Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Phoronida > Genus Phoronis

Phoronis muelleri Selys-Lonchamps, 1903

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

PhoronisWright, 1856accepted genus name


basis of record

Phoronis muelleri

additional source

Actinotrocha branchiata Müller, 1846

additional source

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

additional source

Emig, C.C. (1979). British and other phoronids: keys and notes for the identification of the species. Synopses of the British fauna (new series), 13. Academic Press: London, UK. ISBN 0-12-238750-3. 57 pp.

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

Santagata, S. 2009. Phoronida of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1133–1136 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas.

additional source

ITIS database

additional source

Emig, C.C.; Roldán, C.; Viéitez, J.M. (2001). Phoronida, 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. 324-325

additional source

Selys-Longchamps, M. de (1903). Ueber Phoronis und Actinotrocha bei Helgoland. Wiss. Meeresunters. (Abt. Helgoland) 6: 1-56.

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.





External Links

Barcode of Life (1 barcode)
Biodiversity Heritage Library (3 publications)
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Phoronida Collection
GenBank (62 nucleotides; 60 proteins)


Emig, C. (2014). Phoronis muelleri Selys-Lonchamps, 1903. In: Emig, C.C. (Ed) (2014). World Phoronida 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:128549




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