WoRMS taxon details

Leitoscoloplos geminus Mackie, 1987

328704  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:328704)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
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]   
Holotype  NHMUK 1936.2.8.2360, locality South Orkney...  
Holotype 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]
Note East end of Normanna Strait, near Cape Hansen,...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality East end of Normanna Strait, near Cape Hansen, Coronation Island, South Orkney Islands, Antarctic Ocean (gazetteer estimate -60.666°, -45.575°). [details]
Depth range 24-36 m.   
Depth range 24-36 m.  [details]

Distribution Southern Ocean: South Orkney Islands.   
Distribution Southern Ocean: South Orkney Islands.  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet geminus, Latin adjective meaning 'twin', refers to the close resemblance of the species to...  
Etymology The specific epithet geminus, Latin adjective meaning 'twin', refers to the close resemblance of the species to Leitoscoloplos mawsoni (Benham, 1921).  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Leitoscoloplos geminus Mackie, 1987. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=328704 on 2018-05-20
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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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

Holotype 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]
Paratype NHMUK 1936.2.8.2361-2384, 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]
From editor or global species database
Depth range 24-36 m.  [details]

Distribution Southern Ocean: South Orkney Islands.  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet geminus, Latin adjective meaning 'twin', refers to the close resemblance of the species to Leitoscoloplos mawsoni (Benham, 1921).  [details]

Habitat Unknown.  [details]

Type locality East end of Normanna Strait, near Cape Hansen, Coronation Island, South Orkney Islands, Antarctic Ocean (gazetteer estimate -60.666°, -45.575°). [details]