958). [details]

Taxonomy Moved to different genus  
Taxonomy Moved to different genus [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Syllis variegata Grube, 1860. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=131458 on 2018-04-22
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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original description Grube, A.E. (1860). Beschreibung neuer oder wenig bekannter Anneliden. Fünfter Beitrag. Archiv für Naturgeschichte, Berlin. 26 (1): 71-118, plates III-V., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/7153453#page/79/mode/1up
page(s): 85-86, plate III fig. 6 [details]   

original description  (ofSyllis armoricana Claparède, 1863) Claparède, A. René Édouard. (1863). Beobachtungen über Anatomie und Entwicklungsgeschichte wirbelloser Thiere : an der Küste von Normandie angestellt. [book]. 1-120, 18 plates, W. Engelmann. Leipzig., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/10030
page(s): 39-40, plate XIII figs. 21-23, 25-27 [details]   

original description  (ofSyllis oblonga Keferstein, 1862) Keferstein, Wilhelm. (1862). Untersuchungen über niedere Seethiere. Zeitschrift für wissenschaftliche Zoologie. 12(1): 1-147 plates 1-11., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/item/159191#page/9/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (ofSyllis hexagonifera Claparède, 1864) Claparède, É. (1864). Glanures zootomiques parmi les annélides de Port-Vendres (Pyrénées Orientales). Mémoires de la Société de Physique et d'Histoire Naturelle de Genève. 17(2): 463-600, plates I-VIII., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.1972
page(s): 533-535, plate V fig. 2 [details]   

original description  (ofSyllis aurantiaca Claparède, 1868) Claparède, É. (1868). Les annélides chétopodes du Golfe de Naples. Mémoires de la Société de Physique et d'Histoire Naturelle de Genève. 19(2): 313-584, plates I-XVI., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/50163#page/375/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (ofSyllis schmardiana Haswell, 1886) Haswell, William A. (1886). Observation on some Australian Polychaeta. Part I. I. Syllidae. II. Staurocephalus. III. Eulalia. IV. Psamathe. IV. Siphonostoma. V. Halla. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales. 10(4): 733-756, plates L-LV., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/6598060
page(s): 742-744, plate LI figs. 4-8 [details]   

original description  (ofTyposyllis cirromaculata Hartmann-Schröder, 1960) Hartmann-Schröder, G. 1960. Polychaeten aus dem Roten Meer. Kieler Meeresforschungen, 16(1): 69-125., available online at http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0014/001489/148944mo.pdf
page(s): 82-83, plate 6 figs. 45-46 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (ofSyllis sardai San Martín, 1992) San Martín, G. (1992). Syllis Savigny in Lamarck, 1818 (Polychaeta: Syllidae: Syllinae) from Cuba, the Gulf of Mexico, Florida and North Carolina, with a revision of several species described by Verrill. Bulletin of Marine Science. 51(2): 167-196., available online at http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/umrsmas/bullmar/1992/00000051/00000002/art00004
page(s): 176-177, fig. 3 [details]   

original description  (ofThoe fusiformis Kinberg, 1866) Kinberg, J.G.H. (1866). Annulata nova. [Continuatio, Acad. propos. die 18 Aprilis 1866.]. Öfversigt af Königlich Vetenskapsakademiens förhandlingar, Stockholm. 23(4): 97-103., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/100619#page/105/mode/1up [details]   

basis of record Bellan, Gerard. (2001). Polychaeta, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels. 50: pp. 214-231. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Musco, Luigi; Giangrande, Adriana. (2005). Mediterranean Syllidae (Annelida: Polychaeta) revisited: biogeography, diversity and species fidelity to environmental features. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 304: 143-153 + 4 pp. Supplementary appendix., available online at https://doi.org/10.3354/meps304143 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Çinar, M. E.; Gambi, M. C. (2005). Cognetti’s syllid collection (Polychaeta: Syllidae) deposited at the Museum of the Stazione Zoologica ‘‘Anton Dohrn’’ (Naples, Italy), with descriptions of two new species of Autolytus. Journal of Natural History. 39(10): 725-762. [details]   

additional source Fauvel, P. (1923). Polychètes errantes. Faune de France. Librairie de la Faculte des Sciences. Paris. 5: 1-488., available online at http://www.faunedefrance.org/  [details]   

