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Family: Spionidae (See list of species below)

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205 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Anaspio boreus
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Aonidella cirrobranchiata
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Aonidella dayi
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Aonides californiensis
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Aonides mayaguezensis
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Aonides nodosetosa
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Aonides oxycephala
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Aonides paucibranchiata
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Apoprionospio dayi
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Apoprionospio pygmea
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Aquilaspio aucklandica
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Atherospio guillei
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Aurospio banyulensis
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Aurospio dibranchiata
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Aurospio foodbancsia
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Boccardia anophthalma
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Boccardia columbiana
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Boccardia galapagense
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Boccardia perala
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Boccardia polybranchia
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Boccardia proboscidea
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Boccardia pugettensis
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Boccardia redeki
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Boccardia semibranchiata
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Boccardia tricuspa
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Boccardiella hamata
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Boccardiella ligerica
[spionid worm]
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Carazziella hobsonae
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Carazziella spongilla
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Dipolydora armata
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Dipolydora caulleryi
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Dipolydora flava
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Dipolydora giardi
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Dipolydora langerhansi
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Dipolydora magellanica
[perforating worm]
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Dipolydora quadrilobata
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Dipolydora saintjosephi
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Dispio glabrilamellata
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Dispio uncinata
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Laonice athecata
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Laonice bahusiensis
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Laonice bassensis
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Laonice cirrata
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Laonice foliata
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Laonice japonica
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Laonice pugettensis
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Laonice sacculata
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Laonice sarsi
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Laonice weddellia
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Laubieriellus grasslei
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Laubieriellus salzi
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Lindaspio dibranchiata
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Lindaspio southwardorum
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Malacoceros fuliginosus
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Malacoceros girardi
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Malacoceros indicus
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Malacoceros tetracerus
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Malacoceros vanderhorsti
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Marenzelleria jonesi
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Marenzelleria neglecta
[bristleworm]
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Marenzelleria viridis
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Marenzelleria wireni
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Mesospio moorei
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Microspio mecznikowianus
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Microspio minuta
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Microspio paradoxa
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Microspio pigmentata
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Minuspio delta
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Minuspio japonica
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Nerinides arenicola
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Nerinides maculata
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Paraprionospio lamellibranchia
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Paraprionospio pinnata
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Phonospio unilamellata
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Polybranchia borgninii
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Polybranchia foxi
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Polybranchia pallens
[pale polybranchia]
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Polydora aggregata
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Polydora anophthalma
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Polydora barbilla
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Polydora caeca
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Polydora cardalia
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Polydora cavitensis
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Polydora ciliata
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Polydora cirrosa
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Polydora colonia
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Polydora commensalis
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Polydora convexa
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Polydora cornuta
[whip mudworm]
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Polydora glycymerica
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Polydora heterochaeta
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Polydora hoplura
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Polydora laticephala
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Polydora limicola
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Polydora nuchalis
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Polydora pacifica
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Polydora paucibranchis
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Polydora peristomialis
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Polydora pilikia
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Polydora plena
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Polydora punctata
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Polydora pygidialis
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Polydora rickettesi
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Polydora socialis
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Polydora spondylana
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Polydora spongicola
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Polydora tentaculata
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Polydora uncata
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Polydora vulgaris
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Polydora websteri
[oyster mudworm]
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Polydora wobberi
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Polydorella novaegeorgiae
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Prionospio anuncata
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Prionospio aucklandica
