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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus Blainville, 1818 
AphiaID: 129582

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnnelida (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolychaeta (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSedentaria (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCanalipalpata (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSabellida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSerpulidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSerpula gigantea Pallas, 1766
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSerpulidae Rafinesque, 1815
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorConchoserpula Blainville, 1818 (nomen oblitum, moreover long regarded to be synonym of Vermiliopsis)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorConopomatus Pillai, 1960 (junior sysnonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCymospira Blainville, 1828
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOlga Jones, 1962 (subjective synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPenicillum Seba, 1758 (pre Linnean name)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPodioceros Quatrefages, 1866 (subjective synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPomatoceropsis Gravier, 1906 (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPomatoceropsis Holly, 1935 (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPomatoceros Philippi, 1844 (subjective synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPomatoceros (Pomatoleios)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPomatocerus Philippi, 1844 · accepted, alternate representation
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPomatoleios Pixell, 1913 (subjective synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPotamoceras Philippi, 1844 · accepted, alternate representation
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPotamoceros Philippi, 1844 · accepted, alternate representation
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudopomatoceros Holly, 1936 (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSerpula (Cymospira)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirabranchus Blainville, 1818 (alternate representation)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus (Cymospira) Blainville, 1828 (subgenus not recognized)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTemporaria Straughan, 1967 (subjective synonym)
Sources  original description Blainville, H. de. (1818). Mémoire sur la classe des Sétipodes, partie des Vers à sang rouge de M. Cuvier, et des Annélides de M. de Lamarck. Bulletin des Sciences, par la Société Philomatique de Paris. 1818: 78-85., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/24834#page/86/mode/1up
page(s): 79 [details] [full text]

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Language   Name 
English Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorX-mas tree wormsUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorchristmastree worms  [details]
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taxa (83)

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus americanus (Day, 1973)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus arabicus Monro, 1937
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus ares (Ziegler, 1984) †
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus baileybrockae Pillai, 2009
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus cariniferus (Gray, 1843)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus corniculatus (Grube, 1862)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus coronatus Straughan, 1967
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus corrugatus Straughan, 1967
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus cruciger (Grube, 1862)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus decoratus Imajima, 1982
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus eitzeni Augener, 1918
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus elatensis Pillai, 2009
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus gardineri Pixell, 1913
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus gaymardi (Quatrefages, 1866)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus giganteus (Pallas, 1766)
  » Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus giganteus arabica Monro, 1937 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus arabicus Monro, 1937
» Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus giganteus corniculatus (Grube, 1862) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus corniculatus (Grube, 1862)
» Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus giganteus coutierei Gravier, 1908 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus tetraceros (Schmarda, 1861)
» Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus giganteus giganteus (Pallas, 1766) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus giganteus (Pallas, 1766)
» Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus giganteus microceras Mörch, 1863 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus giganteus (Pallas, 1766)
» Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus giganteus tricornis Mörch, 1863 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus giganteus (Pallas, 1766)
» Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus giganteus turbinatus Pixell, 1913 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus corniculatus (Grube, 1862)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus incrassatus Krøyer in Mörch, 1863
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus kraussii (Baird, 1865)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus lamarcki (Quatrefages, 1866)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus latiscapus (Marenzeller, 1885)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus lima (Grube, 1862)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus maldivensis Pixell, 1913
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus minutus (Rioja, 1941)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus murrayi Pillai, 2009
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus nigranucha (Fischli, 1903)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus paumotanus (Chamberlin, 1919)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus polycerus (Schmarda, 1861)
  » Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus polycerus augeneri ten Hove, 1970
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus polytrema (Philippi, 1844)
  » Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus polytrema indica (Fauvel, 1928) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus polytrema (Philippi, 1844)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus pseudopolytremus Pillai, 2009
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus richardsmithi Pillai, 2009
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus spinosus Moore, 1923
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus taeniatus (Lamarck, 1818)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus tenhovei Pillai, 2009
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus tetraceros (Schmarda, 1861)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus triqueter (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus zelandicus Pillai, 2009
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus zibrowii Pillai, 2009

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus incompleta (Quatrefages, 1866) (taxon inquirendum)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus oligotremus (Straughan, 1967) (taxon inquirendum)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus rostratus (Lamarck, 1818) (taxon inquirendum)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus cristatus Grube, 1862 (nomen nudum)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus grandis (nomen nudum, lapsus calami)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus kuwaitensis Pillai, 2009 (nomen nudum)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus corniculus (Grube, 1862) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus corniculatus (Grube, 1862) (alternate representation)

Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus (Cymospira) Blainville, 1828 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus Blainville, 1818
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus (Cymospira) giganteus (Pallas, 1776) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus giganteus (Pallas, 1766)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus acuiconus (Pillai, 1960) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus tetraceros (Schmarda, 1861)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus australis accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus zibrowii Pillai, 2009
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus cervicornis Willey, 1905 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus tetraceros (Schmarda, 1861)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus ceylonensis Pillai, 1960 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus maldivensis Pixell, 1913
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus contierei (Gravier, 1905) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus tetraceros (Schmarda, 1861)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus contieri (Gravier, 1905) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus tetraceros (Schmarda, 1861)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus coutierei (Gravier, 1905) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus tetraceros (Schmarda, 1861)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus coutieri (Gravier, 1905) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus tetraceros (Schmarda, 1861)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus crescentigera (Quatrefages, 1866) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus corniculatus (Grube, 1862)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus dendropoma Mörch, 1863 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus tetraceros (Schmarda, 1861)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus dennisdevaneyi Bailey-Brock, 1985 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus corrugatus Straughan, 1967
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus insignifer Augener, 1922 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus polycerus (Schmarda, 1861)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus jousseaumei (Gravier, 1908) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus tetraceros (Schmarda, 1861)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus kroyeri Augener, 1925 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus incrassatus Krøyer in Mörch, 1863
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus megasoma (Quatrefages, 1866) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus giganteus (Pallas, 1766)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus multicornis (Grube, 1862) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus tetraceros (Schmarda, 1861)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus occidentalis McIntosh, 1885 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudovermilia occidentalis (McIntosh, 1885)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus pseudoincrassatus Bush, 1905 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus incrassatus Krøyer in Mörch, 1863
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus pseudouncinata (Zibrowius, 1968) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydroides pseudouncinatus Zibrowius, 1968
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus quadricornis non (Grube) sensu Treadwell, 1914 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus spinosus Moore, 1923
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus semperi Mörch, 1863 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus tetraceros (Schmarda, 1861)
  » Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus semperi aceros Pixell, 1913 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus tetraceros (Schmarda, 1861)
» Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus semperi acroceros Willey, 1905 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus tetraceros (Schmarda, 1861)
» Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus semperi papillosus Wesenberg-Lund, 1949 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus tetraceros (Schmarda, 1861)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus sinensis Wu & Chen, 1981 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus maldivensis Pixell, 1913
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus tricornigerus (Grube, 1878) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus tetraceros (Schmarda, 1861)
  » Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus tricornigerus decoratus Imajima, 1982 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus decoratus Imajima, 1982
» Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus tricornigerus racemosus Pillai, 1971 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus decoratus Imajima, 1982
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus tricornis Mörch, 1863 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus giganteus (Pallas, 1766)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
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Norway
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest Coast of Norway [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:129582
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Bellan, Gérard
2007-03-13 07:45:24Z  checked  Fiege, Dieter
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Spirobranchus Blainville, 1818. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2014) World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=129582 on 2014-12-25
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