WoRMS taxon details

Syllis benguellana Day, 1963

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

accepted
Species
Typosyllis benguellana (Day, 1963) (superseded recombination)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]   
Holotype  NHMUK 1963.1.50, locality South African part...  
Holotype 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]
Note Off Lambert's Bay, west coast of the Western...  
From editor or global species database
Type 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]
Depth range 27 m.  
Depth range 27 m. [details]

Distribution South Africa, Cape Province (Atlantic Ocean).   
Distribution South Africa, Cape Province (Atlantic Ocean).  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet benguellana refers probably to the location of the type locality in the Benguela Current region.   
Etymology The specific epithet benguellana refers probably to the location of the type locality in the Benguela Current region.  [details]

Taxonomy Moved to different genus.  
Taxonomy Moved to different genus. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Syllis benguellana Day, 1963. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=340047 on 2018-05-24
Date
action
by
2008-03-18 12:55:09Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed
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  (ofTyposyllis 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  (ofTyposyllis 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] 
Holotype 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
Depth range 27 m. [details]

Diagnosis Original diagnosis by Day (1963: 399): ''A threadlike species with slender dorsal cirri having about 15 long joints. Setae unidentate.'' [details]

Distribution South Africa, Cape Province (Atlantic Ocean).  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet benguellana refers probably to the location of the type locality in the Benguela Current region.  [details]

Habitat On coarse white sand and shells, at 27 m deep. [details]

Taxonomy Moved to different genus. [details]

Type 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]