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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Leucandra gossei (Bowerbank, 1862)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Leucogypsia gossei n.sp. Bowerbank, 1862: 1092; Bowerbank, 1864: 165, pl. XXVI figs. 349-350; Bowerbank, 1866: 42; Bowerbank, 1874: 13, pl. VI figs. 6-8; Bowerbank, 1882: 26.
Leuconia gossei: Schmidt, 1864: 8; Stephens, 1912: 13; Dendy and Row, 1913: 770; Burton, 1931: 167; Burton, 1957: 27; Burton, 1963: 505; Bruce et al., 1963: 43; Borojevic et al., 1968: 35; Descatoire, 1969a: 180; Ackers et al., 1985: 57, fig. 25; 1992: 55, fig. 25.
Leucandra gossei: Haeckel, 1870: 177, pl. 32 fig. 2; pl. 37 fig. 9; Higgin, 1886: 91; Topsent, 1891a: 526; Prenant, 1927: 52; Topsent, 1932: 1; Topsent, 1937: 9.

N.B. This species was treated by Burton (1963: 505) as being one of several named forms comprising Aphroceras ensata (Bowerbank, 1858: 295), the name which he regarded as valid for the whole complex.

Leucandra gossei