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Prionospio banyulensis
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Prionospio bocki
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Prionospio caspersi
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Prionospio cirrifera
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Prionospio cristata
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Prionospio depauperata
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Prionospio dubia
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Prionospio ehlersi
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Prionospio fallax
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Prionospio fauchaldi
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Prionospio heterobranchia
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Prionospio komaeti
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Prionospio lighti
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Prionospio malayensis
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Prionospio malmgreni
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Prionospio multibranchiata
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Prionospio ornata
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Prionospio paradisea
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Prionospio patagonica
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Prionospio perkinsi
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Prionospio peruana
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Prionospio polybranchiata
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Prionospio pulchra
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Prionospio pygmaea
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Prionospio queenslandica
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Prionospio rotalis
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Prionospio saccifera
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Prionospio saldanha
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Prionospio sandersi
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Prionospio sexoculata
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Prionospio sishaensis
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Prionospio steenstrupi
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Prionospio tripinnata
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Prionospio wireni
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Pseudopolydora antennata
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Pseudopolydora diopatra
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Pseudopolydora kempi
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Pseudopolydora paucibranchiata
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Pseudopolydora prolifera
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Pseudopolydora pulchra
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Pseudopolydora reishi
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Pseudopolydora smurovi
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Pygospio elegans
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Rhynchospio glutaea
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Rhynchospio glutaeus
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Rhynchospio inflatus
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Scolelepis bonnieri
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Scolelepis cantabra
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Scolelepis foliosa
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Scolelepis korsuni
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Scolelepis lefebvrei
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Scolelepis mesnili
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Scolelepis squamata
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Scolelepis texana
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Scolelepis tridentata
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Spio aequalis
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Spio armata
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Spio butleri
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Spio cirrifera
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Spio decoratus
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Spio filicornis
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Spio goniocephala
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Spio hirsuta
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Spio martinensis
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Spio multioculata
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Spio pettibonae
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Spio pettiboneae
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Spio theeli
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Spiophanes afer
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Spiophanes anoculata
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Spiophanes berkeleyorum
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Spiophanes bombyx
[bee spionid]
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Spiophanes duplex
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Spiophanes fimbriata
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Spiophanes kroeyeri
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Spiophanes kroyeri
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Spiophanes lowai
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Spiophanes malayensis
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Spiophanes mediterraneus
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Spiophanes missionensis
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Spiophanes pallidus
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Spiophanes reyssi
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Spiophanes soederstromi
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Spiophanes tcherniai
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Spiophanes wigleyi
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Streblospio benedicti
[bar-gilled mudworm]
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Streblospio dekhuyzeni
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Streblospio gynobranchiata
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Streblospio shrubsolii
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Tripolydora spinosa
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Xandaros acanthodes
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205 Species of Family Spionidae
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Anaspio boreus Arctic
Aonidella cirrobranchiata Indo-Pacific and Western
Aonidella dayi Eastern Pacific and the M
Aonides californiensis Eastern Pacific
Aonides mayaguezensis Western Central Atlantic
Aonides nodosetosa Western Indian Ocean
Aonides oxycephala Northeast Atlantic, the M
Aonides paucibranchiata Atlantic Ocean and the Me
Apoprionospio dayi Western Central Atlantic
Apoprionospio pygmea Western Central Atlantic
Aquilaspio aucklandica Eastern Pacific
Atherospio guillei Mediterranean Sea.
Aurospio banyulensis Mediterranean Sea.
Aurospio dibranchiata Western Central Atlantic
Aurospio foodbancsia West Antarctic Peninsula
Boccardia anophthalma Eastern Pacific
Boccardia columbiana Northeast Pacific
Boccardia galapagense Eastern Pacific
Boccardia perala Northwest Pacific
Boccardia polybranchia Eastern Pacific and the M
Boccardia proboscidea Pacific Ocean
Boccardia pugettensis Northeast Pacific
Boccardia redeki Northeast Atlantic
Boccardia semibranchiata Mediterranean Sea.
Boccardia tricuspa Eastern Pacific
Boccardiella hamata Northern Pacific
Boccardiella ligerica spionid worm Atlantic Ocean. Tropical
Carazziella hobsonae Western Central Atlantic
Carazziella spongilla Northwest Pacific
Dipolydora armata Western Indian Ocean, Atl
Dipolydora caulleryi Arctic, Atlantic, the Med
Dipolydora flava Eastern Pacific and the M
Dipolydora giardi Northeast Atlantic, the M
Dipolydora langerhansi Mediterranean Sea.
Dipolydora magellanica perforating worm Southeast Pacific
Dipolydora quadrilobata Arctic, Northeast Atlanti
Dipolydora saintjosephi Mediterranean Sea.
Dispio glabrilamellata Eastern Pacific
Dispio uncinata Indo-Pacific, Atlantic Oc
Laonice athecata Atlantic Ocean.
