WoRMS name details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMesospio Gravier, 1911

174812 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:174812)
Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (subjective synonym)
Genus

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMesospio moorei Gravier, 1911 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrospio moorei (Gravier, 1911) (superseded original combination)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
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]   
Read, G. (2016). Mesospio Gravier, 1911. 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=174812 on 2017-11-25

Date
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2005-07-14 08:59:00Z
created
2006-09-25 06:54:45Z
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Martinez, Olga
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2016-10-30 03:08:32Z
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original description 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]   

additional source 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]   

source of synonymy 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]   

status source 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]