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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScoloplos mawsoni Benham, 1921 
AphiaID: 337447

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 mawsoni (Species)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (superseded original combination)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeitoscoloplos mawsoni (Benham, 1921)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScoloplos Blainville, 1828
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScoloplos mawsoni Benham, 1921
Sources  original description Benham, W.B. (1921). Polychaeta. Australian Antarctic Expedition 1911-1914, Scientific Reports, Series C - Zoology and Botany. 6(3): 1-128., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.16201
page(s): 78-81, plate 9 figs. 91-94 [details]

new combination reference 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), available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00364827.1987.10419701
page(s): 5-6, fig. 4, tables 1, 6 [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Southern Ocean [details]
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyntype AM W769, locality Antarctica (Antarctic Ocean, Adélie Land, Commonwealth Bay, Boat Harbour (67ºS, 142º36'E); 2-4.5 fathoms (3.6-8 m)) [details]
Notes 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 2-4.5 fathoms (3.6-8 m).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Antarctica: Adélie Land.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The species is dedicated to Douglas Mawson (b. Shipley, West Yorkshire, UK, May 5, 1882 - d. Brighton, South Australia, October 14, 1958), Australian geologist and Antarctic explorer, leader of the Australian Antarctic Expedition 1911-1914, during which the type material od the species was collected.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Not stated.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Moved to Leitoscoloplos by Mackie (1987). Monro (1936: 160) suggested that the species could be referred to sexually mature but bot fully grown specimens of Haploscoloplos kerguelensis.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Antarctic Ocean, Adélie Land, Commonwealth Bay, Boat Harbour (67ºS, 142º36'E), 2-4.5 fathoms (3.6-8 m).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType material Syntypes deposited at the Australian Musem, Sydney (59 syntypes, AM W769).  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:337447
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2008-03-18 12:55:09Z  created  Fauchald, Kristian
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2013-10-31 21:45:48Z  changed  Read, Geoffrey
2015-06-11 22:30:23Z  changed  Gil, João
2015-07-04 10:32:53Z  changed  Gil, João
  
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  Citation: Gil, J.; Read, G. (2015). Scoloplos mawsoni Benham, 1921. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2015) World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=337447 on 2015-09-04
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