WoRMS name details

Sphaerodorum spissum Benham, 1921

338428  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:338428)

 unaccepted (superseded original combination)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
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]   
Note Macquarie Island, subantarctic south of New...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Macquarie Island, subantarctic south of New Zealand, collected by shore party. -54.7029, 158.8802 by gazetteer [details]
Etymology Benham: "spissus - crowded, close together as of seats - here has reference to the integumental papillae."  
Etymology Benham: "spissus - crowded, close together as of seats - here has reference to the integumental papillae." [details]

Taxonomy Yet to be redescribed or re-validated?  
Taxonomy Yet to be redescribed or re-validated? [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Sphaerodorum spissum Benham, 1921. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=338428 on 2018-06-22
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2008-03-18 12:55:09Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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original description 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]   

source of synonymy 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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Syntype unknown, locality Macquarie Island (Macquarie Island, subantarctic south of New Zealand, collected by shore party. -54.7029, 158.8802 by gazetteer) [details]
From editor or global species database
Etymology Benham: "spissus - crowded, close together as of seats - here has reference to the integumental papillae." [details]

Taxonomy Yet to be redescribed or re-validated? [details]

Type locality Macquarie Island, subantarctic south of New Zealand, collected by shore party. -54.7029, 158.8802 by gazetteer [details]