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Polychaeta name details

Nereis kerguelensis McIntosh, 1885

183288  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:183288)

 unaccepted (superseded original combination)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
McIntosh, William C. (1885). Report on the Annelida Polychaeta collected by H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876. <em>Ser. Zoology.</em> vol. 12 [part 34 of reports]: 1-554, plates 1-55, 1A-39A, & Annelida stations map., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/50688426
page(s): 225-227, plate XXXV figs. 10-12, plate XVIA figs. 17-18 [details]   
Note West of Cape Maclear (= Cap Mac Lear),...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality West of Cape Maclear (= Cap Mac Lear), Kerguelen Islands, subantarctic Indian Ocean (-49.6167°, 70.2667°). [details]
Type material Syntype deposited at the Natural History Museum, London, UK (NHMUK 1885.12.1.170). [details]
Depth range 30 fathoms (= about 55 m).  
Depth range 30 fathoms (= about 55 m). [details]

Distribution Subantarctic Indian Ocean: Kerguelen Islands.  
Distribution Subantarctic Indian Ocean: Kerguelen Islands. [details]

Etymology Not stated. The species is obviously named after its type locality, the Kerguelen Islands.  
Etymology Not stated. The species is obviously named after its type locality, the Kerguelen Islands. [details]

Taxonomy Current taxon junior synonym of species listed  
Taxonomy Current taxon junior synonym of species listed [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Nereis kerguelensis McIntosh, 1885. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=183288 on 2018-11-20
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original description McIntosh, William C. (1885). Report on the Annelida Polychaeta collected by H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876. <em>Ser. Zoology.</em> vol. 12 [part 34 of reports]: 1-554, plates 1-55, 1A-39A, & Annelida stations map., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/50688426
page(s): 225-227, plate XXXV figs. 10-12, plate XVIA figs. 17-18 [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

basis of record BIOCEAN, available online at http://www.ifremer.fr/biocean/ [details]   

new combination reference Hartman, Olga. (1954). Australian Nereidae. Including descriptions of three new species and one genus, together with summaries of previous records and keys to species. <em>Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia.</em> 77: 1-41., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/41336914
page(s): 30, Charts I-IV; note: as Neanthes kerguelensis [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

new combination reference Hartman, Olga. (1959). Catalogue of the Polychaetous Annelids of the World. Parts 1 and 2. <em>Allan Hancock Foundation Occasional Paper.</em> 23: 1-628.
page(s): 250, 261 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Syntype NHMUK 1885.12.1.170, geounit Kerguelen [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range 30 fathoms (= about 55 m). [details]

Diet "In the intestine is muddy debris containing long sponge-spicules, fragments of Radiolarians, a few Gregarine (parasitic), fragments of Algae, often with groups of chlorophyll-granules, and many Diatoms" (McIntosh, 1885: 227). [details]

Distribution Subantarctic Indian Ocean: Kerguelen Islands. [details]

Etymology Not stated. The species is obviously named after its type locality, the Kerguelen Islands. [details]

Habitat Volcanic mud, at shelf depths. [details]

Type locality West of Cape Maclear (= Cap Mac Lear), Kerguelen Islands, subantarctic Indian Ocean (-49.6167°, 70.2667°). [details]

Type material Syntype deposited at the Natural History Museum, London, UK (NHMUK 1885.12.1.170). [details]

From other sources
Taxonomy Current taxon junior synonym of species listed [details]