WoRMS name details

Pionosyllis magnidens Day, 1953

330692  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:330692)

 unaccepted (superseded original combination)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Day, John H. (1953). The polychaet fauna of South Africa. Part 2. Errant species from Cape shores and estuaries. <em>Annals of the Natal Museum.</em> 12(3): 397-441.
page(s): 416-418, fig. 3a-c [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Holotype  NHMUK 1961.16.14-15, geounit South Africa  
Holotype NHMUK 1961.16.14-15, geounit South Africa [details]
Note Southeast Atlantic Ocean, South Africa,...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Southeast Atlantic Ocean, South Africa, Lambert's Bay (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. -32.088º, long. 18.309º), from algae in a tidal pool.  [details]
Depth range Intertidal.   
Depth range Intertidal.  [details]

Distribution Southeast Atlantic Ocean: South Africa (Lambert's Bay and Cape).   
Distribution Southeast Atlantic Ocean: South Africa (Lambert's Bay and Cape).  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet magnidens is derived from the Latin combining form magni-, meaning 'large or 'great', and the Latin...  
Etymology The specific epithet magnidens is derived from the Latin combining form magni-, meaning 'large or 'great', and the Latin noun dens, meaning 'tooth', and refers to the very large dorsal tooth present in the anterior region of the pharynx of the species.  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2019). World Polychaeta database. Pionosyllis magnidens Day, 1953. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=330692 on 2019-11-18
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2008-03-17 10:44:16Z
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original description Day, John H. (1953). The polychaet fauna of South Africa. Part 2. Errant species from Cape shores and estuaries. <em>Annals of the Natal Museum.</em> 12(3): 397-441.
page(s): 416-418, fig. 3a-c [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Day, J.H. (1967). A monograph on the Polychaeta of Southern Africa. British Museum (Natural History). London. vol 1 & vol 2, 1-878., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/8596
page(s): 263, fig. 12.8.a-c [details]   

new combination reference San Martín, G.; López, E.; Aguado, M.T. 2009. Revision of the genus <i>Pionosyllis</i> (Polychaeta: Syllidae: Eusyllinae), with a cladistic analysis, and the description of five new genera and two new species. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 89(7): 1455-1498
page(s): 1470-1471, fig. 5 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype NHMUK 1961.16.14-15, geounit South Africa [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range Intertidal.  [details]

Distribution Southeast Atlantic Ocean: South Africa (Lambert's Bay and Cape).  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet magnidens is derived from the Latin combining form magni-, meaning 'large or 'great', and the Latin noun dens, meaning 'tooth', and refers to the very large dorsal tooth present in the anterior region of the pharynx of the species.  [details]

Habitat From algae in tidal pools.  [details]

Type locality Southeast Atlantic Ocean, South Africa, Lambert's Bay (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. -32.088º, long. 18.309º), from algae in a tidal pool.  [details]