WoRMS name details

Eunice afra punctata Peters, 1854

224016  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:224016)

 unaccepted (superseded as subspecies, renamed homonym as full species)
Subspecies
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Type locality contained in Mozambican Exclusive Economic Zone  
type locality contained in Mozambican Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Note Indian Ocean, Mozambique  
From other sources
Type locality Indian Ocean, Mozambique [details]
Taxonomy Day (1957) placed E. punctata Peters as subspecies of E. afra Peters, but Fauchald (1992) gave E. punctata Peters a new...  
Taxonomy Day (1957) placed E. punctata Peters as subspecies of E. afra Peters, but Fauchald (1992) gave E. punctata Peters a new name, E. petersi, as it is a junior secondary homonym to E. punctata (Risso), and treated it as valid at species rank. [details]

Distribution Tropical Indo-Pacific in Kalk (1958).
Habitat: rock (Kalk, 1959).  
Distribution Tropical Indo-Pacific in Kalk (1958).
Habitat: rock (Kalk, 1959). [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Eunice afra punctata Peters, 1854. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=224016 on 2018-05-28
Date
action
by
1997-08-26 11:57:53Z
created
2000-09-28 07:24:50Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2008-03-20 06:44:16Z
changed
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed
2013-02-12 06:14:08Z
changed

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taxonomy source Day, John H. (1957). The Polychaet Fauna of South Africa. Part 4. New species and records from Natal and Moçambique. Annals of the Natal Museum. 14(1): 59-129.
page(s): 89 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From editor or global species database
Taxonomy Day (1957) placed E. punctata Peters as subspecies of E. afra Peters, but Fauchald (1992) gave E. punctata Peters a new name, E. petersi, as it is a junior secondary homonym to E. punctata (Risso), and treated it as valid at species rank. [details]

From other sources
Distribution Tropical Indo-Pacific in Kalk (1958).
Habitat: rock (Kalk, 1959). [details]

Type locality Indian Ocean, Mozambique [details]