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Polychaeta taxon details

Prosphaerosyllis brachycephala Fukuda, Yunda-Guarin & Nogueira, 2009

760676  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:760676)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Fukuda, M.V.; Yunda-Guarin, G.; Nogueira, J.M.M. 2009. The genus <i>Prosphaerosyllis</i> (Polychaeta: Syllidae: Exogoninae) in Brazil, with description of a new species. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 89(7): 1443-1454
page(s): 1445-1448, figs. 1-2 [details]   
Holotype  MZUSP, geounit Brazil  
Holotype MZUSP, geounit Brazil [details]
Note Brazil, Ceará, off Fortaleza (03º40'04.3"S,...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Brazil, Ceará, off Fortaleza (03º40'04.3"S, 38º32'00.6"W).  [details]
Depth range 10.5-15.5 m.  
Depth range 10.5-15.5 m. [details]

Distribution Brazil, Ceará, off Fortaleza.   
Distribution Brazil, Ceará, off Fortaleza.  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet brachycephala comes from the Greek, meaning 'truncated head', in reference to the retractable...  
Etymology The specific epithet brachycephala comes from the Greek, meaning 'truncated head', in reference to the retractable prostomium of the species.  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2021). World Polychaeta Database. Prosphaerosyllis brachycephala Fukuda, Yunda-Guarin & Nogueira, 2009. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=760676 on 2021-02-27
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original description Fukuda, M.V.; Yunda-Guarin, G.; Nogueira, J.M.M. 2009. The genus <i>Prosphaerosyllis</i> (Polychaeta: Syllidae: Exogoninae) in Brazil, with description of a new species. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 89(7): 1443-1454
page(s): 1445-1448, figs. 1-2 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype MZUSP, geounit Brazil [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range 10.5-15.5 m. [details]

Distribution Brazil, Ceará, off Fortaleza.  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet brachycephala comes from the Greek, meaning 'truncated head', in reference to the retractable prostomium of the species.  [details]

Habitat Fine to coarse sand. [details]

Type locality Brazil, Ceará, off Fortaleza (03º40'04.3"S, 38º32'00.6"W).  [details]