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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAtherospio Mackie & Duff, 1986 
AphiaID: 129607

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 editorCanalipalpata (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpionida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpioniformia (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpionidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAtherospio (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (subjective synonym)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPygospiopsis Blake, 1983
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAtherospio disticha Mackie & Duff, 1986 (type by original designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpionidae Grube, 1850
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAtherospio Mackie & Duff, 1986
Sources  original description Mackie, A.S.Y.; Duff, A.A. (1986). Atherospio disticha gen. et sp. nov. (Polychaeta: Spionidae) from Loch Tuirnaig, West Coast of Scotland. Ophelia. 25(3): 139-146., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00785326.1986.10429745
page(s): 140 [details]

source of synonymy Blake, J.A. 1996. Family Spionidae Grube, 1850. pages 81-223. IN: Blake, James A.; Hilbig, Brigitte; and Scott, Paul H. Taxonomic Atlas of the Benthic Fauna of the Santa Maria Basin and Western Santa Barbara Channel. 6 - The Annelida Part 3. Polychaeta: Orbiniidae to Cossuridae. Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. Santa Barbara
page(s): 152-153 [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAtherospio disticha Mackie & Duff, 1986
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAtherospio guillei (Laubier & Ramos, 1974)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The new generic name is composed by the Greek noun ather, meaning 'awn' or 'arista', and the name of the genus Spio Fabricius, 1785, the type of the family Spionidae named from a Greek sea nymph, and refers to the characteristic aristate chaetae present in some anterior neuropodia.  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:129607
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Bellan, Gérard
2006-09-06 06:55:51Z  changed  Martinez, Olga
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2016-03-29 21:02:21Z  changed  Gil, João
  
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  Citation: Gil, J. (2016). Atherospio Mackie & Duff, 1986. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2016) World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=129607 on 2016-05-04
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