Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Echiura > Class Echiuroidea > Order Echiurida > Family Echiuridae > Subfamily Echiurinae > Genus Echiurus

Echiurus echiurus (Pallas, 1767)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

EchiurusGuérin-Méneville, 1831accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Danish: almindelig tungeorm sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: zandworm


basis of record

van der Land, J. (2001). Echiura, 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. 178

additional source

Cutler, E. (2009). Sipuncula, Echiura. In: Gordon, D. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity. Volume One: Kingdom Animalia. 584 pp

additional source

UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms

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

Brunel, P., L. Bosse, and G. Lamarche. 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

Murina, Vantsetti. List of Echiura.

additional source

ITIS database



External Links

Link To GBIF


Murina, G. (2011). Echiurus echiurus (Pallas, 1767). In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:110377




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