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Polychaeta taxon details

Sphaerosyllis capensis Day, 1953

131381  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:131381)

accepted
Species
Sphaerosyllis hystrix capensis Day, 1953 (superseded original combination)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Not documented
Distribution This species has been cited in some ecological lists for the European area. However we herein consider its presence...  
Distribution This species has been cited in some ecological lists for the European area. However we herein consider its presence doubtful since no taxonomic re-descriptions from European waters are up to now available. [details]

Distribution Listed as endemic to South Africa by Day <197>.  
Distribution Listed as endemic to South Africa by Day <197>. [details]

Distribution circum-tropical  
Distribution circum-tropical [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Sphaerosyllis capensis Day, 1953. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=131381 on 2019-11-19
Date
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2007-03-29 10:21:37Z
checked
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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original description  (of Sphaerosyllis hystrix capensis Day, 1953) Day, John H. (1953). The polychaet fauna of South Africa. Part 2. Errant species from Cape shores and estuaries. <em>Annals of the Natal Museum.</em> 12(3): 397-441.
page(s): 420, fig. 4g-l [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

context source (HKRMS) Shin, P. K. S. (1998). Biodiversity of subtidal benthic polychaetes in Hong Kong coastal waters. In: Proceedings of the Third International Conference on the Marine Biology of the South China Sea, The Marine Biology of the South China Sea (ed. Morton,B.), PP57-74. Hong Kong University Press, Hong Kong. [details]   

basis of record Bellan, G. (2001). Polychaeta, <i>in</i>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. <em>Collection Patrimoines Naturels.</em> 50: 214-231. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Day, J. H. (1967). [Errantia] A monograph on the Polychaeta of Southern Africa. Part 1. Errantia. British Museum (Natural History), London. pp. vi, 1–458, xxix., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/8596
page(s): 276, fig. 12.11.g-j [details]   

additional source Hartman, Olga 1965. Supplement and index to the catalogue of the polychaetous annelids of the World, including additions and emendations since 1959. Occasional Papers of the Allan Hancock Foundation, 23: 1-197., available online at http://digitallibrary.usc.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15799coll82/id/19573 [details]   

status source Hartman, Olga 1965. Supplement and index to the catalogue of the polychaetous annelids of the World, including additions and emendations since 1959. Occasional Papers of the Allan Hancock Foundation, 23: 1-197., available online at http://digitallibrary.usc.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15799coll82/id/19573
page(s): 32 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Syntype (of Sphaerosyllis hystrix capensis Day, 1953) NHMUK 1961.16.9-11, geounit Cape Agulhas [details]
From regional or thematic species database
Distribution This species has been cited in some ecological lists for the European area. However we herein consider its presence doubtful since no taxonomic re-descriptions from European waters are up to now available. [details]

From other sources
Bioclimatic category temperate [details]

Distribution Listed as endemic to South Africa by Day <197>. [details]

Distribution circum-tropical [details]