WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirobranchus zelandicus Pillai, 2009

557287

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:557287

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
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/
page(s): 186-188 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype  BM NHM ANEA 2009.20, locality North Island...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype BM NHM ANEA 2009.20, locality North Island (off North Island coast, near Kapiti Island, New Zealand, Discovery Station 941, -40.8567°, 174.8033° (40°51.4'S 174°48.2'E to 40°55.8'S 174°46.7'E), 128 m) [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote off North Island coast, near Kapiti Island,...  
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality off North Island coast, near Kapiti Island, New Zealand, Discovery Station 941, -40.8567°, 174.8033°(40°51.4'S 174°48.2'E to 40°55.8'S 174°46.7'E), 128 m [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType material holotype, NHM ANEA 2009.20, paratype, NHM ANEA 2009.21 [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology author: "Named after its type locality, New...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology author: "Named after its type locality, New Zealand". Pillai evidently preferred the spelling of 'zelandicus' without the 'a' to 'zealandicus', and it is a common spelling variant.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality off North Island coast, near Kapiti Island,...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality off North Island coast, near Kapiti Island, New Zealand, Discovery Station 941, -40.8567°, 174.8033°(40°51.4'S 174°48.2'E to 40°55.8'S 174°46.7'E), 128 m [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType material holotype, NHM ANEA 2009.20, paratype, NHM ANEA...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType material holotype, NHM ANEA 2009.20, paratype, NHM ANEA 2009.21 [details]
ten Hove, H. (2010). Spirobranchus zelandicus Pillai, 2009. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=557287 on 2017-11-19

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original description 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/
page(s): 186-188 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

taxonomy source Monro, C.C.A. (1936). Polychaete worms II. Discovery Reports, Cambridge. 12: 59-197., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/28331#page/75/mode/1up
page(s): 192; note: same specimens initial record as Spirobranchus latiscapus Marenzeller [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype BM NHM ANEA 2009.20, locality North Island (off North Island coast, near Kapiti Island, New Zealand, Discovery Station 941, -40.8567°, 174.8033° (40°51.4'S 174°48.2'E to 40°55.8'S 174°46.7'E), 128 m) [details]
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology author: "Named after its type locality, New Zealand". Pillai evidently preferred the spelling of 'zelandicus' without the 'a' to 'zealandicus', and it is a common spelling variant.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality off North Island coast, near Kapiti Island, New Zealand, Discovery Station 941, -40.8567°, 174.8033°(40°51.4'S 174°48.2'E to 40°55.8'S 174°46.7'E), 128 m [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType material holotype, NHM ANEA 2009.20, paratype, NHM ANEA 2009.21 [details]