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Polychaeta name details

Glycera taprobanensis De Silva, 1965

328147  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:328147)

 unaccepted (subjective synonym)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
De Silva, P.H.D.H. (1965). New species and records of Polychaeta from Ceylon. <em>Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London.</em> 144(4): 537-563., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-7998.1965.tb05196.x
page(s): 550 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Holotype  NHMUK BMNH 1963.14.3, geounit Sri Lankan part...  
Holotype NHMUK BMNH 1963.14.3, geounit Sri Lankan part of the Indian Ocean [details]
Note Galle Face, Colombo, western Sri Lanka, 6.92,...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Galle Face, Colombo, western Sri Lanka, 6.92, 79.8462. De Silva gives 4 names, beginning with Galle Face, which is the location of a well known hotel of that name on the shore in Colombo. Another name Ratmalana mentioned is nearby on the shore. However, Böggemann (2002) reports the holotype label is "Mount Lavinia" which is a point location on the shore and also the name of the Colombo suburb. We use here for the type locality the geolocation (6.92, 79.8462) of the place named by the original description, not the label name, which always has inferior credibility in such ambiguity cases, and was not mentioned by De Silva.  [details]
Etymology Not stated. Taprobana or Taprobane was the name by which the Indian Ocean island of Sri Lanka was known to the ancient...  
Etymology Not stated. Taprobana or Taprobane was the name by which the Indian Ocean island of Sri Lanka was known to the ancient Greeks, hence the name origin is geographic after the name of the whole country. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Glycera taprobanensis De Silva, 1965. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=328147 on 2018-11-13
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2008-03-17 10:44:16Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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original description De Silva, P.H.D.H. (1965). New species and records of Polychaeta from Ceylon. <em>Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London.</em> 144(4): 537-563., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-7998.1965.tb05196.x
page(s): 550 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy Böggemann, M. (2002). Revision of the Glyceridae Grube 1859 (Annelida: Polychaeta). <em>Abhandlungen der Senckenbergischen naturforschenden Gesellschaft.</em> 555: 1-249., available online at http://www.schweizerbart.de/publications/list/series/abh_senck
page(s): 73; note: to Glycera natalensis, type locality Durban, S. Africa [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype NHMUK BMNH 1963.14.3, geounit Sri Lankan part of the Indian Ocean [details]
From editor or global species database
Etymology Not stated. Taprobana or Taprobane was the name by which the Indian Ocean island of Sri Lanka was known to the ancient Greeks, hence the name origin is geographic after the name of the whole country. [details]

Type locality Galle Face, Colombo, western Sri Lanka, 6.92, 79.8462. De Silva gives 4 names, beginning with Galle Face, which is the location of a well known hotel of that name on the shore in Colombo. Another name Ratmalana mentioned is nearby on the shore. However, Böggemann (2002) reports the holotype label is "Mount Lavinia" which is a point location on the shore and also the name of the Colombo suburb. We use here for the type locality the geolocation (6.92, 79.8462) of the place named by the original description, not the label name, which always has inferior credibility in such ambiguity cases, and was not mentioned by De Silva.  [details]