WoRMS name details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLobochesis Hutchings & Murray, 1984

325257  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:325257)

Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (subjective synonym)
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Hutchings, Patricia A.; Murray, Anna. (1984). Taxonomy of polychaetes from the Hawkesbury River and the southern estuaries of New South Wales, Australia. Records of the Australian Museum. Supplement 3: 1-118., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.3853/j.0812-7387.3.1984.101
page(s): 75 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The generic name is composed by the Ancient...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The generic name is composed by the Ancient Greek noun lobos, meaning 'lobe', and the Ancient Greek noun skhesis or schesis, meaning 'state', 'condition', or 'attitude', and refers to the presence of anterior lateral folds in the members of the genus. [details]
Gil, J.; Read, G. (2016). Lobochesis Hutchings & Murray, 1984. 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=325257 on 2017-12-15

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2008-03-05 14:39:51Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2011-09-20 01:59:56Z
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2016-10-29 09:42:56Z
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original description Hutchings, Patricia A.; Murray, Anna. (1984). Taxonomy of polychaetes from the Hawkesbury River and the southern estuaries of New South Wales, Australia. Records of the Australian Museum. Supplement 3: 1-118., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.3853/j.0812-7387.3.1984.101
page(s): 75 [details]   

source of synonymy Santos, Cinthya S.G.; Nonato, Edmundo F.; and Petersen, Mary E. 2004. Two new species of Opheliidae (Annelida: Polychaeta): Euzonus papillatus sp. n. from a northeastern Brazilian sandy beach and Euzonus mammillatus sp. n. from the continental shelf of southeastern Brazil. Zootaxa, 478, 31:1-12, available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.478.1.1
page(s): 10-11; note: as Euzonus [details]   

source of synonymy Blake, James A. 2011. Revalidation of the genus Thoracophelia Ehlers, 1897, replacing Euzonus Grube, 1866 (Polychaeta: Opheliidae), junior homonym of Euzonus Menge, 1854 (Arthropoda: Diplopoda), together with a literature summary and updated listing of Thoracophelia species [Correspondence]. Zootaxa 2807: 65–68. , available online at http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/2011/f/zt02807p068.pdf
page(s): 66; note: as Thoracophelia [details]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Original diagnosis by Hutchings & Murray (1984: 75): ''Fusiform body with ventral groove running along either entire or most of body. Pointed prostomium. Body consists of anterior abranchiate setigers, followed by numerous branchiate setigers and posterior abranchiate setigers. Branchiae digitiform, bifid. Eye spots absent. Parapodia poorly developed with capillary noto- and neurosetae. Anterior and posterior setigers with elongated capillary setae. Anterior setigers often inflated; lateral fold developed on at least one anterior segment. Pygidial funnel with numerous marginal papillae.'' [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The generic name is composed by the Ancient Greek noun lobos, meaning 'lobe', and the Ancient Greek noun skhesis or schesis, meaning 'state', 'condition', or 'attitude', and refers to the presence of anterior lateral folds in the members of the genus. [details]