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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpio symphyta Meißner, Bick & Bastrop, 2011 
AphiaID: 596189

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpio symphyta (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpio Fabricius, 1785
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpio symphyta Meißner, Bick & Bastrop, 2011
Sources  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]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Danish part of the North Sea [details]
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype 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]
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 14-36 m.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution So far known only from the North Sea. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Not explained. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology 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]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat In fine and coarse sand areas without silt in subtidal regions of the North Sea. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Off Schleswig-Holstein, North Sea, 55° 13.06’ N, 06° 51.297’E (55.217667°, 6.85495°), 29 m.  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:596189
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2012-03-01 20:34:50Z  created  Read, Geoffrey
  
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  Citation: Read, G. (2012). Spio symphyta. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2016). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=596189 on 2016-12-06
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