WoRMS taxon details

Spioniformia

909  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:909)

accepted
Suborder
Family Apistobranchidae Mesnil & Caullery, 1898
Family Longosomatidae Hartman, 1944
Family Poecilochaetidae Hannerz, 1956
Family Spionidae Grube, 1850
Family Trochochaetidae Pettibone, 1963
Family Uncispionidae Green, 1982

Family Disomidae Mesnil, 1897 accepted as Trochochaetidae Pettibone, 1963 (based on an invalid genus, Disoma (junior homonym))
Family Heterospionidae Hartman, 1965 accepted as Longosomatidae Hartman, 1944 (subjective synonym)
Family Polydoridae Benham, 1896 accepted as Spionidae Grube, 1850 (unused at family rank, some informal use downgraded to tribe Polydorini)
marine
Not documented
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2021). World Polychaeta Database. Spioniformia. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=909 on 2021-10-18
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basis of record Fauchald, K. (1977). The polychaete worms, definitions and keys to the orders, families and genera. <em>Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County: Los Angeles, CA (USA), Science Series.</em> 28:1-188., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/123110.pdf [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From editor or global species database
Classification Suborder Spioniformia at present is a superfluous rank since there are no other suborders in Order Spionida [details]