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Polychaeta name details

Microsyllis Claparède, 1863

238515  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:238515)

 unaccepted (subjective synonym)
Genus

Species Microsyllis brevicirrata Claparède, 1863 (nomen dubium)

Species Microsyllis marenzelleri McIntosh, 1908 accepted as Exogone marenzelleri McIntosh, 1908 (superseded original combination)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Claparède, A. R. É. (1863). Beobachtungen über Anatomie und Entwicklungsgeschichte wirbelloser Thiere: an der Küste von Normandie angestellt. <em>Verlag von Wilhelm Engelmann, Leipzig.</em> 1-120, 18 plates., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/10030
page(s): 42 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Etymology The generic name Microsyllis is composed by the prefix of Greek origin micro-, meaning 'small', and the name of the genus...  
Etymology The generic name Microsyllis is composed by the prefix of Greek origin micro-, meaning 'small', and the name of the genus Syllis Savigny in Lamarck, 1818, type genus of the family Syllidae, and probably refers to the small size of the type species, Microsyllis brevicirrata Claparède, 1863, stated to be only 2 mm long: "Körper 2 Mm. lang" (Claparède, 1863: 42).  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2021). World Polychaeta Database. Microsyllis Claparède, 1863. Accessed at: https://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=238515 on 2021-08-03
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2007-03-29 10:21:37Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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original description Claparède, A. R. É. (1863). Beobachtungen über Anatomie und Entwicklungsgeschichte wirbelloser Thiere: an der Küste von Normandie angestellt. <em>Verlag von Wilhelm Engelmann, Leipzig.</em> 1-120, 18 plates., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/10030
page(s): 42 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

source of synonymy 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]   
From editor or global species database
Etymology The generic name Microsyllis is composed by the prefix of Greek origin micro-, meaning 'small', and the name of the genus Syllis Savigny in Lamarck, 1818, type genus of the family Syllidae, and probably refers to the small size of the type species, Microsyllis brevicirrata Claparède, 1863, stated to be only 2 mm long: "Körper 2 Mm. lang" (Claparède, 1863: 42).  [details]