WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScoloplella capensis Day, 1963

244674  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:244674)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Day, J.H. 1963. The Polychaete fauna of South Africa. Part 8: New species and records from grab samples and dredgings. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History), Ser. Zoology, 10(7): 383-445., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/19408#page/417/mode/1up
page(s): 415-416, fig. 8m-q [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype  NHMUK 1963.1.91, locality South Africa (west...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype NHMUK 1963.1.91, locality South Africa (west coast of Western Cape Province, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean, Sta. WCD 116 (33°06.5'S, 17°32.9'E); 183 m, dark green mud) [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote Off the west coast of the Western Cape...  
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Off the west coast of the Western Cape Province, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean (33°06.5'S, 17°32.9'E), 183 m, dark green mud. [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 183-320 meters deep.  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 183-320 meters deep. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution South Africa: Western and Eastern Cape provinces (Indian and Atlantic Oceans).   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution South Africa: Western and Eastern Cape provinces (Indian and Atlantic Oceans).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet capensis refers to the type locality of the species, the former Cape Province (South Africa).   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet capensis refers to the type locality of the species, the former Cape Province (South Africa).  [details]
WoRMS (2008). Scoloplella capensis Day, 1963. 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=244674 on 2018-01-20

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original description Day, J.H. 1963. The Polychaete fauna of South Africa. Part 8: New species and records from grab samples and dredgings. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History), Ser. Zoology, 10(7): 383-445., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/19408#page/417/mode/1up
page(s): 415-416, fig. 8m-q [details]   

basis of record Fauchald, K. (1977). The polychaete worms, definitions and keys to the orders, families and genera. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County: Los Angeles, CA (USA), Science Series. 28:1-188., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/123110.pdf [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype NHMUK 1963.1.91, locality South Africa (west coast of Western Cape Province, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean, Sta. WCD 116 (33°06.5'S, 17°32.9'E); 183 m, dark green mud) [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParatype NHMUK 1963.1.92, locality South Africa (west coast of Western Cape Province, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean, Sta. WCD 116 (33°06.5'S, 17°32.9'E); 183 m, dark green mud) [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNontype , locality South Africa (south coast of Eastern Cape Province, South Africa, Indian Ocean, Sta. SCD 237 (34°51'S, 23°41'E); 183 m, khaki sand) [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNontype , locality South African Exclusive Economic Zone (west coast of Western Cape Province, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean, Sta. WCD 79 (34°17'S, 17°53'E); 320 m, green sandy mud.) [details]
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 183-320 meters deep. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution South Africa: Western and Eastern Cape provinces (Indian and Atlantic Oceans).  [details]

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

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat On muddy and sandy sediments, at shelf depths.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Off the west coast of the Western Cape Province, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean (33°06.5'S, 17°32.9'E), 183 m, dark green mud. [details]