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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus maldivensis Pixell, 1913 
AphiaID: 338150

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
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus ceylonensis Pillai, 1960 (subjective synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus sinensis Wu & Chen, 1981 (subjective synonym)
Sources  original description Pixell, Helen L. M. 1913. Polychaeta of the Indian Ocean, together with some species from the Cape Verde Islands. The Serpulidae, with a classification of the genera Hydroides and Eupomatus. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, Ser. 2, 16: 69--92. [details]

redescription Pillai, T.G. 2009 Descriptions of new serpulid polychaetes from the Kimberleys of Australia and discussion of Australian and Indo-West Pacific species of Spirobranchus and superficially similar taxa. Records of the Australian Museum 61(2): 93–199., available online at http://australianmuseum.net.au/journal/Pillai-2009-Rec-Aust-Mus-612-93199/
page(s): 165, 171 [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Gulf of Oman
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Oman [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEditor's comment Part of Pixell's material has been re-identified as Spirobranchus murrayi Pillai, 2009; Sp. maldivensis as mentioned by Wesenberg-Lund (1949), and present in the Zool.Mus.Copenhagen in reality is a cluster of Pomatoleios kraussii. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy the Natural History Museum BMNH 1924.6.13.114 [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Species uncertain [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Indian Ocean, Maldive Islands [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:338150
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2008-03-18 12:55:09Z  created  Fauchald, Kristian
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2008-11-03 13:43:30Z  changed  ten Hove, Harry
  
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  Citation: ten Hove, H.; Fauchald, K. (2013). Spirobranchus maldivensis Pixell, 1913. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2013) World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=338150 on 2014-04-17
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