Serpula Linnaeus 1758 (worm)

Polychaeta - Sabellida - Serpulidae

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Parent taxon: Serpulidae according to R. Sanfilippo et al. 2017

See also Frassinetti and Covacevich 1999, Kiessling 2003, Sepkoski 2002 and Wienrich 1999

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

Subtaxa: Serpula adnata Serpula calannai Serpula canalifera Serpula carinula Serpula conformis Serpula distefanoi Serpula geranae Serpula lineata Serpula monilifera Serpula octoforis Serpula pervermiformis Serpula planorbites Serpula prisca Serpula pusilla Serpula pygmaea Serpula schubarthi Serpula vertebralis

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Antarctica (4 collections), Barbados (1), Canada (2: British Columbia, Ontario), Italy (5), Maldives (2), United States (2: Florida, Massachusetts)

• Pliocene of United States (1: Florida), Venezuela (2)

• Miocene of Chile (3), Cyprus (1), Germany (3), India (1), Poland (2), Romania (4), Ukraine (1), United States (3: California)

• Oligocene to Pliocene of Argentina (1)

• Oligocene of New Zealand (1)

• Eocene of Hungary (2), Jamaica (1), Mexico (1), Romania (1), Spain (21), the United Kingdom (16), United States (2: Alabama, California)

• Paleocene of Argentina (23), Denmark (2), Egypt (1), Slovakia (4), United States (5: Alabama, California, New Jersey)

• Cretaceous of Argentina (16), China (1), the Czech Republic (2), France (7), Germany (17), Madagascar (5), Mexico (1), Mozambique (1), the Russian Federation (3), Switzerland (8), Turkmenistan (1), USSR (2), the United Kingdom (11), United States (260: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Delaware, Georgia, Kansas, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah), Venezuela (1)

• Jurassic of Canada (1: British Columbia), Chile (5), Egypt (1), Eritrea (4), Ethiopia (2), France (64), Germany (13), Greenland (59), India (45), Iran (1), Morocco (3), New Zealand (4), Poland (2), Portugal (36), Romania (1), the Russian Federation (1), Spain (43), the United Kingdom (52), United States (1: Alaska)

• Triassic of Austria (1), Germany (1), Greenland (3), Italy (4), New Zealand (1), Spain (1)

• Permian of Germany (1), Italy (3), New Zealand (1), the United Kingdom (8), United States (1: Texas)

• Carboniferous of the United Kingdom (1)

• Devonian of Germany (6), United States (1: Arizona), Venezuela (1)

• Silurian of United States (2: New York)

Total: 828 collections including 993 occurrences

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