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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeipoceras Möbius, 1874 
AphiaID: 325861

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnnelida (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolychaeta (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSedentaria (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCanalipalpata (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpionida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpioniformia (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpionidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeipoceras (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (subjective synonym)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDipolydora Verrill, 1881
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeipoceras uviferum Möbius, 1874 (type by monotypy)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpionidae Grube, 1850
Sources  original description Möbius, Karl. (1874). Mollusken, Würmer, Echinodermen und Coelenteraten. Die zweite deutsche Nordpolarfahrt in den Jahren 1869 und 1870 unter Führung des Käpitans Karl Koldewey. Herausgegeben von den Verein fuer di deutsche Nordpolarfahrt in Bremen. Vol. 2 Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse, Leipzig. Brockhaus. pp. 246-261 (Polychaeta pp.253-257)., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/13186346 [details] [full text]

status source Fauvel, P. 1927. Polychètes sédentaires. Addenda aux errantes, Arachiannélides, Myzostomaires. Faune de France Volume 16. 1-494. Paul Lechevalier. Paris., available online at http://www.faunedefrance.org/bibliotheque/docs/P.FAUVEL(FdeFr16)Polychetes-sendentaires.pdf
page(s): 52; note: Fauvel placed L. uviferum under Polydora coeca (as 'caeca') [details]

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Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeipoceras uviferum Möbius, 1874 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDipolydora coeca (Örsted, 1843)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSynonymy Fauvel placed L. uviferum under Polydora coeca (as 'caeca'). As Leipoceras is monotypic the genus name becomes a synonym of Dipolydora currently. Probably (not checked) this synonymy had been identified earlier than Fauvel 1927. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:325861
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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
2015-02-19 21:07:27Z  changed  Read, Geoffrey
  
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  Citation: Read, G. (2015). Leipoceras Möbius, 1874. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2015) World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=325861 on 2015-05-06
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