WoRMS taxon details

Serpula Linnaeus, 1758

129580  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:129580)

accepted
Genus
Antalium Guettard, 1770 (junior synonym)
Crinoserpula Uchida, 1978 (junior synonym)
Dipomatus Ehlers, 1913 (subjective synonym, juvenile)
Semiserpula Imajima, 1979 (junior subjective synonym, moreover preoccupied by Semiserpula Wetzel, 1957)
Serpulites Blumenbach, 1803 † (unavailable (Art. 20) subjective synonym)
Serpulus Montfort, 1810 (objective synonym)
Zopyrus Kinberg, 1867 (junior synonym)
Subgenus Serpula (Eupomatus)
  » Species Serpula (Eupomatus) albiceps Grube, 1870 accepted as Hydroides albiceps (Grube, 1870) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Serpula (Eupomatus) boltoni Baird, 1865 accepted as Galeolaria hystrix Mörch, 1863 (subjective synonym)
  » Species Serpula (Eupomatus) heterocerus Grube, 1868 [original] accepted as Hydroides heterocera (Grube, 1868) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Serpula (Eupomatus) pectinata (Philippi, 1844) accepted as Hydroides pectinata (Philippi, 1844) (superseded subsequent combination)
  » Species Serpula (Eupomatus) reversa Montagu, 1803 accepted as Serpula reversa Montagu, 1803 (superseded subsequent combination, genus unchanged)
  » Species Serpula (Eupomatus) uncinata (Philippi, 1844) accepted as Hydroides uncinata (Phillipi, 1844) (superseded subsequent combination of taxon inquirendum)
Subgenus Serpula (Galeolaria)
  » Species Serpula (Galeolaria) caespitosa Lamarck, 1818 accepted as Galeolaria caespitosa Lamarck, 1818 (superseded subsequent combination)
  » Species Serpula (Galeolaria) cespitosa [auct. lapsus] accepted as Galeolaria caespitosa Lamarck, 1818 (misspelling of 'caespitosa')
  » Species Serpula (Galeolaria) gigantea (Pallas, 1776) accepted as Spirobranchus giganteus (Pallas, 1766) (superseded recombination)
Subgenus Serpula (Hydroides)
  » Species Serpula (Hydroides) diplochone Grube, 1878 accepted as Hydroides diplochone (Grube, 1878) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Serpula (Hydroides) elegans Haswell, 1883 accepted as Hydroides elegans (Haswell, 1883) [nomen protectum] (superseded original combination)
  » Species Serpula (Hydroides) lunulifera (Claparède, 1870) accepted as Hydroides dirampha Mörch, 1863 (subjective synonym)
  » Species Serpula (Hydroides) monoceros Gravier, 1906 accepted as Hydroides minax (Grube, 1878) (subjective synonym)
  » Species Serpula (Hydroides) multispinosa (Marenzeller, 1885) accepted as Hydroides multispinosa Marenzeller, 1885 [original] (superseded subsequent combination)
  » Species Serpula (Hydroides) norvegica (Gunnerus, 1768) accepted as Hydroides norvegica Gunnerus, 1768 [original] (superseded subsequent combination)
  » Species Serpula (Hydroides) uncinata (Philippi, 1844) accepted as Hydroides uncinata (Phillipi, 1844) (superseded subsequent combination of taxon inquirendum)
  » Species Serpula (Hydroides) uncinata non Philippi, sensu Gravier, 1906 accepted as Hydroides heterocera (Grube, 1868) (misidentification as 'uncinata')
Subgenus Serpula (Omasaria)
Subgenus Serpula (Paraserpula)
Subgenus Serpula (Placostegus)
  » Species Serpula (Placostegus) lima Grube, 1862 accepted as Spirobranchus lima (Grube, 1862) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Serpula (Placostegus) tricuspidata Sowerby, 1825 accepted as Placostegus tridentatus (Fabricius, 1779) (subjective synonym)
Subgenus Serpula (Pomatoceros)
  » Species Serpula (Pomatoceros) armata Fleming, 1825 accepted as Pomatoceros triqueter (Linnaeus, 1758) (subjective synonym)
  » Species Serpula (Pomatoceros) corniculata Grube, 1862 accepted as Spirobranchus corniculatus (Grube, 1862) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Serpula (Pomatoceros) crucigera Grube, 1862 accepted as Spirobranchus cruciger (Grube, 1862) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Serpula (Pomatoceros) dysteri Johnston, 1865 accepted as Pomatoceros triqueter (Linnaeus, 1758) (subjective synonym)
  » Species Serpula (Pomatoceros) luzonica Grube, 1881 accepted as Spirobranchus corniculatus (Grube, 1862) (subjective synonym)
  » Species Serpula (Pomatoceros) multicornis Grube, 1862 accepted as Spirobranchus tetraceros (Schmarda, 1861) (subjective synonym)
  » Species Serpula (Pomatoceros) tricornis Grube, 1881 accepted as Spirobranchus tetraceros (Schmarda, 1861) (subjective synonym)
  » Species Serpula (Pomatoceros) tricuspis Philippi, 1844 accepted as Pomatoceros triqueter (Linnaeus, 1758)
Subgenus Serpula (Vermilia)
  » Species Serpula (Vermilia) bicarinata Lamarck, 1818 accepted as Galeolaria caespitosa Lamarck, 1818 (subjective synonym)
  » Subspecies Serpula (Vermilia) clavigera Philippi, 1844 accepted as Vermiliopsis infundibulum (Philippi, 1844) (subjective synonym)
  » Subspecies Serpula (Vermilia) conica Fleming, 1825 accepted as Pomatoceros triqueter (Linnaeus, 1758) (subjective synonym)
  » Species Serpula (Vermilia) galeata Grube, 1860 accepted as Vermiliopsis infundibulum (Philippi, 1844) (subjective synonym)
  » Subspecies Serpula (Vermilia) serrula Stimpson, 1854 accepted as Chitinopoma serrula (Stimpson, 1854) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Serpula (Vermilia) subcrenata Lamarck, 1818 accepted as Vermilia subcrenata Lamarck, 1818 (alternate representation)
Species Serpula amplilobata Pillai, 2009
Species Serpula ampullacea Sowerby, 1829 †
Species Serpula batequensis Squires & Demetrion, 1992 †
Species Serpula cavernicola Fassari & Mollica, 1991
Species Serpula clientela Lommerzheim, 1979 †
Species Serpula coacervata (Blumenbach, 1803) †
Species Serpula columbiana Johnson, 1901
Species Serpula concharum Langerhans, 1880
Species Serpula constrictor Winkler, 1861 †
Species Serpula crenata (Ehlers, 1908)
Species Serpula cristata Lamarck, 1818 †
Species Serpula granulosa Marenzeller, 1885
Species Serpula granulosa von Hagenow, 1840 †
Species Serpula gyrolithiformis Voigt & Lafrenz, 1973 †
Species Serpula hartmanae Reish, 1968
Species Serpula helicalis Beus, 1980 †
Species Serpula indica Parab & Gaikwad, 1989
Species Serpula intorta Lamarck, 1818 †
Species Serpula israelitica Amoureux, 1977
Species Serpula japonica Imajima, 1979
Species Serpula jukesii Baird, 1865
Species Serpula lobiancoi Rioja, 1917
Species Serpula longituba (Imajima, 1979)
Species Serpula madrigalae Bastida-Zavala, 2012
Species Serpula mallurensis Chiplonkar & Tapaswi, 1972 †
Species Serpula nanhaiensis (Sun & Yang, 2001)
Species Serpula narconensis Baird, 1865
  » Subspecies Serpula narconensis magellanica McIntosh, 1885 accepted as Serpula narconensis Baird, 1865 (subjective synonym)
Species Serpula nudiradiata Pillai, 2009
Species Serpula oshimae Imajima & ten Hove, 1984
Species Serpula planorbis (Southward, 1963)
Species Serpula quadrata Lommerzheim, 1979 †
Species Serpula rauca Ziegler, 1984 †
Species Serpula rubens Straughan, 1967
Species Serpula rugosa Chiplonkar & Tapaswi, 1972 †
Species Serpula sinica Wu, Sun & Chen, 1979
Species Serpula sitapurensis Chiplonkar & Ghare, 1976 †
Species Serpula spiruloea Lamarck, 1818 †
Species Serpula subtorquata Münster in Goldfuss, 1831 †
Species Serpula tetratropia Imajima & ten Hove, 1984
Species Serpula uschakovi Kupriyanova, 1999
Species Serpula vasifera Haswell, 1885
Species Serpula vermicularis Linnaeus, 1767
  » Subspecies Serpula vermicularis chevalensis Pillai, 1960
  » Subspecies Serpula vermicularis echinata Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Serpula vermicularis Linnaeus, 1767 (infraspecic variation only)
  » Subspecies Serpula vermicularis granulosa Marenzeller, 1885 accepted as Serpula granulosa Marenzeller, 1885 (superseded original combination)
  » Subspecies Serpula vermicularis intricata Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Serpula intricata Linnaeus, 1758 (superseded original combination)
  » Subspecies Serpula vermicularis narconensis Baird, 1865 accepted as Serpula narconensis Baird, 1865 (superseded original combination)
  » Subspecies Serpula vermicularis reversa Montagu, 1803 accepted as Serpula reversa Montagu, 1803 (superseded subsequent combination, genus unchanged)
  » Subspecies Serpula vermicularis vermicularis Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Serpula vermicularis Linnaeus, 1767 (superseded original combination)
  » Subspecies Serpula vermicularis watsoni Willey, 1905 accepted as Serpula watsoni Willey, 1905 (superseded original combination)
Species Serpula vittata Augener, 1914
Species Serpula vossae Bastida-Zavala, 2012
Species Serpula watsoni Willey, 1905
Species Serpula willeyi Pillai, 1971
Species Serpula zelandica Baird, 1865

