WoRMS taxon details

Psammosyllis Westheide, 1990

240982  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:240982)

accepted
Genus
Psammosyllis aliceae Westheide, 1990 (type by original designation)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Westheide, W. (1990). A new genus and species of the Syllidae (Annelida, Polychaeta) from south India. Zoologica Scripta 19 (2), 165–167., available online at https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1463-6409.1990.tb00250.x
page(s): 165 [details]   
Etymology The name of the genus refers to its sandy habitat.  
Etymology The name of the genus refers to its sandy habitat. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2019). World Polychaeta database. Psammosyllis Westheide, 1990. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=240982 on 2019-02-24
Date
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2007-06-06 21:28:59Z
created
2008-03-05 09:00:37Z
changed
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed
2014-04-11 09:46:37Z
changed
2014-04-13 02:24:03Z
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original description Westheide, W. (1990). A new genus and species of the Syllidae (Annelida, Polychaeta) from south India. Zoologica Scripta 19 (2), 165–167., available online at https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1463-6409.1990.tb00250.x
page(s): 165 [details]   
From editor or global species database
Classification Incorporation into either the Eusyllinae or the Exogoninae was unresolved, because it possesses characters of both of these poorly defined subfamilies. The genus was considered to belong to the Eusyllinae by San Martín & Hutchings (2006).

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Etymology The name of the genus refers to its sandy habitat. [details]