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Serpulidae

Polychaeta - Sabellida - Serpulidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1835Serpulidae Rafinesque
1984Serpulidae Squires p. 15
1987Serpulidae Squires p. 19
1988Serpulidae Squires p. 7
1995Serpulidae Moissette and Martin
1999Serpulidae Frassinetti and Covacevich p. 55
2000Serpulidae Glasby et al. p. 53
2017Serpulidae Sanfilippo et al. p. 29

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumAnnelidaLamarck 1809
RankNameAuthor
classPolychaetaGrube 1850
subclassSedentariaLamarck 1818
infraclassCanalipalpataRouse and Fauchald 1997
orderSabellidaFauchald 1977
familySerpulidaeRafinesque 1835
familySerpulidaeRafinesque 1835

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Fm. Serpulidae Rafinesque 1835
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G. †Alpinotubus Senowbari-Daryan 1994
G. †Barbafera Senowbari-Daryan 1980
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Barbafera carnica Senowbari-Daryan 1980
G. †Carpathiella Misik et al. 1999
G. Ditrupa Berkeley 1835
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Ditrupa longissima Forbes 1846
G. Dorsoserpula Parsch 1956
G. Filograna Oken 1815
G. †Filogranites Cameron 1968
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Filogranites booiji Cameron 1968
G. Josephella Caullery and Mesnil 1896
G. Laminatubus Hove and Zibrowius 1986
G. Mercierella Fauvel 1923
G. †Nogrobs Montfort 1808
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Parsimonia ootatoorensis Stoliczka 1873
G. Pentaserpula Parsch 1956
G. †Propomatoceros Ware 1975
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Propomatoceros permianus Sanfilippo et al. 2017
G. †Protis Ehlers 1887
G. Protula Risso 1826
G. Pseudovermilia Bush 1907
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G. Pyrgopolon de Montfort 1808
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Subg. †Pyrgopolon (Turbinia) Michelin 1845
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Pyrgopolon (Turbinia) gaiae Sanfilippo et al. 2017
G. †Rotularia
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Subg. †Rotularia (Rotularia) Defrance 1827
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Rotularia dickhauti White 1881
Rotularia spirulaeoides Glaessner 1958
G. †Ruxingella Stiller 2000
G. Semivermilia Imajima 1978
G. Serpula Linnaeus 1758
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Subg. †Serpula (Anellidia) de Gregorio 1930
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Serpula (Anellidia) veridica de Gregorio 1930
Serpula adnata Wade 1926
Serpula batequensis Squires and Demetrion 1992
Serpula calannai Sanfilippo et al. 2018
Serpula canalifera Münster 1841
Serpula careyi Wiedey 1928
Serpula carinula Münster 1841
Serpula conformis Goldfuss 1829
Serpula conica Hagenow 1840
Serpula constrictor Winckler 1861
Serpula distefanoi Sanfilippo et al. 2017
Serpula geranae Münster 1841
Serpula granulata Sowerby 1829
Serpula intestinalis Gmelin 1791
Serpula lineata Klipstein 1843
Serpula monilifera Münster 1841
Serpula octangula von Koenen 1897
Serpula octoforis Dall 1909
Serpula planorbites Geinitz 1843
Serpula prisca Sanfilippo et al. 2018
Serpula pygmaea Münster 1841
Serpula quadrangularis Roemer 1841
Serpula rectiformis Clark 1918
Serpula schubarthi von Schauroth 1854
Serpula stolleyi Böhm 1891
Serpula subtorquata Munster 1836
Serpula timorensis Krumbeck 1924
Serpula vertebralis Sowerby 1829
G. Spirobranchus Blainville 1818
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Invalid names: Pomatoceras Philippi 1844 [synonym], Pomatoleios Pixell 1913 [synonym]
G. Spirorbis Daudin 1800
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Spirorbis ambiguus Fleming 1825
Spirorbis angulatus Hall 1862
Spirorbis calvertensis Martin 1904
Spirorbis cincinnatiensis Miller and Dyer 1878
Spirorbis globosus M'Coy 1844
Spirorbis helix King 1848
Spirorbis infundibulum Harris et al. 1964
Spirorbis omphalotes Goldfuss 1836
Spirorbis permianus King 1850
Spirorbis pusillus Martin 1809
G. †Vitreotubus Zibrowius 1979
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Vitreotubus digeronimoi Zibrowius 1979
G. †Weixiserpula Stiller 2000
Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Locomotion: stationaryf
Attached: yesf
Epibiont: yesf
Life habit: epifaunalf
Diet: suspension feederf
Vision: limitedc
Comments: Attached (attached to shells, wood), epifaunal, suspension-feeder (McKerrow, 1979).f
Created: 2009-04-13 11:13:48
Modified: 2010-02-16 04:14:48
Source: f = family, c = class
References: Bambach et al. 2007, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Tremadoc to the top of the Holocene or 486.50000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 477.7 Ma

Collections (1861 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Tremadoc486.5 - 477.7USA (New York) Spirorbis sp. (272)
Maysvillian450.2 - 449.6USA (Ohio) Spirorbis sp. (387 388 391)
Maysvillian - Ashgill450.2 - 443.7USA (Ohio) Spirorbis sp. (389 390)
Richmondian449.6 - 445.5Canada (Ontario) Spirorbis cincinnatiensis (173014)
Richmondian449.6 - 445.5Canada (Quebec) Spirorbis cincinnatiensis (173097)
Silurian443.8 - 419.2USA (Indiana) Spirorbis sp. (511)
Silurian443.8 - 419.2USA (Alaska) Spirorbis sp. (468)
Llandovery443.4 - 433.4Canada (Ontario) Spirorbis sp. (444 446)
Aeronian - Telychian440.8 - 433.4USA (Wisconsin) Serpulidae indet. (2846)
Telychian438.5 - 433.4Canada (Quebec) Spirorbis inornatus (184842)
Telychian - Sheinwoodian438.5 - 430.5USA (Indiana) Spirorbis sp. (26803) Spirorbis spp. (26807)
Sheinwoodian433.4 - 430.5Sweden (Gotland) Spirorbis sp. (13592 13597 13598)
Wenlock433.4 - 427.4USA (Indiana) Spirorbis sp. (26787 26792 26794) Spirorbis spp. (26778)
Wenlock433.4 - 427.4USA (Tennessee) Spirorbis sp. (26802)
Wenlock433.4 - 427.4USA (New York) Spirorbis sp. (472 541 13050)
Wenlock - Ludlow433.4 - 423.0USA (New York) Serpula sp. (12931)
Wenlock - Ludlow433.4 - 423.0USA (Tennessee) Spirorbis sp. (26817)
Homerian430.5 - 427.4Sweden (Gotland) Spirorbis sp. (13599)
Homerian - Gorstian430.5 - 425.6USA (New York) Serpula sp. (26867)
Gorstian427.4 - 425.6Sweden (Gotland) Spirorbis sp. (13603)