Species Serpula aggregata (Nardo, 1847 ex Chiereghini ms) (taxon inquirendum, subsequent combination of taxon inquirendum)
Species Serpula anguinoides Chiereghini in Siebold, 1850 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Serpula angulata Costa, 1778 (taxon inquirendum, indeterminable Hydroides, taxon inquirendum)
Species Serpula annulata Lamarck, 1818 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Serpula antarctica Quatrefages, 1866 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Serpula buccinula Chiereghini in Siebold, 1850 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Serpula calyptrata (Philippi, 1844) (taxon inquirendum)
Species Serpula cannelletto Olivi, 1792 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Serpula cereolus Linnaeus, 1788 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Serpula cinerea Forskål, 1775 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Serpula cochlea Baster in McIntosh, 1923 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Serpula colon Renier, 1804 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Serpula conglutinata Chiereghini in Siebold, 1850 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Serpula convolvulata Chiereghini in Siebold, 1850 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Serpula cordineri Fleming, 1825 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Serpula cornucopia Risso, 1826 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Serpula cornucopiae Gmelin, 1791 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Serpula dentata Lamarck in Chenu, 1842 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Serpula denticulata Gmelin, 1791 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Serpula filaria Lamarck, 1818 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Serpula hombroni Valenciennes in Quatrefages, 1866 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Serpula incerta Quatrefages, 1866 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Serpula indica (Daudin, 1800) (taxon inquirendum)
Species Serpula infundibulum Martini, 1776 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Serpula intricata Linnaeus, 1758 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Serpula kaempferi (Kinberg, 1867) (taxon inquirendum)
Species Serpula lagena Turton, 1802 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Serpula lobata Montagu, 1803 (taxon inquirendum, foraminifer erroneously described in a polychaete genus)
Species Serpula maorica (Benham, 1927) (taxon inquirendum)
Species Serpula melitensis Gmelin in Linnaeus, 1788 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Serpula minima Lamarck, 1818 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Serpula muelleri Berkeley, 1834 (taxon inquirendum, indeterminable from description, but likely a Hydroides)
Species Serpula nautiloides Schröter, 1786 (taxon inquirendum, extant foraminifer erroneously described in a polychaete genus)
Species Serpula nodosa Risso, 1826 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Serpula operculata Bosc, 1802 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Serpula operculata Renier, 1804 (taxon inquirendum, unavailable name, indeterminable)
Species Serpula ornata Sowerby & Sowerby, 1820-25 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Serpula ovalis Adams, 1800 (taxon inquirendum, foraminifer erroneously described in a polychaete genus)
Species Serpula pacifica (Uchida, 1978) (taxon inquirendum)
Species Serpula perforata Adams, 1798 (taxon inquirendum, foraminifer erroneously described in a polychaete genus)
Species Serpula philippensis McIntosh, 1885 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Serpula planorbis Linnaeus, 1758 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Serpula porosa Röding, 1798 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Serpula protensa Gmelin, 1791 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Serpula pyramidalis Gmelin, 1791 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Serpula retorta Adams, 1798 (taxon inquirendum, foraminifer erroneously described in a polychaete genus)
Species Serpula reversa Montagu, 1803 (taxon inquirendum, original indeterminable (perhaps) Hydroides)
Species Serpula ringens Linnaeus, 1758 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Serpula riolensis Chiereghini in Siebold, 1850 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Serpula serpentina Requien, 1848 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Serpula serpentula Chiereghini in Siebold, 1850 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Serpula solitaris Lamarck in Chenu, 1838 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Serpula stellaris Fabricius, 1780 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Serpula striata Risso, 1826 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Serpula striata (Montagu, 1803) (taxon inquirendum)
Species Serpula subtilis Chiereghini in Siebold, 1850 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Serpula tetragona Renier, 1804 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Serpula trilatera Grube, 1850 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Serpula triquetra non Linnaeus, sensu Fabricius, 1780 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Serpula triquetroides Delle Chiaje, 1822 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Serpula urnae (Montagu, 1803) (taxon inquirendum)
Species Serpula vermicella Lamarck, 1818 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Serpula viperina Chiereghini in Siebold, 1850 (taxon inquirendum)

