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Polychaeta taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEurysyllis mercuryi Lucas, San Martín & Parapar, 2012 
AphiaID: 712174

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 editorEurysyllis (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEurysyllis Ehlers, 1864
Source  original description Lucas, Yolanda; San Martin, Guillermo; Parapar, Julio. 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 [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype MNCN 16.01/12026 [details]
Notes 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Dorsal compound chaetae with elongated blades and strong spinulation on distal part of shafts, especially on anterior chaetigers. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Named "in honour of Freddie Mercury (nickname of Farrokh Bulsara), leader of the rock band Queen." [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Off Ártabro gulf, NW Spain, 43.9505 N, 8.91325 W, 1091–1132 m. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:712174
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2012-12-18 21:32:41Z  created  Read, Geoffrey
  
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  Citation: Read, G. (2014). Eurysyllis mercuryi Lucas, San Martín & Parapar, 2012. 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=712174 on 2014-07-24