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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSerpula ovalis Adams, 1800 
AphiaID: 431740

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)
Status taxon inquirendum (foraminifer erroneously described in a polychaete genus)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSerpula Linnaeus, 1758
Source  original description Adams J. (1800). Descriptions of some minute British shells. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London 5: 1-6, pl. 1
page(s): 4 [details]

Environment marine, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Note 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEditor's comment Plate 1 figures 28-30 clearly show a foraminifera, not serpulid; mentioned as synonym of Vermiculum intortum by Montagu (1803: 520) and by Fleming (1825: 233) [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:431740
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2009-11-20 21:09:06Z  created  ten Hove, Harry
  
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  Citation: ten Hove, H. (2014). Serpula ovalis Adams, 1800. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2014) World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=431740 on 2014-10-25
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