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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus polycerus (Schmarda, 1861) 
AphiaID: 334834

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 Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus Blainville, 1818
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCymospira polycera Schmarda, 1861 (superseded original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus insignifer Augener, 1922 (subjective synonym)
Sources 
redescription Hove, Harry A. ten 1970. Serpulinae (Polychaeta) from the Caribbean: I - the genus Spirobranchus. Studies on the Fauna of Curaçao and other Caribbean Islands, 32: 1-57. [details]

new combination reference Augener, H. 1927. Bijdragen tot de Kennis der Fauna van Curacao. Resultaten eener Reis van Dr. C.J. van der Horst in 1920. Polychaeten von Curaçao. Bijdragen tot de dierkunde, 25: 39-82. [details]

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 Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus polycerus augeneri ten Hove, 1970
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (3 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Annelid Collection 
Note 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy in view of reported reproductive isolation between S. polycerus s.str. and its sympatric "variety" S. polycerus augeneri, the latter might be a full species [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:334834
Taxonomic
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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
2008-11-04 07:12:01Z  changed  ten Hove, Harry
  
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  Citation: ten Hove, H. (2014). Spirobranchus polycerus (Schmarda, 1861). 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=334834 on 2014-10-22
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