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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEusyllis grandmariae Brusa, Aguado, San Martín & Rouse, 2013 
AphiaID: 714983

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 editorEusyllinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEusyllis (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEusyllis grandmariae (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEusyllis Malmgren, 1867
Source  original description Brusa, Vivian S.; Aguado, M. Theresa; San Martin, Guillermo; Rouse, Greg W. 2013. Revision of the genus Eusyllis Malmgren, 1867 (Annelida: Phyllodocida: Syllidae: Eusyllinae), with the description of a new species from the eastern Pacific Ocean. Zootaxa 3599(1): 37-50, available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3599.1.3
page(s): 42-43, figs. 1-4 [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Monterey Bay [from specimen] [view specimen]
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Argentina
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonterey Bay [from specimen] [view specimen]

Specimens  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype SIO SIO-BIC A3234, locality Monterey Bay (North Pacific Ocean: Monterey Submarine Canyon, California, USA (36.802ºN, 121.994ºW); on a juvenile whale carcass (Eschrichtius robustus), initially sunk the 5th October 2004; 633 m) [details]

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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 633 m. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Unique in having compound chaetae with elongated blades, short spines on margin and minute, spine-like proximal teeth. Only E. longicirrata Imajima, 1966, from Japan, has similar chaetae. However, it has chaetae about twice longer, much longer dorsal cirri, two to five times longer than body width, digitiform ventral cirri (triangular in the new species), and palps totally separated  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Monterey Bay, California, USA, North Pacific Ocean. Known only from the type locality.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Named for Maria Brusa, the first author’s late grandmother. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Recorded on a juvenile whale carcass (Eschrichtius robustus) located at 633 m depth, sunk on purpose for scientific studies.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpelling Publication misspells the species epithet as 'grandmarie' in abstract and Table 1. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Monterey Submarine Canyon, California, U.S.A. on whale carcass, 36.802º N, 121.994º W [not 38.802º N 122.994ºW as in Brusa et al] [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:714983
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2013-01-08 23:53:18Z  created  Read, Geoffrey
  
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  Citation: Read, G. (2014). Eusyllis grandmariae Brusa, Aguado, San Martín & Rouse, 2013. 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=714983 on 2014-11-21