WoRMS taxon details

Scoloplella capensis Day, 1963

244674  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:244674)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Day, John H. (1963). The polychaete fauna of South Africa. Part 8: New species and records from grab samples and dredgings. <em>Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History), Series Zoology.</em> 10(7): 381-445., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2253177
page(s): 415-416, fig. 8m-q [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Holotype  NHMUK 1963.1.91, geounit South Africa  
Holotype NHMUK 1963.1.91, geounit South Africa [details]
Note Off the west coast of the Western Cape...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Off the west coast of the Western Cape Province, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean (33°06.5'S, 17°32.9'E), 183 m, dark green mud. [details]
Depth range 183-320 meters deep.  
Depth range 183-320 meters deep. [details]

Distribution South Africa: Western and Eastern Cape provinces (Indian and Atlantic Oceans).   
Distribution South Africa: Western and Eastern Cape provinces (Indian and Atlantic Oceans).  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet capensis refers to the type locality of the species, the former Cape Province (South Africa).   
Etymology The specific epithet capensis refers to the type locality of the species, the former Cape Province (South Africa).  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2019). World Polychaeta database. Scoloplella capensis Day, 1963. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=244674 on 2019-08-24
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2007-08-03 23:39:31Z
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original description Day, John H. (1963). The polychaete fauna of South Africa. Part 8: New species and records from grab samples and dredgings. <em>Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History), Series Zoology.</em> 10(7): 381-445., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2253177
page(s): 415-416, fig. 8m-q [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record Fauchald, K. (1977). The polychaete worms, definitions and keys to the orders, families and genera. <em>Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County: Los Angeles, CA (USA), Science Series.</em> 28:1-188., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/123110.pdf [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
Holotype NHMUK 1963.1.91, geounit South Africa [details]
Nontype, geounit South Africa [details]
Nontype, geounit South African Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Paratype NHMUK 1963.1.92, geounit South Africa [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range 183-320 meters deep. [details]

Distribution South Africa: Western and Eastern Cape provinces (Indian and Atlantic Oceans).  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet capensis refers to the type locality of the species, the former Cape Province (South Africa).  [details]

Habitat On muddy and sandy sediments, at shelf depths.  [details]

Type locality Off the west coast of the Western Cape Province, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean (33°06.5'S, 17°32.9'E), 183 m, dark green mud. [details]