WoRMS name details

Desmosyllis Verrill, 1900

238485  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:238485)

 unaccepted
Genus

Species Desmosyllis longisetosa Verrill, 1900 accepted as Eusyllis longisetosa (Verrill, 1900) (superseded original combination)
Species Desmosyllis tenera (Verrill, 1882) accepted as Eusyllis tenera Verrill, 1882 accepted as Eusyllis fragilis (Webster, 1879) (alternate representation)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Verrill, A.E. 1900. Additions to the Turbellaria, Nemertina, and Annelida of the Bermudas, with revisions of some New England genera and species. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences, 10(2): 595-671., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/88425#page/305/mode/1up
page(s): 635 [details]   
Etymology The generic name Desmosyllis derives from the Greek prefix 'desmo', meaning 'bonds', 'or 'connections', and the name of the...  
Etymology The generic name Desmosyllis derives from the Greek prefix 'desmo', meaning 'bonds', 'or 'connections', and the name of the genus Syllis, and refers to the connection of the large palps for about half their length.  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2019). World Polychaeta database. Desmosyllis Verrill, 1900. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=238485 on 2019-02-21
Date
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2007-03-29 10:21:37Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed
2014-09-02 11:32:44Z
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original description Verrill, A.E. 1900. Additions to the Turbellaria, Nemertina, and Annelida of the Bermudas, with revisions of some New England genera and species. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences, 10(2): 595-671., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/88425#page/305/mode/1up
page(s): 635 [details]   

source of synonymy 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. [details]   
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Etymology The generic name Desmosyllis derives from the Greek prefix 'desmo', meaning 'bonds', 'or 'connections', and the name of the genus Syllis, and refers to the connection of the large palps for about half their length.  [details]