WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeitoscoloplos geminus Mackie, 1987

328704

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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]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype  NHMUK 1936.2.8.2360, locality South Orkney...  
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]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote East end of Normanna Strait, near Cape Hansen,...  
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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]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 24-36 m.   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 24-36 m.  [details]

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

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific epithet geminus, Latin adjective...  
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 editorType locality East end of Normanna Strait, near Cape Hansen,...  
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]
WoRMS (2008). Leitoscoloplos geminus Mackie, 1987. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=328704 on 2017-11-17

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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 
 

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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]
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]