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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpio limicola Verrill, 1879 
AphiaID: 156433

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 editorSpio (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpio Fabricius, 1785
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrospio arctica Söderström, 1920 (subjective synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpio arctica (Soderstrom, 1920) (subjective synonym)
Sources  original description Verrill, A.E. 1880. 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]

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]

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 http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00222939000770701
page(s): 1121 [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. [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (11 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Annelid Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy 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
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Atlantic Ocean, Massachusetts [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:156433
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-13 07:38:01Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2011-04-05 21:20:05Z  changed  Read, Geoffrey
  
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  Citation: Read, G. (2014). Spio limicola Verrill, 1879. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2014) World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=156433 on 2014-09-24
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