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An Archiannelid from South Africa

Nature volume 166, page 38 (01 July 1950) | Download Citation

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SEVERAL specimens of an Archiannelid were recently found on portions of the thallus of the prostrate alga, Codium Stephensiæ Dickinson, which had been kept in an aquarium for some months. They were also found to be abundant among the débris on the bottom of the tank. The Codium had been collected at Kommetjie on the Cape Peninsula some twenty-two miles south of Cape Town.

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    , Quart. J. Micr. Sci., 57 (1912).

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    , “Faune de France: Polychaetes sédentaires” (Paris 1927).

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  1. Department of Zoology, University College, Grahamstown, South Africa.

    • WM. MACNAE

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