WoRMS name details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeospira [auct. misspelling for 'Laeospira']

174721  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:174721)

Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (data entry misspelling of no significance)
Read, G.; ten Hove, H. (2017). Leospira [auct. misspelling for 'Laeospira']. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=174721 on 2017-12-17

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basis of record Clarke, A.; Johnston, N.M. (2003). Antarctic marine benthic diversity. Oceanography and Marine Biology: an Annual Review. 41: 47-114. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpelling As far as is known the genus misspelling 'Leospira' exists only in an unpublished checklist associated with the review of Clarke & Johnston. It is clearly a simple transcription error and does not exist in the article they attribute it to (Hartman, 1967 'Eltanin' p.176) where Laeospira is correctly spelled. [details]