WoRMS name details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMatla bengalensis Stephenson, 1908

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

Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted 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]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote Indian Ocean, West Bengal (India), Port...  
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Indian Ocean, West Bengal (India), Port Canning, in brackish pools. [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Intertidal, on brackish pools.   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Intertidal, on brackish pools.  [details]

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

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet refers to Bengal (India),...  
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 editorTaxonomy Current taxon junior synonym of species listed.  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Current taxon junior synonym of species listed. [details]
Gil, J. (2014). Matla bengalensis Stephenson, 1908. 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=336401 on 2017-12-12

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2008-03-18 12:55:09Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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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
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]