Spirobranchus Blainville 1818 (worm)

Polychaeta - Sabellida - Serpulidae

Synonyms: Pomatoceras Philippi 1844, Pomatoleios Pixell 1913

Parent taxon: Serpulidae according to A. Rosso and R. Sanfilippo 2005

See also Kiessling 2003 and Pillai 2009

Sister taxa: Alpinotubus, Barbafera, Carpathiella, Ditrupa, Dorsoserpula, Filograna, Filogranites, Janua, Josephella, Mercierella, Parsimonia, Pentaserpula, Propomatoceros, Protula, Pseudovermilia, Pyrgopolon, Ruxingella, Semivermilia, Serpula, Spirorbis, Vitreotubus, Weixiserpula

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), Barbados (1), Italy (1), New Zealand (8)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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