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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyllis benguellana Day, 1963 
AphiaID: 340047

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 editorSyllidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyllinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyllis (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (superseded original combination)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTyposyllis benguellana (Day, 1963)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyllis Lamarck, 1818
Sources  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): 399, fig. 4k-m [details]

source of synonymy Day, J.H. 1967. A monograph on the Polychaeta of Southern Africa. Volume British Museum (Natural History) Publication 656. 1-878. British Museum (Natural History). London., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/8596  [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype BM 1963.1.50, locality South Africa (off west coast of the Cape Province; coarse white sand and shells; 27 m) [details]
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 27 m. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution South Africa, Cape Province (Atlantic Ocean).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet benguellana refers probably to the location of the type locality in the Benguela Current region.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat On white sand, at 27 m deep. [details]

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

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality South Africa, off Lamberts Bay, west coast of the Cape Province (Atlantic Ocean). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:340047
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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 (2014). Syllis benguellana Day, 1963. 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=340047 on 2014-04-20
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