WoRMS name details

Bispira melania (Schmarda, 1861) sensu Mullin, 1923

337835  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:337835)

 unaccepted (subjective synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Note Caribbean Sea  
From other sources
Type locality Caribbean Sea [details]
Taxonomy Current taxon junior synonym of species listed  
Taxonomy Current taxon junior synonym of species listed [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Bispira melania (Schmarda, 1861) sensu Mullin, 1923. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=337835 on 2018-05-25
2008-03-18 12:55:09Z
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
2011-10-10 21:30:49Z

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basis of record Fauchald, K. (2007). World Register of Polychaeta. , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta [details]   

source of synonymy Hartman, O. (1951). The littoral marine annelids of the Gulf of Mexico. Publications of the Institute of Marine Science, Port Aransas, Texas. 2(1): 7-124., available online at http://hdl.handle.net/2152/22162 [details]   

redescription Mullin, Catherine Agnes 1923. Report on some polychaetous annelids collected by the Barbados-Antigua Expedition from the University of Iowa in 1918. University of Iowa Studies. Studies in Natural History, 10(3): 39-60., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/52556
page(s): 52 [details]   
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 

From editor or global species database
Editor's comment Contrary to Hartman's catalogue p.536, it is clear from Mullin's text that she was redescribing Schmarda's species as a new combination and was not initiating a new taxon  [details]

From other sources
Taxonomy Current taxon junior synonym of species listed [details]

Type locality Caribbean Sea [details]