WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeonnates stephensoni Rullier, 1965

328737  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:328737)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Rullier, François. (1965). Contribution à la faune des annélides polychètes de l'Australie. University of Queensland Papers. Department of Zoology. 2(9): 163-201., available online at https://espace.library.uq.edu.au/view/UQ:396526
page(s): 174-177, fig. 4  [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype  AM W.3790, locality Moreton Bay ("Dredged 3...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype AM W.3790, locality Moreton Bay ("Dredged 3 miles S.W. of M3 red beacon", Moreton Bay, Queensland, Australia (27°17'S, 153°15'E; -27.2833°, 153.25°; geocoordinates from the OZCAM database); mud) [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote Moreton Bay, "3 miles southwest of M3 red...  
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Moreton Bay, "3 miles southwest of M3 red beacon" , (27° 17' S , 153° 15' E), Queensland, Australia. Geolocation from W3790 record at Australian Museum, but may be a generic location for Moreton Bay. [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Not stated, probably intertidal to shallow...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Not stated, probably intertidal to shallow water: "La plupart des échantillons proviennent des environs de Brisbane. Ils ont été soit dragués à faible profondeur, soit récoltés à marée basse dans les zostères" (Rullier, 1965: 163). [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Australia: Northern Territory; Queensland; New...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Australia: Northern Territory; Queensland; New South Wales. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology "C'est avec grand plaisir que nous dédions...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology "C'est avec grand plaisir que nous dédions Leonnates stephensoni à Monsieur le Professeur Stephenson de l'Université de Queensland, qui nous a confié l'étude des Annélides Polychètes qu'il a récoltées" (Rullier, 1965: 177). [details]
Read, G. (2017). Leonnates stephensoni Rullier, 1965. 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=328737 on 2017-12-14

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2008-03-17 10:44:16Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2017-10-19 02:34:52Z
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original description Rullier, François. (1965). Contribution à la faune des annélides polychètes de l'Australie. University of Queensland Papers. Department of Zoology. 2(9): 163-201., available online at https://espace.library.uq.edu.au/view/UQ:396526
page(s): 174-177, fig. 4  [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

taxonomy source Qiu, J. W.; Qian, P. Y. (2000). Revision of the genus Leonnates Kinberg, 1866 (Polychaeta: Nereididae), with descriptions and comments on other species described in Leonnates. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. 113: 1111-1146., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/35517592
page(s): 1 133; note: redescription from AM WI0258 (not a type specimen), with parapodia and chaetal figures [details]   

additional source Bakken, T.; Wilson, R.S. (2005). Phylogeny of nereidids (Polychaeta, Nereididae) with paragnaths. Zoologica Scripta. 34(5): 507-547., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1463-6409.2005.00200.x
page(s): 526; note: examine holotype but no description or figures [details]   

additional source Hutchings, Patricia A.; Murray, Anna. (1984). Taxonomy of polychaetes from the Hawkesbury River and the southern estuaries of New South Wales, Australia. Records of the Australian Museum. Supplement 3: 1-118., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.3853/j.0812-7387.3.1984.101
page(s): 36; note: description from new material and parapodia figures [details]   

additional source Hutchings, Patricia A. and Reid, Amanda 1991. The Nereididae (Polychaeta) from Australia - Leonnates, Platynereis and Solomononereis. Records of the Australian Museum, 43: 47-62.
page(s): 53; note: description but no figures [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype AM W.3790, locality Moreton Bay ("Dredged 3 miles S.W. of M3 red beacon", Moreton Bay, Queensland, Australia (27°17'S, 153°15'E; -27.2833°, 153.25°; geocoordinates from the OZCAM database); mud) [details]
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Not stated, probably intertidal to shallow water: "La plupart des échantillons proviennent des environs de Brisbane. Ils ont été soit dragués à faible profondeur, soit récoltés à marée basse dans les zostères" (Rullier, 1965: 163). [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Australia: Northern Territory; Queensland; New South Wales. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology "C'est avec grand plaisir que nous dédions Leonnates stephensoni à Monsieur le Professeur Stephenson de l'Université de Queensland, qui nous a confié l'étude des Annélides Polychètes qu'il a récoltées" (Rullier, 1965: 177). [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Mud, probably at shallow water. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Moreton Bay, "3 miles southwest of M3 red beacon" , (27° 17' S , 153° 15' E), Queensland, Australia. Geolocation from W3790 record at Australian Museum, but may be a generic location for Moreton Bay. [details]