Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Annelida > Class Polychaeta > Subclass Sedentaria > Infraclass Canalipalpata > Order Terebellida > Suborder Cirratuliformia > Family Cirratulidae > Genus Aphelochaeta

Aphelochaeta marioni (Saint-Joseph, 1894)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

AphelochaetaBlake, 1991accepted genus name

Species group names

Tharyx marioni (Saint-Joseph, 1894) 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

Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission RĂ©gionale de Biologie RĂ©gion Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

additional source

Blake, J.A. 1996. Family Cirratulidae Ryckholdt, 1851. Including a revision of the genera and species from the eastern North Pacific. pages 263-384. IN: Blake, James A.; Hilbig, Brigitte; and Scott, Paul H. Taxonomic Atlas of the Benthic Fauna of the Santa Maria Basin and Western Santa Barbara Channel. 6 - The Annelida Part 3. Polychaeta: Orbiniidae to Cossuridae. Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. Santa Barbara

additional source

Worsfold, Tim M. 2009. Progress on the identification of Cirratulidae in British and Irish waters through the NMBAQC Scheme: 1996-2009. Report to the NMBAQC Scheme participants. Unicomarine Report NMBAQCcir09

additional source

de Kluijver, M.J.; Ingalsuo, S.S.; van Nieuwenhuijzen, A.J.L.; Veldhuijzen van Zanten, H.H. (2000). Macrobenthos of the North Sea [CD-ROM]: 2. Keys to Polychaeta, Nemertina, Sipuncula, Platyhelminthes and miscellaneous worm-like groups. World Biodiversity Database CD-ROM Series. Expert Center for Taxonomic Identification (ETI): Amsterdam, The Netherlands. ISBN 3-540-14808-6. 1 cd-rom pp.

new combination reference

Blake, J.A. 1991. Revision of some genera and species of Cirratulidae (Polychaeta) from the western North Atlantic. Ophelia, supplement 5 (Systematics, Biology and Morphology of World Polychaeta): 17-30.





External Links

GenBank (4 nucleotides; 1 proteins)
Delivering Alien Invasive Species Inventories for Europe (DAISIE)
Marine Life Information Network - UK
Biodiversity Heritage Library (1 publication)


Read, G. (2014). Aphelochaeta marioni (Saint-Joseph, 1894). 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:129938




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