WoRMS taxon details

Laeospira Caullery & Mesnil, 1897

325112  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:325112)

accepted
Genus
Leospira [auct. misspelling for 'Laeospira'] (data entry misspelling of no significance)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Caullery, Maurice; Mesnil, Felix. (1897). Études sur la morphologie comparée et la phylogénie des espèces chez les Spirorbes. Bulletin scientifique de la France et de la Belgique. 30: 185-233, plates 7-10., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/10721821
page(s): 211; note: as a subgenus of Spirorbis [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Etymology Not stated. However, from context evidently in relation to the direction of tube spiralling. Laeospira is from Greek and...  
Etymology Not stated. However, from context evidently in relation to the direction of tube spiralling. Laeospira is from Greek and indicative of left-spiralling (sinistral), in contrast to right-spiralling Dexiospira (dextral) species. [details]

Status Doubtfully valid. Status requires re-evaluation.  
Status Doubtfully valid. Status requires re-evaluation. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Laeospira Caullery & Mesnil, 1897. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=325112 on 2018-02-21
Date
action
by
2008-03-05 14:39:51Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed
2009-04-30 19:58:32Z
changed

Creative Commons License The webpage text is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License


original description Caullery, Maurice; Mesnil, Felix. (1897). Études sur la morphologie comparée et la phylogénie des espèces chez les Spirorbes. Bulletin scientifique de la France et de la Belgique. 30: 185-233, plates 7-10., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/10721821
page(s): 211; note: as a subgenus of Spirorbis [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record  (ofLeospira [auct. misspelling for 'Laeospira']) 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] 
From editor or global species database
Etymology Not stated. However, from context evidently in relation to the direction of tube spiralling. Laeospira is from Greek and indicative of left-spiralling (sinistral), in contrast to right-spiralling Dexiospira (dextral) species. [details]

Status Doubtfully valid. Status requires re-evaluation. [details]