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Polychaeta taxon details

Microspio elegantula Blake, 1984

329018  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:329018)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Blake, James A. (1984). Four new species of Spionidae (Polychaeta) from New Zealand, with comments on a syntype of <i>Spio aequalis</i> Ehlers from Chatham Island. <em>Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington.</em> 97(1): 148-159., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/34553466
page(s): 151-153, fig. 2 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Holotype  USNM 80490, geounit North Island  
Holotype USNM 80490, geounit North Island [details]
Note Evans Bay, SW of marina, Wellington Harbor,...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Evans Bay, SW of marina, Wellington Harbor, North Island, New Zealand, South Pacific Ocean (gazetteer estimate -41.315°, 174.801°). [details]
Depth range Intertidal.  
Depth range Intertidal. [details]

Distribution South Pacific Ocean: Wellington Harbor (North Island, New Zealand).  
Distribution South Pacific Ocean: Wellington Harbor (North Island, New Zealand). [details]

Etymology Not stated. The specific epithet elegantula is a Latin adjective meaning 'small and elegant'.   
Etymology Not stated. The specific epithet elegantula is a Latin adjective meaning 'small and elegant'.  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2021). World Polychaeta database. Microspio elegantula Blake, 1984. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=329018 on 2021-10-25
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2008-03-17 10:44:16Z
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original description Blake, James A. (1984). Four new species of Spionidae (Polychaeta) from New Zealand, with comments on a syntype of <i>Spio aequalis</i> Ehlers from Chatham Island. <em>Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington.</em> 97(1): 148-159., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/34553466
page(s): 151-153, fig. 2 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Glasby, C.J.; Read, G.B.; Lee, K.E.; Blakemore, R.J.; Fraser, P.M.; Pinder, A.M.; Erséus, C.; Moser, W.E.; Burreson, E.M.; Govedich, F.R.; Davies, R.W.; Dawson, E.W. (2009). Phylum Annelida: bristleworms, earthworms, leeches, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 312-358. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype USNM 80490, geounit North Island [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range Intertidal. [details]

Distribution South Pacific Ocean: Wellington Harbor (North Island, New Zealand). [details]

Etymology Not stated. The specific epithet elegantula is a Latin adjective meaning 'small and elegant'.  [details]

Habitat Intertidal sand and gravel. [details]

Type locality Evans Bay, SW of marina, Wellington Harbor, North Island, New Zealand, South Pacific Ocean (gazetteer estimate -41.315°, 174.801°). [details]