WoRMS name details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuspio McIntosh, 1915

325792  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:325792)

Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (subjective synonym)
Genus
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuspio mesnili McIntosh, 1915 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpio mesnili (McIntosh, 1915) (type by subsequent designation)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuspio gravieri McIntosh, 1916 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMalacoceros tetracerus (Schmarda, 1861) (subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuspio mesnili McIntosh, 1915 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpio mesnili (McIntosh, 1915) (superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuspio multioculata Rioja, 1918 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpio multioculata (Rioja, 1918) (superseded original combination)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
McIntosh, William Carmichel. (1915). Polychaeta, Opheliidae to Ammocharidae. A Monograph of the British Marine Annelids. The Ray Society, London, 3 (1): i-viii, 1-368 (text)., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/38532650
page(s): 176 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote Foster (1971:33) stated she designates Euspio...  
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType species Foster (1971:33) stated she designates Euspio mesnili as type species of Euspio. E. mesnili precedes E. gravieri in McIntosh (1915:176 - British Annelid monograph) where they and the genus are first described. [details]
Read, G. (2012). Euspio McIntosh, 1915. 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=325792 on 2017-12-15

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2008-03-14 12:50:56Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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original description McIntosh, William Carmichel. (1915). Polychaeta, Opheliidae to Ammocharidae. A Monograph of the British Marine Annelids. The Ray Society, London, 3 (1): i-viii, 1-368 (text)., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/38532650
page(s): 176 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source 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]   
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Original diagnosis by McIntosh (1915: 176): "Snout with a bluntly bifid median rostrum and a bulging process of the peristomium on each side. Eyes, two or three pairs on each side of the median ridge. Body as in Spio, but terminating in two dorsal and two ventral subulate cirri, the dorsal being thicker. Branchiae from the first foot to the posterior end. Bristles as in Spio." [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType species Foster (1971:33) stated she designates Euspio mesnili as type species of Euspio. E. mesnili precedes E. gravieri in McIntosh (1915:176 - British Annelid monograph) where they and the genus are first described. [details]