Serpulorbis arenaria Linnaeus 1758 (worm shell)

Gastropoda - Vermetoidea - Vermetidae

Alternative combination: Serpula arenaria

Synonym: Serpulorbis polyphragma Sassi 1827

Belongs to Serpulorbis according to B. Landau and C. Marques da Silva 2010

See also Woodring 1959

Sister taxa: Serpulorbis cancellatus, Serpulorbis conicus, Serpulorbis decussatus, Serpulorbis granifera, Serpulorbis imbricatus, Serpulorbis llajasensis, Serpulorbis major, Serpulorbis papulosus, Serpulorbis rudis, Serpulorbis squamulosus, Aletes squamigerus

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Italy (1 collection)

• Miocene of Italy (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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