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Polychaeta taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrbinia monroi Day, 1955 
AphiaID: 209876

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnnelida (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolychaeta (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSedentaria (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScolecida (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrbiniidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrbinia (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrbinia monroi (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrbinia Quatrefages, 1866
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrbinia monroi Day, 1955
Sources  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]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality contained in Knysna Estuary [from specimen] [view specimen]
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Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]

 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
Specimen  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]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
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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]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:209876
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Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-08-26 11:57:53Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2012-10-13 04:55:32Z  checked  Read, Geoffrey
2016-12-31 16:25:25Z  changed  Gil, João
  
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  Citation: 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 2017-01-25