WoRMS name details

Spirorbis reversus (Montagu, 1803)

448312  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:448312)

 unaccepted (superseded subsequent combination)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Taxonomy Although Serpula reversa often has been attributed to the genus Spirorbis, Montagu clearly refers to a variable spiralised...  
Taxonomy Although Serpula reversa often has been attributed to the genus Spirorbis, Montagu clearly refers to a variable spiralised tube, while Brown's figure (1844 pl.54 fig.52) shows a slightly irregular spiral, not typical for spirorbids. Johnston (1865: 271) mentions Eupomatus pectinatus as possible synonym, indicative of the attribution to Hydroides norvegicus by McIntosh (1923). [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Spirorbis reversus (Montagu, 1803). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=448312 on 2018-02-20
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2016-11-27 03:36:15Z
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additional source Brown, T. (1844) Illustrations of the Recent Conchology of Great Britain and Ireland, with the Description and Localities of all the Species, Marine, Land, and Fresh Water. Drawn and Coloured from Nature. Second Edition, Greatly Enlarged. Smith, Elder & C
page(s): 124 [details]   

new combination reference Thorpe, C. (1844) British Marine Conchology; Being a Descriptive Catalogue, Arranged According to the Lamarckian System, of the Salt Water Shells of Great Britain. Edward Lumley, London, L + 267 pp.
page(s): 12 [details]   
From editor or global species database
Editor's comment Indeterminable as original combination is indeterminable (no figures) [details]

Taxonomy Although Serpula reversa often has been attributed to the genus Spirorbis, Montagu clearly refers to a variable spiralised tube, while Brown's figure (1844 pl.54 fig.52) shows a slightly irregular spiral, not typical for spirorbids. Johnston (1865: 271) mentions Eupomatus pectinatus as possible synonym, indicative of the attribution to Hydroides norvegicus by McIntosh (1923). [details]