WoRMS name details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphaerodorum spissum Benham, 1921

338428 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:338428)
Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (superseded original combination)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]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote Macquarie Island, subantarctic south of New...  
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Macquarie Island, subantarctic south of New Zealand, collected by shore party. -54.7029, 158.8802 by gazetteer [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Benham: "spissus - crowded, close together as...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Benham: "spissus - crowded, close together as of seats - here has reference to the integumental papillae." [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Yet to be redescribed or re-validated?  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Yet to be redescribed or re-validated? [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Macquarie Island, subantarctic south of New...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Macquarie Island, subantarctic south of New Zealand, collected by shore party. -54.7029, 158.8802 by gazetteer [details]
WoRMS (2008). Sphaerodorum 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=338428 on 2017-11-22

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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 
 

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyntype 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
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Benham: "spissus - crowded, close together as of seats - here has reference to the integumental papillae." [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Yet to be redescribed or re-validated? [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Macquarie Island, subantarctic south of New Zealand, collected by shore party. -54.7029, 158.8802 by gazetteer [details]