WoRMS taxon details

Telothelepus capensis Day, 1955

332459  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:332459)

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): 440-441, fig. 6e-f [details]   
Holotype  NHMUK 1961.16.87, geounit Langebaan Lagoon  
Holotype NHMUK 1961.16.87, geounit Langebaan Lagoon [details]
Note Langebaan Lagoon, Cape Province, South Africa...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Langebaan Lagoon, Cape Province, South Africa (gazetteer estimate -33.14°, 18.05°), intertidal, near the low tide mark, in fine white sand. [details]
Depth range Intertidal.  
Depth range Intertidal. [details]

Distribution South Africa: Langebaan Lagoon (Atlantic Ocean), Knysna Estuary (Indian Ocean) and Keiskama Estuary (Indian Ocean), all in...  
Distribution South Africa: Langebaan Lagoon (Atlantic Ocean), Knysna Estuary (Indian Ocean) and Keiskama Estuary (Indian Ocean), all in the former Cape Province. [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. Telothelepus capensis Day, 1955. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=332459 on 2019-10-16
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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): 440-441, fig. 6e-f [details]   

additional source Fauchald, K.; Granados-Barba, A.; Solís-Weiss, V. (2009). Polychaeta (Annelida) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 751–788 in D.L. Felder and D.K. Camp (eds.). <em>Gulf of Mexico. Origin, Waters, and Biota. Volume 1, Biodiversity.</em> Texas A&M University Press, College Station, Texas., available online at http://goo.gl/auMxy9 [details]   

redescription Nogueira, João Miguel de Matos; Carrerette, Orlemir; Hutchings, Pat; Fitzhugh, Kirk. (2018). Systematic review of the species of the family Telothelepodidae Nogueira, Fitzhugh & Hutchings, 2013 (Annelida, Terebelliformia), with descriptions of three new species. <em>Marine Biology Research.</em> 1-41 [online before print, 19 Jan 2018]., available online at https://doi.org/10.1080/17451000.2017.1401729
page(s): 8-10, figs. 4-5; note: redescription based on holotype and topotypes [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype NHMUK 1961.16.87, geounit Langebaan Lagoon [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range Intertidal. [details]

Distribution South Africa: Langebaan Lagoon (Atlantic Ocean), Knysna Estuary (Indian Ocean) and Keiskama Estuary (Indian Ocean), all in the former Cape Province. [details]

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

Habitat In intertidal fine sand. [details]

Type locality Langebaan Lagoon, Cape Province, South Africa (gazetteer estimate -33.14°, 18.05°), intertidal, near the low tide mark, in fine white sand. [details]