Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Annelida > Class Polychaeta > Subclass Errantia > Order Phyllodocida > Suborder Phyllodociformia > Family Phyllodocidae > Subfamily Phyllodocinae

Phyllodoce Lamarck, 1818

Rank: Genus
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

Anaitides Czerniavsky, 1882 heterotypic synonym
Phyllodoce (Anaitides) Czerniavsky, 1882 heterotypic synonym


Phyllodoce bruneoviridis Saint-Joseph, 1898
Phyllodoce citrina Malmgren, 1865
Phyllodoce groenlandica Örsted, 1842
Phyllodoce lamelligera (Gmelin in Linnaeus, 1788)
Phyllodoce lamelligera Johnston
Phyllodoce laminosa Savigny in Lamarck, 1818
Phyllodoce lineata (Claparède, 1870)
Phyllodoce longifrons Ben-Eliahu, 1972
Phyllodoce longipes Kinberg, 1866
Phyllodoce macropapillosa Saint-Joseph, 1895
Phyllodoce maculata (Linnaeus, 1767)
Phyllodoce madeirensis Langerhans, 1880
Phyllodoce malmgreni Gravier, 1900
Phyllodoce mucosa Örsted, 1843
Phyllodoce rosea (McIntosh, 1877)
Phyllodoce schmardaei Day, 1963

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Bokmål (Norwegian): blålyngslekta sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 German: gefleckter Blattwurm sources: Degraer S., J. Wittoeck, W. Appeltans, K. Cooreman, T. Deprez, H. Hillewaert, K. Hostens, J. Mees, E. Vanden Berghe & M. Vincx (2006). The macrobenthos atlas of the Belgian part of the North Sea. Belgian Science Policy. D/2005/1191/3. ISBN 90-810081-6-1. 164 pp.
 Norwegian Bokmål: blålyngslekta
 Norwegian Nynorsk: blålyngslekta
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): blålyngslekta sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Swedish: lappljung (släktet)


basis of record

Bellan, G. (2001). Polychaeta, 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. 214-231

additional source

Day, J.H. (1967). Polychaeta of Southern Africa. Part 1. Errantia. British Museum (Natural History), London. 458 & xxix pp.

additional source

Fauchald, Kristian (2007). World Register of Polychaeta

additional source

Glasby, C.J.; Read, G.B.; Lee, K.E.; Blakemore, R.J.; Fraser, P.M.; Pinder, A.M.; Erséus, C.; Moser, W.E.; Burreson, E.M.; Govedich, F.R.; Davies, R.W.; Dawson, E.W. (2009). Phylum Annelida: bristleworms, earthworms, leeches, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 312-358.

additional source

Hartmann-Schröder, G. (1996). Annelida, Borstenwürmer, Polychaeta [Annelida, bristleworms, Polychaeta]. 2nd revised ed. The fauna of Germany and adjacent seas with their characteristics and ecology, 58. Gustav Fischer: Jena, Germany. ISBN 3-437-35038-2. 648 pp.

status source

International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature. 1992. Opinion-1692. Phyllodoce Lamarck, 1818 and Polyodontes de Blainville, 1828 (Annelida, Polychaeta): conserved. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 49(3): 242-243.



External Links



Read, G. (2014). Phyllodoce Lamarck, 1818. 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:129455




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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