WoRMS name details

Sphaerosyllis belizensis Russell, 1989

131377  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:131377)

 unaccepted (superseded original combination)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Russell, David E. 1989. Three new species of Sphaerosyllis (Polychaeta, Syllidae) from mangrove habitats in Belize. Zoologica Scripta, 18(3): 375-380., available online at https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1463-6409.1989.tb00132.x
page(s): 375-377, fig. 1 [details]   
Holotype  USNM 102168, geounit Belizean part of the...  
Holotype USNM 102168, geounit Belizean part of the Caribbean Sea [details]
Note Caribbean Sea, Belize, Twin Cays, West Bay...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Caribbean Sea, Belize, Twin Cays, West Bay (16º50'N, 88º05'W). [details]
Depth range 0.09-1.30 m.  
Depth range 0.09-1.30 m. [details]

Distribution Belizean coast of the Caribbean Sea.  
Distribution Belizean coast of the Caribbean Sea. [details]

Etymology The specific epithet refers to the Central America country, Belize, in which the type locality is located.   
Etymology The specific epithet refers to the Central America country, Belize, in which the type locality is located.  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2021). World Polychaeta Database. Sphaerosyllis belizensis Russell, 1989. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=131377 on 2021-08-03
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2007-03-29 10:21:37Z
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2007-05-10 12:59:15Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2008-09-29 14:48:13Z
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2014-04-13 20:41:41Z
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original description Russell, David E. 1989. Three new species of Sphaerosyllis (Polychaeta, Syllidae) from mangrove habitats in Belize. Zoologica Scripta, 18(3): 375-380., available online at https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1463-6409.1989.tb00132.x
page(s): 375-377, fig. 1 [details]   

basis of record Bellan, G. (2001). Polychaeta, <i>in</i>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. <em>Collection Patrimoines Naturels.</em> 50: 214-231. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source San Martín, Guillermo. (2005). Exogoninae (Polychaeta: Syllidae) from Australia with the description of a new genus and twenty-two new species. <em>Records of the Australian Museum.</em> 57(1): 39-152., available online at https://doi.org/10.3853/j.0067-1975.57.2005.1438
page(s): 77-78, fig. 32A-E; note: stated to be a 'new combination', but it had been published previously as a new combination in San Martín (2003: 230-233)  [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

new combination reference San Martín, G. (2003). Annelida, Polychaeta II: Syllidae. <em>In: Ramos MA et al. (eds) Fauna Iberica, Vol 21, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales. CSIC, Madrid.</em> p 1-554. (look up in IMIS)
page(s): 230-233, figs. 122-123; note: predates the 'new combination' in San Martín (2005: 77-78) [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype USNM 102168, geounit Belizean part of the Caribbean Sea [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range 0.09-1.30 m. [details]

Distribution Belizean coast of the Caribbean Sea. [details]

Etymology The specific epithet refers to the Central America country, Belize, in which the type locality is located.  [details]

Habitat Mangrove rootmat of Rhizophora mangle covered with Caulerpa verticillata or Halimeda opuntia f. triloba and in Thalassia testudinum seagrass meadows, at shallow water. [details]

Reproduction Developing young attached to dorsum of middle setigers, 2 per setiger.  [details]

Type locality Caribbean Sea, Belize, Twin Cays, West Bay (16º50'N, 88º05'W). [details]