source of synonymy Langerhans, Paul. (1879). Die Wurmfauna von Madeira [part I]. Zeitschrift für wissenschaftliche Zoologie. 32(4): 513-592, plates XXXI-XXXIII., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/45240780#page/581/mode/1up [details]  OpenAccess publication 

redescription Licher, Frank 2000 (1999), Revision der Gattung Typosyllis Langerhans, 1879 (Polychaeta: Syllidae). Morphologie, Taxonomie und Phylogenie. Abhandlungen der Senckenbergischen Naturforschenden Gesellschaft 551:1-336 [details]   

redescription San Martín, G. (2003). Annelida, Polychaeta II: Syllidae. In: Ramos MA et al. (eds) Fauna Iberica, Vol 21, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales. CSIC, Madrid. p 1-554.
page(s): 351-354, figs. 190-191 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofSyllis armoricana Claparède, 1863) Fauvel, P. (1923). Polychètes errantes. Faune de France. Librairie de la Faculte des Sciences. Paris. 5: 1-488., available online at http://www.faunedefrance.org/
page(s): 262, fig. 97h-n [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofIsosyllis armoricana (Claparède, 1863)) Licher, Frank 2000 (1999), Revision der Gattung Typosyllis Langerhans, 1879 (Polychaeta: Syllidae). Morphologie, Taxonomie und Phylogenie. Abhandlungen der Senckenbergischen Naturforschenden Gesellschaft 551:1-336 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofTyposyllis armoricana (Claparède, 1863)) San Martín, G. (2003). Annelida, Polychaeta II: Syllidae. In: Ramos MA et al. (eds) Fauna Iberica, Vol 21, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales. CSIC, Madrid. p 1-554. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofTyposyllis armoricana (Claparède, 1863)) Licher, Frank 2000 (1999), Revision der Gattung Typosyllis Langerhans, 1879 (Polychaeta: Syllidae). Morphologie, Taxonomie und Phylogenie. Abhandlungen der Senckenbergischen Naturforschenden Gesellschaft 551:1-336 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofSyllis hexagonifera Claparède, 1864) San Martín, G. (2003). Annelida, Polychaeta II: Syllidae. In: Ramos MA et al. (eds) Fauna Iberica, Vol 21, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales. CSIC, Madrid. p 1-554. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofSyllis aurantiaca Claparède, 1868) Fauvel, P. (1923). Polychètes errantes. Faune de France. Librairie de la Faculte des Sciences. Paris. 5: 1-488., available online at http://www.faunedefrance.org/  [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofTyposyllis aurantiaca (Claparède, 1868)) San Martín, G. (2003). Annelida, Polychaeta II: Syllidae. In: Ramos MA et al. (eds) Fauna Iberica, Vol 21, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales. CSIC, Madrid. p 1-554. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofTyposyllis (Syllis) aurantiaca (Claparède, 1868)) San Martín, G. (2003). Annelida, Polychaeta II: Syllidae. In: Ramos MA et al. (eds) Fauna Iberica, Vol 21, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales. CSIC, Madrid. p 1-554. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofSyllis schmardiana Haswell, 1886) San Martín, G. (2003). Annelida, Polychaeta II: Syllidae. In: Ramos MA et al. (eds) Fauna Iberica, Vol 21, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales. CSIC, Madrid. p 1-554. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofSyllis schmardiana Haswell, 1886) Licher, Frank 2000 (1999), Revision der Gattung Typosyllis Langerhans, 1879 (Polychaeta: Syllidae). Morphologie, Taxonomie und Phylogenie. Abhandlungen der Senckenbergischen Naturforschenden Gesellschaft 551:1-336 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofSyllis schmardiana Haswell, 1886) Augener, Hermann. (1913). Polychaeta I. Errantia. 65-304. IN: Michaelsen, W. and Hartmeyer, R. (Ed.). Die Fauna Südwest-Australiens. Ergebnisse der Hamburger südwest-australischen Forschungsreise 1905. Volume IV, Lieferung 5. Gustav Fischer. Jena. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/31515#page/3/mode/1up [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofSyllis hexagonifera Claparède, 1864) Fauvel, P. (1913). Quatrième note préliminaire sur les Polychètes provenant des campagnées de l'Hirondelle et de la Princesse-Alice, ou deposées dans le Musée Océanographique de Monaco. Bulletin de l'Institut Océanographique de Monaco. 270: 1-80., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/173088#page/257/mode/1up [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofSyllis aurantiaca Claparède, 1868) San Martín, G. (2003). Annelida, Polychaeta II: Syllidae. In: Ramos MA et al. (eds) Fauna Iberica, Vol 21, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales. CSIC, Madrid. p 1-554. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofSyllis armoricana Claparède, 1863) San Martín, G. (2003). Annelida, Polychaeta II: Syllidae. In: Ramos MA et al. (eds) Fauna Iberica, Vol 21, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales. CSIC, Madrid. p 1-554. [details]   

