WoRMS name details

Levidoridae Perkins, 1987

249747  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:249747)

 unaccepted (subjective synonym)
Family
Levidorum Hartman, 1967 (type by original designation)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Perkins, Thomas H. 1987. Levidoridae (Polychaeta), new family, with descriptions of two new species of Levidorum from Florida. Bulletin of the Biological Society of Washington, 7: 162-168.
page(s): 162 [details]   
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Levidoridae Perkins, 1987. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=249747 on 2018-06-24
Date
action
by
2007-12-04 23:34:45Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed
2014-04-29 23:49:27Z
changed
2014-06-23 05:32:22Z
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original description Perkins, Thomas H. 1987. Levidoridae (Polychaeta), new family, with descriptions of two new species of Levidorum from Florida. Bulletin of the Biological Society of Washington, 7: 162-168.
page(s): 162 [details]   

additional source San Martín, G. (2003). Annelida, Polychaeta II: Syllidae. In: Ramos MA et al. (eds) Fauna Iberica, Vol 21, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales. CSIC, Madrid. p 1-554.
page(s): 448 [details]   

source of synonymy Glasby, C.J. 1993. Family revision and cladistic analysis of the Nereidoidea (Polychaeta: Phyllodocida). Invertebrate Taxonomy 7: 1551-1573., available online at https://doi.org/10.1071/IT9931551
page(s): 1 559 [details]   
From editor or global species database
Classification Monotypic for Levidorum Hartman, 1967 (now in Syllidae:Autolytinae). The genus was initially erected in the Sphaerodoridae, then placed in its own family by Perkins. Glasby (1993) formally placed Levidoridae as a synonym of Syllidae. San Martin (2003) appears to be the first to place Levidorum into Autolytinae, as suggested by Nygren & Sundberg (2003) and confirmed by Nygren (2004). [details]