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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScoloplos elongata Johnson, 1901 
AphiaID: 337439

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnnelida (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolychaeta (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSedentaria (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScolecida (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrbiniidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScoloplos (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScoloplos elongata (Species)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (replaced primary homonym; incorrect gender suffix ending)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeitoscoloplos pugettensis (Pettibone, 1957)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScoloplos Blainville, 1828
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScoloplos elongata Johnson, 1901
Sources  original description Johnson, Herbert Parlin. (1901). The Polychaeta of the Puget Sound region. Proceedings of the Boston Society for Natural History. 29(18): 381-437, plates 1-19., available online at http://www.archive.org/stream/proceedingsbost07unkngoog#page/n436/mode/2up
page(s): 412-413, plate 10 figs. 105-110 [details] [full text]

source of synonymy Pettibone, Marian H. (1957). North American genera of the family Orbiniidae (Annelida: Polychaeta), with descriptions of new species. Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences. 47(5): 159-167., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/39753529
page(s): 162; note: new name: Scoloplos (Scoloplos) pugettensis [details]

new combination reference Hartman, O. 1944. Polychaetous annelids from California, including the descriptions of two new genera and nine new species. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions, 10(2): 239-307., available online at http://digitallibrary.usc.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15799coll82/id/12856
page(s): 257; note: new combination in the comments under the species Scoloplos acmeceps [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality contained in Washington (State) [details]
Specimen 

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Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (10 publications) 
Notes 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Near low-water mark. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Pacific coast of the USA: Puget Sound (Washington). [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Not stated in the original description. The specific epithet elongata means 'prolonged' or 'elongated' and is the perfect passive participle of the Latin verb elongo, and refers presumably to the length of the species, described as being "long and slender [...]. Length, 192 mm" (Johnston, 1901: 412-413). [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Sandy shores, near low-water mark. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Moved to genus Haploscoloplos by Hartman (1944). Pettibone (1957) stated that Scoloplos elongata was a primary homonym of Scoloplos elongatus Quatrefages, 1866, and replaced it by the new name Scoloplos (Scoloplos) pugettensis.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Port Townsend Region and Seattle Region, Puget Sound, Washington, USA, Pacific Ocean (gazetteer estimate 47.91°, -122.48°). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:337439
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2008-03-18 12:55:09Z  created  Fauchald, Kristian
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2015-06-14 11:43:23Z  changed  Gil, João
2017-05-06 19:28:36Z  changed  Gil, João
2017-05-07 15:26:29Z  changed  Gil, João
  
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  Citation: Gil, J. (2017). Scoloplos elongata. 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=337439 on 2017-10-24
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