basis of record  (ofTyposyllis (Typosyllis) variegata (Grube, 1860)) Hartmann-Schröder, G. (1996). Annelida, Borstenwürmer, Polychaeta [Annelida, bristleworms, Polychaeta]. 2nd revised ed. The fauna of Germany and adjacent seas with their characteristics and ecology, 58. Gustav Fischer: Jena, Germany. ISBN 3-437-35038-2. 648 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofTyposyllis (Typosyllis) variegata (Grube, 1860)) San Martín, G. (2003). Annelida, Polychaeta II: Syllidae. In: Ramos MA et al. (eds) Fauna Iberica, Vol 21, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales. CSIC, Madrid. p 1-554. [details]   

additional source  (ofTyposyllis variegata (Grube, 1860)) BIOCEAN, available online at http://www.ifremer.fr/biocean/ [details]   

additional source  (ofTyposyllis variegata (Grube, 1860)) Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/145561.pdf [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofTyposyllis variegata (Grube, 1860)) San Martín, G. (2003). Annelida, Polychaeta II: Syllidae. In: Ramos MA et al. (eds) Fauna Iberica, Vol 21, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales. CSIC, Madrid. p 1-554. [details]   

basis of record  (ofTyposyllis variegata (Grube, 1860)) Licher, Frank 2000 (1999), Revision der Gattung Typosyllis Langerhans, 1879 (Polychaeta: Syllidae). Morphologie, Taxonomie und Phylogenie. Abhandlungen der Senckenbergischen Naturforschenden Gesellschaft 551:1-336 [details]   

additional source  (ofTyposyllis variegata (Grube, 1860)) Augener, Hermann. (1913). Polychaeta I. Errantia. 65-304. IN: Michaelsen, W. and Hartmeyer, R. (Ed.). Die Fauna Südwest-Australiens. Ergebnisse der Hamburger südwest-australischen Forschungsreise 1905. Volume IV, Lieferung 5. Gustav Fischer. Jena. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/31515#page/3/mode/1up [details]   

additional source  (ofTyposyllis variegata (Grube, 1860)) Fauvel, P. (1913). Quatrième note préliminaire sur les Polychètes provenant des campagnées de l'Hirondelle et de la Princesse-Alice, ou deposées dans le Musée Océanographique de Monaco. Bulletin de l'Institut Océanographique de Monaco. 270: 1-80., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/173088#page/257/mode/1up [details]   

additional source  (ofTyposyllis variegata (Grube, 1860)) Fauvel, P. (1917). Annélides Polychètes de L'Australie meridionale. Archives de Zoologie Expérimentale et Générale. 56: 159-277, plates IV-VIII., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/29998#page/319/mode/1up [details]   

additional source  (ofTyposyllis variegata (Grube, 1860)) Fauvel, P. (1923). Polychètes errantes. Faune de France. Librairie de la Faculte des Sciences. Paris. 5: 1-488., available online at http://www.faunedefrance.org/  [details]   

additional source  (ofTyposyllis variegata (Grube, 1860)) Hartman, Olga. (1959). Catalogue of the Polychaetous Annelids of the World. Parts 1 and 2. Allan Hancock Foundation Occasional Paper. 23: 1-628. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source  (ofTyposyllis variegata (Grube, 1860)) Langerhans, Paul. (1879). Die Wurmfauna von Madeira [part I]. Zeitschrift für wissenschaftliche Zoologie. 32(4): 513-592, plates XXXI-XXXIII., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/45240780#page/581/mode/1up [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source  (ofTyposyllis variegata (Grube, 1860)) Glasby, C.J.; Read, G.B.; Lee, K.E.; Blakemore, R.J.; Fraser, P.M.; Pinder, A.M.; Erséus, C.; Moser, W.E.; Burreson, E.M.; Govedich, F.R.; Davies, R.W.; Dawson, E.W. (2009). Phylum Annelida: bristleworms, earthworms, leeches, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 312-358. [details]   

