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Micronereides capensis Day, 1963

329374  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:329374)

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): 404-406, fig. 6a-e [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 
Holotype  NHMUK 1963.1.60, geounit Agulhas Bank  
Holotype NHMUK 1963.1.60, geounit Agulhas Bank [details]
Type locality contained in South African part of the Indian Ocean  
type locality contained in South African part of the Indian Ocean [details]
Note Agulhas Bank, off south coast of Cape...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Agulhas Bank, off south coast of Cape Province, South Africa, Indian Ocean (36°28.5'S, 21°11'E), 183 m, fine khaki sand. [details]
Depth range 183 m.  
Depth range 183 m. [details]

Distribution Off South Africa: Agulhas Bank (Indian Ocean).  
Distribution Off South Africa: Agulhas Bank (Indian Ocean). [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.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Micronereides capensis Day, 1963. Accessed through: Glover, A.G., Higgs, N., Horton, T. (2018) World Register of Deep-Sea species (WoRDSS) at: http://www.marinespecies.org/deepsea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=329374 on 2020-05-30
Glover, A.G.; Higgs, N.; Horton, T. (2020). World Register of Deep-Sea species (WoRDSS). Micronereides capensis Day, 1963. Accessed at: http://marinespecies.org/deepsea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=329374 on 2020-05-30
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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): 404-406, fig. 6a-e [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

redescription Banse, Karl. (1977). Gymnonereidinae new subfamily: the Nereididae (Polychaeta) with bifid parapodial neurocirri. <em>Journal of Natural History.</em> 11(6): 609-628., available online at https://doi.org/10.1080/00222937700770541
page(s): 624-625, fig. 4a-e [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype NHMUK 1963.1.60, geounit Agulhas Bank [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range 183 m. [details]

Distribution Off South Africa: Agulhas Bank (Indian Ocean). [details]

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

Habitat Fine sand, at shelf depths. [details]

Reproduction ''The only existing specimen seems to be mature because of a few aggregations which occur in median parapodia and are too irregularly distributed to be parapodial glands; they are probably sperm rather than eggs'' (Banse, 1977: 624). [details]

Type locality Agulhas Bank, off south coast of Cape Province, South Africa, Indian Ocean (36°28.5'S, 21°11'E), 183 m, fine khaki sand. [details]
 

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