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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMatla bengalensis Stephenson, 1908 
AphiaID: 336401

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 editorCapitellidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMatla (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (subjective synonym)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCapitella capitata (Fabricius, 1780)
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMatla Stephenson, 1908
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMatla Stephenson, 1908 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCapitella Blainville, 1828
Sources  original description Stephenson, J. 1908. The Fauna of brackish ponds at Port Canning, Lower Bengal. Part VIII. Preliminary description of an oligochaete worm of uncertain position. Records of the Indian Museum, 2: 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. Occasional Papers of the Allan Hancock Foundation, 23: 628 pp. [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality India [details]
Notes 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Intertidal, on brackish pools.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution West Bengal, India.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet refers to Bengal (India), the type locality of the species.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Brackish pools at low water, on Victorella pavida, Bowerbankia caudata and Loxosomatoides.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Current taxon junior synonym of species listed. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Indian Ocean, West Bengal (India), Port Canning, in brackish pools. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:336401
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2008-03-18 12:55:09Z  created  Fauchald, Kristian
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2014-03-03 23:45:02Z  changed  Gil, João
  
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  Citation: Gil, J. (2014). Matla bengalensis Stephenson, 1908. 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=336401 on 2014-09-18
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