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Polychaeta taxon details

Asclerocheilus capensis Day, 1963

326669  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:326669)

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): 428-429, fig. 10a-f [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Holotype  NHMUK 1963.1.132, geounit South African part...  
Holotype NHMUK 1963.1.132, geounit South African part of the Indian Ocean [details]
Note Off the south coast of Eastern Cape Province,...  
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Type locality Off the south coast of Eastern Cape Province, South Africa, Indian Ocean (34°51'S, 23°41'E), 183 m, khaki sand. [details]
Depth range 183 m.  
Depth range 183 m. [details]

Distribution South Africa: off the south coast of Eastern Cape Province (Indian Ocean).  
Distribution South Africa: off the south coast of Eastern Cape Province (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.) (2021). World Polychaeta database. Asclerocheilus capensis Day, 1963. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=326669 on 2021-09-21
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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): 428-429, fig. 10a-f [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype NHMUK 1963.1.132, geounit South African part of the Indian Ocean [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range 183 m. [details]

Distribution South Africa: off the south coast of Eastern Cape Province (Indian Ocean). [details]

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

Habitat Sand, at shelf depths. [details]

Type locality Off the south coast of Eastern Cape Province, South Africa, Indian Ocean (34°51'S, 23°41'E), 183 m, khaki sand. [details]