WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeitoscoloplos 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]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype  LACM AHF Poly 1450, locality New England...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype 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]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote East of upper end of Block Canyon, off New...  
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality East of upper end of Block Canyon, off New England, USA, Atlantic Ocean (39.9733°, -70.6717°). [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 300 m.  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 300 m. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Atlantic Ocean: off New England (USA).  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Atlantic Ocean: off New England (USA). [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Obovatus from ob (L.), against and ovum (L.),...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Obovatus from ob (L.), against and ovum (L.), egg. The specific name refers to the obovate abdominal subpodal papillae. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality East of upper end of Block Canyon, off New...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality East of upper end of Block Canyon, off New England, USA, Atlantic Ocean (39.9733°, -70.6717°). [details]
WoRMS (2008). Leitoscoloplos obovatus. 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=328708 on 2017-11-18

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2008-03-17 10:44:16Z
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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 
 

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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype 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]
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 300 m. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Atlantic Ocean: off New England (USA). [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Obovatus from ob (L.), against and ovum (L.), egg. The specific name refers to the obovate abdominal subpodal papillae. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Type of sediment not stated, probably soft, at slope depths. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality East of upper end of Block Canyon, off New England, USA, Atlantic Ocean (39.9733°, -70.6717°). [details]