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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMesospio Gravier, 1911 
AphiaID: 174812

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 editorMesospio (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (subjective synonym)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrospio Mesnil, 1896
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMesospio moorei Gravier, 1911 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrospio moorei (Gravier, 1911) (type by monotypy)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpionidae Grube, 1850
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMesospio Gravier, 1911
Sources  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]

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]

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Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMesospio moorei Gravier, 1911 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrospio moorei (Gravier, 1911)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:174812
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Date   action   by
2005-07-14 08:59:00Z  created  Braeckman, Ulrike
2006-09-25 06:54:45Z  changed  Martinez, Olga
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2016-10-30 03:08:32Z  changed  Read, Geoffrey
  
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  Citation: Read, G. (2016). Mesospio Gravier, 1911. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2016). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=174812 on 2016-12-10
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