Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Annelida > Class Polychaeta > Subclass Sedentaria > Infraclass Canalipalpata > Order Terebellida > Suborder Terebellomorpha > Family Ampharetidae > Subfamily Ampharetinae > Genus Ampharete

Ampharete finmarchica (M. Sars, 1864)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

AmphareteMalmgren, 1866accepted genus name
Asabellides Annenkova, 1929 heterotypic synonym
Sabellides Milne Edwards in Lamarck, 1838 heterotypic synonym

Species group names

Ampharete lindstroemi Malmgren, 1867 sensu Hessle, 1917 heterotypic synonym


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

Fauchald, Kristian (2007). World Register of Polychaeta

additional source

Hessle, Christian 1917. Zur Kenntnis der terebellomorphen Polychaeten. Zoologiska bidrag från Uppsala, 5: 39-258.

additional source

Dewarumez, Jean-Marie

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

Hartmann-Schröder, G. and Stripp, Konrad 1968. Beiträge zur Polychaetenfauna der Deutschen Bucht. Veröffentlichungen des Institut für Meeresforschung, Bremerhaven, 11: 1-24.

additional source

ITIS database


Hilbig, Brigitte 2000. Family Ampharetidae Malmgren, 1867. pages 169-230. IN: Blake, James A.; Hilbig, Brigitte; and Scott, Paul Valentich. Taxonomic Atlas of the Benthic Fauna of the Santa Maria Basin and Western Santa Barbara Channel. 7 - The Annelida Part 4. Polychaeta: Fabelligeridae to Sternaspidae. Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. Santa Barbara


Jirkov, I.A. 2001. [Polychaeta of the Arctic Ocean] Polikhety severnogo Ledovitogo Okeana. Moskva, Yanus-K, 1-632





External Links

USNM Invertebrate Zoology Annelid Collection
Biodiversity Heritage Library (6 publications)
GenBank (3 nucleotides; 1 proteins)


WoRMS (2014). Ampharete finmarchica (M. Sars, 1864). In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2014) World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/authority/http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=129778




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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