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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpio magnus Day, 1955 
AphiaID: 338563

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 editorSpionida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpioniformia (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpionidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpio (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (superseded original combination)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDispio magnus (Day, 1955)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpio Fabricius, 1785
Sources  original description Day, J.H. 1955. The Polychaeta of South Africa. Part 3. Sedentary species from Cape shores and estuaries. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, 42(287): 407-452., available online at http://www.dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1096-3642.1955.tb02216.x [details]

source of synonymy Day, J.H. 1967. A monograph on the Polychaeta of Southern Africa. Volume British Museum (Natural History) Publication 656. 1-878. British Museum (Natural History). London., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/8596  [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Moved to different genus [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality South Africa [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:338563
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2008-03-18 12:55:09Z  created  Fauchald, Kristian
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Spio magnus Day, 1955. 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=338563 on 2014-08-01
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