WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiplotis Montagu, 1816

325761

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:325761

taxon inquirendum (indeterminable insect larva)
Genus

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiplotis hyalina Montagu, 1816 (taxon inquirendum, indeterminable insect larva)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Montagu, George. (1816 [not 1815]). An account of some new and rare marine British shells and animals. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London. 11(2): 179-204, pl. 12-14., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/756731 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Read, G. (2017). Diplotis Montagu, 1816. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=325761 on 2017-11-20

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2008-03-14 12:50:56Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2015-07-17 09:47:47Z
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2016-03-23 02:50:48Z
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2016-03-29 00:15:50Z
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original description Montagu, George. (1816 [not 1815]). An account of some new and rare marine British shells and animals. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London. 11(2): 179-204, pl. 12-14., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/756731 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEditor's comment A labelling error resulted in the inclusion of Diplotis in annelids by many authors, because the (wrong) figure was clearly a spionid (correctly matched to its name it was Montagu's Spio crenaticornis). See Diplotis hyalina notes. Neave placed Diplotis as an insect genus, presumably based on Montagu's comment of "resemblance to the larva of some insect ..." [details]