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Christmas Tree Worm

Spirobranchus giganteus (Pallas 1766)

Scientific Names

Preferred Names

Spirobranchus giganteus (Pallas 1766)
Reference taxon from WoRMS Polychaeta in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Spirobranchus giganteus
Spirobranchus giganteus (Pallas 1766)

Alternative Names

Cymospira bicornis (Abildgaard 1789)
Reference taxon from WoRMS Polychaeta in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Cymospira cervina Quatrefages 1866
Reference taxon from WoRMS Polychaeta in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Cymospira gigantea Pallas 1766 ex Blainville 1828
Reference taxon from WoRMS Polychaeta in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Cymospira megasoma Quatrefages 1866
Reference taxon from WoRMS Polychaeta in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Cymospira rubus Quatrefages 1866
Reference taxon from WoRMS Polychaeta in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Olga elegantissima Jones 1962
Reference taxon from WoRMS Polychaeta in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Penicillum marinum Seba 1758
Reference taxon from WoRMS Polychaeta in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Pomatoceros oerstedi Voss & Voss 1955
Reference taxon from WoRMS Polychaeta in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Serpula bicornis (Abildgaard 1789)
Reference taxon from WoRMS Polychaeta in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Serpula gigantea Pallas 1766
Reference taxon from WoRMS Polychaeta in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Serpula (Cymospira) gigantea Pallas 1766
Reference taxon from WoRMS Polychaeta in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Serpula (Galeolaria) gigantea (Pallas 1776)
Reference taxon from WoRMS Polychaeta in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Spirobranchus giganteus giganteus (Pallas 1766)
Reference taxon from WoRMS Polychaeta in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Spirobranchus giganteus microceras Mörch 1863
Reference taxon from WoRMS Polychaeta in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Spirobranchus giganteus tricornis Mörch 1863
Reference taxon from WoRMS Polychaeta in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Spirobranchus megasoma (Quatrefages 1866)
Reference taxon from WoRMS Polychaeta in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Spirobranchus tricornis Mörch 1863
Reference taxon from WoRMS Polychaeta in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Spirobranchus (Cymospira) giganteus (Pallas 1776)
Reference taxon from WoRMS Polychaeta in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Terebella bicornis Abildgaard 1789
Reference taxon from WoRMS Polychaeta in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Spirobranchus giganteus (Pallas 1766)
Synonym according to NCBI

Common Names

English

Christmas tree worm preferred
Christmas tree worms
Recognized by Undersea Productions
Xmas tree worms
Recognized by Undersea Productions
spiral-gilled tubeworm

Afrikaans

Kersboomwurm preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Belarusian

Калядны чарвяк preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Bulgarian

коледна елха preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Czech

rournatec ozdobný preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Dutch; Flemish

Kerstboomworm preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

German

Weihnachtsbaumwurm preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
Weihnachtsbaum-Röhrenwurm preferred
Recognized by mckinnel and admin

Hebrew

סלילונית ענק preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Japanese

イバラカンザシ preferred

Macedonian

елкар preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Navajo; Navaho

Chʼóyáázh nahalinígíí preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Portuguese

Minhoca-da-Árvore-de-Natal preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

i18n: Deu

Bunter Spiralröhrenwurm preferred
Spiralröhrenwurm
Tannenbäumchen-Röhrenwurm
Weihnachtsbaum-Röhrenwurm
Weihnachtsbaumwurm
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Curated hierarchies for Spirobranchus giganteus (Pallas 1766)

EOL Dynamic Hierarchy 1.1

Life
Cellular Organisms

EOL Dynamic Hierarchy 0.9

Life
Cellular Organisms
Eukaryota
Opisthokonta
Metazoa
Bilateria
Protostomia
Spiralia
Annelida
Sedentaria
Serpulidae
Spirobranchus Blainville 1818

GBIF classification

Animalia
Annelida
Polychaeta
Sabellida
Serpulidae
Spirobranchus

World Register of Marine Species