WoRMS name details

Syllis capensis McIntosh, 1885

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

 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]   
Holotype  NHMUK 1885.12.1.143, locality South Africa...  
Holotype NHMUK 1885.12.1.143, locality South Africa (off Cape Good Hope (34º41'S, 18º36'E); green sand, 98 fathoms (179 m)) [details]
Note South Africa, off Cape Good Hope (34º41'S,...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality South Africa, off Cape Good Hope (34º41'S, 18º36'E).  [details]
Depth range 179 m (98 fathoms).   
Depth range 179 m (98 fathoms).  [details]

Distribution South Africa (off the Cape of Good Hope).   
Distribution South Africa (off the Cape of Good Hope).  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet capensis refers to the type locality of the species, off the Cape of Good Hope (South Africa).  
Etymology The specific epithet capensis refers to the type locality of the species, off the Cape of Good Hope (South Africa). [details]

Taxonomy Current taxon junior synonym of species listed.   
Taxonomy Current taxon junior synonym of species listed.  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Syllis capensis McIntosh, 1885. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=238572 on 2018-05-25
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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]   
Holotype 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
Depth range 179 m (98 fathoms).  [details]

Distribution South Africa (off the Cape of Good Hope).  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet capensis refers to the type locality of the species, off the Cape of Good Hope (South Africa). [details]

Habitat In green mud. [details]

Taxonomy Current taxon junior synonym of species listed.  [details]

Type locality South Africa, off Cape Good Hope (34º41'S, 18º36'E).  [details]