WoRMS taxon details

Marphysa madrasi Hutchings, Lavesque, Priscilla, Daffe, Malathi & Glasby, 2020

1459184  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:1459184)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Hutchings, Pat; Lavesque, Nicolas; Priscilla, Lyndsay; Daffe, Guillemine; Malathi, E.; Glasby, Christopher J. (2020). A new species of Marphysa (Annelida: Eunicida: Eunicidae) from India, with notes on previously described or reported species from the region. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 4852(3): 285-308., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4853.3.2 [details]   
Holotype  ZSIC NL-ENNORE_01 (ZSI) [collection station...  
Holotype ZSIC NL-ENNORE_01 (ZSI) [collection station number?], geounit Bay of Bengal [details]
Note Ennore Creek, Chennai, Bay of Bengal, India,...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Ennore Creek, Chennai, Bay of Bengal, India, 13.2016 N, 80.3066 E (13°12’05.8”N 80°18’23.8”E), collected from intertidal mud flats at low tide. [details]
Etymology authors: "The species epithet “madrasi” refers to the old name (Madras) of the city of Chennai in which the species was...  
Etymology authors: "The species epithet “madrasi” refers to the old name (Madras) of the city of Chennai in which the species was collected. Although the origins of the old city name are unclear, it may have been named after a male fisherman." Evidently a noun in masculine genitive. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2020). World Polychaeta database. Marphysa madrasi Hutchings, Lavesque, Priscilla, Daffe, Malathi & Glasby, 2020. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=1459184 on 2020-09-27
Date
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2020-09-15 22:49:32Z
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2020-09-21 22:15:51Z
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original description Hutchings, Pat; Lavesque, Nicolas; Priscilla, Lyndsay; Daffe, Guillemine; Malathi, E.; Glasby, Christopher J. (2020). A new species of Marphysa (Annelida: Eunicida: Eunicidae) from India, with notes on previously described or reported species from the region. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 4852(3): 285-308., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4853.3.2 [details]   
Holotype ZSIC NL-ENNORE_01 (ZSI) [collection station number?], geounit Bay of Bengal [details]
From editor or global species database
Etymology authors: "The species epithet “madrasi” refers to the old name (Madras) of the city of Chennai in which the species was collected. Although the origins of the old city name are unclear, it may have been named after a male fisherman." Evidently a noun in masculine genitive. [details]

Type locality Ennore Creek, Chennai, Bay of Bengal, India, 13.2016 N, 80.3066 E (13°12’05.8”N 80°18’23.8”E), collected from intertidal mud flats at low tide. [details]