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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSerpula lactea Walker & Jacob, 1798 
AphiaID: 528093

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 Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (foraminifer erroneously described in a polychaete genus)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaryngosigma lactea (Walker & Jacob, 1798)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSerpula Linnaeus, 1758
Sources 
new combination reference Brown, T. (1827) Illustrations of the Conchology of Great Britain and Ireland. Drawn from Nature. W.H. Lizars and D. Lizars, Edinburgh and S. Highley, London, 144 pp., 52 pls. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/127868 [details]

new combination reference Montagu, G. (1803) Testacea Britannica or Natural History of British Shells, Marine, Land, and Fresh-water, Including the Most Minute: Systematically Arranged and Embellished with Figures. J. White, London, Vol. 1, xxxvii + 291 pp. and Vol. 2, 293–606 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/78694
page(s): 527 [details]

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Environment marine
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHomonymy senior homonym of Serpula lactea Milne Edwards, 1836 (1840?) , presently synonymised with the serpulid polychaete Serpula concharum Langerhans, 1880  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStatus non- serpulid but Foraminifera, attributed to Vermiculum by Montagu; to Miliola by Brown 1827 and presently to the genus Laryngosigma (note aded by serpulid editor HAtH) [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:528093
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Date   action   by
2010-10-05 05:53:15Z  created  Hayward, Bruce
2010-12-18 09:03:33Z  changed  Hayward, Bruce
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Serpula lactea Walker & Jacob, 1798. 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=528093 on 2014-09-16
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