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Spiochaetopterus M Sars, 1856

129233  (

Telepsavus Costa, 1861 · unaccepted (subjective synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Sars, M. (1856). Nye Annelider. <em>Fauna littoralis Norvegiae (Fredrik D. Beyer. Bergen).</em> heft 2:1-24., available online at
page(s): 1; note: for Spiochaetopterus typicus [details]   
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2021). World Polychaeta Database. Spiochaetopterus M Sars, 1856. Accessed through: RAS (Eds.) (2021) Register of Antarctic Species at: on 2022-05-21
RAS (Eds.) (2022). Register of Antarctic Species. Spiochaetopterus M Sars, 1856. Accessed at: on 2022-05-21
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original description Sars, M. (1856). Nye Annelider. <em>Fauna littoralis Norvegiae (Fredrik D. Beyer. Bergen).</em> heft 2:1-24., available online at
page(s): 1; note: for Spiochaetopterus typicus [details]   

original description  (of Telepsavus Costa, 1861) Costa, O. G. 1861. Di un nuovo genere di Anellidi dell'ordine dei tubicolarii e della fauni glia dei Chetopterini, scoperto nel mare di Napoli. Ommagio al Re d'Italia Vittorio Emmanuele dell' Accademia Pontaniana, Napoli 1(2): 53-62,1plate.
page(s): 53 [details]   

additional source 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 [details]   

additional source Bellan, G. (2001). Polychaeta, <i>in</i>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. <em>Collection Patrimoines Naturels.</em> 50: 214-231. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Day, J. H. (1967). [Sedentaria] A monograph on the Polychaeta of Southern Africa. Part 2. Sedentaria. British Museum (Natural History), London. pp. 459–842., available online at  [details]   

additional source Sars, M. (1853). Bemaerkninger over det Adriatiske Havs Fauna sammenlignet med Nordhavets. Nyt Mag. Naturvid. 7 : 367-397.
page(s): 390; note: name only. Appears to be a nomen nudum [details]   

additional source Glasby, Christopher J.; Read, Geoffrey B.; Lee, Kenneth 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. <em>[Book chapter].</em> Chapt 17, pp. 312-358. in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. Canterbury University Press, Christchurch. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

redescription Gitay, Asher. (1969). A contribution to the revision of <i>Spiochaetopterus</i> (Chaetopteridae, Polychaeta). <em>Sarsia.</em> 37: 9-20., available online at
page(s): 10 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

redescription Webster, Harrison Edwin. (1879). The Annelida Chaetopoda of the Virginian coast. <em>Transactions of the Albany Institute.</em> 9: 202-269, plates I-XI., available online at
page(s): 246 [details]   

identification resource Bhaud, Michel R. (1998). Species of Spiochaetopterus (Polychaeta, Chaetopteridae) in the Atlantic-Mediterranean biogeographic area. <em>Sarsia.</em> 83: 243-263., available online at
page(s): 259; note: keys to species [details]   
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