WoRMS name details

Dasychone argus chefinae McIntosh, 1925

341051  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:341051)

 unaccepted (subjective synonym)
Subspecies
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
McIntosh, W. C. (1925). A second contribution to the marine polychaetes of South Africa. <em>Union South African Fisheries Marine Biological Survey, Report.</em> 5(4): 1-93, plates I-X.
page(s): 86; note: McIntosh does not state he is creating a new name (as the variety Dasychone argus chefinae), but it is a new name. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Type locality contained in East Africa  
type locality contained in East Africa [details]
Note Indian Ocean, eastern Africa  
From other sources
Type locality Indian Ocean, eastern Africa [details]
Etymology Not stated, but Dasychone argus chefinae is evidently named after the collection location near Chefina Light, Portuguese...  
Etymology Not stated, but Dasychone argus chefinae is evidently named after the collection location near Chefina Light, Portuguese East Africa. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2021). World Polychaeta Database. Dasychone argus chefinae McIntosh, 1925. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=341051 on 2021-10-28
Date
action
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2008-03-19 16:32:34Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed
2021-02-18 02:10:27Z
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original description McIntosh, W. C. (1925). A second contribution to the marine polychaetes of South Africa. <em>Union South African Fisheries Marine Biological Survey, Report.</em> 5(4): 1-93, plates I-X.
page(s): 86; note: McIntosh does not state he is creating a new name (as the variety Dasychone argus chefinae), but it is a new name. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source McIntosh, W. C. [as M'Intosh]. (1924). Notes from the Gatty Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews. No. XLVI. 1. The Occurrence of Opercular Development in Mercierella enigmatica, Fauvel, a new British Serpulid. 2. Preliminary Notice of a Second Contribution to the Marine Polychaeta of South Africa. <em>Annals and Magazine of Natural History.</em> (Series 9) 14(79): 1-52., available online at https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/00222932408633091
page(s): 49; note: a new variety of Dasychone argus from off the Chefina Light, Portuguese East Africa, is mentioned and partly characterized, but not named (named in 1925). [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy Day, John Hemsworth. (1961). The Polychaet [sic] Fauna of South Africa. Part 6. Sedentary species dredged off Cape coasts with a few new records from the shore. <em>Journal of the Linnean Society of London.</em> 44(299): 463-560., available online at https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1096-3642.1961.tb01623.x
page(s): 539; note: questionably included as a synonym under Dasychone nigromaculata [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Etymology Not stated, but Dasychone argus chefinae is evidently named after the collection location near Chefina Light, Portuguese East Africa. [details]

From other sources
Specimen The Natural History Museum, London [details]

Type locality Indian Ocean, eastern Africa [details]