WoRMS name details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirorbis reversus (Montagu, 1803)

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

Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (superseded subsequent combination)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Although Serpula reversa often has been...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy 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.; ten Hove, H. (2016). Spirorbis reversus (Montagu, 1803). In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=448312 on 2017-12-11

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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]   
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEditor's comment Indeterminable as original combination is indeterminable (no figures) [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy 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]