Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Cephalorhyncha > Class Priapulida > Family Priapulidae > Genus Priapulus

Priapulus caudatus Lamarck, 1816

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

PriapulusLamarck, 1816accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Bokmål (Norwegian): frynsepølseorm sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Danish: frynsehalet pølseorm sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 English: catus worm sources: North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
 Norwegian: frynsepølseorm sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian Bokmål: frynsepølseorm
 Norwegian Nynorsk: frynsepølseorm
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): frynsepølseorm


basis of record

Neuhaus, B.; van der Land, J. (2001). Cephalorhyncha (=Loricifera, Priapulida, Kinorhyncha, Nematomorpha), in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 159-160

additional source

Brunel, P., Bosse, L. & Lamarche, G. (1998). Catalogue of the marine invertebrates of the estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence. Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 126. 405 p.

additional source

Trott, T.J. 2004. Cobscook Bay inventory: a historical checklist of marine invertebrates spanning 162 years. Northeastern Naturalist (Special Issue 2): 261 - 324.

additional source

ITIS database

additional source

Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

additional source

Dyntaxa (2013) Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013].

additional source

Wesenberg-Lund, E. (1933). The collections of gephyreans in the Royal Museum of Natural History of Belgium. Bull. Mus. royal d'Hist. Nat. Belg./Med. Kon. Natuurhist. Mus. Belg. 9(6): 1-16

additional source

UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (165 publications)
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Priapulida Collection
Barcode of Life (4 barcodes)
GenBank (2348 nucleotides; 87 proteins)


van der Land, J. (2014). Priapulus caudatus Lamarck, 1816. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:101160




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