WoRMS taxon details

Leitoscoloplos latibranchus Day, 1977

328705  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:328705)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Day, John H. (1977). A review of the Australian and New Zealand Orbiniidae (Annelida: Polychaeta). 217-246. <i>In</i>: 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): 225-226, fig. 1e-g [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Holotype  AM W.7347, geounit South Australia (state)  
Holotype AM W.7347, geounit South Australia (state) [details]
Note Mouth of Murray River, South Australia,...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Mouth of Murray River, South Australia, Australia (gazetteer estimate -35.557°, long. 138.883°). [details]
Depth range Between low water neap tide (LWN) and low water spring tide (LWS).   
Depth range Between low water neap tide (LWN) and low water spring tide (LWS).  [details]

Distribution Australia: mouth of Murray River (South Australia).   
Distribution Australia: mouth of Murray River (South Australia).  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet latibranchus is composed by the prefix of Latin origin lati-, meaning 'wide' or 'broad', and the word...  
Etymology The specific epithet latibranchus is composed by the prefix of Latin origin lati-, meaning 'wide' or 'broad', and the word branchus, derived from the Greek word branchion and meaning 'branchia' or 'gill', and refers presumably to the branchiae being broader than long in the posterior region of the body.  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2021). World Polychaeta database. Leitoscoloplos latibranchus Day, 1977. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=328705 on 2021-01-23
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2008-03-17 10:44:16Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2016-01-28 17:50:19Z
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original description Day, John H. (1977). A review of the Australian and New Zealand Orbiniidae (Annelida: Polychaeta). 217-246. <i>In</i>: 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): 225-226, fig. 1e-g [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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): 12-13, fig. 12; note: redescription based on holotype and paratypes [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
Holotype AM W.7347, geounit South Australia (state) [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range Between low water neap tide (LWN) and low water spring tide (LWS).  [details]

Distribution Australia: mouth of Murray River (South Australia).  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet latibranchus is composed by the prefix of Latin origin lati-, meaning 'wide' or 'broad', and the word branchus, derived from the Greek word branchion and meaning 'branchia' or 'gill', and refers presumably to the branchiae being broader than long in the posterior region of the body.  [details]

Habitat Not stated. Unknown.  [details]

Type locality Mouth of Murray River, South Australia, Australia (gazetteer estimate -35.557°, long. 138.883°). [details]