WoRMS name details

Euspio mesnili McIntosh, 1915

338457  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:338457)

 unaccepted (superseded original combination)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
McIntosh, William Carmichel. (1915). Polychaeta, Opheliidae to Ammocharidae. <em>A Monograph of the British Marine Annelids.</em> The Ray Society, London, 3 (1): i-viii, 1-368 (text)., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/38532650
page(s): 176-179, plate XCVI, figs. 7, 7a, 7b, 7c, 7d, plate XCVIII fig. 6, plate CV figs.11, 11a, 11b, 16 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Note Bressay Sound, Shetland Islands, Scotland,...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Bressay Sound, Shetland Islands, Scotland, United Kingdom, northern North Sea, Atlantic Ocean (gazetteer estimate 60.12°, 01.15°). [details]
Depth range 8 fathoms (about 15 m).  
Depth range 8 fathoms (about 15 m). [details]

Distribution Atlantic Ocean: Shetland Islands (northern North Sea).  
Distribution Atlantic Ocean: Shetland Islands (northern North Sea). [details]

Etymology "The specific name is in honour of Prof. Mesnil" (McIntosh, 1915: 176, footnote).  
Etymology "The specific name is in honour of Prof. Mesnil" (McIntosh, 1915: 176, footnote). [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2019). World Polychaeta database. Euspio mesnili McIntosh, 1915. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=338457 on 2019-12-10
Date
action
by
2008-03-18 12:55:09Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed
2012-09-29 06:42:25Z
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original description McIntosh, William Carmichel. (1915). Polychaeta, Opheliidae to Ammocharidae. <em>A Monograph of the British Marine Annelids.</em> The Ray Society, London, 3 (1): i-viii, 1-368 (text)., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/38532650
page(s): 176-179, plate XCVI, figs. 7, 7a, 7b, 7c, 7d, plate XCVIII fig. 6, plate CV figs.11, 11a, 11b, 16 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

source of synonymy Fauvel, P. (1927). Polychètes sédentaires. Addenda aux errantes, Arachiannélides, Myzostomaires. <em>Faune de France Volume 16. Paul Lechevalier. Paris.</em> 1-494., available online at http://www.faunedefrance.org/bibliotheque/docs/P.FAUVEL(FdeFr16)Polychetes-sendentaires.pdf
page(s): 43; note: with Spio filicornis (Müller, 1776) [details]   

new combination reference Chamberlin, Ralph V. (1920). The polychaetes collected by the Canadian Arctic Expedition, 1913-18. <em>Report of the Canadian Arctic Expedition 1913-18.</em> 9B: 1-41, plates 1-6., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/37673125
page(s): 16; note: as Spio mesnili (McIntosh, 1915) [details]  OpenAccess publication 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Depth range 8 fathoms (about 15 m). [details]

Distribution Atlantic Ocean: Shetland Islands (northern North Sea). [details]

Editor's comment Probable species inquirenda, and recombined as Spio mesnili is unreplaced junior homonym. [details]

Etymology "The specific name is in honour of Prof. Mesnil" (McIntosh, 1915: 176, footnote). [details]

Habitat Not stated. [details]

Reproduction "The specimen [collected the July 1871] is a female with small ova" (McIntosh, 1915: 179). [details]

Type locality Bressay Sound, Shetland Islands, Scotland, United Kingdom, northern North Sea, Atlantic Ocean (gazetteer estimate 60.12°, 01.15°). [details]