additional source  (ofTyposyllis variegata (Grube, 1860)) Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofSyllis (Typosyllis) variegata Grube, 1860) San Martín, G. (2003). Annelida, Polychaeta II: Syllidae. In: Ramos MA et al. (eds) Fauna Iberica, Vol 21, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales. CSIC, Madrid. p 1-554. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofSyllis (Typosyllis) variegata Grube, 1860) Licher, Frank 2000 (1999), Revision der Gattung Typosyllis Langerhans, 1879 (Polychaeta: Syllidae). Morphologie, Taxonomie und Phylogenie. Abhandlungen der Senckenbergischen Naturforschenden Gesellschaft 551:1-336 [details]   

additional source  (ofSyllis (Typosyllis) variegata Grube, 1860) Fauchald, K.; Granados-Barba, A.; Solís-Weiss, V. (2009). Polychaeta (Annelida) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 751–788 in D.L. Felder and D.K. Camp (eds.). Gulf of Mexico. Origin, Waters, and Biota. Volume 1, Biodiversity. Texas A&M University Press, College Station, Texas., available online at http://goo.gl/auMxy9 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofTyposyllis (Syllis) variegata (Grube, 1860)) San Martín, G. (2003). Annelida, Polychaeta II: Syllidae. In: Ramos MA et al. (eds) Fauna Iberica, Vol 21, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales. CSIC, Madrid. p 1-554. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofSyllis variegata variegata Cognetti, 1954) San Martín, G. (2003). Annelida, Polychaeta II: Syllidae. In: Ramos MA et al. (eds) Fauna Iberica, Vol 21, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales. CSIC, Madrid. p 1-554. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofSyllis variegata variegata Cognetti, 1954) Licher, Frank 2000 (1999), Revision der Gattung Typosyllis Langerhans, 1879 (Polychaeta: Syllidae). Morphologie, Taxonomie und Phylogenie. Abhandlungen der Senckenbergischen Naturforschenden Gesellschaft 551:1-336 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofSyllis (Typosyllis) variegata variegata Cognetti, 1954) San Martín, G. (2003). Annelida, Polychaeta II: Syllidae. In: Ramos MA et al. (eds) Fauna Iberica, Vol 21, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales. CSIC, Madrid. p 1-554. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofSyllis (Typosyllis) variegata variegata Cognetti, 1954) Licher, Frank 2000 (1999), Revision der Gattung Typosyllis Langerhans, 1879 (Polychaeta: Syllidae). Morphologie, Taxonomie und Phylogenie. Abhandlungen der Senckenbergischen Naturforschenden Gesellschaft 551:1-336 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofSyllis varlegata Grube, 1860) Licher, Frank 2000 (1999), Revision der Gattung Typosyllis Langerhans, 1879 (Polychaeta: Syllidae). Morphologie, Taxonomie und Phylogenie. Abhandlungen der Senckenbergischen Naturforschenden Gesellschaft 551:1-336 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofSyllis oblonga Keferstein, 1862) San Martín, G. (2003). Annelida, Polychaeta II: Syllidae. In: Ramos MA et al. (eds) Fauna Iberica, Vol 21, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales. CSIC, Madrid. p 1-554. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofSyllis oblonga Keferstein, 1862) Fauvel, P. (1913). Quatrième note préliminaire sur les Polychètes provenant des campagnées de l'Hirondelle et de la Princesse-Alice, ou deposées dans le Musée Océanographique de Monaco. Bulletin de l'Institut Océanographique de Monaco. 270: 1-80., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/173088#page/257/mode/1up [details]   

new combination reference  (ofTyposyllis oblonga (Keferstein, 1862)) Langerhans, Paul. (1881). Ueber einige canarische Anneliden. Nova Acta der Kaiserlichen Leopold-Carolin Deutschen Akademie der Naturforscher, Halle. 42(3): 95-124., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/31806842
page(s): 103; note: as Typosyllis oblonga [details]  OpenAccess publication 

