WoRMS name details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEunice afra punctata Peters, 1854

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

Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (superseded as subspecies, renamed homonym as full species)
Subspecies
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Mozambican Exclusive Economic Zone  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality contained in Mozambican Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNote Indian Ocean, Mozambique  
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Indian Ocean, Mozambique [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Day (1957) placed E. punctata Peters as...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy 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]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Tropical Indo-Pacific in Kalk (1958).  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Tropical Indo-Pacific in Kalk (1958).
Habitat: rock (Kalk, 1959). [details]
Read, G. (2013). Eunice afra punctata Peters, 1854. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=224016 on 2017-12-15

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
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy 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
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Tropical Indo-Pacific in Kalk (1958).
Habitat: rock (Kalk, 1959). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Indian Ocean, Mozambique [details]