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NoteObovatus from ob (L.), against and ovum (L.), egg. The specific name refers to the obovate abdominal subpodal papillae.
SourceMackie, Andrew S. Y. 1987. A review of species currently assigned to the genus Leitoscoloplos Day, 1977 (Polychaeta: Orbiniidae), with descriptions of species newly referred to Scoloplos Blainville, 1828. Sarsia, 72: 1-28. (look up in IMIS)
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2013-10-28 07:43:13Z  created  Verbeke, Anneke