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Polychaeta taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBranchiosyllis riojai Góngora-Garza, García-Garza & de León-González, 2011 
AphiaID: 598770

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 editorBranchiosyllis (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBranchiosyllis riojai (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBranchiosyllis Ehlers, 1887
Source  original description Góngora-Garza, G.; García-Garza, M. E.; de León-González, J. A. 2011. Two new species of Branchiosyllis (Polychaeta: Syllidae) from Western Mexico. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 124(4): 378-385 , available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.2988/11-22.1
page(s): 382-384, fig. 2 [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Mexican part of the North Pacific Ocean [from specimen] [view specimen]

Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype UANL 6787, locality Mexican part of the North Pacific Ocean (Mexico, Colima, Manzanillo, Escollera Norte, Marina Dorada (provided geocoordinates 19º03'43.4"N, 104º10'13.5"W, seem to be misplaced, possible location lat. 19.061973º, long. -104.304145º); among Phragmatopoma spp. beds in rocky outcrops; 1.5 m) [details]
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Intertidal to 1-5 m. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Pacific coast of Mexico, María Madre Island (Nayarit) and Manzanillo (Colima).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The species is dedicated to Dr. Enrique Rioja, "who described two species of Branchiosyllis from Mexico, and whose contributions to the knowledge of polychaetes in Mexican waters extends back nearly 40 years".  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Amongst sponges, algae, or Phragmatopoma spp. beds on hard substrates, at very shallow water. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Mexico, Colima, Manzanillo, Escollera Norte, Marina Dorada (probably Hotel Marina Puerto Dorado) (provided geocoordinates 19º03'43.4"N, 104º10'13.5"W, seem to be misplaced, possible location lat. 19.061973º, long. -104.304145º).  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:598770
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Date   action   by
2012-05-29 10:36:09Z  created  Read, Geoffrey
2014-04-30 09:42:00Z  changed  Gil, João
  
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  Citation: Gil, J.; Read, G. (2014). Branchiosyllis riojai Góngora-Garza, García-Garza & de León-González, 2011. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2014) World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2014) World Polychaeta database at http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=598770 on 2014-12-20