WoRMS name details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSerpula muelleri Berkeley, 1834

338117  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:338117)

taxon inquirendum (indeterminable from description, but likely a Hydroides)
Species
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVermilia incerta Quatrefages, 1866 (objective synonym, superfluous new name)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Berkeley, M.J. 1834. Observations on some British Serpulae. Magazine of Natural History, London, 7: 420-421.
page(s): 421; note: Serpula mulleri is named in part for a figure in Zoologia Danica [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote Denmark (from Müller's Zoologia Danica)  
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Denmark (from Müller's Zoologia Danica) [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Serpula mülleri was a new name of Berkeley...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Serpula mülleri was a new name of Berkeley for Serpula vermicularis sensu Müller (1788: vol 3:9, plate 86,fig 7-9), an indeterminable Hydroides. [details]
Read, G. (2016). Serpula muelleri Berkeley, 1834. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=338117 on 2017-12-13

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original description Berkeley, M.J. 1834. Observations on some British Serpulae. Magazine of Natural History, London, 7: 420-421.
page(s): 421; note: Serpula mulleri is named in part for a figure in Zoologia Danica [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorVermilia incerta Quatrefages, 1866) Quatrefages, Armand de. (1866 [imprint date 1865]). Histoire naturelle des Annelés marins et d'eau douce. Annélides et Géphyriens. Volume 2.. Première partie. 1-336. Deuxième Partie. 337-794. Explication des planches p.1-24. planches 1-20. Librarie Encyclopédique de Roret. Paris., available online at http://books.google.com/books?id=M_xNAAAAcAAJ
page(s): 530; note: new name for the "Serpula vermicularis" in Müller Zoologia Danica, but Berkeley had already renamed it in 1834. [details]   

source of synonymy Hartman, Olga. (1959). Catalogue of the Polychaetous Annelids of the World. Parts 1 and 2. Allan Hancock Foundation Occasional Paper. 23: 1-628.
page(s): 596; note: referred to Hydroides norvegica, perhaps following placement of McIntosh (1923: 348) [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy McIntosh, W.C. 1923. A monograph of the British marine annelids. Polychaeta, Sabellidae to Serpulidae. With additions to the British marine Polychaeta during the publication of the monograph. Ray Society of London, 4(2): 251-538.
page(s): 348; note: referred to Hydroides norvegica [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorVermilia incerta Quatrefages, 1866) Hartman, Olga. (1959). Catalogue of the Polychaetous Annelids of the World. Parts 1 and 2. Allan Hancock Foundation Occasional Paper. 23: 1-628. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEditor's comment Based on a figure of an unidentifiable Hydroides, but synonymised by McIntosh (1923:348) in a very extensive synonomy for H. norvegica. It was perhaps equally likely to be H. elegans. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Serpula mülleri was a new name of Berkeley for Serpula vermicularis sensu Müller (1788: vol 3:9, plate 86,fig 7-9), an indeterminable Hydroides. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Denmark (from Müller's Zoologia Danica) [details]