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Polychaeta taxon details

Leitoscoloplos Day, 1977

129418  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:129418)

accepted
Genus
Species Leitoscoloplos abranchiatus (Hartman, 1967)
Species Leitoscoloplos bajacaliforniensis Léon-González & Rodríguez, 1996
Species Leitoscoloplos bifurcatus (Hartman, 1957)
Species Leitoscoloplos bilobatus Mackie, 1987
Species Leitoscoloplos chilensis (Hartmann-Schröder, 1965)
Species Leitoscoloplos drakei (Hartman, 1967)
Species Leitoscoloplos eltaninae Blake, 2017
Species Leitoscoloplos foliosus (Hartman, 1951)
Species Leitoscoloplos fragilis (Verrill, 1873)
Species Leitoscoloplos geminus Mackie, 1987
Species Leitoscoloplos kerguelensis (McIntosh, 1885)
Species Leitoscoloplos latibranchus Day, 1977
Species Leitoscoloplos mackiei Eibye-Jacobsen, 2002
Species Leitoscoloplos mammosus Mackie, 1987
Species Leitoscoloplos mawsoni (Benham, 1921)
Species Leitoscoloplos mexicanus (Fauchald, 1972)
Species Leitoscoloplos multipapillatus Hernández-Alcántara & Solís-Weiss, 2014
Species Leitoscoloplos nasus Blake, 2017
Species Leitoscoloplos obovatus Mackie, 1987
Species Leitoscoloplos pachybranchiatus Blake & Hilbig, 1990
Species Leitoscoloplos panamensis (Monro, 1933)
Species Leitoscoloplos papillatus Eibye-Jacobsen, 2002
Species Leitoscoloplos phyllobranchus Blake, 2017
Species Leitoscoloplos plataensis Blake, 2017
Species Leitoscoloplos pugettensis (Pettibone, 1957)
Species Leitoscoloplos rankini Blake, 2017
Species Leitoscoloplos robustus (Verrill, 1873)
Species Leitoscoloplos simplex Blake, 2017

Species Leitoscoloplos acutus (Verrill, 1873) accepted as Scoloplos acutus (Verrill, 1873) (checklist name only)
Species Leitoscoloplos banzareae Mackie, 1987 accepted as Leitoscoloplos kerguelensis (McIntosh, 1885) (subjective synonym)
Species Leitoscoloplos normalis Day, 1977 accepted as Scoloplos normalis (Day, 1977) (superseded original combination)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Day, John H. (1977). A review of the Australian and New Zealand Orbiniidae (Annelida: Polychaeta). 217-246. In: Reish, Donald J.; Fauchald, Kristian (Eds.). Essays on polychaetous annelids in memory of Dr. Olga Hartman. The Allan Hancock Foundation, University of Southern California.
page(s): 218 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Etymology The name of the genus Leitoscoloplos is derived from the Greek words leitos, meaning 'simple', and scoloplos, meaning 'a...  
Etymology The name of the genus Leitoscoloplos is derived from the Greek words leitos, meaning 'simple', and scoloplos, meaning 'a thorn or pointed bristle', and refers to the presence of only crenulate capillaries on the thoracic neuropodia.  [details]

Etymology Scoloplos is masculine and thus Leitoscoloplos is also masculine, as authors have treated it.  
Etymology Scoloplos is masculine and thus Leitoscoloplos is also masculine, as authors have treated it. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Leitoscoloplos Day, 1977. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=129418 on 2018-09-19
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2015-06-10 12:53:31Z
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2017-01-11 21:25:40Z
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2018-09-11 23:23:04Z
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original description Day, John H. (1977). A review of the Australian and New Zealand Orbiniidae (Annelida: Polychaeta). 217-246. In: Reish, Donald J.; Fauchald, Kristian (Eds.). Essays on polychaetous annelids in memory of Dr. Olga Hartman. The Allan Hancock Foundation, University of Southern California.
page(s): 218 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   

additional source Bellan, Gerard. (2001). Polychaeta, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels. 50: pp. 214-231. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Glasby, C.J.; Read, G.B.; Lee, K.E.; Blakemore, R.J.; Fraser, P.M.; Pinder, A.M.; Erséus, C.; Moser, W.E.; Burreson, E.M.; Govedich, F.R.; Davies, R.W.; Dawson, E.W. (2009). Phylum Annelida: bristleworms, earthworms, leeches, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 312-358. [details]   

redescription 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): 2-3 [details]   

emendation (re-diagnosis of genus) Eibye-Jacobsen, Danny. (2002). The Orbiniidae (Annelida: Polychaeta) of the BIOSHELF Project, Andaman Sea, Thailand. Phuket Marine Biological Center Special Publication. 24: 77-99.
page(s): 79 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 

From editor or global species database
Diagnosis Orbiniidae with a conical prostomium, one achaetous buccal segment (peristomium), thoracic neurochaetae all crenulate capillaries, branchiae from chaetiger 8 or later, 1-3 thoracic neuropodial postchaetal processes, 0-2 thoracic subpodal papillae, 0-4 abdominal subpodal papillae, stomach papillae rare, interramal cirri present or absent, forked chaetae present or absent, 0-2 anal cirri (Mackie, 1987: 2).
Eibye-Jacobsen (2002: 79) emended the genus to allow the presence of up to six podal paillae and seven subpodal papillae.  [details]

Etymology The name of the genus Leitoscoloplos is derived from the Greek words leitos, meaning 'simple', and scoloplos, meaning 'a thorn or pointed bristle', and refers to the presence of only crenulate capillaries on the thoracic neuropodia.  [details]

Etymology Scoloplos is masculine and thus Leitoscoloplos is also masculine, as authors have treated it. [details]

From other sources
Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]