WoRMS taxon details

Leitoscoloplos obovatus Mackie, 1987

328708  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:328708)

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): 18-19, fig. 19 [details]   
Holotype  LACM AHF Poly 1450, locality New England...  
Holotype LACM AHF Poly 1450, locality New England (USA) (east of upper end of Block Canyon, off New England, USA, Atlantic Ocean, Atlantis Sta. Slope 3 (39°58'24"N, 70°40'18"W); 300 m) [details]
Note East of upper end of Block Canyon, off New...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality East of upper end of Block Canyon, off New England, USA, Atlantic Ocean (39.9733°, -70.6717°). [details]
Depth range 300 m.  
Depth range 300 m. [details]

Distribution Atlantic Ocean: off New England (USA).  
Distribution Atlantic Ocean: off New England (USA). [details]

Etymology Obovatus from ob (L.), against and ovum (L.), egg. The specific name refers to the obovate abdominal subpodal papillae.  
Etymology Obovatus from ob (L.), against and ovum (L.), egg. The specific name refers to the obovate abdominal subpodal papillae. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Leitoscoloplos obovatus Mackie, 1987. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=328708 on 2018-06-24
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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): 18-19, fig. 19 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype LACM AHF Poly 1450, locality New England (USA) (east of upper end of Block Canyon, off New England, USA, Atlantic Ocean, Atlantis Sta. Slope 3 (39°58'24"N, 70°40'18"W); 300 m) [details]
Paratype LACM AHF Poly 1451, locality New England (USA) (east of upper end of Block Canyon, off New England, USA, Atlantic Ocean, Atlantis Sta. Slope 3 (39°58'24"N, 70°40'18"W); 300 m) [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range 300 m. [details]

Distribution Atlantic Ocean: off New England (USA). [details]

Etymology Obovatus from ob (L.), against and ovum (L.), egg. The specific name refers to the obovate abdominal subpodal papillae. [details]

Habitat Type of sediment not stated, probably soft, at slope depths. [details]

Type locality East of upper end of Block Canyon, off New England, USA, Atlantic Ocean (39.9733°, -70.6717°). [details]