WoRMS name details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParaspio Czerniavsky, 1881

325185  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:325185)

Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (subjective synonym)
Genus

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParaspio jonesi [auctt.] (nomen nudum, new species databasing error present in the print Zoological Record Annelida (1986) vol 121 sect.6b:95,118; error for Marenzelleria jonesi Maciolek, 1984)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParaspio cirrifera Banse & Hobson, 1968 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpio cirrifera (Banse & Hobson, 1968) (superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParaspio decorata (Bobretzky, 1870) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpio decorata Bobretzky, 1870 (superseded subsequent combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParaspio minuta Hartmann-Schröder, 1962 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrospio minuta (Hartmann-Schröder, 1962) (superseded original combination)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Czerniavsky, V. (1881). Materialia ad zoographiam Ponticam comparatam. Bulletin de la Société Impériale des Naturalistes de Moscou (= Byulletin' Moskovskogo obshchestva ispytatelei prirody). 56(2): 338-420, 1 plate., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/128933#page/406/mode/1up
page(s): 360, 367 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Paraspio erected for Spio decoratus [sic]...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Paraspio erected for Spio decoratus [sic] Bobretzky on page 360. In the course of a dichotomous key Czerniavsky simply names Paraspio as n.g. with "(Spio decoratus Bobr. 1871)" following. On p.367 there is a Latin diagnosis of Paraspio as "Caput antennis destitutum, in fronte late rotundatum, parte anteriore a poster subdivisa; осulis 4 postice sitis. Segmenta similia, posticum papillis 4 angutis terminatum. Branchiae simplices in omnibus segmentis setigeris" [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy According to Banse & Hobson (1968: 29) Hartman...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy According to Banse & Hobson (1968: 29) Hartman catalogue and supplement list the following species in Paraspio: P. africana (Rullier), P. armata (Thulin), P. minuta Hartmann-Schroder, P. kussakini (Chlebovich), P. theeli (Soderstrom), P. wireni (Augener), P. mecznikowiana (Claparede), P. rolasiana (Augener), P. arctica (Soderstrom), P. atlantica (Langerhans). Hartman included Microspio species in Paraspio, but it is currently a valid genus.
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Read, G. (2011). Paraspio Czerniavsky, 1881. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=325185 on 2017-12-15

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original description Czerniavsky, V. (1881). Materialia ad zoographiam Ponticam comparatam. Bulletin de la Société Impériale des Naturalistes de Moscou (= Byulletin' Moskovskogo obshchestva ispytatelei prirody). 56(2): 338-420, 1 plate., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/128933#page/406/mode/1up
page(s): 360, 367 [details]   

source of synonymy Day, J.H. 1973. New polychaeta from Beaufort, with a key to all species recorded from North Carolina. NOAA Technical Reports, Ser. National Marine Fisheries Service, Circulars, 375: 1-140., available online at https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.62852
page(s): 76; note: informal placement as synonym of Spio [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 [details]   

status source Hartman, Olga. (1959). Catalogue of the Polychaetous Annelids of the World. Parts 1 and 2. Allan Hancock Foundation Occasional Paper. 23: 1-628.
page(s): 382; note: has Paraspio as the senior synonym of Microspio [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

status source 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): 1 111; note: included as a synonym of Spio.  [details]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Paraspio erected for Spio decoratus [sic] Bobretzky on page 360. In the course of a dichotomous key Czerniavsky simply names Paraspio as n.g. with "(Spio decoratus Bobr. 1871)" following. On p.367 there is a Latin diagnosis of Paraspio as "Caput antennis destitutum, in fronte late rotundatum, parte anteriore a poster subdivisa; осulis 4 postice sitis. Segmenta similia, posticum papillis 4 angutis terminatum. Branchiae simplices in omnibus segmentis setigeris" [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSynonymy Foster (1971) is one source for treatment of Paraspio as synonym of Spio. Day (1973: 76) also states (in text remarks) that Paraspio is a synonym of Spio, mentioning Holmquist (1967) comments, but Holmquist does not explicitly make a synonymy. Note P. minuta has been referred to Microspio and P. jonesi is a cataloguing error and thus a nomen nudum. Subsequent to Maciolek (1990), where Paraspio is listed as a synonym of Spio, there appears to be no further usages of the genus. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy According to Banse & Hobson (1968: 29) Hartman catalogue and supplement list the following species in Paraspio: P. africana (Rullier), P. armata (Thulin), P. minuta Hartmann-Schroder, P. kussakini (Chlebovich), P. theeli (Soderstrom), P. wireni (Augener), P. mecznikowiana (Claparede), P. rolasiana (Augener), P. arctica (Soderstrom), P. atlantica (Langerhans). Hartman included Microspio species in Paraspio, but it is currently a valid genus.
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType designation Hartman (Catalogue 1959:382) wrongly has Spio mecznikowianus Claparede as the type species, although by monotypy it must be S. decoratus, perhaps because (page 390) she referred S. decoratus to S. mecznikowianus, while also (page 382) she placed Microspio (currently a valid genus with S. mecznikowianus as type) as a synonym of Paraspio. [details]