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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLobopelma Hanley, 1987 
AphiaID: 324959

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 editorErrantia (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyllodocida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphroditiformia (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolynoidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLobopelma (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMalmgrenia microscala Kudenov, 1977 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLobopelma microscala (Kudenov, 1977) (type by original designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolynoidae Kinberg, 1856
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLobopelma Hanley, 1987
Source  original description Hanley, J. Russell. (1987). Taxonomic status of some species formerly referred to Malmgrenia Macintosh 1874, with the description of a new genus Lobopelma (Polychaeta: Polynoidae). The Beagle, Records of the Northern Territory Museum of Arts and Sciences. 4(1): 147-163., available online at https://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=941295736979972;res=IELHSS
page(s): 156; note: for Malmgrenia microscala Kudenov [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLobopelma microscala (Kudenov, 1977)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Notes 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Body short, flattened, fusiform; segments up to 38. Elytra and prominent elytrophores. Sixteen to eighteen pairs of elytra on segments 2,4,5,7,9,11,13,15,17,19,21,23,26,29,32,35, last one to three pairs variable on segments 36,37, or 38 and sometimes asymmetrical. Elytra smooth, without papillae or tubercles. Prostomium bilobed, hexagonal, longer than broad. Cephalic peaks absent. Two pairs of eyes. Two palps. Three antennae, lateral antennae inserted ventrally , median ceratophore curved upwards. Lateral antennae with ceratophores fused in the midline for at least part of their length on the underside of the prostomium. Two pairs of tentacular cirri. Segment 2 with elongate buccal cirri. Parapodia biramous, notopodia shorter than neuropodia. Notosetae stouter then rieurosetae. Dorsal cirri present, ventral cirri shorter. Each parapodium with a pair of conspicuous fleshy lobes, the inner one often tripalmate. Pygidium, small rectangular, with pair of anal cirri.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology author: "named for the distinctive lobes found on the ventral surface of the parapodia. Gender feminine." [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGrammatical gender feminine (fide author) [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:324959
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Date   action   by
2008-03-05 14:39:51Z  created  Fauchald, Kristian
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2017-02-10 02:52:28Z  changed  Read, Geoffrey
  
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  Citation: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (2017). Lobopelma Hanley, 1987. 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=324959 on 2017-02-20
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