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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis (Neanthes) agulhana Day, 1963 
AphiaID: 339335

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 editorErrantia (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyllodocida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereidiformia (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereididae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereidinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis (Neanthes) (Subgenus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis (Neanthes) agulhana (Species)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (superseded original combination)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeanthes agulhana (Day, 1963)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis (Neanthes) Kinberg, 1866 emend. Hartman, 1940
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis (Neanthes) agulhana Day, 1963
Source  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): 406-407, fig. 6d-j [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality contained in South African part of the Indian Ocean [details]
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype NHMUK 1963.1.61, locality Algoa Bay (Algoa Bay, south coast of Eastern Cape Province, South Africa, Indian Ocean, Sta. SCD 156 (34°03'S, 25°59'E); 84 m, rocks) [details]
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 49-183 m. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution South Africa: off Eastern Cape Province (Indian Ocean). [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Not stated. The specific epithet agulhana refers presumably either to Cape Agulhas (South Africa) or to Agulhas Bank (off South Africa). However, both places are located westward the type locality (Algoa Bay) or any of the other stations where the new species was collected referred in the original description. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Rocky and sandy substrates, at shelf depths. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Moved to different genus. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Algoa Bay, south coast of Eastern Cape Province, South Africa, Indian Ocean, Sta. SCD 156 (34°03'S, 25°59'E); 84 m, rocks. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:339335
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2008-03-18 12:55:09Z  created  Fauchald, Kristian
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2008). Nereis (Neanthes) agulhana Day, 1963. 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=339335 on 2017-03-26
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