WoRMS taxon details

Spio limicola Verrill, 1879

156433  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:156433)

accepted
Species
Spio arctica (Soderstrom, 1920) (subjective synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Verrill, A. E. (1880 [1879 volume]). Notice of recent additions to the marine invertebrata of the northeastern coast of America, with descriptions of new genera and species and critical remarks on others. Part I. Annelida, Gephyraea, Nemertina, Nematoda, Polyzoa, Tunicata, Mollusca, Anthozoa, Echinodermata, Porifera. Proceedings of the United States National Museum. 2: 165–205. [issue for 1879]., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/7303133 [details]   
Note Atlantic Ocean, Massachusetts  
Type locality Atlantic Ocean, Massachusetts [details]
Taxonomy Fide Maciolek (1990): "Spio limicola was synonymized with S. setosa by Hartman (1942) and with S.filicornis by Pettibone...  
Taxonomy Fide Maciolek (1990): "Spio limicola was synonymized with S. setosa by Hartman (1942) and with S.filicornis by Pettibone (1954), but was recognized as a distinct species by Holmquist (1967). Holmquist also synonymized S. arctica, originally described by Soderstrom (1920) in the genus Microspio, with S. limicola."  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Spio limicola Verrill, 1879. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=156433 on 2018-06-20
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2005-05-13 07:38:01Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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original description Verrill, A. E. (1880 [1879 volume]). Notice of recent additions to the marine invertebrata of the northeastern coast of America, with descriptions of new genera and species and critical remarks on others. Part I. Annelida, Gephyraea, Nemertina, Nematoda, Polyzoa, Tunicata, Mollusca, Anthozoa, Echinodermata, Porifera. Proceedings of the United States National Museum. 2: 165–205. [issue for 1879]., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/7303133 [details]   

original description  (ofMicrospio arctica Söderström, 1920) Söderström, Adolf 1920. Studien über die Polychätenfamilie Spionidae. 1-286. Uppsala University. [details]   

source of synonymy Hartman, O. (1942). A review of the types of polychaetous annelids at the Peabody Museum of Natural History, Yale University. Bulletin of the Bingham Oceanographic Collection, Yale University. 8(1): 1-98. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

redescription Maciolek, Nancy J. 1990. A redescription of some species belonging to the genus Spio and Microspio (Polychaeta: Annelida) and descriptions of three new species from Northwestern Atlantic Ocean. Journal of Natural History, 24: 1109-1141., available online at https://doi.org/10.1080/00222939000770701
page(s): 1 121 [details]   

status source Holmquist, Charlotte. (1967). Marenzelleria wireni Augener - a polychaete found in fresh waters of northern Alaska - with taxonomical considerations on some related spionid worms. Zeitschrift für zoologische Systematik und Evolutionsforschung. 5(3): 298-313., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1439-0469.1967.tb00907.x [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofMicrospio arctica Söderström, 1920) Holmquist, Charlotte. (1967). Marenzelleria wireni Augener - a polychaete found in fresh waters of northern Alaska - with taxonomical considerations on some related spionid worms. Zeitschrift für zoologische Systematik und Evolutionsforschung. 5(3): 298-313., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1439-0469.1967.tb00907.x [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record  (ofSpio arctica (Soderstrom, 1920)) Fauchald, K. (2007). World Register of Polychaeta. , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofSpio arctica (Soderstrom, 1920)) Holmquist, Charlotte. (1967). Marenzelleria wireni Augener - a polychaete found in fresh waters of northern Alaska - with taxonomical considerations on some related spionid worms. Zeitschrift für zoologische Systematik und Evolutionsforschung. 5(3): 298-313., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1439-0469.1967.tb00907.x [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

redescription  (ofSpio arctica (Soderstrom, 1920)) Jirkov, I.A. (2001). [Polychaeta of the Arctic Ocean] (In Russian) Polikhety severnogo Ledovitogo Okeana. Yanus-K Press, Moscow, 632 pp., available online at https://www.researchgate.net/publication/259865957_Jirkov_2001_Polychaeta_of_the_North_Polar_Basin [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Taxonomy Fide Maciolek (1990): "Spio limicola was synonymized with S. setosa by Hartman (1942) and with S.filicornis by Pettibone (1954), but was recognized as a distinct species by Holmquist (1967). Holmquist also synonymized S. arctica, originally described by Soderstrom (1920) in the genus Microspio, with S. limicola."  [details]

From other sources
Type locality Atlantic Ocean, Massachusetts [details]