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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus giganteus arabica Monro, 1937 
AphiaID: 465249

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus giganteus (Species)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (superseded original combination)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus arabicus Monro, 1937
Rank Subspecies
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus giganteus (Pallas, 1766)
Sources  original description Monro, Charles C. A. 1937. Polychaeta. The John Murray Expedition Scientific reports, 4(8): 243-321.
page(s): 317 [details]

source of synonymy Hove, Harry A. ten 1970. Serpulinae (Polychaeta) from the Caribbean: I - the genus Spirobranchus. Studies on the Fauna of Curaçao and other Caribbean Islands, 32: 1-57.
page(s): 4 [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/ [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Note 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStatus regarded to be a synonym of Spirobranchus tetraceros by ten Hove (1970: 4), but elevated to full specific rank by Pillai (2009: 163) [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:465249
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  Citation: ten Hove, H. (2014). Spirobranchus giganteus arabica Monro, 1937. 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=465249 on 2014-04-21
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