WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphaerodoropsis spissum (Benham, 1921)

334819

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accepted
Species
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphaerodoridium spissum (Benham, 1921) (superseded recombination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphaerodorum spissum Benham, 1921 (superseded original combination)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
(ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphaerodorum spissum Benham, 1921) Benham, W.B. (1921). Polychaeta. Australian Antarctic Expedition 1911-1914, Scientific Reports, Series C - Zoology and Botany. 6(3): 1-128., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.16201 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Macquarie Island  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality contained in Macquarie Island [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Capa & Bakken 2015 indicate Augener's (1927)...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Capa & Bakken 2015 indicate Augener's (1927) mainland Australia record is doubtful: "should not be considered to be a part of the continental Australian fauna, and should be considered known only from the original description." [specimens from Macquarie Island, south of New Zealand] Authors do not comment on the apparent distribution of Sphaerodoropsis heteropapillata, which Hartmann-Schröder recorded from Macquarie as well as Australia. [details]
WoRMS (2008). Sphaerodoropsis spissum (Benham, 1921). In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=334819 on 2017-11-19

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2008-03-17 10:44:16Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphaerodorum spissum Benham, 1921) Benham, W.B. (1921). Polychaeta. Australian Antarctic Expedition 1911-1914, Scientific Reports, Series C - Zoology and Botany. 6(3): 1-128., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.16201 [details]   

basis of record Fauchald, K. (1974). Sphaerodoridae (Polychaeta: Errantia) from world-wide areas. Journal of Natural History. 8(3): 257-289., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00222937400770241 [details]   

status source Capa, Maria; Bakken, Torkild. (2015). Revision of the Australian Sphaerodoridae (Annelida) including the description of four new species. Zootaxa. 4000(2): 227-267., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4000.2.3
page(s): 262; note: seem to suggest as indeterminable without holotype examination. No mention of holotype whereabouts [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphaerodorum spissum Benham, 1921) Fauchald, K. (1974). Sphaerodoridae (Polychaeta: Errantia) from world-wide areas. Journal of Natural History. 8(3): 257-289., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00222937400770241 [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphaerodoridium spissum (Benham, 1921)) Fauchald, K. (2007). World Register of Polychaeta. , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphaerodoridium spissum (Benham, 1921)) Lützen, Jörgen 1961. Sur une nouvelle espèce de polychète Sphaerodoridium commensalis n.g, n.sp. (Polychaeta Errantia, famille des Sphaerodoridae) vivant en commensal de Terebellides stroemi Sars. Cahiers de Biologie Marine, 2: 409-416. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyntype [from synonym] unknown, locality Macquarie Island (Macquarie Island, subantarctic south of New Zealand, collected by shore party. -54.7029, 158.8802 by gazetteer) [view taxon]
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Capa & Bakken 2015 indicate Augener's (1927) mainland Australia record is doubtful: "should not be considered to be a part of the continental Australian fauna, and should be considered known only from the original description." [specimens from Macquarie Island, south of New Zealand] Authors do not comment on the apparent distribution of Sphaerodoropsis heteropapillata, which Hartmann-Schröder recorded from Macquarie as well as Australia. [details]