WoRMS taxon details

Australospio Blake & Kudenov, 1978

325174  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:325174)

accepted
Genus
Australospio trifida Blake & Kudenov, 1978 (type by original designation)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Blake, J.A.; Kudenov, J.D. (1978). The Spionidae (Polychaeta) from Southeastern Australia and adjacent areas with a revision of the genera. Memoirs of the National Museum of Victoria. 39: 171-280., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/item/121937#page/201/mode/1up
page(s): 193 [details]   
Etymology Australospio is composed by the name of the type genus of the family Spionidae, Spio Fabricius, 1785, preceded by the Latin...  
Etymology Australospio is composed by the name of the type genus of the family Spionidae, Spio Fabricius, 1785, preceded by the Latin prefix austral-, meaning 'southern', making reference to the southern origin of the type species of the new genus.  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Australospio Blake & Kudenov, 1978. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=325174 on 2018-05-24
Date
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2008-03-05 14:39:51Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed
2015-12-11 11:32:50Z
changed
2016-03-29 02:20:44Z
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original description Blake, J.A.; Kudenov, J.D. (1978). The Spionidae (Polychaeta) from Southeastern Australia and adjacent areas with a revision of the genera. Memoirs of the National Museum of Victoria. 39: 171-280., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/item/121937#page/201/mode/1up
page(s): 193 [details]   
From editor or global species database
Diagnosis Original diagnosis by Blake & Kudenov (1978: 193): Prostomium with both anterior pointed projection and sub-distal lateral horns. No occipital cirrus. Peristomium reduced, with poorly-developed lateral wings. Proboscis eversible, sac-like. Branchiae from setiger 1, continuing almost to posterior end, basally fused with notopodial lamellae in anterior setigers, becoming nearly free posteriorly. Notopodial lamellae well-developed, entire; neuropodial lamellae well-developed, tending towards bilobate condition in middle setigers. Notosetae all capillaries. Neuropodial setae including capillaries, hooded hooks and inferior sabre-like setae. Nature of pygidium unknown.
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Etymology Australospio is composed by the name of the type genus of the family Spionidae, Spio Fabricius, 1785, preceded by the Latin prefix austral-, meaning 'southern', making reference to the southern origin of the type species of the new genus.  [details]