Laonice bahusiensis Northeast Atlantic and th
Laonice bassensis Eastern Pacific
Laonice cirrata Arctic, Atlantic, the Med
Laonice foliata Eastern Pacific
Laonice japonica Eastern Pacific
Laonice pugettensis Northeast Pacific
Laonice sacculata Eastern Pacific
Laonice sarsi Northeast Atlantic
Laonice weddellia Southeast Pacific and Ant
Laubieriellus grasslei Eastern Pacific
Laubieriellus salzi Mediterranean Sea.
Lindaspio dibranchiata Eastern Pacific
Lindaspio southwardorum Northeast Pacific
Malacoceros fuliginosus Arctic, Northeast Atlanti
Malacoceros girardi Northeast Atlantic
Malacoceros indicus Indo-West Pacific.
Malacoceros tetracerus Northeast Atlantic and th
Malacoceros vanderhorsti Western Central Atlantic
Marenzelleria jonesi Western Central Atlantic
Marenzelleria neglecta bristleworm Northeast Atlantic
Marenzelleria viridis Atlantic Ocean and the Ar
Marenzelleria wireni Arctic
Mesospio moorei Antarctic
Microspio mecznikowianus Western Central Pacific,
Microspio minuta Eastern Pacific
Microspio paradoxa Eastern Pacific
Microspio pigmentata Western Central Atlantic
Minuspio delta Western Central Atlantic
Minuspio japonica Pacific Ocean.
Nerinides arenicola Eastern Pacific
Nerinides maculata Eastern Pacific
Paraprionospio lamellibranchia Western Indian Ocean
Paraprionospio pinnata Indo-Pacific, Western Atl
Phonospio unilamellata Atlantic Ocean.
Polybranchia borgninii Mediterranean Sea.
Polybranchia foxi Western Indian Ocean
Polybranchia pallens pale polybranchia Eastern Indian Ocean
Polydora aggregata Atlantic and Arctic Ocean
Polydora anophthalma Eastern Pacific
Polydora barbilla Eastern Pacific
Polydora caeca Western Indian Ocean, Nor
Polydora cardalia Northern Pacific.
Polydora cavitensis Western Central Pacific
Polydora ciliata Indo-Pacific, Northeast A
Polydora cirrosa Eastern Pacific
Polydora colonia Western Central Atlantic
Polydora commensalis Western Central Atlantic
Polydora convexa Eastern Pacific
Polydora cornuta whip mudworm Pacific Ocean, Atlantic O
Polydora glycymerica Western Central Pacific
Polydora heterochaeta Eastern Pacific
Polydora hoplura Western Indian Ocean and
Polydora laticephala Eastern Pacific
Polydora limicola Northeast Pacific, Northe
Polydora nuchalis Eastern Pacific
Polydora pacifica Western Central Pacific.
Polydora paucibranchis Antarctic Indian Ocean
Polydora peristomialis Western Indian Ocean
Polydora pilikia Northwest Pacific
Polydora plena Western Central Atlantic
Polydora punctata Eastern Pacific
Polydora pygidialis Northeast Pacific
Polydora rickettesi Eastern Pacific
Polydora socialis Pacific Ocean and Western
Polydora spondylana Western Indian Ocean
Polydora spongicola Eastern Pacific and the M
Polydora tentaculata Northwest Pacific
Polydora uncata Eastern Pacific
Polydora vulgaris Indo-West Pacific.
Polydora websteri oyster mudworm Western Atlantic and East
Polydora wobberi Eastern Pacific
Polydorella novaegeorgiae Northwest Pacific
Prionospio anuncata Eastern Pacific
Prionospio aucklandica Indo-West Pacific
Prionospio banyulensis Northeast Atlantic
Prionospio bocki Indo-Pacific
Prionospio caspersi Mediterranean
Prionospio cirrifera Indo-Pacific, Atlantic, A
Prionospio cristata Western Central Atlantic
Prionospio depauperata Northwest Pacific
Prionospio dubia Mediterranean Sea.
