Spirobranchus

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Spirobranchus
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Spirobranchus giganteus, a popular species in the genus.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Annelida
Class: Polychaeta
Order: Canalipalpata
Family: Serpulidae
Subfamily: Serpulinae
Genus: Spirobranchus
Blainville, 1818
Species

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Spirobranchus is a small genus of tube-building annelid fanworms in the family Serpulidae.

Species[edit]

There are several species in the genus (World Register of Marine Species), including the following.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Ruppert, Edward E.; Richard S. Fox; Robert D. Barnes (2004). Invertebrate Zoology: A Functional Evolutionary Approach, (7th ed.). Belmont, CA: Brooks/Cole - Thomson Learning Inc. p. 963. ISBN 0-03-025982-7. 

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