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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScoloplella capensis Day, 1963 
AphiaID: 244674

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnnelida (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolychaeta (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSedentaria (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScolecida (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrbiniidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScoloplella (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScoloplella capensis (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScoloplella Day, 1963
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScoloplella Day, 1963
Sources  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]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Specimens  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype NHM 1963.1.91, locality South African Exclusive Economic Zone (West Coast of Cape Province (South Africa); 183 m; dark green mud.) [details]

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Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (3 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 183-320 meters deep. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution South Africa, Indian and Atlantic Oceans.  [details]

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

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

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Off the west coast of South Africa, 183 m deep, on a bottom of dark green mud.  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:244674
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2007-08-03 23:39:31Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Scoloplella capensis Day, 1963. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2014) World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=244674 on 2014-11-28
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