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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSerpula muelleri Berkeley, 1834 
AphiaID: 338117

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 editorSerpula (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSerpula muelleri (Species)
Status taxon inquirendum (indeterminable from description, but likely a Hydroides)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSerpula Linnaeus, 1758
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSerpula muelleri Berkeley, 1834
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVermilia incerta Quatrefages, 1866 (objective synonym, superfluous new name)
Sources  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]

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]

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]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Denmark [details]
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDanish Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Annelid Collection 
Notes 
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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]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:338117
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2008-03-18 12:55:09Z  created  Fauchald, Kristian
2008-03-20 06:44:16Z  changed  Decock, Wim
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2016-11-27 03:36:15Z  changed  Read, Geoffrey
  
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  Citation: Read, G. (2016). Serpula muelleri Berkeley, 1834. 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=338117 on 2016-12-05
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