WoRMS name details

Eudontosyllis Knox, 1960

325035  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:325035)

 unaccepted (subjective synonym)
Genus

Species Eudontosyllis aciculata Knox, 1960 accepted as Eusyllis aciculata (Knox, 1960) (superseded original combination)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
feminine
Knox, George A. (1960). Biological Results of the Chatham Islands 1954 Expedition. Part 3. Polychaeta errantia. <em>New Zealand Department of Scientific and Industrial Research Bulletin.</em> 139(3): 77-143., available online at https://archive.org/details/nzoimemoir00061960
page(s): 105 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Etymology Not stated by the author. The generic name Eudontosyllis refers likely to the presence of "a large, blunt, triangular,...  
Etymology Not stated by the author. The generic name Eudontosyllis refers likely to the presence of "a large, blunt, triangular, terminal tooth" in the pharynx of the type species, together with Syllis, the type genus of the family Syllidae.  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2020). World Polychaeta database. Eudontosyllis Knox, 1960. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=325035 on 2020-08-06
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2008-03-05 14:39:51Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed
2014-04-28 08:35:10Z
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2019-11-26 17:35:33Z
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2020-02-21 09:52:59Z
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original description Knox, George A. (1960). Biological Results of the Chatham Islands 1954 Expedition. Part 3. Polychaeta errantia. <em>New Zealand Department of Scientific and Industrial Research Bulletin.</em> 139(3): 77-143., available online at https://archive.org/details/nzoimemoir00061960
page(s): 105 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record Fauchald, K. (2007). World Register of Polychaeta. , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta [details]   

additional source Fauchald, K. (1977). The polychaete worms, definitions and keys to the orders, families and genera. <em>Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County: Los Angeles, CA (USA), Science Series.</em> 28:1-188., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/123110.pdf
page(s): 82 [details]   

source of synonymy Glasby, C.J.; Read, G.B.; Lee, K.E.; Blakemore, R.J.; Fraser, P.M.; Pinder, A.M.; Erséus, C.; Moser, W.E.; Burreson, E.M.; Govedich, F.R.; Davies, R.W.; Dawson, E.W. (2009). Phylum Annelida: bristleworms, earthworms, leeches, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 312-358. [details]   
From editor or global species database
Diagnosis Original diagnosis by Knox (1060: 105): "Palps fused at the base, an occipital flap present, antennae and cirri articulated with short cylindrical rings, ventral cirri leaflike. Pharynx with a single, large, terminal tooth and a denticulated rim. Parapodia and dorsal cirri widely separated with an aciculum below the dorsal cirrus." [details]

Etymology Not stated by the author. The generic name Eudontosyllis refers likely to the presence of "a large, blunt, triangular, terminal tooth" in the pharynx of the type species, together with Syllis, the type genus of the family Syllidae.  [details]