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Sthenelais jeffreysi McIntosh, 1876

131076  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:131076)

accepted
Species
Sthenelais heterochaeta McIntosh, 1897 · unaccepted (subjective synonym)
Sthenelais jeffreysii [auctt. misspelling for jeffreysi] · unaccepted > misspelling (this 'jeffreysi' should be...)  
this 'jeffreysi' should be spelled wih a single i
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
McIntosh, W.C. [as M'Intosh]. (1876). On the Annelida of the Porcupine Expeditions of 1869-1870. <em>Transactions of the Zoological Society of London.</em> 9: 395-416, plates LXXI-LXXIII., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/28910974
page(s): 406, plate 72, figure 18; plate 73 figures 1-2; note: author: "Dredged in 165 fathoms off the west coast of Ireland (Station 9] in 1869. " [details]   
Holotype  BM, geounit Ireland  
Holotype BM, geounit Ireland [details]
Note author: "Dredged in 165 fathoms off the west...  
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Type locality author: "Dredged in 165 fathoms off the west coast of Ireland (Station 9] in 1869. " Later McIntosh (1900) gives the geolocation as lat. 53° 16' N., and long. 12° 42' W. [details]
Etymology Not stated, but evidently named after Dr Gwyn Jeffreys, one of the shipboard scientists. Single i suffix here, although...  
Etymology Not stated, but evidently named after Dr Gwyn Jeffreys, one of the shipboard scientists. Single i suffix here, although McIntosh varied whether he used 1 or 2 'i' for species names based on Gwyn Jeffreys. Subsequent to 1876 McIntosh always used a double 'ii' and wrongly spelled the taxon name he had created.. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2022). World Polychaeta Database. Sthenelais jeffreysi McIntosh, 1876. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=131076 on 2022-12-01
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original description McIntosh, W.C. [as M'Intosh]. (1876). On the Annelida of the Porcupine Expeditions of 1869-1870. <em>Transactions of the Zoological Society of London.</em> 9: 395-416, plates LXXI-LXXIII., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/28910974
page(s): 406, plate 72, figure 18; plate 73 figures 1-2; note: author: "Dredged in 165 fathoms off the west coast of Ireland (Station 9] in 1869. " [details]   

original description  (of Sthenelais heterochaeta McIntosh, 1897) McIntosh, W.C. 1897. Notes from the Gatty Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews. No. 18. 1. On the phosphorescence of Gattyana (Nychia) cirrosa Pallas. 2. On a new Evarne (E. atlantica) from Rockall. 3. On the British species of Pholoe. 4. On a collection of annelids made by Canon Norman in Norway. Part I. A new Evarne and two species of Sthenelais. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 20 (Series 6): 167-178., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/19213622 [details]   

taxonomy source Eliason, Anders. (1962). Die Polychaeten der Skagerak-Expedition 1933. <em>Zoologiska bidrag från Uppsala.</em> 33: 207-293 (text figures only).
page(s): 224; note: description from a fragment collected from the Skagerak. Eliason tentatively included as synonyms Sthenelais heterochaeta Mclntosh 1897, and Eusthenelais hibemica Mclntosh 1900 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

taxonomy source McIntosh, W.C. 1900. A monograph of British Annelids. vol.1. pt.2. Polychaeta Amphinomidae to Sigalionidae. Ray Society of London, 1(l2): 215-442., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/38577949
page(s): 421; note: No new material but McIntosh gives a modified description. He also misspells the name as 'jeffreysii' [details]   

additional source Hartmann-Schröder, G. (1996). Annelida, Borstenwürmer, Polychaeta [Annelida, bristleworms, Polychaeta]. <em>2nd revised ed. The fauna of Germany and adjacent seas with their characteristics and ecology, 58. Gustav Fischer: Jena, Germany. ISBN 3-437-35038-2.</em> 648 pp. (look up in IMIS)
page(s): 83; note: summary description. The name is misspelled as 'jeffreysii' [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Bellan, G. (2001). Polychaeta, <i>in</i>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. <em>Collection Patrimoines Naturels.</em> 50: 214-231. (look up in IMIS)
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Holotype BM, geounit Ireland [details]
From editor or global species database
Etymology Not stated, but evidently named after Dr Gwyn Jeffreys, one of the shipboard scientists. Single i suffix here, although McIntosh varied whether he used 1 or 2 'i' for species names based on Gwyn Jeffreys. Subsequent to 1876 McIntosh always used a double 'ii' and wrongly spelled the taxon name he had created.. [details]

Spelling It seems in 1876 McIntosh used jeffreysi for about 3 annelid species, but he always later used jeffreysii with a double i [details]

Type locality author: "Dredged in 165 fathoms off the west coast of Ireland (Station 9] in 1869. " Later McIntosh (1900) gives the geolocation as lat. 53° 16' N., and long. 12° 42' W. [details]