Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Annelida > Class Polychaeta > Subclass Sedentaria > Infraclass Canalipalpata > Order Sabellida

Siboglinidae Caullery, 1914

Rank: Family
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Family group names

Athecanephria synonym; nom. superfl.
Frenulatea synonym; nom. superfl.
Lamellibrachiidae synonym
Lamellisabellidae synonym; nom. superfl.
Oligobrachiidae synonym; nom. superfl.
Pogonophora synonym
Polybrachiidae synonym; nom. superfl.
Sclerolinidae synonym
Thecanephria synonym; nom. superfl.
Vestimentifera synonym; nom. superfl.


Diplobrachia Ivanov, 1959
Lamellibrachia Webb, 1969
Lamellisabella Uschakov, 1933
Nereilinum Ivanov, 1961
Oligobrachia Ivanov, 1957
Sclerolinum Southward, 1961
Siboglinum Caullery, 1914

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Swedish: skäggmaskar


original description

Caullery, M. 1914. Sur les Siboglinidae, type nouveau d'invertébrés receuillis par l'expédition du Siboga. Comptes rendus hebdomadaires des séances de l'Académie des sciences. 158: 2014-2017.

additional source

Caullery, M. 1914. Sur les Siboglinidae, type nouveau d'Invertébrés receuilli par l'expédition du Siboga. Bulletin de la Société Zoologique de France 39: 350-353.

additional source

Southward, Eve C.; Andersen, Ann C.; Hourdez, Stéphane. 2011. Lamellibrachia anaximandri n. sp., a new vestimentiferan tubeworm (Annelida) from the Mediterranean, with notes on frenulate tubeworms from the same habitat. Zoosystema 33(3): 245-279.

additional source

van der Land, J.; Southward, E. (2001). Pogonophora, 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. 235

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.


Caullery, M. 1944. Siboglinum Caullery, 1914. Type nouveau d'invertebres, d'affinites a preciser. Siboga-Expeditie Uitkomsten op Zoologisch, Bonatisch, Oceanographisch en Geologisch gebied verzameld in Nederlandsch Oost-Indië 1899-1900, 25: 1-26.

status source

Rouse, G.W. (2001). A cladistic analysis of Siboglinidae Caullery, 1914 (Polychaeta, Annelida): formerly the phyla Pogonophora and Vestimentifera. Zool. J. Linn. Soc. 132: 55-80.



External Links



Read, G. (2014). Siboglinidae Caullery, 1914. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2014) World Polychaeta 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:129096




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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