WoRMS taxon details

Megasyllis procera (Hartman, 1965)

759949  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:759949)

accepted
Species
Pionosyllis procera Hartman, 1965 (superseded original combination)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
(of Pionosyllis procera Hartman, 1965) Hartman, Olga. (1965). Deep-water benthic polychaetous annelids off New England to Bermuda and other North Atlantic areas. <em>Occasional Papers of the Allan Hancock Foundation.</em> 28: 1-384., available online at http://digitallibrary.usc.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15799coll82/id/20299
page(s): 79-80, plate 10 figs. c-d [details]   
Holotype  (of Pionosyllis procera Hartman, 1965) AHF,...  
Holotype (of Pionosyllis procera Hartman, 1965) AHF, geounit Atlantic Coast of North America [details]
Depth range Intertidal to 200 m.   
Depth range Intertidal to 200 m.  [details]

Distribution Atlantic coast of USA, Cape Verde Islands, southern and southwestern Africa.   
Distribution Atlantic coast of USA, Cape Verde Islands, southern and southwestern Africa.  [details]

Taxonomy San Martín et al. (2014) suggest that Megasyllis procera could be a junior synonym of Pionosyllis malmgreni McIntosh,...  
Taxonomy San Martín et al. (2014) suggest that Megasyllis procera could be a junior synonym of Pionosyllis malmgreni McIntosh, 1869, but also state that it was not possible to confirm this, as the type material of P. malmgreni seems to be lost.  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2019). World Polychaeta database. Megasyllis procera (Hartman, 1965). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=759949 on 2019-10-19
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original description  (of Pionosyllis micropharyngea Hartmann-Schröder, 1974) Hartmann-Schröder, Gesa. (1974). Zur Kenntnis des Eulitorals der afrikanischen Westküste zwischen Angola und Kap der Guten Hoffnung und der afrikanischen Ostküste von Südafrika und Mocambique unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der Polychaeten und Ostracoden. Teil II. Die Polychaeten des Untersuchungsgebietes. <em>Mitteilungen des Hamburgischen Zoologischen Museums und Instituts.</em> Ergänzungsband zu Band 69: 95-228.
page(s): 126, plate 10 figs. 89-92 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (of Pionosyllis procera Hartman, 1965) Hartman, Olga. (1965). Deep-water benthic polychaetous annelids off New England to Bermuda and other North Atlantic areas. <em>Occasional Papers of the Allan Hancock Foundation.</em> 28: 1-384., available online at http://digitallibrary.usc.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15799coll82/id/20299
page(s): 79-80, plate 10 figs. c-d [details]   

new combination reference San Martín, Guillermo; Aguado, María Teresa; Álvarez-Campos, Patricia. 2014. Revision of the genus Megasyllis (Annelida, Syllidae) with descriptions of four new species. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 94(02): 331-351
page(s): 347-348 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype (of Pionosyllis procera Hartman, 1965) AHF, geounit Atlantic Coast of North America [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range Intertidal to 200 m.  [details]

Distribution Atlantic coast of USA, Cape Verde Islands, southern and southwestern Africa.  [details]

Habitat Under littoral stones, fine sand, algae, inside coralline rocks.  [details]

Taxonomy San Martín et al. (2014) suggest that Megasyllis procera could be a junior synonym of Pionosyllis malmgreni McIntosh, 1869, but also state that it was not possible to confirm this, as the type material of P. malmgreni seems to be lost.  [details]