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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSabella spallanzanii (Gmelin, 1791) 
AphiaID: 130969

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 editorSabellidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSabellinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSabella (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSabella spallanzanii (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSabella Linnaeus, 1767
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTubularia spallanzanii Gmelin, 1791
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCorallina Tubularia-Melitensis Ellis, 1755 (subjective synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis lutraria Pallas, 1766 (subjective synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSabella gracillima Kinberg, 1866 (subjective synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSabella penicillum [auct. misspelling] (lapsus for penicillus)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSabella penicillus (Linnaeus, 1758) (superseded recombination of subjective synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSabella sarsi [auct. misspelling] (incorrect subsequent spelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSabella sarsii Krøyer, 1856 (subjective synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSabella unispira Cuvier, 1816 (subjective synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSabella viola Grube, 1863 (subjective synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSabella viridis Milne Edwards in Quatrefages, 1866 (subjective synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSerpula penicillus Linnaeus, 1758 (subjective synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirographis elegans Quatrefages, 1866 (subjective synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirographis gracilis Hansen, 1882 (subjective synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirographis imperialis Hansen, 1882 (subjective synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirographis longispira Quatrefages, 1866 (subjective synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirographis spallanzanii (Viviani, 1805) (genus is a subjective synonym of Sabella)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTubularia spallanzanii Gmelin, 1791 (basionym)
Sources  original description Gmelin, J. F. (1791). Vermes. In: Gmelin J.F. (Ed.) Caroli a Linnaei Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Editio Decima Tertia, Aucta Reformata. Tome 1, Pars 6 (Vermes). G.E. Beer, Lipsiae [Leipzig]. pp. 3021-3910., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/83098#5
page(s): 3835 [as Tubularia spallanzanii] [details]

redescription Knight-Jones, Phyllis and Perkins, Thomas H. 1998. A revision of Sabella, Bispira and Stylomma (Polychaeta: Sabellidae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, London, 123: 385-467, 31 figures.
note: includes analysis of the status of competing names [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Catalan Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpalmeretaUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorespirògraf  [details]
English Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean fanwormUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorfeather duster wormUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean fan worm  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorspirographe  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSchrauben Sabelle  [details]
Italian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorspirografoUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorombrella di mare  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorplumero de mar  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMalta [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEurope [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrazilian Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFrance [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSicily [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNorwegian Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMalta [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorToulon [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRio De Janeiro [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Bass Strait
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAustralian part of the Bass Strait [details]
Indian Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAustralian part of the Indian Ocean [details]
New Zealand
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
From regional or thematic species database
Australia
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorAustralian Exclusive Economic Zone (origin: alien[details]
Banda Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorBanda Sea (origin: alien[details]
Bass Strait
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorAustralian part of the Bass Strait (origin: alien[details]
Great Australian Bight
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorAustralian part of the Great Australian Bight (origin: alien[details]
New Zealand
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorAuckland (origin: alien[details]
Rio de La Plata
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorRio de la Plata (origin: alien[details]
From other sources
English Channel
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBaie de la Seine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGolfe Normanno-Breton [details]
France
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRoscoff [details]
Ireland
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIrish Exclusive economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGreek Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAzores [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAzores Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPortuguese Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [details]
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Sea [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Spain
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [details]
United Kingdom
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChannel Islands [details]
Feedingtype  suspension feeder [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSabelliphilus sarsi Claparède, 1870 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSabelliphilus sarsii (Claparède, 1870) [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDelivering Alien Invasive Species Inventories for Europe (DAISIE) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (1 barcode) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (7 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (17 nucleotides; 8 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Global Invasive Species Database (GISD) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Information system on Aquatic Non-Indigenous and Cryptogenic Species (AquaNIS) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Annelid Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSynonymy It is obvious strict priority is not being observed here. Synonymies of "spallanzanii" usages are very complex and resolving them in WoRMS is not yet complete. Please see Knight-Jones and Perkins (1998) for full background. Those authors designated a single neotype for the four names Tubularia spallanzanii Gmelin, Serpula penicillus Linnaeus, Teredo melitensis Bergius, and Amphitrite ventilabrum Gmelin, the last three of which they placed junior to Tubularia spallanzanii [now Sabella spallanzanii] to stabilise the well-known name. An application to ICZN to confirm this was proposed, but did not occur. They intended to "to ask the International Commission of Zoological Nomenclature to use its plenary powers to stabilize the current specific name of the well-known species Sabella spallanzanii by suppressing Serpula penicillus, Teredo melitensis Bergius, and Amphitrite ventilabrum Gmelin, its early synonyms". Strictly Sabella penicillus should remain the valid name. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType designation Neotype, designated Knight-Jones & Perkins (1998), Natural History Museum London, NHM 1929.12.23.1, collected Malta, exact location unknown, by B. Grey [details]

From regional or thematic species database
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in Australian part of the Bass Strait (Marine Region) : Other impact - undefined or uncertain [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species management in Australian part of the Bass Strait (Marine Region) : yes [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species management in New Zealand part of the South Pacific Ocean (Marine Region) : yes [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Australia (Nation) : Ships: accidental with ballast water, sea water systems, live wells or other deck basins [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Australian part of the Bass Strait (Marine Region) : Ships: accidental as attached or free-living fouling organisms [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Spirographis spallanzanii
Spirographis spallanzanii
[image from synonym]
Corallina Tubularia Melitensis Ellis, 1755
Corallina Tubularia Me...
[image from synonym]
Sabella spallanzanii
Sabella spallanzanii
Antedon mediterranea
Antedon mediterranea
Sabella spallanzanii
Sabella spallanzanii
Sabella spallanzanii
Sabella spallanzanii
Sabella spallanzanii
Sabella spallanzanii
Sabella spallanzanii collected Wellington Harbour, New Zealand
Sabella spallanzanii c...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:130969
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Bellan, Gérard
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
  
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  Citation: Bellan, G. (2008). Sabella spallanzanii (Gmelin, 1791). In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2016). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=130969 on 2016-07-26
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