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Polychaeta name details

Spio vulgaris Johnston, 1827

155247  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:155247)

 unaccepted (superseded original combination)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Johnston, George. (1827). Contributions to the British Fauna. [Continued from p.181.]. <em>The Zoological Journal.</em> 3: 321-336., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/27485847
page(s): 335-336 [details]   
Type locality contained in Berwick Bay  
type locality contained in Berwick Bay [details]
Note Sea shore and margins of River Tweed,...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Sea shore and margins of River Tweed, Berwick-upon-Tweed (Northumberland), England, UK, North Sea (gazetteer estimate 55.764°, -1.989°). [details]
Depth range "The Spio vulgaris inhabits the sea shore, and the margins of our river [Tweed], a little below high-water mark" (Johnston,...  
Depth range "The Spio vulgaris inhabits the sea shore, and the margins of our river [Tweed], a little below high-water mark" (Johnston, 1827: 336). [details]

Distribution Northeastern Atlantic Ocean: North Sea (British Isles)  
Distribution Northeastern Atlantic Ocean: North Sea (British Isles) [details]

Etymology "It is difficult to believe that so very common an animal, and one too of a considerable size, should have remained unknown...  
Etymology "It is difficult to believe that so very common an animal, and one too of a considerable size, should have remained unknown and undescribed up to this time. [...] from its commonness, I have attached the specific name vulgaris [= Latin adjective meaning 'common']" (Johnston, 1827: 336). [details]

Taxonomy Moved to different genus.  
Taxonomy Moved to different genus. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Spio vulgaris Johnston, 1827. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=155247 on 2018-12-17
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2005-04-25 07:40:18Z
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original description Johnston, George. (1827). Contributions to the British Fauna. [Continued from p.181.]. <em>The Zoological Journal.</em> 3: 321-336., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/27485847
page(s): 335-336 [details]   

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
page(s): 24 [details]   

source of synonymy Pettibone, Marian H. (1963). Revision of some genera of polychaete worms of the family Spionidae, including the description of a new species of <i>Scolelepis</i>. <em>Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington.</em> 76: 89-104., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/34604970 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

new combination reference Quatrefages, Armand de. (1843). Description de quelques espèces nouvelles d'annélides errantes recueillies sur les côtes de la Manche. <em>Magasin de Zoologie, d'Anatomie Comparée et de Palaeontologie, Paris.</em> Série 2, 5: 1-16, plates I-III., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/41155346
page(s): 11; note: as Malacoceros vulgaris (Johnston, 1827) [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Depth range "The Spio vulgaris inhabits the sea shore, and the margins of our river [Tweed], a little below high-water mark" (Johnston, 1827: 336). [details]

Distribution Northeastern Atlantic Ocean: North Sea (British Isles) [details]

Etymology "It is difficult to believe that so very common an animal, and one too of a considerable size, should have remained unknown and undescribed up to this time. [...] from its commonness, I have attached the specific name vulgaris [= Latin adjective meaning 'common']" (Johnston, 1827: 336). [details]

Habitat "The Spio vulgaris inhabits the seashore, and the margins of our river [Tweed], a little below high-watermark. It prefers a soil composed of sand and mud, and in which the latter rather preponderates. It is found lurking under stones, or burrowing in the soil, and in the latter situations, the surface to a great extent is seen full of small round perforations, and covered with little heaps of its tubular and spiral excrements" (Johnston, 1827:  [details]

Human impact "The animal is used in this neighbourhood [of Berwick-upon-Tweed] as a bait to take the fry of the Coal-fish, — here called Poddlies" (Johnston, 1827: 336). [details]

Taxonomy Moved to different genus. [details]

Type locality Sea shore and margins of River Tweed, Berwick-upon-Tweed (Northumberland), England, UK, North Sea (gazetteer estimate 55.764°, -1.989°). [details]