WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpio 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]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype  ZSRO P-2064, locality North Sea (Off...  
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]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Danish part of the North Sea  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality contained in Danish part of the North Sea [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote Off Schleswig-Holstein, North Sea, 55°...  
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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]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 14-36 m.   
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.  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution So far known only from the North Sea. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Not explained.  
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...  
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]
Read, G. (2012). Spio symphyta. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=596189 on 2018-01-19

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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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

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]
From editor or global species database
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]