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Kirkegaard, Jørgen B. (1959). The Polychaeta of West Africa Part I. Sedentary species. Atlantide Report. 5: 7-117.
Kirkegaard, Jørgen B.
The Polychaeta of West Africa Part I. Sedentary species
Atlantide Report
5: 7-117
World Polychaeta Database (WPolyDb)
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None. Begins "Most of the polychaetes treated in this paper were collected by the "Atlantide"-Expedition along the west coast of Africa from the Canary Islands to Loanda in Angola during the years 1945-46. Included are also the polychaetes collected by the "Galathea"-Expedition in 1950 from the Canary Islands down to South Africa. Of the "Galathea" collections only the materials from depths lower than [less than] 400 meters are treated."
West Africa
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Galathowenia Kirkegaard, 1959 (original description)
Prionospio malmgreni Claparède, 1869 (source of synonymy)
 Depth range

50-80 m. [details]


Atlantic Ocean: Table Bay and False Bay (off Cape Town, South Africa). [details]


Atlantic Ocean: West Africa (Ivory Coast; Angola). [details]


Not stated, but the volume foreword explains that Viggo Jarl was the sponsor of the Atlantide Expedition and its ... [details]


Not explicitly stated in the original description. The specific epithet capensis refers to the type locality of the ... [details]


Not explicitly stated in the original description. The species is named after Jørgen Bagger Kirkegaard (b. ... [details]


Not stated, at shelf depths. [details]


Records under this name by Kirkegaard (1959) and Tebble (1959) belong to V. striaticeps fide Ben-Eliahu & Fiege ... [details]

 Type locality

Off Kunene River mouth, Angola/Namibia border, SW Africa, -17.2167, 11.7 (17° 13′ 0″ S 11° 42′ 0″ E) [details]

 Type locality

Table Bay, off Cape Town, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean (-33.8667°, 18.35°). [details]

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