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Polychaeta taxon details

Microspio microcera (Dorsey, 1977)

334018  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:334018)

accepted
Species
Rhynchospio microcera Dorsey, 1977 (superseded original combination)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
(of Rhynchospio microcera Dorsey, 1977) Dorsey, John H. 1977. A new species of Rhynchospio (Polychaeta: Spionidae) from San Clemente Island, California. Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences, 76(1): 1-4., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/34212014 [details]   
Holotype  (of Rhynchospio microcera Dorsey, 1977) LACM...  
Holotype (of Rhynchospio microcera Dorsey, 1977) LACM AHF Poly 1137, verbatimGeounit Wilson Cove, San Cle... [details]
Distribution Also recorded from North Carolina coast in the Atlantic. Maciolek (1990) did not speculate in her report how the disparate...  
Distribution Also recorded from North Carolina coast in the Atlantic. Maciolek (1990) did not speculate in her report how the disparate occurrences might have come about, or whether this was a natural biogeography. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2021). World Polychaeta database. Microspio microcera (Dorsey, 1977). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=334018 on 2021-10-18
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2008-03-17 10:44:16Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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original description  (of Rhynchospio microcera Dorsey, 1977) Dorsey, John H. 1977. A new species of Rhynchospio (Polychaeta: Spionidae) from San Clemente Island, California. Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences, 76(1): 1-4., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/34212014 [details]   

basis of record Blake, James A.; Kudenov, Jerry D. (1978). The Spionidae (Polychaeta) from Southeastern Australia and adjacent areas with a revision of the genera. <em>Memoirs of the National Museum of Victoria.</em> 39: 171-280., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/39441579 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

redescription Maciolek, Nancy J. 1990. A redescription of some species belonging to the genus <i>Spio</i> and <i>Microspio</i> (Polychaeta: Annelida) and descriptions of three new species from Northwestern Atlantic Ocean. Journal of Natural History, 24: 1109-1141., available online at https://doi.org/10.1080/00222939000770701
page(s): 1131 [details]   

redescription Blake, J.A. 1996. Family Spionidae Grube, 1850. pages 81-223. IN: Blake, James A.; Hilbig, Brigitte; and Scott, Paul H. Taxonomic Atlas of the Benthic Fauna of the Santa Maria Basin and Western Santa Barbara Channel. 6 - The Annelida Part 3. Polychaeta: Orbiniidae to Cossuridae. Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. Santa Barbara [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
Holotype (of Rhynchospio microcera Dorsey, 1977) LACM AHF Poly 1137, verbatimGeounit Wilson Cove, San Cle... [details]
From editor or global species database
Diagnosis The dense and obvious glandulation of the branchial and podal lobes and the deeply incised protomium are striking unique features. [details]

Distribution Also recorded from North Carolina coast in the Atlantic. Maciolek (1990) did not speculate in her report how the disparate occurrences might have come about, or whether this was a natural biogeography. [details]