WoRMS name details

Nereis (Neanthes) agulhana Day, 1963

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

 unaccepted (superseded original combination)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]   
Holotype  NHMUK 1963.1.61, locality Algoa Bay (Algoa...  
Holotype 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]
Type locality contained in South African part of the Indian Ocean  
type locality contained in South African part of the Indian Ocean [details]
Note Algoa Bay, south coast of Eastern Cape...  
From editor or global species database
Type 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]
Depth range 49-183 m.  
Depth range 49-183 m. [details]

Distribution South Africa: off Eastern Cape Province (Indian Ocean).  
Distribution South Africa: off Eastern Cape Province (Indian Ocean). [details]

Etymology Not stated. The specific epithet agulhana refers presumably either to Cape Agulhas (South Africa) or to Agulhas Bank (off...  
Etymology 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]

Taxonomy Moved to different genus.  
Taxonomy Moved to different genus. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Nereis (Neanthes) agulhana Day, 1963. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=339335 on 2018-04-20
Date
action
by
2008-03-18 12:55:09Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed

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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 
 

Holotype 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
Depth range 49-183 m. [details]

Distribution South Africa: off Eastern Cape Province (Indian Ocean). [details]

Etymology 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]

Habitat Rocky and sandy substrates, at shelf depths. [details]

Taxonomy Moved to different genus. [details]

Type 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]