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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBispira melania (Schmarda, 1861) sensu Mullin, 1923 
AphiaID: 337835

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 editorSabellida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSabellidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSabellinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBispira (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (subjective synonym)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSabellastarte magnifica (Shaw, 1800)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBispira Krøyer, 1856
Sources 
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. [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]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Annelid Collection 
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEditor'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
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Current taxon junior synonym of species listed [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Caribbean Sea [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:337835
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2008-03-18 12:55:09Z  created  Fauchald, Kristian
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2011-10-10 21:30:49Z  changed  Read, Geoffrey
  
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  Citation: Read, G. (2014). Bispira melania (Schmarda, 1861) sensu Mullin, 1923. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2014) World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=337835 on 2014-09-18
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