WoRMS taxon details

Spio symphyta Meißner, Bick & Bastrop, 2011

596189  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:596189)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Meißner, K.; Bick, A.; Bastrop, R. 2011. On the identity of Spio filicornis (O.F. Muller, 1776)—with the designation of a neotype, and the description of two new species from the North East Atlantic Ocean based on morphological and genetic studies. Zootaxa (2815): 1-27, available online at http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/list/2011/2815.html
page(s): 19-23, figs. 11-12 [details]   
Holotype  ZSRO P-2064, locality North Sea (Off...  
Holotype ZSRO P-2064, locality North Sea (Off Schleswig-Holstein, North Sea, 55° 13.06’ N, 06° 51.297’E (55.217667°, 6.85495°), 29 m) [details]
Type locality contained in Danish part of the North Sea  
type locality contained in Danish part of the North Sea [details]
Note Off Schleswig-Holstein, North Sea, 55°...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Off Schleswig-Holstein, North Sea, 55° 13.06’ N, 06° 51.297’E (55.217667°, 6.85495°), 29 m.  [details]
Depth range 14-36 m.   
Depth range 14-36 m.  [details]

Distribution So far known only from the North Sea.  
Distribution So far known only from the North Sea. [details]

Etymology Not explained.  
Etymology Not explained. [details]

Etymology The specific epithet symphyta is a New Latin word with Greek origin and the neuter plural of symphytos, meaning 'grown...  
Etymology The specific epithet symphyta is a New Latin word with Greek origin and the neuter plural of symphytos, meaning 'grown together', born together with', or 'united with', and presumably makes reference to the fusion between the prostomium and the peristomium, characteristic of the species.  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Spio symphyta Meißner, Bick & Bastrop, 2011. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=596189 on 2018-04-21
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original description Meißner, K.; Bick, A.; Bastrop, R. 2011. On the identity of Spio filicornis (O.F. Muller, 1776)—with the designation of a neotype, and the description of two new species from the North East Atlantic Ocean based on morphological and genetic studies. Zootaxa (2815): 1-27, available online at http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/list/2011/2815.html
page(s): 19-23, figs. 11-12 [details]   

additional source Böggemann, M. 1997. Polychaeten aus der Deutschen Bucht. Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg 202: 1-315.
page(s): 120, fig. 95; note: as Spio filicornis [details]   

additional source Bick, Andreas; Otte, Katrin ; Meissner, Karin. 2010. A contribution to the taxonomy of Spio (Spionidae, Polychaeta, Annelida) occurring in the North and Baltic Seas, with a key to species recorded in this area. Marine Biodiversity 40(3): 161-180.
page(s): 166-168, figs. 3, 9d, 10; note: as Spio cf. filicornis [details]   

context source (MSBIAS) MEDIN. (2011). UK checklist of marine species derived from the applications Marine Recorder and UNICORN. version 1.0. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

Holotype ZSRO P-2064, locality North Sea (Off Schleswig-Holstein, North Sea, 55° 13.06’ N, 06° 51.297’E (55.217667°, 6.85495°), 29 m) [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range 14-36 m.  [details]

Distribution So far known only from the North Sea. [details]

Etymology Not explained. [details]

Etymology The specific epithet symphyta is a New Latin word with Greek origin and the neuter plural of symphytos, meaning 'grown together', born together with', or 'united with', and presumably makes reference to the fusion between the prostomium and the peristomium, characteristic of the species.  [details]

Habitat In fine and coarse sand areas without silt in subtidal regions of the North Sea. [details]

Type locality Off Schleswig-Holstein, North Sea, 55° 13.06’ N, 06° 51.297’E (55.217667°, 6.85495°), 29 m.  [details]