source of synonymy  (ofThoe fusiformis Kinberg, 1866) Augener, Hermann. (1913). Polychaeta I. Errantia. 65-304. IN: Michaelsen, W. and Hartmeyer, R. (Ed.). Die Fauna Südwest-Australiens. Ergebnisse der Hamburger südwest-australischen Forschungsreise 1905. Volume IV, Lieferung 5. Gustav Fischer. Jena. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/31515#page/3/mode/1up
page(s): 190-192 [details]   

additional source  (ofThoe fusiformis Kinberg, 1866) Augener, Hermann. (1922). Revision der australischen Polychaeten-Typen von Kinberg. Arkiv för Zoologi. 14(8): 1-42., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/6413310
page(s): 23-24 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

source of synonymy  (ofThoe fusiformis Kinberg, 1866) Fauvel, P. (1917). Annélides Polychètes de L'Australie meridionale. Archives de Zoologie Expérimentale et Générale. 56: 159-277, plates IV-VIII., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/29998#page/319/mode/1up
page(s): 193-194 [details]   

additional source  (ofThoe fusiformis Kinberg, 1866) Haswell, W. A. (1920). Australian Syllidae, Eusyllidae and Autolytidae. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales. 45: 90-112, plates X-XIII., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/24141#page/104/mode/1up
page(s): 91 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofSyllis sardai San Martín, 1992) Licher, Frank 2000 (1999), Revision der Gattung Typosyllis Langerhans, 1879 (Polychaeta: Syllidae). Morphologie, Taxonomie und Phylogenie. Abhandlungen der Senckenbergischen Naturforschenden Gesellschaft 551:1-336
page(s): 101-108 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofTyposyllis variegata profunda (Cognetti, 1954)) Licher, Frank 2000 (1999), Revision der Gattung Typosyllis Langerhans, 1879 (Polychaeta: Syllidae). Morphologie, Taxonomie und Phylogenie. Abhandlungen der Senckenbergischen Naturforschenden Gesellschaft 551:1-336 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofTyposyllis cirromaculata Hartmann-Schröder, 1960) Ben-Eliahu, M. Nechama. (1977). Polychaete cryptofauna from rims of similar intertidal vermetid reefs on the Mediterranean coast of Israel and in the Gulf of Elat: Syllinae and Eusyllinae (Polychaeta Errantia: Syllidae). Israel Journal of Zoology. 26: 1-58., available online at http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/00212210.1977.10688440#.VE_LcjTF_Ss
page(s): 32-34, 11a-c [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

context source (HKRMS) Huang ZG., Yan SK. &Zheng DQ. (1992). Biofouling communities on pier pilings in Mirs Bay. In: Morton B, editor. Proceedings of the Fourth International Marine Biological Workshop: The Marine Flora and Fauna of Hong Kong and Southern China. The marine flora and fauna of Hong Kong and southern China III. Hong Kong University Press, Hong Kong. 2: pp 529-543. [details]   
 
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Holotype MPW 672, locality Croatia (Adriatic Sea, Croatia, near Cres (= Cherso) (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. 44.958º, long. 14.408º)) [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range Not stated in original description. Intertidal to 100 m, but recorded to be present at 1500 m.  [details]

Distribution Considered to be cosmopolitan.  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet variegata is the feminine of the Latin adjective variegato, meaning 'variegated, exhibiting different colours, especially as irregular patches or streaks', and refers to the complex color pattern of the species.  [details]

Habitat Not stated in the original description. Common in coralligenous and pre-coralligenous sediments, Posidonia meadows, maërl, photophilic and sciaphilic algae, muddy detritic bottoms, animal and vegetal calcareous grounds, vermetid reefs, corals, and as sponge endobiotic. Known from seamounts and knolls.  [details]

Type locality Adriatic Sea, Croatia, near Cres (= Cherso) (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with a gazetteer to be approximately lat. 44.958º, long. 14.408º).  [details]

From other sources
Bioclimatic category temperate-warm [details]

Distribution Also distributed in Australia in Kalk (1958).
Tropical Indo-Pacific in Kalk (1958). [details]

Taxonomy Moved to different genus [details]
 

LanguageName 
Japanese トラシリス [from synonym]  [details]