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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeitoscoloplos mammosus Mackie, 1987 
AphiaID: 130514

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeitoscoloplos mammosus (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeitoscoloplos Day, 1977
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeitoscoloplos mammosus Mackie, 1987
Sources  original description 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): 9-10, fig. 9, table 3 [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Scotland [details]
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North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Specimens 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype BMNH ZB 1984.55, locality Scotland (Atlantic Ocean, west coast of Scotland, upper basin of Loch Creran (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. 56.54º, long. -5.32º); 25 m) [details]

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Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (3 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Annelid Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet mammosus, Latin adjective meaning 'full breasted' or 'having breast-shaped protruberances', refers to the shape, in profile, of the thoracic neuropodial postsetal lobes. [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAuthority Described by Day, 1977 [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:130514
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Bellan, Gérard
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2015). Leitoscoloplos mammosus. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2015) World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=130514 on 2015-07-05
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