Species Serpula contortuplicata Linnaeus, 1758 (nomen dubium, indeterminable, but most later usages likely S. vermicularis)
Species Serpula contortus Brown, 1827 (nomen dubium, indeterminable and a junior homonym)

Species Serpula princeps Grube, 1877 (nomen nudum)

Species Serpula conglomerata Linnaeus, 1758 represented as Petaloconchus glomeratus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Serpula massilensis Zibrowius, 1968 represented as Serpula massiliensis Zibrowius, 1968
Species Serpula parensis Chenu, 1838 represented as Serpula panamensis Chenu, 1838
Species Serpula quadrangula Philippi, 1844 represented as Serpula subquadrangula Philippi, 1844
Species Serpula spirorbis (Southward, 1963) represented as Serpula planorbis (Southward, 1963) (lapsus calami)
Species Serpula sulfurata Milne Edwards, 1836 represented as Serpula concharum Langerhans, 1880 (subjective synonym)
Species Serpula zealandica Baird, 1865 represented as Serpula zelandica Baird, 1865
Species Serpula zetlandica Baird, 1865 represented as Serpula zelandica Baird, 1865 (lapsus calami)

Subgenus Serpula (Crucigera) Benedict, 1887 accepted as Crucigera Benedict, 1887 (superseded as subsequent rank reduced to subgenus)
  » Species Serpula (Crucigera) websteri Benedict, 1887 accepted as Crucigera websteri Benedict, 1887 (subgenus not recognised any longer)
    » Subspecies Serpula (Crucigera) websteri tricornis Gravier, 1906 accepted as Crucigera tricornis Gravier, 1906 (superseded original combination)
  » Species Serpula (Crucigera) zygophora Johnson, 1901 accepted as Crucigera zygophora (Johnson, 1901)
Subgenus Serpula (Cymospira) accepted as Spirobranchus Blainville, 1818
  » Species Serpula (Cymospira) gigantea Pallas, 1766 accepted as Spirobranchus giganteus (Pallas, 1766) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Serpula (Cymospira) stellata (Abildgaard, 1789) accepted as Pomatostegus stellatus (Abildgaard, 1789) (superseded recombination)
Subgenus Serpula (Helena) Castelnau accepted as Protula Risso, 1826
  » Species Serpula (Helena) graeca Brullé, 1836 accepted as Protula intestinum (Lamarck, 1818) (subjective synonym)
Subgenus Serpula (Pentaserpula) Parsch, 1956 † accepted as Genicularia Quenstedt, 1858 †
Subgenus Serpula (Pomatostegus) accepted as Pomatostegus Schmarda, 1861 (unjustified subgenus)
  » Species Serpula (Pomatostegus) actinoceras Mörch, 1863 accepted as Pomatostegus actinoceras Mörch, 1863 (superseded original combination)
  » Species Serpula (Pomatostegus) sanguinea Grube, 1870 accepted as Pomatostegus actinoceras Mörch, 1863 (subjective junior synonym)
Subgenus Serpula (Sclerostyla) Mörch, 1863 accepted as Pyrgopolon de Montfort, 1808 (junior synonym)
Subgenus Serpula (Serpula) Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Serpula Linnaeus, 1758
Subgenus Serpula (Spiramella) accepted as Protula Risso, 1826
  » Species Serpula (Spiramella) bispiralis Savigny, 1822 accepted as Protula bispiralis (Savigny, 1822) (superseded original combination)
Species Serpula actinoceros (Mörch, 1863) accepted as Pomatostegus actinoceras Mörch, 1863 (superseded recombination)
Species Serpula afra Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Vermetus afer (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Serpula anguina Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Tenagodus anguinus (Linnaeus, 1758) (original combination)
Species Serpula annularis Dillwyn, 1817 accepted as Siliquariidae incertae sedis annularis (Dillwyn, 1817)
Species Serpula aquaria Burrow, 1815 accepted as Brechites penis (Linnaeus, 1758) (subjective synonym)
Species Serpula arenaria Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Thylacodes arenarius (Linnaeus, 1758) (original combination. Not Polychaeta, transferred to Vermetidae Mollusca)
Species Serpula armata Milne Edwards, 1836 accepted as Placostegus tridentatus (Fabricius, 1779) (subjective synonym)
Species Serpula armata (Fleming, 1825) accepted as Pomatoceros triqueter (Linnaeus, 1758) (subjective synonym)
Species Serpula arundo W. Turton, 1819 accepted as Protula tubularia (Montagu, 1803) (subjective synonym)
Species Serpula aspera Philippi, 1844 accepted as Serpula vermicularis Linnaeus, 1767 (subjective synonym)
Species Serpula aspera Defrance, 1827 in Jager, 1983 † accepted as Neomicrorbis hagenowii Jager, 1983 † (subjective synonym)
Species Serpula berkeleii Johnston, 1865 accepted as Pomatoceros triqueter (Linnaeus, 1758) (subjective synonym)
Species Serpula bicarinata G.B. Sowerby II, 1839 accepted as Dendropoma nebulosum (Dillwyn, 1817) (subjective synonym)
Species Serpula bicornis (Abildgaard, 1789) accepted as Spirobranchus giganteus (Pallas, 1766) (subjective synonym)
Species Serpula bicornis Adams, 1798 accepted as Adelosina bicornis (Walker & Jacob, 1798) (foraminifer erroneously described in a polychaete genus)
Species Serpula bispiralis Savigny, 1822 accepted as Protula bispiralis (Savigny, 1822) (superseded original combination)
Species Serpula caespitosa (Lamarck, 1818) accepted as Galeolaria caespitosa Lamarck, 1818 (superseded recombination)
Species Serpula cancellata Fabricius, 1780 accepted as Paradexiospira cancellata (Fabricius, 1780) (superseded original combination)
Species Serpula carinata Montagu, 1803 accepted as Spirorbis carinatus Daudin, 1800 (subjective synonym)
Species Serpula chrysogyrus Grube, 1876 accepted as Dasynema chrysogyrus (Grube, 1876) (superseded original combination)
Species Serpula clavigera (Philippi, 1844) accepted as Vermiliopsis infundibulum (Philippi, 1844) (subjective synonym)
Species Serpula colubrina Röding, 1798 accepted as Thylacodes colubrinus (Röding, 1798) (original combination)
Species Serpula complexa W. Turton, 1819 accepted as Filograna implexa Berkeley, 1835 (subjective synonym)
Species Serpula compressa Quatrefages, 1866 accepted as Serpula concharum Langerhans, 1880 (subjective synonym)
Species Serpula concamerata Montagu, 1808 accepted as Eponides concameratus (Montagu, 1808) (foraminifer erroneously described in a polychaete genus)
Species Serpula conica Hagenow, 1840 † accepted as Orthoconorca conica (Hagenow, 1840) †
Species Serpula conica (Fleming, 1825) accepted as Pomatoceros triqueter (Linnaeus, 1758) (subjective synonym)
Species Serpula conica Dillwyn, 1817 accepted as Vermetidae incertae sedis conica (Dillwyn, 1817)
Species Serpula contorcuplicata [auct. misspelling] accepted as Serpula contortuplicata Linnaeus, 1758 (misspelling of 'contortuplicata')
Species Serpula contorta Grube, 1850 accepted as Vermiliopsis infundibulum (Philippi, 1844) (subjective synonym)
Species Serpula corallifica Pallas, 1766 accepted as Filograna implexa Berkeley, 1835 (subjective synonym)
Species Serpula cornea Adams, 1800 accepted as Janua (Dexiospira) spirillum lucida (Montagu, 1803) (subjective synonym)
Species Serpula corrugata Montagu, 1803 accepted as Spirorbis corrugatus (Montagu, 1803) (superseded original combination)
Species Serpula costalis Lamarck, 1818 accepted as Vermicularia costalis (Lamarck, 1818) (original combination)
Species Serpula crater Claparède, 1870 accepted as Serpula vermicularis Linnaeus, 1767 (subjective synonym)
Species Serpula crenata Costa, 1861 accepted as Semivermilia crenata (O. G. Costa, 1861)
