WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLobopelma Hanley, 1987

324959 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:324959)
accepted
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
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]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology author: "named for the distinctive lobes found...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology author: "named for the distinctive lobes found on the ventral surface of the parapodia. Gender feminine." [details]
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 2017-11-23

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2008-03-05 14:39:51Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2017-02-10 02:52:28Z
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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]   
From editor or global species database
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]