Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Annelida > Class Polychaeta > Subclass Errantia > Order Phyllodocida > Suborder Aphroditiformia > Family Polynoidae > Subfamily Polynoinae

Malmgreniella Hartman, 1967

Rank: Genus
Taxon Status: accepted

note: according to Hartmann-Schröder (1996) belonging to subfamily Arctonoinae Hanley, 1989; but validity of the subfamily questioned by Barnich & Fiege (2001)


Malmgreniella arenicolae (de Saint Joseph, 1888)
Malmgreniella castanea (McIntosh, 1876)
Malmgreniella darbouxi Pettibone, 1993
Malmgreniella lilianae Petttibone, 1993
Malmgreniella ljungmani (Malmgren, 1867)
Malmgreniella lunulata (Delle Chiaje, 1830)
Malmgreniella marphysae (McIntosh, 1876)
Malmgreniella mcintoshi (Tebble & Chambers, 1982)
Malmgreniella polypapillata Barnich & Fiege, 2001


original description

Hartman, O. 1967. Polychaetous annelids collected by the USNS Eltanin and Staten Island cruises, chiefly from Antarctic Seas. Allan Hancock Monographs in Marine Biology, 2: 1-387.

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

Nomenclator Zoologicus

additional source

Fauchald, Kristian (2007). World Register of Polychaeta

additional source

Fauchald, K. 1977. The polychaete worms, definitions and keys to the orders, families and genera. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County: Los Angeles, CA (USA) Science Series 28:1-188


Pettibone, Marian H. 1993. Scaled polychaetes (Polynoidae) associated with ophiuroids and other invertebrates and review of species referred to Malmgrenia McIntosh and replaced by Malmgreniella Hartman, with descriptions of new taxa. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, 538: 1-9.

identification resource

Barnich, R.; Fiege, D. (2001). The Mediterranean species of Malmgreniella Hartman, 1967 (Polychaeta: Polynoidae: Polynoinae), including the description of a new species. Journal of Natural History. 35: 1119-1142.



External Links



Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (2014). Malmgreniella. 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:129499




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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