Species Serpula crenatostriata Münster in Goldfuss, 1833 † accepted as Neomicrorbis crenatostriatus (Münster in Goldfuss, 1833) † (transfer to other genus)
Species Serpula cribrata Costa, 1861 accepted as Semivermilia cribrata (O. G. Costa, 1861) (superseded original combination)
Species Serpula cristata Sowerby & Sowerby, 1820-25 accepted as Serpula vermicularis Linnaeus, 1767 (subjective synonym)
Species Serpula crystallina Scacchi, 1836 accepted as Placostegus tridentatus (Fabricius, 1779) (subjective synonym)
Species Serpula ctenactis Mörch, 1863 accepted as Pyrgopolon ctenactis (Mörch, 1863) (superseded original combination)
Species Serpula decussata Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Thylacodes decussatus (Gmelin, 1791) (original combination)
Species Serpula dentifera Lamarck, 1818 accepted as Thylacodes dentiferus (Lamarck, 1818)
Species Serpula dianthus Verrill, 1873 accepted as Hydroides dianthus (Verrill, 1873) (superseded original combination)
  » Subspecies Serpula dianthus citrina Verrill, 1873 accepted as Hydroides dianthus (Verrill, 1873) (subjective synonym)
Species Serpula dysteri Johnston, 1865 accepted as Pomatoceros triqueter (Linnaeus, 1758) (subjective synonym)
Species Serpula echinata Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Serpula vermicularis Linnaeus, 1767 (subjective synonym)
Species Serpula elongata (Philippi, 1844) accepted as Pomatoceros triqueter (Linnaeus, 1758) (subjective synonym)
Species Serpula emarginata (Philippi, 1844) accepted as Vermiliopsis infundibulum (Philippi, 1844) (subjective synonym)
Species Serpula extensa Solander in Brander, 1766 † accepted as Protula extensa (Solander in Brander, 1766) † (superseded original combination)
Species Serpula fascicularis Lamarck, 1818 accepted as Serpula vermicularis Linnaeus, 1767 (subjective synonym)
Species Serpula filiformis Templeton, 1836 accepted as Filograna implexa Berkeley, 1835 (subjective synonym)
Species Serpula filograna Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Filograna implexa Berkeley, 1835 (subjective synonym)
Species Serpula filum Schmid, 1867 † accepted as Ammonema filum (Schmid, 1867) (foraminifer fossil erroneously described in a polychaete genus)
Species Serpula fimbriata Delle Chiaje, 1822 accepted as Janita fimbriata (Delle Chiaje, 1822) (superseded original combination)
Species Serpula frondiculata Costa, 1861 accepted as Janita fimbriata (Delle Chiaje, 1822) (subjective synonym)
Species Serpula funiculis Wolleman, 1902 † accepted as Omasaria funiculis (Wolleman, 1902) † (transfer to different genus)
Species Serpula furcifera Grube, 1878 [original] accepted as Hydroides furcifera (Grube, 1878) (superseded original combination)
Species Serpula fuscata Sowerby, 1825 accepted as Thylacodes colubrinus (Röding, 1798) (subjective synonym)
Species Serpula galeata Grube, 1860 accepted as Vermiliopsis infundibulum (Philippi, 1844) (subjective synonym)
Species Serpula gervaisii Quatrefages, 1866 accepted as Serpula vermicularis Linnaeus, 1767 (subjective synonym)
Species Serpula gervaisii non Quatrefages, sensu Grube, 1868 accepted as Serpula jukesii Baird, 1865 (subjective synonym)
Species Serpula gigantea Pallas, 1766 accepted as Spirobranchus giganteus (Pallas, 1766) (synonym)
Species Serpula globosa (Montagu, 1803) accepted as Oolina globosa (Montagu, 1803)
Species Serpula glomerata Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Petaloconchus glomeratus (Linnaeus, 1758) (superseded original combination, and Vermetidae (Mollusca), not Annelida)
Species Serpula goreensis Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Vermetidae incertae sedis goreensis (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Serpula graeca Brullé, 1836 accepted as Protula intestinum (Lamarck, 1818) (subjective synonym)
Species Serpula granulata Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Spirorbis granulatus (Linnaeus, 1767) (superseded original combination)
Species Serpula heterostropha Montagu, 1803 accepted as Janua heterostropha (Montagu, 1803) (superseded original combination)
Species Serpula hexagona Bosc, 1802 accepted as Hydroides hexagona (Bosc, 1802) (indeterminable from description, but likely a Hydroides)
Species Serpula incurvata Adams, 1798 accepted as Spirorbis incurvatus Turton, 1802 (superseded original combination)
Species Serpula infundibulum Delle Chiaje, 1828 (non Martini) accepted as Vermiliopsis labiata (O. G. Costa, 1861) (subjective synonym)
Species Serpula insita White, 1878 † accepted as Serpulopsis insita (White, 1878) † (Type species of Serpulopsis)
Species Serpula interrupta Quatrefages, 1866 accepted as Serpula vermicularis Linnaeus, 1767 (subjective synonym)
Species Serpula intestinalis Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Vermetus intestinalis (Gmelin, 1791) (original combination)
Species Serpula intestinum Lamarck, 1818 accepted as Protula intestinum (Lamarck, 1818) (superseded original combination)
Species Serpula intricata non Linnaeus, 1758, sensu Grube, 1840 accepted as Salmacina incrustans Claparède, 1870
Species Serpula labiancai [auct. misspelling] accepted as Serpula lobiancoi Rioja, 1917 (error for intended Serpula lobiancoi)
Species Serpula labiata Costa, 1861 accepted as Vermiliopsis labiata (O. G. Costa, 1861) (superseded original combination)
Species Serpula lactea Milne Edwards, 1836 (1840?) accepted as Serpula concharum Langerhans, 1880 (subjective synonym)
Species Serpula lactea Adams, 1798 accepted as Laryngosigma lactea (Walker & Jacob, 1798) (foraminifer erroneously described in a polychaete genus)
Species Serpula laeve (Montagu, 1803) accepted as Lagena laevis (Montagu, 1803)
Species Serpula latisetosa Grube, 1840 accepted as Sabella latisetosa Grube, 1840 (lapsus calami for Sabella)
Species Serpula lentifera Lamarck, 1818 accepted as Serpula dentifera Lamarck, 1818 (lapsus for dentifera)
Species Serpula libera Sars, 1835 accepted as Ditrupa arietina (O. F. Müller, 1776) (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Serpula limata Muenster in Goldfuss, 1831 † accepted as Neovermilia limata (Muenster in Goldfuss, 1831) † (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Serpula lineatuba Straughan, 1967 accepted as Spiraserpula lineatuba (Straughan, 1967) (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Serpula lithogena Péron, 1816 accepted as Galeolaria caespitosa Lamarck, 1818 (unaccepted, nomen nudum, oblitum)
Species Serpula loveni (Kinberg, 1867) accepted as Serpula narconensis Baird, 1865 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Serpula lucida Montagu, 1803 accepted as Circeis spirillum (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Serpula lumbricalis Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Vermicularia lumbricalis (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Serpula magna Straughan, 1967 accepted as Serpula jukesii Baird, 1865 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Serpula marconensis accepted as Serpula narconensis Baird, 1865 (unaccepted, lapsus calami)
Species Serpula marginata (Montagu, 1803) accepted as Fissurina marginata (Montagu, 1803) (unaccepted, superseded recombination)
