WoRMS taxon details

Orbinia 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. <em>Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Zoology.</em> 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]   
Holotype  NHMUK 1961.16.36, geounit Knysna Estuary  
Holotype NHMUK 1961.16.36, geounit Knysna Estuary [details]
Note Knysna Estuary, Western Cape Province, South...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Knysna Estuary, Western Cape Province, South Africa, Indian Ocean (gazetteer estimate -34.072°, 23.059°), intertidal, sandy mud. [details]
Depth range Intertidal.  
Depth range Intertidal. [details]

Distribution Indian coast of South Africa: Knysna Estuary (Western Cape Province).  
Distribution Indian coast of South Africa: Knysna Estuary (Western Cape Province). [details]

Etymology Not stated but the species is presumably named after Dr. Charles Carmichael Arthur Monro (b. Ootacamund, Tamil Nadu, India,...  
Etymology 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]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2019). World Polychaeta database. Orbinia monroi Day, 1955. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=209876 on 2019-10-18
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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. <em>Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Zoology.</em> 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  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype NHMUK 1961.16.36, geounit Knysna Estuary [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range Intertidal. [details]

Distribution Indian coast of South Africa: Knysna Estuary (Western Cape Province). [details]

Etymology 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]

Habitat Intertidal sandy mud. [details]

Type locality Knysna Estuary, Western Cape Province, South Africa, Indian Ocean (gazetteer estimate -34.072°, 23.059°), intertidal, sandy mud. [details]