WoRMS taxon details

Phyllodoce tubicola Day, 1963

330640  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:330640)

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): 392-394, fig. 3a-c [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Holotype  NHMUK 1963.1.14, geounit South African part...  
Holotype NHMUK 1963.1.14, geounit South African part of the Indian Ocean [details]
Note South coast of Cape Province, South Africa,...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality South coast of Cape Province, South Africa, Indian Ocean (-34.1667°, 23.5333°), 97 m, green mud. [details]
Depth range 48-183 m.  
Depth range 48-183 m. [details]

Distribution South Africa (Cape Province; KwaZuku-Natal Province).  
Distribution South Africa (Cape Province; KwaZuku-Natal Province). [details]

Etymology The specific epithet tubicola is a New Latin adjective meaning 'living in tubes' or 'inhabitant of tubes', being composed...  
Etymology The specific epithet tubicola is a New Latin adjective meaning 'living in tubes' or 'inhabitant of tubes', being composed by the prefix tubi-, from the Latin noun tubus and meaning 'tube' or 'pipe', and the Latin suffix -cola, meaning inhabitant, and refers to the fact that the holotype was found ''encased in a delicate and transparent tube which is closely ringed'' (Day, 1963: 393). [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2019). World Polychaeta database. Phyllodoce tubicola Day, 1963. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=330640 on 2019-08-20
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2008-03-17 10:44:16Z
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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): 392-394, fig. 3a-c [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype NHMUK 1963.1.14, geounit South African part of the Indian Ocean [details]
Paratype NHMUK 1963.1.15, geounit False Bay (South Africa) [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range 48-183 m. [details]

Distribution South Africa (Cape Province; KwaZuku-Natal Province). [details]

Etymology The specific epithet tubicola is a New Latin adjective meaning 'living in tubes' or 'inhabitant of tubes', being composed by the prefix tubi-, from the Latin noun tubus and meaning 'tube' or 'pipe', and the Latin suffix -cola, meaning inhabitant, and refers to the fact that the holotype was found ''encased in a delicate and transparent tube which is closely ringed'' (Day, 1963: 393). [details]

Habitat Sand, shells, and mud, at shelf depths. [details]

Type locality South coast of Cape Province, South Africa, Indian Ocean (-34.1667°, 23.5333°), 97 m, green mud. [details]