Species Serpula massiliensis Zibrowius, 1968 accepted as Spiraserpula massiliensis (Zibrowius, 1968) (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Serpula maxima Sowerby, 1825 accepted as Dendropoma maximum (G. B. Sowerby I, 1825) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Serpula minax Grube, 1878 accepted as Hydroides minax (Grube, 1878) (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Serpula minuta Montagu, 1803 accepted as Janua pagenstecheri (Quatrefages, 1866) (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Serpula minuta (Straughan, 1967) accepted as Spiraserpula minuta (Straughan, 1967) (unaccepted, superseded recombination)
Species Serpula montagui Quatrefages, 1866 accepted as Serpula vermicularis Linnaeus, 1767 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Serpula multicristata (Philippi, 1844) accepted as Metavermilia multicristata (Philippi, 1844) (unaccepted, superseded recombination)
Species Serpula muricata Fleming, 1825 accepted as Placostegus tridentatus (Fabricius, 1779) (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Serpula muricata Born, 1780 accepted as Tenagodus anguinus (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, new name erroneously given to Serpula anguina)
Species Serpula nannoides Chamberlin, 1919 accepted as Serpula columbiana Johnson, 1901 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Serpula nebulosa Dillwyn, 1817 accepted as Dendropoma nebulosum (Dillwyn, 1817) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Serpula norvegica (Gunnerus, 1768) accepted as Hydroides norvegica Gunnerus, 1768 [original] (unaccepted, superfluous name applied to tube only)
Species Serpula norwegica [auct. misspelling for 'norvegica'] accepted as Hydroides norvegica Gunnerus, 1768 [original] (unaccepted, lapsus)
Species Serpula oblonga (Montagu, 1803) accepted as Pyrgo oblonga (d'Orbigny, 1839) (unaccepted, superseded recombination)
Species Serpula ocrea Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Serpulorbis colubrinus (Röding, 1798) (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Serpula octocostata Quatrefages, 1866 accepted as Serpula concharum Langerhans, 1880 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Serpula octoforis Dall, 1909 accepted as Dodecaceria fewkesi Berkeley & Berkeley, 1954 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Serpula palauense Imajima, 1982 accepted as Serpula vittata Augener, 1914 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Serpula pallida Philippi, 1844 accepted as Serpula vermicularis Linnaeus, 1767 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Serpula panamensis Chenu, 1838 accepted as Serpula panamensis Chenu, 1846 (unaccepted, incorrect date)
Species Serpula panamensis Chenu, 1846 accepted as Vermetidae incertae sedis panamensis (Chenu, 1846) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Serpula papillosa Rees, 1808 accepted as Siliquariidae incertae sedis papillosa (Rees, 1808) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Serpula parallela McCoy, 1844 † accepted as Hyalonema (Hyalonema) parallelum (McCoy, 1844) † (unaccepted)
Species Serpula patagonica Grube, 1878 accepted as Serpula narconensis Baird, 1865 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Serpula pectinata (Philippi, 1844) accepted as Hydroides pectinata (Philippi, 1844) (unaccepted, superseded subsequent combination)
Species Serpula pellucida Lamarck, 1818 accepted as Vermetidae incertae sedis pellucida (Lamarck, 1818) (unaccepted)
Species Serpula penicillus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Sabella spallanzanii (Gmelin, 1791) (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Serpula penis Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Verpa penis (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, superseded original combination, and Penicillidae (Mollusca), not Annelida)
Species Serpula perlucida (Montagu, 1803) accepted as Lagena perlucida (Montagu, 1803) (unaccepted, superseded recombination)
Species Serpula perversa Brown, 1827 accepted as Pomatoceros triqueter (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Serpula philippii Mörch, 1863 accepted as Serpula vermicularis Linnaeus, 1767 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Serpula phillipsii Roemer, 1841 † accepted as Rotularia (Praerotularia) phillipsii (Roemer, 1841) † (unaccepted)
Species Serpula placentula Bean, 1844 in Thorpe accepted as Pomatoceros triqueter (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Serpula plicaria Lamarck, 1818 accepted as Vermetidae incertae sedis plicaria (Lamarck, 1818) (unaccepted)
Species Serpula plicatilis Muenster, 1831 accepted as Neovermilia limata (Muenster in Goldfuss, 1831) † (unaccepted)
Species Serpula plicatus (Montfort, 1810) accepted as Spirorbis plicatus (Montfort, 1810 in Mörch, 1863) (unaccepted, superseded recombination)
Species Serpula polita Sars, 1851 accepted as Placostegus tridentatus (Fabricius, 1779) (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Serpula polythalamia Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Kuphus polythalamius (Linnaeus, 1767) (unaccepted, superseded original combination (not an annelid))
Species Serpula polytrema (Philippi, 1844) accepted as Spirobranchus polytrema (Philippi, 1844) (unaccepted, superseded recombination)
Species Serpula porosa (Daudin, 1800) accepted as Placostegus porosus (Daudin, 1800) (unaccepted)
Species Serpula porrecta Müller, 1776 accepted as Pomatoceros triqueter (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Serpula proboscidea (Bruguière, 1789) accepted as Serpula vermicularis Linnaeus, 1767 (unaccepted)
Species Serpula proboscidialis Gravenhorst in Mörch, 1863 accepted as Protula intestinum (Lamarck, 1818) (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Serpula prolifera Goldfuss, 1831 † accepted as Placostegus proliferus (Goldfuss, 1831) † (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Serpula protula (Cuvier, 1830) accepted as Protula intestinum (Lamarck, 1818) (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Serpula pusilla Geinitz, 1848 † accepted as Trochammina pusilla (Geinitz, 1848) † (unaccepted, foraminifer fossil erroneously described in a polychaete genus)
Species Serpula pygmaea Hagenow, 1840 † accepted as Bipygmaeus pygmaeus (Hagenow, 1840) † (unaccepted)
Species Serpula quadrangularis Lamarck, 1818 † accepted as Nogrobs quadrangularis (Lamarck, 1818) † (unaccepted)
Species Serpula quadricornis Grube, 1878 accepted as Spirobranchus tetraceros (Schmarda, 1861) (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Serpula quinquecostata (Daudin, 1800) accepted as Spirobranchus lima (Grube, 1862) (unaccepted, superseded subsequent combination)
Species Serpula quinquelineata (Philippi, 1844) accepted as Vermilia quinquelineata Philippi, 1844 (unaccepted)
Species Serpula recta Fleming in Brown, 1827 accepted as Cornuoides minor Brown, 1827 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Serpula reflexa Adams, 1800 accepted as Spirorbis (Spirillum) lucidus (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Serpula regularis Chenu, 1846 accepted as Vermicularia regularis (Chenu, 1846) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Serpula reticulata Rees, 1808 accepted as Vermetidae incertae sedis reticulata (Rees, 1808) (unaccepted)
