WoRMS name details

Spirobranchus cristatus Grube, 1862

393821  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:393821)

nomen nudum
Species
marine
recent only
Not documented
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Spirobranchus cristatus Grube, 1862. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=393821 on 2018-10-16
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2009-04-26 08:17:32Z
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basis of record  Stagl, V., & H. Sattmann & P.C. Dworschak (1996) The material of the Pola Red Sea expeditions (1895-1898) in the collections of the Natural History Museum in Vienna. pp.29-41 in: F. Uiblein & J. Ott & M. Stachowitsch (eds) 1996.- Deep-sea and extreme shallow-water habitats: affinities and adaptations. Biosystematics and Ecology Series 11: 29-41. [details]   
From editor or global species database
Editor's comment Apparently a label name by Marenzeller only. To my knowledge he did not publish about the Red Sea; in Grube there is no reference to Spirobranchus cristatus, only to S. cruciger and S. multicornis. The only species cristata at all in serpulids is Serpula cristata Lamarck, 1818, a fossil taxon. In view of the specific name, keeled, it is not impossible that the material belongs to S. tetraceros, its synonym multicornis has been mentioned by Grube from the Red Sea. [details]