WoRMS taxon details

Marphysa chevalensis Willey, 1905

329237  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:329237)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Willey, Arthur. (1905). Report on the Polychaeta collected by Professor Herdman, at Ceylon, in 1902. <em>Report to the Government of Ceylon on the Pearl Oyster Fisheries of the Gulf of Manaar by W.A. Herdman, with supplementary reports upon the Marine Biology of Ceylon, by Other Naturalists. Part IV. Supplementary Reports.</em> 30: 243-324, plates I-VIII., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/1936112 [details]   
Note Cheval Paar (= Cheval Bank), Gulf of Mannar,...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Cheval Paar (= Cheval Bank), Gulf of Mannar, Sri Lanka western coast, approx area of geolocation 8.6667 N, 79.7667 E. The Hartman catalogue (1959: 321) listed the type locality as "Gulf of Mannar, India" but, as Hutchings et al 2020) point out, the Gulf of Mannar is in Sri Lankan waters, albeit it may be considered as in the waters of greater India. [details]
Etymology Not stated. Assumed named for the geographic location of collection, Cheval Paar (= Cheval Bank) Gulf of Mannar, Sri Lanka  
Etymology Not stated. Assumed named for the geographic location of collection, Cheval Paar (= Cheval Bank) Gulf of Mannar, Sri Lanka [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2021). World Polychaeta database. Marphysa chevalensis Willey, 1905. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=329237 on 2021-01-23
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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 Willey, Arthur. (1905). Report on the Polychaeta collected by Professor Herdman, at Ceylon, in 1902. <em>Report to the Government of Ceylon on the Pearl Oyster Fisheries of the Gulf of Manaar by W.A. Herdman, with supplementary reports upon the Marine Biology of Ceylon, by Other Naturalists. Part IV. Supplementary Reports.</em> 30: 243-324, plates I-VIII., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/1936112 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Etymology Not stated. Assumed named for the geographic location of collection, Cheval Paar (= Cheval Bank) Gulf of Mannar, Sri Lanka [details]

Type locality Cheval Paar (= Cheval Bank), Gulf of Mannar, Sri Lanka western coast, approx area of geolocation 8.6667 N, 79.7667 E. The Hartman catalogue (1959: 321) listed the type locality as "Gulf of Mannar, India" but, as Hutchings et al 2020) point out, the Gulf of Mannar is in Sri Lankan waters, albeit it may be considered as in the waters of greater India. [details]