WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpio calcarea Templeton, 1836

332055

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Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (superseded original combination)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Templeton, R. (1836). A catalogue of the species of annulose animals, and of rayed ones, found in Ireland, as selected from the papers of the late J. Templeton, Esq., of Cranmore, with localities, descriptions, and illustrations. The Magazine of Natural History and Journal of Zoology, Botany, Mineralogy, Geology and Metereology. 9: 233-240, 301-305, 417-422, 466-475., available online at http://www.archive.org/stream/magazineofnatura09loud#page/233/mode/1up
page(s): 234, fig. 27a-c; note: indeterminable to genus [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote British Isles, Northern Ireland, Whitehead,...  
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality British Isles, Northern Ireland, Whitehead, Belfast Lough, 54.7572º, -5.7040º (gazetteer), intertidal shoreline in limestone.  [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Intertidal shoreline.   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Intertidal shoreline.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDescription ''Body elongate, joined, on each side series...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDescription ''Body elongate, joined, on each side series of fasciculi; tentacula rather incrassate, nearly one half as long as the body, eyes not apparent.'' (Templeton, 1836: 234) [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution British Isles, Northern Ireland: Whitehead,...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution British Isles, Northern Ireland: Whitehead, Belfast Lough.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Not stated. The specific epithet calcarea...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Not stated. The specific epithet calcarea seems to be a lapsus calami of calcaria, feminine of the Latin adjective calcarius and meaning 'of or pertaining to lime', and presumably refers to the habitat of the species, found ''living in minute tubular cavities in the limestone rocks'' at Whitehead, Belfast Lough, Northern Ireland (Templeton, 1836: 234).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality British Isles, Northern Ireland, Whitehead,...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality British Isles, Northern Ireland, Whitehead, Belfast Lough, 54.7572º, -5.7040º (gazetteer), intertidal shoreline in limestone.  [details]
Read, G. (2015). Spio calcarea Templeton, 1836. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/traits/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=332055 on 2017-11-21

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original description Templeton, R. (1836). A catalogue of the species of annulose animals, and of rayed ones, found in Ireland, as selected from the papers of the late J. Templeton, Esq., of Cranmore, with localities, descriptions, and illustrations. The Magazine of Natural History and Journal of Zoology, Botany, Mineralogy, Geology and Metereology. 9: 233-240, 301-305, 417-422, 466-475., available online at http://www.archive.org/stream/magazineofnatura09loud#page/233/mode/1up
page(s): 234, fig. 27a-c; note: indeterminable to genus [details]   

additional source Söderström, Adolf 1920. Studien über die Polychätenfamilie Spionidae. 1-286. Uppsala University.
page(s): 262; note: Söderström regarded 'calcarea' as a 'dead' name, treated it under Polydora ciliata remarks [details]   

new combination reference Lankester, E.R. (1868). XXIX.— On lithodomous annelids. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, Series 4. 1(4): 233-238, 1(5): 392 [note to ed.]., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/27740941#page/249/mode/1up
page(s): 238; note: as Polydora calcarea [details]   

status source Radashevsky, V.I.; Pankova, V.V. (2006). The morphology of two sibling sympatric Polydora species (Polychaeta: Spionidae) from the Sea of Japan. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. 86(2): 245-252., available online at https://doi.org/10.1017/s0025315406013099
page(s): 247 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyntype unlocated, unlikely that types exist, locality Belfast Lough (Whitehead, Belfast Loughs, 54.7572, -5.7040 (gazetteer) Ireland, intertidal) [details]
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Intertidal shoreline.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDescription ''Body elongate, joined, on each side series of fasciculi; tentacula rather incrassate, nearly one half as long as the body, eyes not apparent.'' (Templeton, 1836: 234) [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution British Isles, Northern Ireland: Whitehead, Belfast Lough.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Not stated. The specific epithet calcarea seems to be a lapsus calami of calcaria, feminine of the Latin adjective calcarius and meaning 'of or pertaining to lime', and presumably refers to the habitat of the species, found ''living in minute tubular cavities in the limestone rocks'' at Whitehead, Belfast Lough, Northern Ireland (Templeton, 1836: 234).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat ''Found in the pools on the rocks at Whitehead, Belfast Lough, living in minute tubular cavities in the limestone rocks, the tentacula alone projecting, and kept by the animal in constant motion. Stones every where on our shores are met with perforated by these minute animals.'' (Templeton, 1836: 234) [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality British Isles, Northern Ireland, Whitehead, Belfast Lough, 54.7572º, -5.7040º (gazetteer), intertidal shoreline in limestone.  [details]