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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 unaccepted (superseded original combination)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. Ser. Zoology. 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 2018-09-23
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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. Ser. Zoology. 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]   

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. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia. 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. Allan Hancock Foundation Occasional Paper. 23: 1-628.
page(s): 250, 261 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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

Syntype NHMUK 1885.12.1.170, geounit Kerguelen (west of Cape Maclear (= Cap Mac Lear), Kerguelen Islands, subantarctic Indian Ocean, Challenger Expedition Sta. 149E (49°37'S, 70°16’E; -49.6167°, 70.2667°); 30 fathoms (= about 55 m), volcanic mud) [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]