Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Annelida > Class Polychaeta > Subclass Errantia > Order Amphinomida > Family Amphinomidae > Genus Eurythoe

Eurythoe complanata (Pallas, 1766)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

EurythoeKinberg, 1857accepted genus name


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

Augener, H. 1925. Über westindische und einige andere Polychaeten-Typen von Grube (Oersted), Krøyer, Mörch und Schmarda. Publikationer fra Universitetets Zoologiske Museum Kobenhavn, 39: 1-47.

additional source

Chamberlin, Ralph V. 1919. The Annelida Polychaeta [Albatross Expeditions]. Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, 48: 1-514.

additional source

Day, J.H. 1967. A monograph on the Polychaeta of Southern Africa. Volume British Museum (Natural History) Publication 656. 1-878. British Museum (Natural History). London.

additional source

Fauvel, P. 1923. Annélides Polychètes des îles Gambiers et de la Guyane française. Accad.nuovi.Lincei Rome Mem., Ser. 2, 6: 1-59.

additional source

Horst, R. 1912. Polychaeta errantia of the Siboga Expedition. Part 1, Amphinomidae. Siboga-Expeditie Uitkomsten op Zoologisch, Bonatisch, Oceanographisch en Geologisch gebied verzameld in Nederlandsch Oost-Indië 1899-1900, 24a: 1-43.

additional source

Fauchald, K., A. Granados-Barba, and V. Solís-Weiss. 2009. Polychaeta (Annelida) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 751–788 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

Augener, H. 1913. Polychaeta I. Errantia. 65-304. IN: Michaelsen, W. and Hartmeyer, R. (Ed.). Die Fauna Südwest-Australiens. Ergebnisse der Hamburger südwest-australischen Forschungsreise 1905. Volume IV, Lieferung 5. Gustav Fischer. Jena.

additional source

Hartman, O. 1948. The marine annelids erected by Kinberg. With some notes on some other types in the Swedish State Museum. Arkiv för Zoologi, 42A(1): 1-137.

source of synonymy

Hartman, Olga 1959. Catalogue of the Polychaetous Annelids of the World. Parts 1 and 2. Occasional Papers of the Allan Hancock Foundation, 23: 628 pp.





External Links

GenBank (2269 nucleotides; 47 proteins)
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Annelid Collection
Barcode of Life (25 barcodes)
Biodiversity Heritage Library (40 publications)


WoRMS (2014). Eurythoe complanata (Pallas, 1766). 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:129829




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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