Spirobranchus tetraceros   (Schmarda,  1861) (Marine Worm)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Polychaeta


Synonym (s)
Pomatoceropsis jousseaumei Gravier, 1906
Pomatoceros tetraceros Schmarda, 1861
Serpula(Pomatoceros) multicornis Grube, 1862
Serpula(Pomatoceros) multicornis Grube, 1868
Serpula(Pomatoceros) multicornis Grube, 1869
Spirobranchus coutierei Hartman, 1974
Spirobranchus coutieri Pixell, 1913
Spirobranchus giganteus arabica Hartman, 1974
Spirobranchus giganteus var. arabica Monro, 1937
Spirobranchus jousseaumei Amoureux et al., 1978
Spirobranchus jousseaumei Fishelson, 1971
Spirobranchus jousseaumei Fishelson & Rullier, 1969
Spirobranchus jousseaumei Hartman, 1974
Spirobranchus jousseaumi Potts, 1928
Spirobranchus multicornis Fauvel, 1911
Spirobranchus semperi Hartman, 1974
Spirobranchus semperi Mohammad, 1971
Spirobranchus semperi Mohammad, 1976
Spirobranchus semperi Pixell, 1913
Spirobranchus semperi Wesenberg-Lund, 1949
Spirobranchus semperi acroceros Hartman, 1974
Spirobranchus semperi acroceros Mohammad, 1971
Spirobranchus semperi acroceros Pixell, 1913
Spirobranchus semperi papillosus Hartman, 1974
Spirobranchus semperi var. acroceros Wesenberg-Lund, 1949
Spirobranchus semperi var. papillosus Wesenberg-Lund, 1949
Spirobranchus tetraceros Ben-Eliahu, 1972
Spirobranchus tetraceros Ghobashy, 1986
Spirobranchus tetraceros Ghobashy, 1990
Spirobranchus tetraceros Kiseleva, 1971
Spirobranchus tetraceros Ten Hove, 1970
Spirobranchus tetraceros Vine & Bailey-Brock, 1984
Spirobranchus tetraceros Johansson, 1918
Conopomatus acuiconus Pillai, 1960
(Heterotypic synonym)
Conopomatus sectoconus Pillai, 1960
(Heterotypic synonym)
Cymospira litigera Quatrefages, 1866
(Junior synonym)
Cymospira semperi Morch, 1863 in Quatrefages, 1866, 1866
Pomatoceropsis coutierei Gravier, 1905
(Heterotypic synonym)
Spirobranchus semperi Morch, 1863
(Heterotypic synonym)
Spirobranchus semperi aceros Pixell, 1913
(Heterotypic synonym)
Spirobranchus semperi acroceros Willey, 1905
(Heterotypic synonym)
Spirobranchus semperi papillosus Wesenberg-Lund, 1949
(Heterotypic synonym)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Habitat:  Open Sea


• Tamil Nadu, Parangipettai Coast (Lat: 11.48) (Long: 79.76) INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Majumdar, N (1984) On a collection of birds from Adilabad district, Andhra Pradesh Occasional paper no 65 Records of the Zoological Survey of India ZSI 23012 Available at - ZSI, Pune
  • Wehe, T and Fiege, D (2002) Annotated checklist of the polychaete species of the seas surrounding the Arabian Peninsula: Red Sea, Gulf of Aden, Arabian Sea, Gulf of Oman, Arabian Gulf Fauna of Arabia 19 7-238 Available at - http://www.senckenberg.de/files/content/forschung/abteilung/aquazool/mev2/wehe_&_fiege.pdf
  • Hussain, SM Brief report on biodiversity in the coastal areas of Pakistan p 113
  • Srikrishnadhas, B; Murugesan, P and Khan, SA (1998) Polychaetes of Parangipettai coast Annamalai University, Parangipettai 110 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org

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