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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeitoscoloplos geminus Mackie, 1987 
AphiaID: 328704

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 editorScolecida (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrbiniidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeitoscoloplos (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeitoscoloplos geminus (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeitoscoloplos Day, 1977
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeitoscoloplos geminus Mackie, 1987
Sources  original description Mackie, Andrew S. Y. 1987. A review of species currently assigned to the genus Leitoscoloplos Day, 1977 (Polychaeta: Orbiniidae), with descriptions of species newly referred to Scoloplos Blainville, 1828. Sarsia, 72: 1-28. (look up in IMIS)
page(s): 6-7, fig. 5, tables 2, 6 [details]

redescription Blake, James A. (2017). Polychaeta Orbiniidae from Antarctica, the Southern Ocean, the Abyssal Pacific Ocean, and off South America. Zootaxa. 4218(1): 1-145 [monograph]., available online at http://www.biotaxa.org/Zootaxa/article/view/zootaxa.4218.1.1/25653
page(s): 30; note: new records with description (not from types) and figures [details]

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 Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeitoscoloplos geminus provincialis Mackie, 1987
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality contained in South Orkney Islands [details]
Specimens  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype NHMUK 1936.2.8.2360, locality South Orkney Islands (east end of Normanna Strait, near Cape Hansen, Coronation Island, South Orkneys Southern Ocean, Discovery Stn 164 (gazetteer estimate -60.666º, -45.575º); 24-36 m) [details]

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Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Antarctic Invertebrates 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Annelida Collection (20 records) 
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 24-36 m.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Southern Ocean: South Orkney Islands.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet geminus, Latin adjective meaning 'twin', refers to the close resemblance of the species to Leitoscoloplos mawsoni (Benham, 1921).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Unknown.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality East end of Normanna Strait, near Cape Hansen, Coronation Island, South Orkney Islands, Antarctic Ocean (gazetteer estimate -60.666°, -45.575°). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:328704
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2008-03-17 10:44:16Z  created  Fauchald, Kristian
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2008). Leitoscoloplos geminus. 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=328704 on 2017-06-24
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