WoRMS taxon details

Magelona alleni Wilson, 1958

130266  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:130266)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Wilson, Douglas P. (1958). The polychaete <i>Magelona alleni</i> n.sp. and a re-assessment of <i>Magelona cincta</i> Ehlers. <em>Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom.</em> 37(3): 617-626., available online at https://doi.org/10.1017/S002531540000566X
page(s): 618-620, fig. 1 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Holotype , geounit England  
Holotype, geounit England [details]
Note Off Rame Head, see Mare (1942), near Plymouth,...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Off Rame Head, see Mare (1942), near Plymouth, Devon, England, approximately 50.302 N, 4.244 W, 60 m. Location interpretation by Mortimer et al (2021). [details]
Etymology author: Magelona alleni "named in honour of the late Dr E. J. Allen, FRS, former director of the Plymouth Laboratory"  
Etymology author: Magelona alleni "named in honour of the late Dr E. J. Allen, FRS, former director of the Plymouth Laboratory" [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2022). World Polychaeta Database. Magelona alleni Wilson, 1958. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=130266 on 2022-11-27
Date
action
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2007-01-29 13:03:46Z
checked
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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original description Wilson, Douglas P. (1958). The polychaete <i>Magelona alleni</i> n.sp. and a re-assessment of <i>Magelona cincta</i> Ehlers. <em>Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom.</em> 37(3): 617-626., available online at https://doi.org/10.1017/S002531540000566X
page(s): 618-620, fig. 1 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Fiege, Dieter; Licher, Frank; Mackie, Andrew S.Y. (2000). A partial review of the European Magelonidae (Annelida: Polychaeta): <i>Magelona mirabilis</i> redefined and <i>M. johnstoni</i> sp. nov. distinguished. <em>Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom.</em> 80(2): 215-234., available online at https://doi.org/10.1017/S0025315499001800 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source 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)
note: checklist listing [details]   

additional source Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. <em>Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France.</em> 307 pp., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/145561.pdf [details]   

redescription Mortimer, Kate; Kongsrud, John Anders; Willassen, Endre. (2021). Integrative taxonomy of West African Magelona (Annelida: Magelonidae): species with thoracic pigmentation. <em>Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society.</em> efirst: 1-43, published online 22 October 2021., available online at https://doi.org/10.1093/zoolinnean/zlab070
page(s): 9 of 43, figures 3-6; note: redescription from holotype, and new records from Europe and West Africa [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
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Holotype, geounit England [details]
From editor or global species database
Etymology author: Magelona alleni "named in honour of the late Dr E. J. Allen, FRS, former director of the Plymouth Laboratory" [details]

Type locality Off Rame Head, see Mare (1942), near Plymouth, Devon, England, approximately 50.302 N, 4.244 W, 60 m. Location interpretation by Mortimer et al (2021). [details]