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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Annelida (phylum)  »  Polychaeta (class)  »  Spionida (order)  »  Spionidae (family)

CAAB Code: 22 096093 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Spiophanes bombyx   (Claparède, 1870)

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 22 - Annelida Segmented worms
Family: 22 96 Spionidae (polychaete worms) - show full list
Common Name: [a polychaete worm]
Organism Type: a polychaete worm
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Special purpose listing - see taxon notes
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 22 096922     Spiophanes spp.
Taxon Notes:Originally described from the Mediterranean, and widely recorded from the North Atlantic, North Sea, and Northeast Pacific. Previous records of this species from Australian waters are incorrect, based on mis-identifications (see Meißner & Hutchings 2003).

MoV 1131
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2016-05-12
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Record source: Meißner, K., Hutchings, P.A., 2003. Spiophanes species (Polychaeta: Spionidae) from eastern Australia - with descriptions of new species, new records and an emended generic diagnosis., Records of the Australian Museum, Vol. 55(2): 117-140.
Scientific Name
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WoRMS, WoRMS - World Register of Marine Species. . Available from http: at VLIZ.
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