BIOTIC Species Information for Sabellaria spinulosa
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Researched byLizzie Tyler Data supplied byUniversity of Sheffield
Refereed byThis information is not refereed.
Taxonomy
Scientific nameSabellaria spinulosa Common nameRoss worm
MCS CodeP1117 Recent SynonymsNone

PhylumAnnelida Subphylum
Superclass ClassPolychaeta
Subclass OrderTerebellida
Suborder FamilySabellariidae
GenusSabellaria Speciesspinulosa
Subspecies   

Additional InformationAt low densities, the tubes are attached to the substratum along the entire length but at greater densities competition for space results in the tubes overlapping and may cause the tubes to be built outwards, away from the substratum.
Taxonomy References Howson & Picton, 1997, Hayward & Ryland, 1995b, English Nature, 1998,
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