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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyllis capensis McIntosh, 1885

238572  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:238572)

Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
McIntosh, William C. (1885). Report on the Annelida Polychaeta collected by H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876. Ser. Zoology. vol. 12 [part 34 of reports]: 1-554, plates 1-55, 1A-39A, & Annelida stations map., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/50688426
page(s): 193, pl. XXXIII figs. 8-9, pl. XVA fig. 21 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype  NHMUK 1885.12.1.143, locality South Africa...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype NHMUK 1885.12.1.143, locality South Africa (off Cape Good Hope (34º41'S, 18º36'E); green sand, 98 fathoms (179 m)) [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote South Africa, off Cape Good Hope (34º41'S,...  
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality South Africa, off Cape Good Hope (34º41'S, 18º36'E).  [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 179 m (98 fathoms).   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 179 m (98 fathoms).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution South Africa (off the Cape of Good Hope).   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution South Africa (off the Cape of Good Hope).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet capensis refers to the type locality of the species, off the Cape of Good Hope (South Africa).  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet capensis refers to the type locality of the species, off the Cape of Good Hope (South Africa). [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Current taxon junior synonym of species listed.   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Current taxon junior synonym of species listed.  [details]
Musco, L. (2008). Syllis capensis. 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=238572 on 2018-01-16

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original description McIntosh, William C. (1885). Report on the Annelida Polychaeta collected by H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876. Ser. Zoology. vol. 12 [part 34 of reports]: 1-554, plates 1-55, 1A-39A, & Annelida stations map., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/50688426
page(s): 193, pl. XXXIII figs. 8-9, pl. XVA fig. 21 [details]   

source of synonymy San Martín, G. (2003). Annelida, Polychaeta II: Syllidae. In: Ramos MA et al. (eds) Fauna Iberica, Vol 21, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales. CSIC, Madrid. p 1-554. [details]   

source of synonymy Licher, Frank 2000 (1999), Revision der Gattung Typosyllis Langerhans, 1879 (Polychaeta: Syllidae). Morphologie, Taxonomie und Phylogenie. Abhandlungen der Senckenbergischen Naturforschenden Gesellschaft 551:1-336 [details]   

source of synonymy Day, J.H. 1960. The Polychaet [sic] fauna of South Africa. Part 5. Errant species dredged off Cape coasts. Annals of the South African Museum, 45(3): 261-373., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/40866345 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype NHMUK 1885.12.1.143, locality South Africa (off Cape Good Hope (34º41'S, 18º36'E); green sand, 98 fathoms (179 m)) [details]
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 179 m (98 fathoms).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution South Africa (off the Cape of Good Hope).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet capensis refers to the type locality of the species, off the Cape of Good Hope (South Africa). [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat In green mud. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Current taxon junior synonym of species listed.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality South Africa, off Cape Good Hope (34º41'S, 18º36'E).  [details]