WoRMS taxon details

Opisthosyllis viridis Langerhans, 1879

131333  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:131333)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Langerhans, Paul. (1879). Die Wurmfauna von Madeira [part I]. <em>Zeitschrift für wissenschaftliche Zoologie.</em> 32(4): 513-592, plates XXXI-XXXIII., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/45240780#page/581/mode/1up
page(s): 543, plate XXXI fig. 9a-c [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Note Northeastern Atlantic Ocean, Madeira Island...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Northeastern Atlantic Ocean, Madeira Island (Portugal) (geocoordinates not provided, but estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. 32.64º, long. -16.9º), among vegetation, probably algae, on beach.  [details]
Type material The species was described by Langerhans (1879: 543) with base on three immature small specimens, with 34-36 segments and up to 0.5 cm long.  [details]
Depth range Intertidal and shallow waters.   
Depth range Intertidal and shallow waters.  [details]

Distribution Circum-tropical. Madeira Island. Australia (New South Wales, Queensland, Western Australia). Japan. Korea.  
Distribution Circum-tropical. Madeira Island. Australia (New South Wales, Queensland, Western Australia). Japan. Korea. [details]

Etymology The specific epithet viridis, Latin adjective meaning 'green', refers to the green color of the species.   
Etymology The specific epithet viridis, Latin adjective meaning 'green', refers to the green color of the species.  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2019). World Polychaeta database. Opisthosyllis viridis Langerhans, 1879. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=131333 on 2019-04-20
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original description Langerhans, Paul. (1879). Die Wurmfauna von Madeira [part I]. <em>Zeitschrift für wissenschaftliche Zoologie.</em> 32(4): 513-592, plates XXXI-XXXIII., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/45240780#page/581/mode/1up
page(s): 543, plate XXXI fig. 9a-c [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofOpisthosyllis papillosa Hartmann-Schröder, 1960) Hartmann-Schröder, G. 1960. Polychaeten aus dem Roten Meer. Kieler Meeresforschungen, 16(1): 69-125., available online at http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0014/001489/148944mo.pdf
page(s): 87-88, plate 8 figs. 59, 61, plate 9 figs. 60, 62 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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 Núñez J, San Martín G & Brito M del C (1992) Syllinae (Polychaeta, Syllidae) de las Islas Canarias. Rev. Acad. Canar. Cienc., 4(3/4):109-129. [details]   

additional source 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): 35-38, figs. 26E-F, 27A-G, 28A-F, 29A-B [details]   

additional source Aguado, María Teresa; Murray, Anna; Hutchings, Patricia A. (2015). Syllidae (Annelida: Phyllodocida) from Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 4019(1): 35-60., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4019.1.5
page(s): 46-47 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Depth range Intertidal and shallow waters.  [details]

Distribution Circum-tropical. Madeira Island. Australia (New South Wales, Queensland, Western Australia). Japan. Korea. [details]

Etymology The specific epithet viridis, Latin adjective meaning 'green', refers to the green color of the species.  [details]

Habitat Among dead corals, seagrasses, algae, rubble and sediment, intertidal to shallow water depths.  [details]

Type locality Northeastern Atlantic Ocean, Madeira Island (Portugal) (geocoordinates not provided, but estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. 32.64º, long. -16.9º), among vegetation, probably algae, on beach.  [details]

Type material The species was described by Langerhans (1879: 543) with base on three immature small specimens, with 34-36 segments and up to 0.5 cm long.  [details]
 

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Japanese イボオクバシリス  [details]