Spirorbis Daudin 1800 (worm)

Polychaeta - Sabellida - Serpulidae

Parent taxon: Serpulidae according to W. Kiessling 2009

See also Martin 1904, 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, Serpula, Spirobranchus, Vitreotubus, Weixiserpula

Subtaxa: Spirorbis ambiguus Spirorbis angulatus Spirorbis calvertensis Spirorbis cincinnatiensis Spirorbis globosus Spirorbis helix Spirorbis infundibulum Spirorbis omphalotes

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Antarctica (3 collections), France (1), Greenland (9), Maldives (2), Mexico (3), United States (1: Alaska)

• Pliocene of Greece (1)

• Miocene of Germany (2), New Zealand (1), Poland (1), Romania (1), Ukraine (2)

• Oligocene of Germany (1)

• Eocene of Germany (1), Mexico (1), United States (4: Alabama, Florida, Texas)

• Paleocene of Denmark (1)

• Cretaceous of the Czech Republic (3), United States (3: Arizona)

• Jurassic of France (1), Portugal (2)

• Triassic of Australia (1), Austria (1), China (14), Germany (9), Greenland (92), Hungary (1), Iran (1), Italy (7), Oman (1), Spain (1), Turkey (3), the United Kingdom (1), United States (3: New Mexico, Utah)

• Permian of Australia (1), Azerbaijan (1), China (2), Greece (1), Italy (1), Pakistan (1), the United Kingdom (4), United States (30: Alaska, Nevada, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah), Venezuela (2)

• Virgilian of United States (1: New Mexico)

• Desmoinesian of United States (2: Kansas, Texas)

• Osagean of the United Kingdom (1)

• Carboniferous of Canada (1: Alberta), the United Kingdom (11), United States (39: Alabama, Alaska, Indiana, Iowa, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Utah)

• Mississippian of the United Kingdom (1)

• Devonian of Australia (5), Belgium (2), Canada (25: Alberta, Northwest Territories), the Czech Republic (1), France (2), Germany (18), Poland (1), Spain (1), United States (19: Alaska, Colorado, Indiana, Iowa, Missouri, Montana, New York, Ohio, Tennessee)

• Silurian to Devonian of United States (1: Oklahoma)

• Silurian of Canada (3: Ontario, Quebec), Estonia (1), Sweden (8), the United Kingdom (4), United States (17: Alaska, Indiana, Michigan and Ohio, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee)

• Ordovician of Canada (2: Ontario, Quebec), United States (6: New York, Ohio)

Total: 394 collections including 402 occurrences

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