WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyllis benguellana Day, 1963

340047  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:340047)

accepted
Species
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTyposyllis benguellana (Day, 1963) (superseded recombination)
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): 399, fig. 4k-m [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype  NHMUK 1963.1.50, locality South African part...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype NHMUK 1963.1.50, locality South African part of the South Atlantic Ocean (off the west coast of the Western Cape Province, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean, Sta. WCD 91 (32°05.5'S, 18°17.3'E); 27 m, coarse white sand and shells) [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote Off Lambert's Bay, west coast of the Western...  
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Off Lambert's Bay, west coast of the Western Cape Province, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean (32°05.5'S, 18°17.3'E), 27 m, coarse white sand and shells. [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 27 m.  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 27 m. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution South Africa, Cape Province (Atlantic Ocean).   
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.   
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 editorTaxonomy Moved to different genus.  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Moved to different genus. [details]
Gil, J. (2017). Syllis benguellana. 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=340047 on 2018-01-20

Date
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2008-03-18 12:55:09Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2017-01-07 15:51:24Z
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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): 399, fig. 4k-m [details]   

source of synonymy Day, J.H. (1967). A monograph on the Polychaeta of Southern Africa. British Museum (Natural History). London. vol 1 & vol 2, 1-878., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/8596  [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorTyposyllis benguellana (Day, 1963)) Day, J.H. (1967). A monograph on the Polychaeta of Southern Africa. British Museum (Natural History). London. vol 1 & vol 2, 1-878., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/8596  [details]   

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorTyposyllis benguellana (Day, 1963)) Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype NHMUK 1963.1.50, locality South African part of the South Atlantic Ocean (off the west coast of the Western Cape Province, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean, Sta. WCD 91 (32°05.5'S, 18°17.3'E); 27 m, coarse white sand and shells) [details]
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 27 m. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Original diagnosis by Day (1963: 399): ''A threadlike species with slender dorsal cirri having about 15 long joints. Setae unidentate.'' [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 coarse white sand and shells, at 27 m deep. [details]

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

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Off Lambert's Bay, west coast of the Western Cape Province, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean (32°05.5'S, 18°17.3'E), 27 m, coarse white sand and shells. [details]