CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Annelida (phylum)  »  Polychaeta (class)  »  Sabellida (order)  »  Sabellidae (family)

CAAB Code: 22 083032 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Sabellastarte spectabilis   (Grube, 1878)

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 22 - Annelida Segmented worms
Family: 22 83 Sabellidae (fan worms) - show full list
Common Name: [a fan worm]
Organism Type: a fan worm
Synonyms: Sabellastarte indica Sabellastarte pectoralis
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 22 083926     Sabellastarte spp.
Previous Codes
(if any)
22 083036
Taxon Notes:Recent genetic work has shown that the northern Australian material previously thought to be this species is likely to be distinct, see Capa et al, 2010. We have retained it under this name under the position is clarified.

MoV 4338
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2016-05-12
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Record source: Knight-Jones, P., Mackie, A.S.Y., 2003. A revision of Sabellastarte (Polychaeta: Sabellidae)., Journal of Natural History, Vol. 37: 2269-2301.
Scientific Name
verified against
Capa, M., Bybee, D.R., Bybee, S.M., 2010. Establishing species and species boundaries in Sabellastarte Krøyer, 1856 (Annelida: Sabellidae): an integrative approach., Organisms, Diversity and Evolution, Vol. 10: 351-371. . doi:10.1007/s13127-010-0033-z doi:10.1007/s13127-010-0033-z
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