WoRMS taxon details

Microspio Mesnil, 1896

129616  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:129616)

Mesospio Gravier, 1911 (subjective synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Not documented
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Microspio Mesnil, 1896. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=129616 on 2018-06-23
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z

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original description  (ofMesospio Gravier, 1911) Gravier, C. (1911). Expédition Antarctique Française du "Pourquoi-Pas", dirigée par le Dr. J.-B. Charcot (1908-1910). Espèces nouvelles d'annélides polychètes. Bulletin du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris. 17: 310-316., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/106649#page/348/mode/1up
page(s): 313 [details]   

basis of record Bellan, Gerard. (2001). Polychaeta, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels. 50: pp. 214-231. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Brunel, P.; Bosse, L.; Lamarche, G. (1998). Catalogue of the marine invertebrates of the estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence. Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 126. 405 p. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Glasby, C.J.; Read, G.B.; Lee, K.E.; Blakemore, R.J.; Fraser, P.M.; Pinder, A.M.; Erséus, C.; Moser, W.E.; Burreson, E.M.; Govedich, F.R.; Davies, R.W.; Dawson, E.W. (2009). Phylum Annelida: bristleworms, earthworms, leeches, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 312-358. [details]   

additional source Fauchald, K. (1977). The polychaete worms, definitions and keys to the orders, families and genera. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County: Los Angeles, CA (USA), Science Series. 28:1-188., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/123110.pdf [details]   

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   

additional source  (ofMesospio Gravier, 1911) Bick, A.; Meißner, Karen. 2011. Redescription of four species of Spio and Microspio (Polychaeta, Spionidae) from the Kuril Islands and Peter the Great Bay, northwest Pacific. Zootaxa (2968): 39-56, available online at http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/list/2011/2968.html
page(s): 51; note: included as synonym of Microspio [details]   

status source  (ofMesospio Gravier, 1911) Blake, J.A. (1983). Polychaetes of the family Spionidae from South America, Antarctica and adjacent seas and islands. Biology of the Antarctic Seas XIV Antarctic Research Series. 39(3): 205-288., available online at http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1029/AR039p0205/summary
page(s): 241; note: comments on Mesospio moorei as a likely Microspio as proposed by Foster, 1971. No new records [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofMesospio Gravier, 1911) Foster, N.M. (1971). Spionidae (Polychaeta) of the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea. Studies on the Fauna of Curaçao and other Caribbean Islands. 36(129): 1-183., available online at http://www.repository.naturalis.nl/record/506046
page(s): 33; note: to Microspio (as subgenus of Spio) [details]   
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From other sources
Remark Type species Spio mecznikowianus Claparede 1870 in Fauchald, 1977<246>. [details]