Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Annelida > Class Polychaeta > Subclass Sedentaria > Infraclass Scolecida > Family Arenicolidae > Genus Arenicolides

Arenicolides branchialis (Audouin & Milne Edwards, 1833)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

ArenicolidesMesnil, 1898accepted 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

Fauchald, Kristian (2007). World Register of Polychaeta

additional source

Johnston, George. 1865. A catalogue of the British non-parasitical worms in the collection of the British Museum. 1-365. British Museum. London. [See also separate entry for Baird supplement]

additional source

Ashworth, James Hartley 1912. Catalogue of the Chaetopoda in the British Museum. A. Polychaeta: Part 1. Arenicolidae. 1-175. British Museum of Natural History. London.

additional source

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.

additional source

Hartman, Olga 1965. Supplement and index to the catalogue of the polychaetous annelids of the World, including additions and emendations since 1959. Occasional Papers of the Allan Hancock Foundation, 23: 1-197.

additional source

Wells, G. P. 1959. The genera of Arenicolidae (Polychaeta). Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, 133(2): 301-314.

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.





External Links

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WoRMS (2014). Arenicolides branchialis. 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:129869




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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