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Polychaeta taxon details

Opisthosyllis brunnea Langerhans, 1879

131332  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:131332)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Langerhans, Paul. (1879). Die Wurmfauna von Madeira [part I]. <em>Zeitschrift für wissenschaftliche Zoologie.</em> 32(4): 513-592, plates XXXI-XXXIII., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/45240737
page(s): 541-543, plate XXXI fig. 7a-c, e [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Note Northeastern Atlantic Ocean, Madeira Island...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Northeastern Atlantic Ocean, Madeira Island (Portugal) (geocoordinates not provided, but estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. 32.64º, long. -16.9º), common among algae on beach rocks.  [details]
Depth range Intertidal to shallow depths.   
Depth range Intertidal to shallow depths.  [details]

Distribution Circum-tropical. Madeira Island to the Mediterranean Sea. Australia (New South Wales, Queensland, Western Australia).   
Distribution Circum-tropical. Madeira Island to the Mediterranean Sea. Australia (New South Wales, Queensland, Western Australia).  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet brunnea, inflection of the Latin adjective brunneus, meaning 'brown', refers to the reddish-brown...  
Etymology The specific epithet brunnea, inflection of the Latin adjective brunneus, meaning 'brown', refers to the reddish-brown color of the species.  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2021). World Polychaeta database. Opisthosyllis brunnea Langerhans, 1879. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=131332 on 2021-08-02
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2007-03-29 10:21:37Z
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original description Langerhans, Paul. (1879). Die Wurmfauna von Madeira [part I]. <em>Zeitschrift für wissenschaftliche Zoologie.</em> 32(4): 513-592, plates XXXI-XXXIII., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/45240737
page(s): 541-543, plate XXXI fig. 7a-c, e [details]  OpenAccess publication 

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 Day, J. H. (1967). [Errantia] A monograph on the Polychaeta of Southern Africa. Part 1. Errantia. British Museum (Natural History), London. pp. vi, 1–458, xxix., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/8596  [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 [request] 

additional source Streftaris, N.; Zenetos, A.; Papathanassiou, E. (2005). Globalisation in marine ecosystems: the story of non-indigenous marine species across European seas. <em>Oceanogry and Marine Biology: an Annual Review.</em> 43: 419-453. (look up in IMIS[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 https://books.google.es/books?id=CphA8hiwaFIC&lpg=PR1&pg=PA751 [details]   

additional source San Martín, G.; Hutchings Pat, A.; Aguado, M.T. 2008. Syllinae (Polychaeta, Syllidae) from Australia. Part. 2. Genera <i>Inermosyllis</i>, <i>Megasyllis</i> n. gen., <i>Opisthosyllis</i>, and <i>Trypanosyllis</i>. Zootaxa 1840: 1-53
page(s): 23-26, figs. 16A-I, 17A-B [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 [request] 

redescription San Martín, G. (2003). Annelida, Polychaeta II: Syllidae. <em>In: Ramos MA et al. (eds) Fauna Iberica, Vol 21, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales. CSIC, Madrid.</em> p 1-554. (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
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From editor or global species database
Depth range Intertidal to shallow depths.  [details]

Distribution Circum-tropical. Madeira Island to the Mediterranean Sea. Australia (New South Wales, Queensland, Western Australia).  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet brunnea, inflection of the Latin adjective brunneus, meaning 'brown', refers to the reddish-brown color of the species.  [details]

Habitat Among dead corals, algae, sponges and other biological concretions.  [details]

Type locality Northeastern Atlantic Ocean, Madeira Island (Portugal) (geocoordinates not provided, but estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. 32.64º, long. -16.9º), common among algae on beach rocks.  [details]

From other sources
Bioclimatic category temperate-warm [details]

Spelling Opisthosyllis bruneea [details]
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Japanese オクバシリス  [details]