Species Serpula roessleri Schmid, 1867 † accepted as Ammodiscus roessleri (Schmid, 1867) † (unaccepted, foraminifer fossil erroneously described in a polychaete genus)
Species Serpula rugosa W. Turton, 1819 accepted as Serpula vermicularis Linnaeus, 1767 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Serpula rugosa (Straughan, 1967) accepted as Crucigera inconstans Straughan, 1967 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Serpula rupestris Risso, 1826 accepted as Vermetidae incertae sedis rupestris (Risso, 1826) (unaccepted)
Species Serpula saxistructoris Howell & Mason, 1937 accepted as Dodecaceria fewkesi Berkeley & Berkeley, 1954 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Serpula seminulum Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Quinqueloculina seminula (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, foraminifer erroneously described in a polychaete genus)
Species Serpula serrulata Fleming, 1825 accepted as Placostegus tridentatus (Fabricius, 1779) (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Serpula sinistrorsa Montagu, 1803 accepted as Spirorbis spirillum (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Serpula sipho Lamarck, 1818 accepted as Thylacodes sipho (Lamarck, 1818) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Serpula solitaria Bean, 1844 accepted as Hydroides norvegica Gunnerus, 1768 [original] (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Serpula sombreriana McIntosh, 1885 accepted as Hyalopomatus sombrerianus (McIntosh, 1885) (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Serpula spiralis Brown, 1827 accepted as Pomatoceros triqueter (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Serpula spirillum Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Circeis spirillum (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Serpula spirorbis Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Laeospira borealis (Daudin, 1800) (unaccepted)
Species Serpula splendens Bush, 1905 accepted as Serpula columbiana Johnson, 1901 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Serpula squamosa (Montagu, 1803) accepted as Oolina squamosa (Montagu, 1803) (unaccepted, superseded recombination)
Species Serpula stellata (Abildgaard, 1789) accepted as Pomatostegus stellatus (Abildgaard, 1789) (unaccepted)
Species Serpula subquadrangula Philippi, 1844 accepted as Serpula concharum Langerhans, 1880 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Serpula subrotunda (Montagu, 1803) accepted as Miliolinella subrotunda (Montagu, 1803) (unaccepted, superseded recombination)
Species Serpula sulcata Adams, 1797 accepted as Spirorbis granulata (Linnaeus, 1767) (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Serpula sulcata Adams, 1798 accepted as Lagena sulcata (Walker & Jacob, 1798) (unaccepted, foraminifer erroneously described in a polychaete genus)
Species Serpula sulcosa Costa, 1861 accepted as Metavermilia multicristata (Philippi, 1844) (unaccepted)
Species Serpula sulphurata Milne Edwards, 1836 accepted as Serpula concharum Langerhans, 1880 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Serpula teredo DaCosta, 1778 accepted as Teredo navalis Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted)
Species Serpula tortuosa Lightfoot, 1786 accepted as Vermicularia tortuosa (Lightfoot, 1786) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Serpula torulosa Delle Chiaje, 1822 accepted as Semivermilia torulosa (Delle Chiaje, 1822) (unaccepted)
Species Serpula tricornigera Grube, 1878 accepted as Spirobranchus tetraceros (Schmarda, 1861) (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Serpula tricuspidata Sowerby, 1825 accepted as Placostegus tridentatus (Fabricius, 1779) (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Serpula tricuspis (Philippi, 1844) accepted as Pomatoceros triqueter (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Serpula tridentata Fabricius, 1779 accepted as Placostegus tridentatus (Fabricius, 1779) (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Serpula triquetra Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Spirobranchus triqueter (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Serpula tubularia Montagu, 1803 accepted as Protula tubularia (Montagu, 1803) (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Serpula turboides Chiereghini in Siebold, 1850 accepted as Serpula turboides Chiereghini in Nardo, 1847 (unaccepted, previously described)
Species Serpula turboides Chiereghini in Nardo, 1847 accepted as Siphonium gaederopi Mörch, 1861 (unaccepted, tentative subjective synonym)
Species Serpula uncinata (Philippi, 1844) accepted as Hydroides uncinata (Phillipi, 1844) (unaccepted, superseded subsequent combination of taxon inquirendum)
Species Serpula venusta Philippi, 1844 accepted as Serpula vermicularis Linnaeus, 1767 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Serpula vermetus G. B. Sowerby I, 1824 accepted as Vermicularia vermetus (G. B. Sowerby I, 1824) (unaccepted)
Species Serpula vermicalluris [non Linnaeus, vermicularis auct. misspelling] accepted as Hydroides elegans (Haswell, 1883) [nomen protectum] (unaccepted, misspelling of misidentification of S. vermicularis)
Species Serpula vermicularis non Linnaeus, 1767 sensu Müller, 1789 accepted as Hydroides norvegica Gunnerus, 1768 [original] (unaccepted, misidentification)
Species Serpula vermicularis non Linnaeus, sensu Cuvier, 1830 accepted as Pomatoceros triqueter (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, misinterpretation of Linnaeus' description)
Species Serpula vermucularis [non Linnaeus, vermicularis auct. misspelling] accepted as Hydroides elegans (Haswell, 1883) [nomen protectum] (unaccepted, misspelling of misidentification of S. vermicularis)
Species Serpula verruca [unpublished] accepted as Leodora verruca (Fabricius in Mörch, 1863) (unaccepted, ms name)
Species Serpula verticillata Spalowsky, 1795 accepted as Filogranula calyculata (O. G. Costa, 1861) (unaccepted, nomen oblitum, subjective synonym)
Species Serpula vitrea Fabricius, 1780 accepted as Paradexiospira vitrea (Fabricius, 1780) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Serpula volvox Dillwyn, 1817 accepted as Tenagodus anguinus (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Serpula zygophora Johnson, 1901 accepted as Crucigera zygophora (Johnson, 1901) (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
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Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up
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Type species Type species S. vermicularis Linnaeus 1767 as a consequence of the application of Heppell (1963), and ICZN RULING announced in opinion 767 of the ICZN. [details]
Etymology Latin, feminine diminutive, meaning 'little snake', from serpere to creep  
Etymology Latin, feminine diminutive, meaning 'little snake', from serpere to creep [details]
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original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up
page(s): 786 [details]   

