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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiplotis Montagu, 1816 
AphiaID: 325761

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnnelida (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnnelida incertae sedis (Superclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiplotis (Genus)
Status taxon inquirendum (indeterminable insect larva)
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiplotis hyalina Montagu, 1816
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnnelida incertae sedis
Source  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] [full text]

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Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiplotis hyalina Montagu, 1816 (taxon inquirendum, indeterminable insect larva)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
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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]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:325761
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Date   action   by
2008-03-14 12:50:56Z  created  Fauchald, Kristian
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2015-07-17 09:47:47Z  changed  Read, Geoffrey
2016-03-23 02:50:48Z  changed  Read, Geoffrey
2016-03-29 00:15:50Z  changed  Read, Geoffrey
  
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  Citation: Read, G. (2016). Diplotis. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2016). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=325761 on 2016-07-24
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