WoRMS name details

Matla bengalensis Stephenson, 1908

336401  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:336401)

 unaccepted (subjective synonym)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Stephenson, J. (1908). The fauna of brackish ponds at Port Canning, Lower Bengal. Part VIII.—Preliminary description of an oligochæte worm of uncertain position. Records of the Indian Museum, Calcutta. 2(1): 39-42., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/109280#page/81/mode/1up
page(s): 39-42, figs. 1-4 [details]   
Note Indian Ocean, West Bengal (India), Port...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Indian Ocean, West Bengal (India), Port Canning, in brackish pools. [details]
Depth range Intertidal, on brackish pools.   
Depth range Intertidal, on brackish pools.  [details]

Distribution West Bengal, India.   
Distribution West Bengal, India.  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet refers to Bengal (India), the type locality of the species.   
Etymology The specific epithet refers to Bengal (India), the type locality of the species.  [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. Matla bengalensis Stephenson, 1908. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=336401 on 2018-04-24
Date
action
by
2008-03-18 12:55:09Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed
2014-03-03 23:45:02Z
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original description Stephenson, J. (1908). The fauna of brackish ponds at Port Canning, Lower Bengal. Part VIII.—Preliminary description of an oligochæte worm of uncertain position. Records of the Indian Museum, Calcutta. 2(1): 39-42., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/109280#page/81/mode/1up
page(s): 39-42, figs. 1-4 [details]   

source of synonymy Hartman, Olga. (1959). Catalogue of the Polychaetous Annelids of the World. Parts 1 and 2. Allan Hancock Foundation Occasional Paper. 23: 1-628. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From editor or global species database
Depth range Intertidal, on brackish pools.  [details]

Distribution West Bengal, India.  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet refers to Bengal (India), the type locality of the species.  [details]

Habitat Brackish pools at low water, on Victorella pavida, Bowerbankia caudata and Loxosomatoides.  [details]

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

Type locality Indian Ocean, West Bengal (India), Port Canning, in brackish pools. [details]