WoRMS taxon details

Lanassa capensis Day, 1955

328607  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:328607)

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): 441-443, fig. 7c-f [details]   
Holotype  NHMUK 1961.16.90, geounit Still Bay  
Holotype NHMUK 1961.16.90, geounit Still Bay [details]
Note Still Bay, Western Cape Province, South...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Still Bay, Western Cape Province, South Africa, Indian Ocean (gazetteer estimate -34.376°, 21.427°), intertidal sea shore. [details]
Depth range Intertidal.  
Depth range Intertidal. [details]

Distribution South Africa: Western Cape Province (Kommetje and Still Bay).  
Distribution South Africa: Western Cape Province (Kommetje and Still Bay). [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. Lanassa capensis Day, 1955. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=328607 on 2019-10-14
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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 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): 441-443, fig. 7c-f [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype NHMUK 1961.16.90, geounit Still Bay [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range Intertidal. [details]

Distribution South Africa: Western Cape Province (Kommetje and Still Bay). [details]

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

Habitat Intertidal sea shore. [details]

Type locality Still Bay, Western Cape Province, South Africa, Indian Ocean (gazetteer estimate -34.376°, 21.427°), intertidal sea shore. [details]