WoRMS name details

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

339335  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:339335)

Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (superseded original combination)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
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]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype  NHMUK 1963.1.61, locality Algoa Bay (Algoa...  
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]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution South African part of the Indian Ocean  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality contained in South African part of the Indian Ocean [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote Algoa Bay, south coast of Eastern Cape...  
From editor or global species database
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]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 49-183 m.  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 49-183 m. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution South Africa: off Eastern Cape Province...  
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...  
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 editorTaxonomy Moved to different genus.  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Moved to different genus. [details]
Traits (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/traits/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=339335 on 2017-12-13

Date
action
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2008-03-18 12:55:09Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

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]
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]