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Polychaeta taxon details

Mesotrocha Leuckart & Pagenstecher in Leuckart, 1855

325902  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:325902)

accepted
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Leuckart, R. 1855. Ueber die Jugendzustande einiger Anneliden. Archiv für Naturgeschichte, Berlin, 21(1): 63-80. [details]   
Status Based on a larval stage and unlikely to be a valid genus. See comments in Moore et al. (2017 Introduction) that "the type...  
Status Based on a larval stage and unlikely to be a valid genus. See comments in Moore et al. (2017 Introduction) that "the type taxon Mesotrocha sexoculata represents a larval stage (Busch 1851; Leuckart 1855), with several identities proposed: a Chaetopterus species (Muller, 1855), Spiochaetopterus costarum or Phyllochaetopterus socialis (Claparede & Mecznikow, 1869) or Mesochaetopterus sagittarius (Bhaud, 1966).  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2021). World Polychaeta database. Mesotrocha Leuckart & Pagenstecher in Leuckart, 1855. Accessed at: https://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=325902 on 2022-01-21
Date
action
by
2008-03-14 12:50:56Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed
2015-07-17 09:47:47Z
changed

original description Leuckart, R. 1855. Ueber die Jugendzustande einiger Anneliden. Archiv für Naturgeschichte, Berlin, 21(1): 63-80. [details]   
From editor or global species database
Status Based on a larval stage and unlikely to be a valid genus. See comments in Moore et al. (2017 Introduction) that "the type taxon Mesotrocha sexoculata represents a larval stage (Busch 1851; Leuckart 1855), with several identities proposed: a Chaetopterus species (Muller, 1855), Spiochaetopterus costarum or Phyllochaetopterus socialis (Claparede & Mecznikow, 1869) or Mesochaetopterus sagittarius (Bhaud, 1966).  [details]