WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeiochrides branchiatus Hartman, 1976

328699 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:328699)
accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Hartman, Olga. (1976 [issue for 1974]). Polychaetous annelids of the Indian Ocean including an account of species collected by members of the International Indian Ocean Expeditions, 1963-1964 and a catalogue and bibliography of the species from India. Journal of Marine Biological Association of India. 16(1): 191-252.
page(s): 237 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype  AHF , locality Bay of Bengal (Indian Ocean,...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype AHF , locality Bay of Bengal (Indian Ocean, Bay of Bengal, India, Madras (= Chennai), 1.5 miles SE of harbour, directly east of the University building, Sta. RH30 (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. 13.064º, long. 80.307º); 15 m, in gray mud with little sand) [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote Indian Ocean, Bay of Bengal, India, Madras (=...  
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Indian Ocean, Bay of Bengal, India, Madras (= Chennai), 1.5 miles SE of harbour, directly east of the University building (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. 13.064º, long. 80.307º), at 15 m, in gray mud with little sand.  [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 15-20 m.   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 15-20 m.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Indian Ocean, Bay of Bengal (coasts of India).   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Indian Ocean, Bay of Bengal (coasts of India).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Not stated. The specific epithet branchiatus...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Not stated. The specific epithet branchiatus is a Latin adjective meaning 'having gills', and presumably is used to emphasize the fact that the species "differs from other species of the genus in having branchiae limited to far posterior segments, emerging from the posterior face of notopodia" (Hartman, 1976: 237).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Indian Ocean, Bay of Bengal, India, Madras (=...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Indian Ocean, Bay of Bengal, India, Madras (= Chennai), 1.5 miles SE of harbour, directly east of the University building (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. 13.064º, long. 80.307º), at 15 m, in gray mud with little sand.  [details]
Read, G. (2013). Leiochrides branchiatus Hartman, 1976. 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=328699 on 2017-11-25

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2008-03-17 10:44:16Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2013-01-10 02:10:18Z
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original description Hartman, Olga. (1976 [issue for 1974]). Polychaetous annelids of the Indian Ocean including an account of species collected by members of the International Indian Ocean Expeditions, 1963-1964 and a catalogue and bibliography of the species from India. Journal of Marine Biological Association of India. 16(1): 191-252.
page(s): 237 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype AHF , locality Bay of Bengal (Indian Ocean, Bay of Bengal, India, Madras (= Chennai), 1.5 miles SE of harbour, directly east of the University building, Sta. RH30 (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. 13.064º, long. 80.307º); 15 m, in gray mud with little sand) [details]
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 15-20 m.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Indian Ocean, Bay of Bengal (coasts of India).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Not stated. The specific epithet branchiatus is a Latin adjective meaning 'having gills', and presumably is used to emphasize the fact that the species "differs from other species of the genus in having branchiae limited to far posterior segments, emerging from the posterior face of notopodia" (Hartman, 1976: 237).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat In mud with little sand, at shallow depths.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Indian Ocean, Bay of Bengal, India, Madras (= Chennai), 1.5 miles SE of harbour, directly east of the University building (geocoordinates not provided, estimated with gazetteer to be approximately lat. 13.064º, long. 80.307º), at 15 m, in gray mud with little sand.  [details]