original description  (ofDipomatus Ehlers, 1913) Ehlers, E. 1913. Die Polychaeten-Sammlungen der deutschen Südpolar- Expedition, 1901-1903. Deutsche Südpolar-Expedition 1901-1903 im Auftrage des Reichsamtes des innern herausgegeben von Erich von Drygalski Leiter Expedition, 13(4): 397-598, plates XXVI-XLVI., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/18731#page/461/mode/1up*
page(s): 583 [details]   

original description  (ofParaserpula Southward, 1963) Southward, Eve C. (1963). Some new and little-known serpulid Polychaetes from the continental slope. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the U.K. 43(3): 573-587., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0025315400025534 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (ofZopyrus Kinberg, 1867) Kinberg, J.G.H. (1866 [or 1867]). Annulata nova. [Continuatio.]. Öfversigt af Königlich Vetenskapsakademiens förhandlingar, Stockholm. 23(9): 337-357., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/32287795 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofAntalium Guettard, 1770) Guettard J.E. (1770). Mémoires sur différentes parties des Sciences et Arts [qui referme] ... Deuxième Mémoire, qui renferme la concordance des auteurs qui ont parlé des tuyaux marins fossiles, auxquels on a comparé ceux qui se pêchent actuellement dans la mer. Classe des Tuyaux Marins. Troisième Mémoire. Sur les erreurs où l'on a été au sujet des tuyaux marins. Paris, Prault. 3(544): 71., available online at http://www-gdz.sub.uni-goettingen.de/cgi-bin/digbib.cgi?PPN483932760
page(s): 74 [details]   

