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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeitoscoloplos Day, 1977 
AphiaID: 129418

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnnelida (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolychaeta (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSedentaria (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScolecida (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrbiniidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeitoscoloplos (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHaploscoloplos bifurcatus Hartman, 1957 (type by original designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrbiniidae Hartman, 1942
Sources  original description Day, J.H. 1977. A review of the Australian and New Zealand Orbiniidae (Annelida: Polychaeta). 217-246. IN: Reish, D.J. and Fauchald, K. (Ed.). Essays on Polychaetous annelids in memory of Dr. Olga Hartman. The Allan Hancock Foundation, University of Southern California.
page(s): 218 [details]

redescription Mackie, 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), available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00364827.1987.10419701
page(s): 2-3 [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeitoscoloplos abranchiatus (Hartman, 1967)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeitoscoloplos bajacaliforniensis Léon-González & Rodríguez, 1996
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeitoscoloplos banzareae Mackie, 1987
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeitoscoloplos bifurcatus (Hartman, 1957)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeitoscoloplos bilobatus Mackie, 1987
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeitoscoloplos chilensis (Hartmann-Schröder, 1965)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeitoscoloplos drakei (Hartman, 1967)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeitoscoloplos foliosus (Hartman, 1951)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeitoscoloplos fragilis (Verrill, 1873)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeitoscoloplos geminus Mackie, 1987
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeitoscoloplos kerguelensis (McIntosh, 1885)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeitoscoloplos latibranchis Day, 1977
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeitoscoloplos mackiei Eibye-Jacobsen, 2002
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeitoscoloplos mammosus Mackie, 1987
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeitoscoloplos mawsoni (Benham, 1921)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeitoscoloplos mexicanus (Fauchald, 1972)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeitoscoloplos multipapillatus Hernández-Alcántara & Solís-Weiss, 2014
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeitoscoloplos obovatus Mackie, 1987
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeitoscoloplos pachybranchiatus Blake & Hilbig, 1990
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeitoscoloplos panamensis (Monro, 1933)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeitoscoloplos papillatus Eibye-Jacobsen, 2002
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeitoscoloplos pugettensis (Pettibone, 1957)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeitoscoloplos robustus (Verrill, 1873)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeitoscoloplos acutus (Verrill, 1873) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScoloplos acutus (Verrill, 1873)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeitoscoloplos normalis Day, 1977 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScoloplos normalis (Day, 1977)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From other sources
Barents Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKongsfjord [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Orbiniidae with a conical prostomium, one achaetous buccal segment (peristomium), thoracic neurochaetae all crenulate capillaries, branchiae from chaetiger 8 or later, 1-3 thoracic neuropodial postchaetal processes, 0-2 thoracic subpodal papillae, 0-4 abdominal subpodal papillae, stomach papillae rare, interramal cirri present or absent, forked chaetae present or absent, 0-2 anal cirri (Mackie, 1987: 2).
Eibye-Jacobsen (2002: 79) emended the genus to allow the presence of up to six podal paillae and seven subpodal papillae.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The name of the genus Leitoscoloplos is derived from the Greek words leitos, meaning 'simple', and scoloplos, meaning 'a thorn or pointed bristle', and refers to the presence of only crenulate capillaries on the thoracic neuropodia.  [details]

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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:129418
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Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Bellan, Gérard
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2015-06-10 12:53:31Z  changed  Gil, João
  
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  Citation: Gil, J. (2015). Leitoscoloplos Day, 1977. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2015) World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=129418 on 2015-09-05
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