WoRMS name details

Spirorbidae Chamberlin, 1919

1021266  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:1021266)

alternate representation (superseded subsequent rank (-idae spelling) for Spirorbinae)
Family
Spirorbis Daudin, 1800 (type by original designation)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
Chamberlin, Ralph V. (1919). The Annelida Polychaeta [Albatross Expeditions]. <em>Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College.</em> 48: 1-514., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/ia/memoirsofmuseumo4801harv
page(s): 474; note: as Spirorbinae subfamily novum in a key. Chamberlin is regarded as having created all family-level ranks, thus creating Spirorbidae also, by this action [details]   
Status Pillai (1970) raised Chamberlin's Spirorbinae to family level. This rank was widely used, but now has no support from...  
Status Pillai (1970) raised Chamberlin's Spirorbinae to family level. This rank was widely used, but now has no support from taxonomists. Spirorbins are part of Serpulidae. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2021). World Polychaeta Database. Spirorbidae Chamberlin, 1919. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=1021266 on 2021-02-27
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2017-07-19 08:43:29Z
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original description Chamberlin, Ralph V. (1919). The Annelida Polychaeta [Albatross Expeditions]. <em>Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College.</em> 48: 1-514., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/ia/memoirsofmuseumo4801harv
page(s): 474; note: as Spirorbinae subfamily novum in a key. Chamberlin is regarded as having created all family-level ranks, thus creating Spirorbidae also, by this action [details]   

basis of record Pillai, T. Gottfried. (1970). Studies on a collection of Spirorbids from Ceylon, together with a critical review and revision of Spirorbid systematics, and an account of their phylogeny and zoogeography. <em>Ceylon Journal of Science (Biological Sciences).</em> 8(2): 100-172.
note: Pillai (1970) raised Chamberlin's Spirorbinae to family level. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

status source Hove, Harry A. ten.; Kupriyanova, Elena K. (2009). Taxonomy of Serpulidae (Annelida, Polychaeta): The state of affairs. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 2036: 1-126., available online at http://www.mapress.com/j/zt/issue/view/2173
note: summarizes history of usage of Spirorbidae [details]  OpenAccess publication 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From editor or global species database
Classification See the Spirorbinae entry for literature contributing to the genus-level classification within spirorbins [details]

Status Pillai (1970) raised Chamberlin's Spirorbinae to family level. This rank was widely used, but now has no support from taxonomists. Spirorbins are part of Serpulidae. [details]
LanguageName 
English spiral tubeworms  [details]
German Posthörnchenwürmer  [details]