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Polychaeta taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrbinia monroi Day, 1955

209876  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:209876)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Day, J. H. (1955). The Polychaeta of South Africa. Part 3. Sedentary species from Cape shores and estuaries. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Zoology. 42(287): 407-452., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1096-3642.1955.tb02216.x
page(s): 409-411, fig. 1e-h [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype  NHMUK 1961.16.36, locality Knysna Estuary...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype NHMUK 1961.16.36, locality Knysna Estuary (Knysna Estuary, Western Cape Province, South Africa, Indian Ocean (gazetteer estimate -34.072°, 23.059°); intertidal, sandy mud) [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote Knysna Estuary, Western Cape Province, South...  
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Knysna Estuary, Western Cape Province, South Africa, Indian Ocean (gazetteer estimate -34.072°, 23.059°), intertidal, sandy mud. [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Intertidal.  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Intertidal. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Indian coast of South Africa: Knysna Estuary...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Indian coast of South Africa: Knysna Estuary (Western Cape Province). [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Not stated but the species is presumably named...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Not stated but the species is presumably named after Dr. Charles Carmichael Arthur Monro (b. Ootacamund, Tamil Nadu, India, 14 September 1894 - d. Wales?, 21 June 1942), British polychaetologist and Head of the Annelida section of the British Museum (Natural History), between 1922-1939. [details]
Gil, J.; Read, G. (2016). Orbinia monroi Day, 1955. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed at http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=209876 on 2017-12-15

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1997-08-26 11:57:53Z
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2012-10-13 04:55:32Z
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2016-12-31 16:25:25Z
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original description Day, J. H. (1955). The Polychaeta of South Africa. Part 3. Sedentary species from Cape shores and estuaries. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Zoology. 42(287): 407-452., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1096-3642.1955.tb02216.x
page(s): 409-411, fig. 1e-h [details]   

basis of record Day, J. H. (1967). [Sedentaria] A monograph on the Polychaeta of Southern Africa. Part 2. Sedentaria. British Museum (Natural History), London. pp. 459–842., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/8596  [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype NHMUK 1961.16.36, locality Knysna Estuary (Knysna Estuary, Western Cape Province, South Africa, Indian Ocean (gazetteer estimate -34.072°, 23.059°); intertidal, sandy mud) [details]
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Intertidal. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Indian coast of South Africa: Knysna Estuary (Western Cape Province). [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Not stated but the species is presumably named after Dr. Charles Carmichael Arthur Monro (b. Ootacamund, Tamil Nadu, India, 14 September 1894 - d. Wales?, 21 June 1942), British polychaetologist and Head of the Annelida section of the British Museum (Natural History), between 1922-1939. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Intertidal sandy mud. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Knysna Estuary, Western Cape Province, South Africa, Indian Ocean (gazetteer estimate -34.072°, 23.059°), intertidal, sandy mud. [details]