WoRMS taxon details

Spiophanes viriosus Meißner & Hutchings, 2003

332101  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:332101)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Meißner, Karin and Hutchings, Patricia A. 2003. Spiophanes species (polychaeta: Spionidae) from eastern Australia: with descriptions of new species, new records and an emended generic diagosis. Records of the Australian Museum, 55(2): 117-140.
page(s): 123-125, figs. 1A, 2E, H, 4-5 [details]   
Holotype  QM G10387, geounit Australia  
Holotype QM G10387, geounit Australia [details]
Note Australia, Queensland (marine), Moreton Bay,...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Australia, Queensland (marine), Moreton Bay, Peel Island (27º03'S, 153º21'E).  [details]
Depth range Shallow waters (3.35-10 m).   
Depth range Shallow waters (3.35-10 m).  [details]

Distribution Australia: Queensland (Moreton Bay region and Lizard Island).   
Distribution Australia: Queensland (Moreton Bay region and Lizard Island).  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet viriosus is a Latin adjective, meaning 'strong' or 'robust', and refers to the comparatively large...  
Etymology The specific epithet viriosus is a Latin adjective, meaning 'strong' or 'robust', and refers to the comparatively large size of the species.  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2019). World Polychaeta database. Spiophanes viriosus Meißner & Hutchings, 2003. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=332101 on 2019-12-14
Date
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2008-03-17 10:44:16Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2014-02-03 08:48:03Z
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original description Meißner, Karin and Hutchings, Patricia A. 2003. Spiophanes species (polychaeta: Spionidae) from eastern Australia: with descriptions of new species, new records and an emended generic diagosis. Records of the Australian Museum, 55(2): 117-140.
page(s): 123-125, figs. 1A, 2E, H, 4-5 [details]   

additional source Meißner, Karin; Götting, Miriam. (2015). Spionidae (Annelida: ‘Polychaeta': Canalipalpata) from Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia: the genera <em>Malacoceros</em>, <em>Scolelepis</em>, <em>Spio</em>, <em>Microspio</em>, and <em>Spiophanes</em>. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 4019(1): 378-413., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4019.1.15
page(s): 406 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype QM G10387, geounit Australia [details]
Nontype AM W.44566, geounit Great Barrier Reef [details]
Paratype MV F42849, geounit Australia [details]
Paratype MV F42850, geounit Australia [details]
Paratype QM G10353, geounit Australia [details]
Paratype QM G10399, geounit Australia [details]
Paratype QM G10415, geounit Australia [details]
Paratype QM G10631, geounit Australia [details]
Paratype QM G218424, geounit Australia [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range Shallow waters (3.35-10 m).  [details]

Distribution Australia: Queensland (Moreton Bay region and Lizard Island).  [details]

Etymology The specific epithet viriosus is a Latin adjective, meaning 'strong' or 'robust', and refers to the comparatively large size of the species.  [details]

Habitat Different sediment types at shallow waters. In coral sand at Yonge Reef (Lizard Island).  [details]

Reproduction Gravid specimen found in May (holotype QM G10387).  [details]

Type locality Australia, Queensland (marine), Moreton Bay, Peel Island (27º03'S, 153º21'E).  [details]