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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlacostegus ornatus (Sowerby & Sowerby, 1820-25) 
AphiaID: 334547

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 editorPlacostegus (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlacostegus ornatus (Species)
Status taxon inquirendum
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlacostegus Philippi, 1844
Sources 
new combination reference Mörch, O. A. L. 1863. Revisio critica Serpulidarum. Et Bidrag til Rørormenes Naturhistorie. Naturhistorisk Tidsskrift, København, Ser. 3, 1: 347-470, pl. 11 [also issued as a separate, 1–124, pl. 11]. , available online at http://www.archive.org/details/naturhistoriskti01copeuoft
page(s): 420 [details]

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Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlacostegus ornatus pennata Mörch, 1863 (taxon inquirendum)

Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlacostegus ornatus articulata Mörch, 1863 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPomatoleios kraussii (Baird, 1865) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus kraussii (Baird, 1865)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEditor's comment Plate 2 fig.8 of Sowerby & Sowerby's Serpula ornata depicts an attached tube with medial keel flanked by two rows of pits, rather reminiscent of Spirobranchus polytrema! The last comment of Mörch (p.420) freely translated is "It is not impossible that P. ornatus Sowb. will prove to be a subspecies of P. porosus when larger series become known. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:334547
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Date   action   by
2008-03-17 10:44:16Z  created  Fauchald, Kristian
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2009-07-31 12:33:51Z  changed  ten Hove, Harry
  
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  Citation: ten Hove, H. (2014). Placostegus ornatus (Sowerby & Sowerby, 1820-25). 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=334547 on 2014-11-28
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