WoRMS name details

Pista qolora Day, 1955

330782  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:330782)

 unaccepted (subjective synonym)
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): 436-437, fig. 5g-k [details]   
Holotype  NHMUK 1961.16.85, geounit South Africa  
Holotype NHMUK 1961.16.85, geounit South Africa [details]
Note Qolora, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa,...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Qolora, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa, Indian Ocean (gazetteer estimate -32.632°, 28.433°), intertidal sea shore. [details]
Depth range Intertidal to 64 m. One record from a possible depth of 110m (Day, 1961).  
Depth range Intertidal to 64 m. One record from a possible depth of 110m (Day, 1961). [details]

Distribution Atlantic and Indian shores of South Africa.  
Distribution Atlantic and Indian shores of South Africa. [details]

Etymology The specific epithet qolora refers to the type locality of the species, the Qolora Mouth (Eastern Cape Province, South Africa).  
Etymology The specific epithet qolora refers to the type locality of the species, the Qolora Mouth (Eastern Cape Province, South Africa). [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2019). World Polychaeta database. Pista qolora Day, 1955. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=330782 on 2019-10-23
Date
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2008-03-17 10:44:16Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2016-12-30 21:50:35Z
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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): 436-437, fig. 5g-k [details]   

additional source Day, John Hemsworth. (1961). The Polychaet [sic] Fauna of South Africa. Part 6. Sedentary species dredged off Cape coasts with a few new records from the shore. <em>Journal of the Linnean Society of London.</em> 44(299): 463-560., available online at https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1096-3642.1961.tb01623.x
page(s): 533 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy 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
page(s): 740-742, fig. 36.8.a-e; note: with Pista quadrilobata (Augener, 1918) [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype NHMUK 1961.16.85, geounit South Africa [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range Intertidal to 64 m. One record from a possible depth of 110m (Day, 1961). [details]

Distribution Atlantic and Indian shores of South Africa. [details]

Etymology The specific epithet qolora refers to the type locality of the species, the Qolora Mouth (Eastern Cape Province, South Africa). [details]

Habitat Different mixtures of sand, shells, stones and rocks, from the intertidal to shelf depths. [details]

Type locality Qolora, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa, Indian Ocean (gazetteer estimate -32.632°, 28.433°), intertidal sea shore. [details]