Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Nemertea > Class Palaeonemertea > Family Cephalothricidae > Genus Cephalothrix

Cephalothrix rufifrons (Johnston, 1837)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

CephalothrixÖrsted, 1843accepted genus name
Cephalotrichella Wijnhoff, 1913 synonym
Procephalothrix Wijnhoff, 1913 synonym

Species group names

Nemertes rufifrons Johnston, 1837 basionym
Astemma rufifrons synonym
Borlasia rufifrons synonym
Cephalothrix biocculata synonym
Cephalothrix filum (Quatrefages, 1846) synonym
Cephalothrix hymanaeus synonym
Cephalothrix ocellata synonym
Nemertes (Borlasia) rufifrons synonym
Nemertes rufifrons Johnston, 1837 synonym
Polia filum Quatrefages, 1846 synonym


basis of record

Gibson, R. (2001). Nemertini (Nemertae), 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. 152-156

additional source

Gibson, R. (2005) Nemertina DB. Liverpool John Moore University, UK

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

Senz, W. 1993. Nemertinen europäischer Küstenbereiche (Nebst erganzenden Angaben zur Anatomie von Apatronemertes albimaculosa Wilfert//Gibson 1974). Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien Serie B Botanik und Zoologie, 94/95: 47-145.

additional source

Hayward, P.J.; Ryland, J.S. (Ed.) (1990). The marine fauna of the British Isles and North-West Europe: 1. Introduction and protozoans to arthropods. Clarendon Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 0-19-857356-1. 627 pp.





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (11 publications)
GenBank (64 nucleotides; 69 proteins)
Barcode of Life (5 barcodes)


Gibson, R. (2014). Cephalothrix rufifrons (Johnston, 1837). In: Norenburg, J.; Gibson, R. (2014) World Nemertea database. 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:122599




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