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Sphaerosyllis piriferopsis Perkins, 1981

131393  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:131393)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Perkins, Thomas H. (1981). Syllidae (Polychaeta), principally from Florida, with descriptions of a new genus and twenty-one new species. <em>Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington.</em> 93(4): 1080-1172., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/34599967
page(s): 1133-1136, figs. 23-24 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 
Holotype  USNM 60210, geounit Florida  
Holotype USNM 60210, geounit Florida [details]
Note Atlantic coast of the USA, Florida, Hutchinson...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Atlantic coast of the USA, Florida, Hutchinson Island (27º21.6'N, 80º13.2'W).  [details]
Depth range 3.8-11 m.  
Depth range 3.8-11 m. [details]

Distribution Atlantic coast of USA (Florida) and Bahamas.   
Distribution Atlantic coast of USA (Florida) and Bahamas.  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet derives from the previously described species, pirifera, and the Greek suffix, -opsis, meaning...  
Etymology The specific epithet derives from the previously described species, pirifera, and the Greek suffix, -opsis, meaning likeness, and refers to the similarity between the two species.  [details]

Distribution This species has been cited in some ecological lists for the European area. However we herein consider its presence...  
Distribution This species has been cited in some ecological lists for the European area. However we herein consider its presence doubtful since no taxonomic re-descriptions from European waters are up to now available. [details]

Distribution amphi-Atlantic  
Distribution amphi-Atlantic [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2021). World Polychaeta Database. Sphaerosyllis piriferopsis Perkins, 1981. Accessed through: Glover, A.G.; Higgs, N.; Horton, T. (2021) World Register of Deep-Sea species (WoRDSS) at: https://www.marinespecies.org/deepsea%20/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=131393 on 2021-06-23
Glover, A.G.; Higgs, N.; Horton, T. (2021). World Register of Deep-Sea species (WoRDSS). Sphaerosyllis piriferopsis Perkins, 1981. Accessed at: https://marinespecies.org/deepsea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=131393 on 2021-06-23
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original description Perkins, Thomas H. (1981). Syllidae (Polychaeta), principally from Florida, with descriptions of a new genus and twenty-one new species. <em>Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington.</em> 93(4): 1080-1172., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/34599967
page(s): 1133-1136, figs. 23-24 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

basis of record Bellan, G. (2001). Polychaeta, <i>in</i>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. <em>Collection Patrimoines Naturels.</em> 50: 214-231. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Musco, Luigi; Giangrande, Adriana. (2005). Mediterranean Syllidae (Annelida: Polychaeta) revisited: biogeography, diversity and species fidelity to environmental features. <em>Marine Ecology Progress Series.</em> 304: 143-153 + 4 pp. Supplementary appendix., available online at https://doi.org/10.3354/meps304143 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

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 https://books.google.es/books?id=CphA8hiwaFIC&lpg=PR1&pg=PA751 [details]   

additional source Liu, J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype USNM 60210, geounit Florida [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range 3.8-11 m. [details]

Distribution Atlantic coast of USA (Florida) and Bahamas.  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet derives from the previously described species, pirifera, and the Greek suffix, -opsis, meaning likeness, and refers to the similarity between the two species.  [details]

Habitat Coarse calcareous sand and in sand, shell, and coral rubble with Thalassia, Penicillus, and Halimeda cover. Also on submerged plastic substrata.  [details]

Type locality Atlantic coast of the USA, Florida, Hutchinson Island (27º21.6'N, 80º13.2'W).  [details]

From regional or thematic species database
Distribution This species has been cited in some ecological lists for the European area. However we herein consider its presence doubtful since no taxonomic re-descriptions from European waters are up to now available. [details]

From other sources
Bioclimatic category temperate-warm [details]

Distribution amphi-Atlantic [details]
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