Polychaeta note details

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NoteBlake treats Leodamas as a full genus because of its heavy thoracic neuropodial spines, which differ from the narrow spines of Scoloplos. See Scoloplos (Leodamas) for a number of Leodamas species yet to be transferred here.
SourceBlake, James A. 2000. A new genus and species of polychaete worm (Family Orbiniidae) from methane seeps in the Gulf of Mexico, with a review of the systematics and phylogenetic interrelationships of the genera of Orbiniidae. Cahiers de Biologie Marine, 41(4): 435-450.
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