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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpio blakei Maciolek, 1990 
AphiaID: 332052

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 editorSpio (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpio blakei (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpio Fabricius, 1785
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpio blakei Maciolek, 1990
Sources  original description 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 http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00222939000770701 [details]

redescription Meißner, Karin; Götting, Miriam. (2015). Spionidae (Annelida: ‘Polychaeta’: Canalipalpata) from Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia: the genera Malacoceros, Scolelepis, Spio, Microspio, and Spiophanes. Zootaxa. 4019(1): 378-413., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4019.1.15
page(s): 394-399, figs. 5-7 [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality North West Atlantic [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Intertidally to 4-10 m (Australia), 20 m (Pacific Costa Rica), and 74 m (Baja California).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Australia: Queensland, New South Wales, and Victoria. American Pacific coasts: Mexico; Costa Rica (Golfo de Nicoya).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Intertidally to 4-10 m in sand, fine sand and sandy mud, including estuaries, in salinities of 29.8-35‰ (Australia), and in subtidal muddy sand (Pacific Costa Rica).  [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Atlantic Ocean, northwestern section [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:332052
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2008-03-17 10:44:16Z  created  Fauchald, Kristian
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2015). Spio blakei Maciolek, 1990. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2015) World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=332052 on 2016-04-29
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