original description  (ofSemiserpula Imajima, 1979) Imajima, Minoru 1979. Serpulidae (Annelida, Polychaeta) collected around Cape Shionomisaki, Kii Peninsula. Memoirs of the National Science Museum, Tokyo, 12: 159-183. [details]   

original description  (ofSerpula (Serpula) Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (ofSerpulus Montfort, 1810) Montfort P. [Denys de]. (1808-1810). Conchyliologie systématique et classification méthodique des coquilles. Paris: Schoell. Vol. 1: pp. lxxxvii + 409 [1808]. Vol. 2: pp. 676 + 16 [1810 (before 28 May)]., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/10571
page(s): 1810: 26-28 [details]   

original description  (ofSerpulites Blumenbach, 1803 †) Blumenbach, Johann Friedrich. 1803. Specimen Archaeologiae Telluris terrarumque inprimis Hannoveranarum [Archaeology of the Earth]. Apud Henricum Dieterich, Goettingae. p.1-27, 3 plates.
page(s): 22 [details]   

additional source Bellan, Gerard. (2001). Polychaeta, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels. 50: pp. 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 http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/8596  [details]   

additional source Hove, Harry A. ten.; Kupriyanova, Elena K. (2009). Taxonomy of Serpulidae (Annelida, Polychaeta): The state of affairs. Zootaxa. 2036: 1-126., available online at http://www.mapress.com/j/zt/issue/view/2173
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subsequent type designation ICZN 1966. Opinion 767. Serpula Linnaeus, 1758 (Annelida, Polychaeta): designation of a type-species under the Plenary Powers. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 23(1): 29–30, available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12222830
page(s): 29 [details]   

subsequent type designation Heppell, David 1963. Serpula Linnaeus, 1758 (Annelida, Polychaeta). Proposed designation of a type-species under the plenary powers and relevant proposals. Z.N.(S.) 1606. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 20(6): 443-446., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12221788 [details]   

additional source  (ofDipomatus Ehlers, 1913) Clarke, A.; Johnston, N.M. (2003). Antarctic marine benthic diversity. Oceanography and Marine Biology: an Annual Review. 41: 47-114. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source  (ofDipomatus Ehlers, 1913) Nomenclator Zoologicus Online. , available online at http://uio.mbl.edu/NomenclatorZoologicus/ [details]   

status source  (ofSemiserpula Imajima, 1979) Hove, Harry A. ten.; Kupriyanova, Elena K. (2009). Taxonomy of Serpulidae (Annelida, Polychaeta): The state of affairs. Zootaxa. 2036: 1-126., available online at http://www.mapress.com/j/zt/issue/view/2173
page(s): 106 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

status source  (ofParaserpula Southward, 1963) Zibrowius, Helmut 1968. Étude morphologique, systématique et écologique des Serpulidae (Annelida Polychaeta) de la région de Marseille. Recueil des Travaux de la Station Marine d'Endoume, 43(59): 81-252.
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basis of record  (ofProtoserpula Uchida, 1978) Fauchald, K. (2007). World Register of Polychaeta. , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta [details]   

additional source  (ofSerpulites Blumenbach, 1803 †) Zhu, Mao-Yan; Van Iten, Heyo; Cox Robt, S.; Zhao, Yuan-Long; Erdtmann Bernd, D. 2000. Occurrence of Byronia Matthew and Sphenothallus Hall in the Lower Cambrian of China. Palaeontologische Zeitschrift 74(3): 227-238
page(s): 230 [details]   

additional source  (ofSerpulus Montfort, 1810) Bieler, R.; Petit, R. E. (2011). Catalogue of Recent and fossil “worm-snail” taxa of the families Vermetidae, Siliquariidae, and Turritellidae (Mollusca: Caenogastropoda). Zootaxa. 2948, 1-103., available online at http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/2011/f/zt02948p103.pdf
page(s): 18, 69 [details]   

basis of record  (ofSerpula (Serpula) Linnaeus, 1758) Grube, A.E. (1861). Ein Ausflug nach Triest und dem Quarnero. Beitrage zur Kenntniss der Thierwelt dieses Gebietes. Nicolaische Verlagsbuchhandlung, Berlin. 175 pp. 5 pls., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/31150#page/13/mode/1up
page(s): 128 [details]   
 
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Etymology Latin, feminine diminutive, meaning 'little snake', from serpere to creep [details]

Type species Type species S. vermicularis Linnaeus 1767 as a consequence of the application of Heppell (1963), and ICZN RULING announced in opinion 767 of the ICZN. [details]