WoRMS taxon details

Spirobranchus spinosus Moore, 1923

334836  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:334836)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Moore, J. Percy. (1923). The polychaetous annelids dredged by the U.S.S. ''Albatross'' off the coast of southern California in 1904. IV. Spionidae to Sabellariidae. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. 75: 179-259, plates XVII-XVIII., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.12425 [details]   
Note CALIFORNIA, Santa Barbara Island  
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Type locality CALIFORNIA, Santa Barbara Island [details]
Taxonomy In 1970, ten Hove split up the "circumtropical" Spirobranchus of authors in three what he at that time thought to be...  
Taxonomy In 1970, ten Hove split up the "circumtropical" Spirobranchus of authors in three what he at that time thought to be subspecies, in the meantime all recognized as species-complexes by themselves, totalling some 10 different species, see Fiege & ten Hove (1999 fig.4) for a graphic overview. There is a lot of confusion in the existing identifications of circumtropical "Sp. giganteus", but the use of the latter binomen should be restricted to the specimens from the Caribbean. Ten Hove synonymised S. spinosus with S. giganteus, but in the meantime the taxon is recognized as a full species again. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Spirobranchus spinosus Moore, 1923. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=334836 on 2018-06-19
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2008-03-17 10:44:16Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2008-11-04 07:12:01Z
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original description Moore, J. Percy. (1923). The polychaetous annelids dredged by the U.S.S. ''Albatross'' off the coast of southern California in 1904. IV. Spionidae to Sabellariidae. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. 75: 179-259, plates XVII-XVIII., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.12425 [details]   

original description  (ofSpirabranchus spinosus Moore, 1923) Moore, J. Percy. (1923). The polychaetous annelids dredged by the U.S.S. ''Albatross'' off the coast of southern California in 1904. IV. Spionidae to Sabellariidae. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. 75: 179-259, plates XVII-XVIII., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.12425 [details]   

basis of record Hartman, O. 1966. Quantitive survey of the benthos of San Pedro Basin, southern California. Part II. Final results and conclusions. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions, 19(2): 187-455., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/88798#page/221/mode/1up [details]   

additional source Bastida-Zavala, J.R. (2008). Serpulids (Annelida: Polychaeta) from the Eastern Pacific, including a brief mention of Hawaiian serpulids. Zootaxa. 1722: 1-61. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Loi, Tran-ngoc. (1980). Catalogue of the types of polychaete species erected by J. Percy Moore. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia. 132: 121-149., available online at http://www.jstor.org/stable/4064752
page(s): 145 [details]   

source of synonymy Hove, Harry A. ten 1970. Serpulinae (Polychaeta) from the Caribbean: I - the genus Spirobranchus. Studies on the Fauna of CuraƧao and other Caribbean Islands, 32: 1-57. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofSpirabranchus spinosus Moore, 1923) Hartman, O. 1966. Quantitive survey of the benthos of San Pedro Basin, southern California. Part II. Final results and conclusions. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions, 19(2): 187-455., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/88798#page/221/mode/1up [details]   

basis of record  (ofSpirabranchus spinosus Moore, 1923) Strathmann, R.R., & T.L. Jahn, & J.R.C. Fonseca (1972) Suspension feeding by marine invertebrate larvae: clearance of particles by ciliated bands of a rotifer, pluteus, and trochophore. Biol. Bull. 142, 3: 505-519. [details]   

basis of record  (ofSpirobranchus quadricornis non (Grube) sensu Treadwell, 1914) Treadwell, Aaron L. (1914). Polychaetous annelids of the Pacific Coast in the collections of the Zoological Museum of the University of California. University of California Publications in Zoology. 13(8): 175-234, plates 11-12., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/34806017 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Type locality 
 

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Holotype USNM 17109 [details]

Synonymy Spirobranchus grandis, a lapsus calami by Brusca & Brusca for S. giganteus, should be attributed to S. incrassatus. [details]

Taxonomy In 1970, ten Hove split up the "circumtropical" Spirobranchus of authors in three what he at that time thought to be subspecies, in the meantime all recognized as species-complexes by themselves, totalling some 10 different species, see Fiege & ten Hove (1999 fig.4) for a graphic overview. There is a lot of confusion in the existing identifications of circumtropical "Sp. giganteus", but the use of the latter binomen should be restricted to the specimens from the Caribbean. Ten Hove synonymised S. spinosus with S. giganteus, but in the meantime the taxon is recognized as a full species again. [details]

Type locality CALIFORNIA, Santa Barbara Island [details]