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Polychaeta taxon details

Megasyllis San Martín, Hutchings & Aguado, 2008

747196  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:747196)

accepted
Genus
Syllis corruscans Haswell, 1886 accepted as Megasyllis corruscans (Haswell, 1886) (type by original designation)
marine
recent only
San Martín, G.; Hutchings Pat, A.; Aguado, M.T. 2008. Syllinae (Polychaeta, Syllidae) from Australia. Part. 2. Genera <i>Inermosyllis</i>, <i>Megasyllis</i> n. gen., <i>Opisthosyllis</i>, and <i>Trypanosyllis</i>. Zootaxa 1840: 1-53
page(s): 5 [details]   
Etymology The name of the genus derives from the Greek word mega-, meaning "large", "great", and the genotype of the family Syllidae,...  
Etymology The name of the genus derives from the Greek word mega-, meaning "large", "great", and the genotype of the family Syllidae, Syllis.  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Megasyllis San Martín, Hutchings & Aguado, 2008. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=747196 on 2019-12-15
Date
action
by
2014-01-26 21:17:52Z
created
2014-01-27 08:34:19Z
changed
2014-04-14 10:21:48Z
changed

original description San Martín, G.; Hutchings Pat, A.; Aguado, M.T. 2008. Syllinae (Polychaeta, Syllidae) from Australia. Part. 2. Genera <i>Inermosyllis</i>, <i>Megasyllis</i> n. gen., <i>Opisthosyllis</i>, and <i>Trypanosyllis</i>. Zootaxa 1840: 1-53
page(s): 5 [details]   

emendation (re-diagnosis of genus) San Martín, Guillermo; Aguado, María Teresa; Álvarez-Campos, Patricia. 2014. Revision of the genus Megasyllis (Annelida, Syllidae) with descriptions of four new species. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 94(02): 331-351
page(s): 333 [details]   
From editor or global species database
Etymology The name of the genus derives from the Greek word mega-, meaning "large", "great", and the genotype of the family Syllidae, Syllis.  [details]

Identification Dichotomic key for the genus in San Martín et al. (2014).  [details]