Prionospio ehlersi Eastern Atlantic, Indo-We
Prionospio fallax Western Central Atlantic
Prionospio fauchaldi Western Central Atlantic
Prionospio heterobranchia Western Central Atlantic
Prionospio komaeti Western Central Pacific
Prionospio lighti Western Central Atlantic
Prionospio malayensis Western Central Pacific
Prionospio malmgreni Indo-Pacific, Northeast A
Prionospio multibranchiata Western Central Atlantic,
Prionospio ornata Eastern Pacific
Prionospio paradisea Northwest Pacific
Prionospio patagonica Southeast Pacific
Prionospio perkinsi Western Central Atlantic
Prionospio peruana Southeast Pacific
Prionospio polybranchiata Western Indian Ocean
Prionospio pulchra Northwest Pacific
Prionospio pygmaea Northwest Pacific and the
Prionospio queenslandica Northwest Pacific
Prionospio rotalis Western Indian Ocean
Prionospio saccifera Indo-West Pacific and the
Prionospio saldanha Western Indian Ocean
Prionospio sandersi Eastern Pacific
Prionospio sexoculata Eastern Atlantic, Western
Prionospio sishaensis Northwest Pacific
Prionospio steenstrupi Indo-Pacific, Atlantic, A
Prionospio tripinnata Mediterranean Sea.
Prionospio wireni Western Central Atlantic
Pseudopolydora antennata Atlantic Ocean, the Medit
Pseudopolydora diopatra Northwest Pacific
Pseudopolydora kempi Indo-Pacific and Northeas
Pseudopolydora paucibranchiata Northwest and Eastern Cen
Pseudopolydora prolifera Indian Ocean
Pseudopolydora pulchra Northeast Atlantic and th
Pseudopolydora reishi Eastern Pacific
Pseudopolydora smurovi Western Indian Ocean
Pygospio elegans Atlantic Ocean, the Medit
Rhynchospio glutaea Pacific Ocean and Antarct
Rhynchospio glutaeus Western Central Atlantic
Rhynchospio inflatus Western Central Atlantic
Scolelepis bonnieri Northeast Atlantic and th 6 TL
Scolelepis cantabra Mediterranean
Scolelepis foliosa Mediterranean Sea.
Scolelepis korsuni Mediterranean Sea.
Scolelepis lefebvrei Western Indian Ocean
Scolelepis mesnili Mediterranean Sea.
Scolelepis squamata Indo-Pacific, Western Cen
Scolelepis texana Western Central Atlantic
Scolelepis tridentata Indo-Pacific, Northeast A
Spio aequalis Western Central Pacific
Spio armata Northeast Atlantic
Spio butleri Northeast Pacific
Spio cirrifera Northeast Pacific
Spio decoratus Northeast Atlantic and th
Spio filicornis Arctic, Northeast Atlanti 3 TL
Spio goniocephala Northeast Atlantic
Spio hirsuta Eastern Pacific
Spio martinensis Northwest Pacific, Northe
Spio multioculata Western Central Pacific a
Spio pettibonae Western Central Atlantic
Spio pettiboneae Western Central Atlantic
Spio theeli Arctic and Northwest Atla
Spiophanes afer Mediterranean Sea.
Spiophanes anoculata Eastern Pacific
Spiophanes berkeleyorum Northeast Pacific
Spiophanes bombyx bee spionid Cosmopolitan. Tropical t 6 TL
Spiophanes duplex Eastern Pacific
Spiophanes fimbriata Eastern Pacific
Spiophanes kroeyeri Arctic, Antarctic, Atlant
Spiophanes kroyeri Atlantic 3 TL
Spiophanes lowai Eastern Pacific
Spiophanes malayensis Northwest Pacific
Spiophanes mediterraneus Mediterranean Sea.
Spiophanes missionensis Western Central Atlantic
Spiophanes pallidus Eastern Pacific
Spiophanes reyssi Mediterranean Sea.
Spiophanes soederstromi Eastern Pacific
Spiophanes tcherniai Antarctic.
Spiophanes wigleyi Western Central Atlantic
Streblospio benedicti bar-gilled mudworm Atlantic and Eastern Paci
Streblospio dekhuyzeni Northeast Atlantic
Streblospio gynobranchiata Mediterranean Sea.
Streblospio shrubsolii Northeast Atlantic and th
Tripolydora spinosa Pacific Ocean
Xandaros acanthodes Eastern Pacific



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