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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)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpio Fabricius, 1785
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 [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype ZSRO P-2064 [details]
Notes 
From editor or global species database
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 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. (2014). Spio symphyta Meißner, Bick & Bastrop, 2011. 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=596189 on 2014-09-20
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