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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
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpio pacifica Blake & Kudenov, 1978 (junior primary homonym to Spio martinensis pacifica)
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
page(s): 1110; note: new name 'blakei' for Spio pacifica Blake & Kudenov, 1978, a junior primary homonym [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]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKurnell, Botany Bay [details]
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRéunion Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Links 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 editorEditor's comment The range of reported habitats and distribution for Spio blakei is remarkable as it apparently occurs from brackish harbour waters in mainland Australia to 74 m off Baja California Sur, Mexico. Possibly records outside Australia are similar species. [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]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNomenclature Spio blakei is a replacement name for Spio pacifica Blake & Kudenov, which is a junior homonym [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Same as the name it replaces, Spio pacifica, the type locality of Spio blakei is Towra Point, near Kurnell, Botany Bay, New South Wales, Australia [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:332052
Taxonomic
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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 (2008). Spio blakei. 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=332052 on 2016-12-06
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