Syllis alternata Moore, 1908,

Faulwetter, Sarah, Chatzigeorgiou, Georgios, Galil, Bella S. & Arvanitidis, Christos, 2011, An account of the taxonomy and distribution of Syllidae (Annelida, Polychaetes) in the eastern Mediterranean, with notes on the genus Prosphaerosyllis San Martin, 1984 in the Mediterranean, ZooKeys 150, pp. 281-326: 292

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scientific name

Syllis alternata Moore, 1908
status

 

Syllis alternata Moore, 1908 

Syllis alternata  Moore, 1908: 323; 1909: 321; Çinar 1999: 246, fig. 4.102; Çinar and Gambi 2005: 754; Çinar and Ergen 2003: 777.

Typosyllis alternata  : Kudenov and Harris 1995: 83, fig. 1.32; Licher 2000: 253, figs 17p, 106; Imajima 2003: 163.

Material examined.

Alykes, Crete, Greece: CALB-15c-07 (1 ind.) [coll. 18.9.2007]; CALB-1a-07 (1 ind.) [coll. 19.9.2007]; CALA-10d-08 (2 ind.), CALA-15d-08 (1 ind.), CALB-20b-08 (1 ind.), CALA-20b-08 (2 ind.), CALA-20c-08 (5 ind.), CALB-20d-08 (6 ind.) [coll. 17.6.2008]. Elounda, Crete, Greece: CELB-20c-07 (1 ind.) [coll. 26.9.2007]; CELB-1a-07 (4 ind.) [coll. 29.9.2007]; CELA-10b-08 (1 ind.), CELB-10b-08 (1 ind.), CELA-10c-08 (1 ind.), CELB-10c-08 (1 ind.), CELA-10d-08 (2 ind.), [coll. 11.6.2008]; CELB-1a-08 (1 ind.), CELA-5b-08 (1 ind.), CELA-5d-08 (2 ind.), CELB-15c-08 (5 ind.) [coll. 12.6.2008].

Type locality.

Alaska (Pacific Ocean).

Distribution.

East Pacific (Alaska to Panama), west Atlantic (North Carolina to Cuba) ( Capa et al. 2001), Japan ( Imajima 2003), Indonesia (Aguado et al. 2008), Mediterranean: WB, CB, AS, LB. New record for the Greek coast.

Habitat.

Until 2500 m depth ( Moore 1909), among Posidonia oceanica  rhizomes, calcareous algae, corals and photophilic algae ( San Martín 2003), in sandy and muddy sediments ( Moore 1909).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Annelida

Class

Polychaeta

Order

Phyllodocida

Family

Syllidae

Genus

Syllis