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Polychaeta source details

Day, J.H. 1960. The Polychaet [sic] fauna of South Africa. Part 5. Errant species dredged off Cape coasts. Annals of the South African Museum, 45(3): 261-373.
Day, J. H.
The Polychaet [sic] fauna of South Africa. Part 5. Errant species dredged off Cape coasts
Annals of the South African Museum
45(3): 261-373
World Polychaeta Database (WPolyD). Biostor has extracted pdf: http://biostor.org/reference/111532
From introduction: "… earlier workers recorded 74 species of errant polychaets from below tide-marks. The present paper contains new records, notes or full descriptions of 171 species. 61 of them are species known from the earlier dredgings, 42 are species previously known only from the shore, 34 species are new records for South Africa, 22 are new species and 12 are doubtful species or new varieties."
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Anaitides madeirensis (Langerhans, 1880) accepted as Phyllodoce madeirensis Langerhans, 1880 (additional source)
Diopatra dubia Day, 1960 (original description)
Diopatra monroi Day, 1960 (original description)
Diopatra neapolitana capensis Day, 1960 (original description)
Drilognathus Day, 1960 (original description)
Drilognathus capensis Day, 1960 (original description)
Drilonereis monroi Day, 1960 (original description)
Epidiopatra gilchristi Day, 1960 accepted as Diopatra gilchristi (Day, 1960) (original description)
Eulalia (Sige) falsa Day, 1960 accepted as Sige falsa (Day, 1960) (original description)
Eulalia (Steggoa) capensis Schmarda, 1861 accepted as Eulalia capensis Schmarda, 1861 (basis of record)
Glycinde capensis Day, 1960 (original description)
Harmothoe agulhana Day, 1960 accepted as Malmgreniella agulhana (Day, 1960) (original description)
Harmothoe corralophila Day, 1960 accepted as Gorgoniapolynoe corralophila (Day, 1960) (original description)
Harmothoe gilchristi Day, 1960 (original description)
Lamellisyllis Day, 1960 (original description)
Lamellisyllis comans Day, 1960 (original description)
Lepidasthenia affinis Horst, 1917 accepted as Lepidasthenia elegans (Grube, 1840) (source of synonymy)
Lepidasthenia brunnea Day, 1960 (original description)
Lepidasthenia elegans (Grube, 1840) (additional source)
Lumbrineris heteropoda atlantica Day, 1960 accepted as Lumbrineris heteropoda difficilis Day, 1962 (original description)
Malmgrenia purpurea Day, 1960 accepted as Malmgreniella capensis (McIntosh, 1885) (original description)
Phyllodoce (Anaitides) africana Augener, 1918 accepted as Phyllodoce madeirensis Langerhans, 1880 (source of synonymy)
Phyllodoce (Anaitis) capensis Day, 1960 (original description)
Protomystides capensis Day, 1960 (original description)
Psammolyce articulata Day, 1960 accepted as Heteropelogenia articulata (Day, 1960) (original description)
Rhamphobrachium capense Day, 1960 accepted as Brevibrachium capense (Day, 1960) (original description)
Sigalion capense Day, 1960 accepted as Sigalion capensis Day, 1960 (original description)
Sthenelais papillosa Day, 1960 accepted as Fimbriosthenelais zetlandica (McIntosh, 1876) (original description)
Syllis (Haplosyllis) trifalcata Day, 1960 accepted as Haplosyllis trifalcata (Day, 1960) (original description)
Syllis capensis McIntosh, 1885 accepted as Syllis armillaris (O.F. Müller, 1776) (source of synonymy)
Trypanosyllis ankyloseta Day, 1960 (original description)
Typosyllis hyalina (Grube, 1863) accepted as Syllis hyalina Grube, 1863 (additional source)
Holotype SAMC A20924, geounit South Africa, identified as Lamellisyllis comans Day, 1960
 Depth range

8-12 m. [details]


South Africa, South Bay.  [details]


The generic name Lamellisyllis refers to the lamellar dorsal cirri typical of the genus.  [details]


The specific epithet comans is the Latin word for 'leafy', and refers to the leaf like or foliaceous appendages of ... [details]


Rocks, sand, at shallow water.  [details]


The incorrect spelling of coral (latin corallum, English coral) is striking, but is as the author published it, as ... [details]

 Type locality

South Africa, South Bay (34º9.3'S, 18º51'E).  [details]