WoRMS taxon details

Prionospio cirrifera Wirén, 1883

131153  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:131153)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Wirén, Axel. (1883). Chaetopoder från Sibiriska Ishafvet och Berings Haf Insamlade under Vega-Expeditionen 1878-1879. <em>Vega-Expeditionens Vetenskapliga Iakttagelser bearbetade af deltagare i resan och andra forskare: Stockholm, F&G Beijers Förlag.</em> 2: 383-428, plates 27-32., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/27392832 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Taxonomy Mackie’s (1984) re-definition of P. cirrifera includes branchiae on chaetigers 2-7, cirriform only on chaetigers 2 and 7,...  
Taxonomy Mackie’s (1984) re-definition of P. cirrifera includes branchiae on chaetigers 2-7, cirriform only on chaetigers 2 and 7, branchiae shorter, more triangular, and ciliated on the segments between the first and last branchiae, sabre chaetae on chaetiger 10 and dorsal crests from chaetiger 11. Mackie stated these characters matched the original and early subsequent descriptions. His characterisation has apparently not been challenged since, and widespread records of P. cirrifera outside Europe probably are misidentifications that should be referred to other species with all simple cirriform branchiae. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Prionospio cirrifera Wirén, 1883. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=131153 on 2018-12-09
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original description Wirén, Axel. (1883). Chaetopoder från Sibiriska Ishafvet och Berings Haf Insamlade under Vega-Expeditionen 1878-1879. <em>Vega-Expeditionens Vetenskapliga Iakttagelser bearbetade af deltagare i resan och andra forskare: Stockholm, F&G Beijers Förlag.</em> 2: 383-428, plates 27-32., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/27392832 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofLaonice cirrata minuta Augener, 1921) Augener, H. 1921. Die Polychaeta von Spitzbergen. Zoologischer Anzeiger, 53: 63-65. [details]   

taxonomy source Mackie, A. S. Y. (1984). On the identity and zoogeography of Prionospio cirrifera Wirén, 1883 and Prionospio multibranchiata Berkeley, 1927 (Polychaeta; Spionidae),. <em>In: P.A. Hutchings ed., Proceedings of the First International Polychaete Conference, Sydney, Australia, 1983: Sydney, The Linnean Society of New South Wales.</em> p. 35-47.
page(s): 36; note: definition includes branchiae on chaetigers 2-7, cirriform only on chaetigers 2 and 7, short and ciliated in between segments, sabre chaetae on chaetiger 10 and dorsal crests from chaetiger 11 [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

context source (HKRMS) Fleddum, A. L. (2010). Effects of Human Disturbance on Biologiccal Traits and Structure of Macrobenthic Communities. <em>PhD Thesis. City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.</em>  [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Hartmann-Schröder, G. (1996). Annelida, Borstenwürmer, Polychaeta [Annelida, bristleworms, Polychaeta]. <em>2nd revised ed. The fauna of Germany and adjacent seas with their characteristics and ecology, 58. Gustav Fischer: Jena, Germany. ISBN 3-437-35038-2.</em> 648 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Bellan, G. (2001). Polychaeta, <i>in</i>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. <em>Collection Patrimoines Naturels.</em> 50: 214-231. (look up in IMIS)
note: listing only [details]   

additional source Day, J. H. (1967). [Sedentaria] A monograph on the Polychaeta of Southern Africa. Part 2. Sedentaria. British Museum (Natural History), London. pp. 459–842., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/8596  [details]   

additional source Augener, H. 1928. Die Polychaeten von Spitzbergen. Fauna Arctica, Jena, 5: 647-834. [details]   

source of synonymy Berkeley, E. and Berkeley, C. 1952. Canadian Pacific Fauna. 9. Annelida. 9b(2). 1-139. Fisheries Research Board of Canada. Toronto. [details]   

source of synonymy Foster, N.M. (1971). Spionidae (Polychaeta) of the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea. <em>Studies on the Fauna of Curaçao and other Caribbean Islands.</em> 36(129): 1-183., available online at http://www.repository.naturalis.nl/record/506046 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Taxonomy Mackie’s (1984) re-definition of P. cirrifera includes branchiae on chaetigers 2-7, cirriform only on chaetigers 2 and 7, branchiae shorter, more triangular, and ciliated on the segments between the first and last branchiae, sabre chaetae on chaetiger 10 and dorsal crests from chaetiger 11. Mackie stated these characters matched the original and early subsequent descriptions. His characterisation has apparently not been challenged since, and widespread records of P. cirrifera outside Europe probably are misidentifications that should be referred to other species with all simple cirriform branchiae. [details]

From other sources
Additional information Polychaeta larva, whose adults are not listed before, found in plankton samples [details]