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Polychaeta taxon details

Syllis ortizi San Martín, 1992

332415  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:332415)

accepted
Species
Typosyllis ortizi (San Martín, 1992) (superseded recombination)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
San Martín, Guillermo. (1992). <i>Syllis</i> Savigny in Lamarck, 1818 (Polychaeta: Syllidae: Syllinae) from Cuba, the Gulf of Mexico, Florida and North Carolina, with a revision of several species described by Verrill. <em>Bulletin of Marine Science.</em> 51(2): 167-196., available online at https://bit.ly/2XCD39q
page(s): 183-185, fig. 7 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Holotype  MNCN 16.01/800, geounit Cuban part of the...  
Holotype MNCN 16.01/800, geounit Cuban part of the Caribbean Sea [details]
Note Caribbean Sea, Cuba, Isla de la Juventud, off...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Caribbean Sea, Cuba, Isla de la Juventud, off Punta Pedernales (geocoordinates not provided, estimated using a gazetteer to be lat. 21.577599º, long. -83.181403º).  [details]
Type material Paratypes USNM 75308 and USNM 75312 of Syllis ortizi San Martín, 1992 were considered as being Typosyllis magnipectinis (Storch, 1867) by Licher et al. (1995) and Licher (1999).  [details]
Depth range 18-50 m.  
Depth range 18-50 m. [details]

Distribution Caribbean Sea; Gulf of Mexico (off Florida).   
Distribution Caribbean Sea; Gulf of Mexico (off Florida).  [details]

Etymology The species in named in honor of Dr. Manuel Ortiz Touzet, from the Centro de Investigaciones Marinas of the University of...  
Etymology The species in named in honor of Dr. Manuel Ortiz Touzet, from the Centro de Investigaciones Marinas of the University of La Havana, eminent carcinologist and chief of the Cuban-Spanish Expedition.  [details]

Taxonomic remark According to Licher et al. (1995) and Licher (1999), the paratypes USNM 75308 and USNM 75312 of Syllis ortizi San Martín,...  
Taxonomic remark According to Licher et al. (1995) and Licher (1999), the paratypes USNM 75308 and USNM 75312 of Syllis ortizi San Martín, 1992 represent in fact the species Typosyllis magnipectinis (Storch, 1867). According to the same authors the two species can be easily distinguished with base on the length of the blades of the modified falcigers in relation to those in the longest normal falcigers, in each parapodium: in Typosyllis magnipectinis they would be much longer, while in Syllis ortizi the blades of the modified falcigers would be shorter than the longest normal ones.  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Syllis ortizi San Martín, 1992. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=332415 on 2020-01-28
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2008-03-17 10:44:16Z
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original description San Martín, Guillermo. (1992). <i>Syllis</i> Savigny in Lamarck, 1818 (Polychaeta: Syllidae: Syllinae) from Cuba, the Gulf of Mexico, Florida and North Carolina, with a revision of several species described by Verrill. <em>Bulletin of Marine Science.</em> 51(2): 167-196., available online at https://bit.ly/2XCD39q
page(s): 183-185, fig. 7 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Fauchald, K.; Granados-Barba, A.; Solís-Weiss, V. (2009). Polychaeta (Annelida) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 751–788 in D.L. Felder and D.K. Camp (eds.). <em>Gulf of Mexico. Origin, Waters, and Biota. Volume 1, Biodiversity.</em> Texas A&M University Press, College Station, Texas., available online at http://goo.gl/auMxy9 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype MNCN 16.01/800, geounit Cuban part of the Caribbean Sea [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range 18-50 m. [details]

Distribution Caribbean Sea; Gulf of Mexico (off Florida).  [details]

Etymology The species in named in honor of Dr. Manuel Ortiz Touzet, from the Centro de Investigaciones Marinas of the University of La Havana, eminent carcinologist and chief of the Cuban-Spanish Expedition.  [details]

Habitat Medium to coarse sand.  [details]

Taxonomic remark According to Licher et al. (1995) and Licher (1999), the paratypes USNM 75308 and USNM 75312 of Syllis ortizi San Martín, 1992 represent in fact the species Typosyllis magnipectinis (Storch, 1867). According to the same authors the two species can be easily distinguished with base on the length of the blades of the modified falcigers in relation to those in the longest normal falcigers, in each parapodium: in Typosyllis magnipectinis they would be much longer, while in Syllis ortizi the blades of the modified falcigers would be shorter than the longest normal ones.  [details]

Type locality Caribbean Sea, Cuba, Isla de la Juventud, off Punta Pedernales (geocoordinates not provided, estimated using a gazetteer to be lat. 21.577599º, long. -83.181403º).  [details]

Type material Paratypes USNM 75308 and USNM 75312 of Syllis ortizi San Martín, 1992 were considered as being Typosyllis magnipectinis (Storch, 1867) by Licher et al. (1995) and Licher (1999).  [details]