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Polychaeta taxon details

Leiochrus Ehlers, 1908

324654  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:324654)

accepted
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Ehlers, Ernst. (1908). Die bodensässigen Anneliden aus den Sammlungen der deutschen Tiefsee-Expedition. 1-168. IN: Chun, Carl (Ed.). <em>Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der Deutschen Tiefsee-Expedition auf dem Dampfer ''Valdivia'' 1898-1899.</em> 16(1): 1-168, plates I-XXIII., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/18687
page(s): 130 [details]   
Etymology Not stated by the author, uncertain. The Greek prefix leio- means 'smooth', and so the generic name seems to refer to the...  
Etymology Not stated by the author, uncertain. The Greek prefix leio- means 'smooth', and so the generic name seems to refer to the smooth body surface of the capitellid, without a visible division between thorax and abdomen ("mit glattem, nicht gefelderten Körper, Thorax und Abdomen äußerlich nicht geschieden"; Ehlers, 1908: 130). The sense of the word 'chrus' is not known.  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2019). World Polychaeta database. Leiochrus Ehlers, 1908. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=324654 on 2020-08-12
Date
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2008-03-05 14:39:51Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2013-07-12 16:58:09Z
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2019-09-17 21:39:34Z
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original description Ehlers, Ernst. (1908). Die bodensässigen Anneliden aus den Sammlungen der deutschen Tiefsee-Expedition. 1-168. IN: Chun, Carl (Ed.). <em>Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der Deutschen Tiefsee-Expedition auf dem Dampfer ''Valdivia'' 1898-1899.</em> 16(1): 1-168, plates I-XXIII., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/18687
page(s): 130 [details]   

basis of record Fauchald, K. (2007). World Register of Polychaeta. , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta [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]   
From editor or global species database
Diagnosis Original diagnosis by Ehlers (1908: 130): "Capitellide ohne Kiemen, mit glattem, nicht gefelderten Körper, Thorax luid Abdomen äußerlich nicht geschieden; 1 2 Baar thoracale dorsale und ventrale Bündel von Capillarborsten, danach Bündel von Capillarbonsten und Haken und weiter abdominale dorsale und ventrale Wülste mit langgestielten Haken in einzeiligen Reihen." [details]

Etymology Not stated by the author, uncertain. The Greek prefix leio- means 'smooth', and so the generic name seems to refer to the smooth body surface of the capitellid, without a visible division between thorax and abdomen ("mit glattem, nicht gefelderten Körper, Thorax und Abdomen äußerlich nicht geschieden"; Ehlers, 1908: 130). The sense of the word 'chrus' is not known.  [details]