Sphaerosyllis taylori Perkins, 1981,

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: 291

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.150.2146

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scientific name

Sphaerosyllis taylori Perkins, 1981
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Sphaerosyllis taylori Perkins, 1981 

Sphaerosyllis taylori  Perkins, 1981: 1140, fig. 26; Uebelacker 1984: 29, figs 21-22; San Martín 1984b: 247, fig. 58; 2003: 206, fig. 108; Russell 1991: 71; Núñez et al. 1992: 49; Parapar et al. 1994: 99; Simboura 1996: 53, fig. 6; San Martín and Bone 2001: 614; Çinar 1999: 161, fig. 4.58; Ruíz-Ramírez and Salazar-Vallejo 2001: 131, fig. 6 (115-122); Çinar et al. 2003: 759; Liñero-Arana and Díaz-Díaz 2011: 9, figs 2.1-2.5 in online material.

Material examined.

Haifa Bay, Israel: ALA-IL-1 (1 ind.); ALA-IL-2 (33 ind.) [coll. 31.5.2009]; ALA-IL-7 (103 ind.), ALA-IL-10 (14 ind.) [coll. 11.10.2009].

Type locality.

Florida, Hutchinson Island.

Distribution.

North-east and north-west Atlantic (North Sea to Canary Islands, east coast of the U.S. to Venezuela), Pacific Ocean ( Galápagos Islands) ( Liñero-Arana and Díaz-Díaz 2011), Arctic Sea ( Ramos et al. 2010), Mediterranean Sea: WB, CB, AD, AS, BS, LB ( Abd-Elnaby and San Martín 2010). New record for the Israeli coast.

Habitat.

Shallow subtidal depths, in muddy to coarse sands with organic material, on rocks among photophilic or calcareous algae, among Posidonia oceanica  rhizomes.