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Polychaeta taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeodamas Kinberg, 1866 
AphiaID: 325863

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)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeodamas verax Kinberg, 1866 (type by monotypy)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrbiniidae Hartman, 1942
Sources  original description Kinberg, J. G. H. 1865 [1866?]. Annulata Nova. Öfversigt af Königlich Vetenskapsakademiens förhandlingar, Stockholm 22(4): 239-258.
page(s): 252 [details]

status source Blake, 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.
page(s): 448 [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeodamas minutus Lopez, Cladera & San Martín, 2003
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeodamas playthoracicus Lopez, Cladera & San Martín, 2003
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeodamas verax Kinberg, 1866
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Blake 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. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:325863
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Date   action   by
2008-03-14 12:50:56Z  created  Fauchald, Kristian
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2013-01-11 00:49:33Z  changed  Read, Geoffrey
  
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  Citation: Read, G. (2014). Leodamas Kinberg, 1866. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2014) World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2014) World Polychaeta database at http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=325863 on 2014-07-25