WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrospio Mesnil, 1896

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

accepted
Genus
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMesospio Gravier, 1911 (subjective synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Bellan, G. (2008). Microspio. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=129616 on 2017-12-11

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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMesospio 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMesospio 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMesospio 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMesospio 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]   
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Type species Spio mecznikowianus Claparede 1870 in Fauchald, 1977<246>. [details]
 



Feeding Type
deposit feeder: surface [details]
interface feeder [details]
suspension feeder: facultative [details]