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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 096094 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Spiophanes kroyeri   Grube, 1860

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
Synonyms: Spiophanes kroeyeri (mis-spelling)
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 22 096922     Spiophanes spp.
Taxon Notes:Originally described from Greenland, and widely recorded from the Arctic Ocean, North Sea and North Atlantic. Records from outside of this region are either accidental introductions or mis-identifications. Most (but not all) records of this species from Australian waters are incorrect, based on mis-identifications (see Meißner & Hutchings 2003).

AFD NZOR-6-125313
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
MoV 1132
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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Przeslawski, R,, Glasby, C.J., Nichol, S., 2019. Polychaetes (Annelida) of the Oceanic Shoals region, northern Australia: considering small macrofauna in marine management., Marine and Freshwater Research, Vol. 70: 307-321. . doi:10.1071/MF18060
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