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)  »  Serpulidae (family)

CAAB Code: 22 085094 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Galeolaria gemineoa   Halt, Kupriyanova, Cooper & Rouse, 2009

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 22 - Annelida Segmented worms
Family: 22 85 Serpulidae (tube worms) - show full list
Common Name: [a tube worm]
Organism Type: a tube worm
Synonyms: Galeolaria caespitosa
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 22 085907     Galeolaria spp.
Taxon Notes:This common eastern Australian species has previously been confused with G. caespitosa, which is known only from southern and southwestern Australian coasts. They are morphologically identical, and can only be separated using molecular (DNA) data. See Halt et al., 2009.

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2016-05-11
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Record source and
Scientific Name
verified against
Halt, M.N., Kupriyanova, E.K., Cooper, S.J.B., Rouse, G.W., 2009. Naming species with no morphological indicators: species status of Galeolaria caespitosa (Annelida: Serpulidae) inferred from nuclear and mitochondrial gene sequences and morphology., Invertebrate Systematics, Vol. 23: 205-222.
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