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

Cirriformia tentaculata (Montagu, 1808)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

CirriformiaHartman, 1936accepted 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 2. Sedentaria. British Museum (Natural History), London. Pp 459-842.

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

Fauchald, Kristian (2007). World Register of Polychaeta

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

Hartman, O. 1936. Nomenclatural changes involving California polychaete worms. Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences, 26(1): 31-32.

additional source

Hartman, O. 1956. Polychaetous annelids erected by Treadwell, 1891 to 1948, together with a brief chronology. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 109(2): 239-310.

additional source

Imajima, Minoru and Hartman, Olga 1964. The polychaetous annelids of Japan. Occasional Papers of the Allan Hancock Foundation, 26(1-2): 1-452 [issued in 2 parts].

additional source

Day, J.H. & J.F.C. Morgans (1956). The ecology of South African estuaries. Part 7. The Biology of Durban Bay. Ann. Natal Mus. 13: 259-312.

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.

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

USNM Invertebrate Zoology Annelid Collection
Biodiversity Heritage Library (7 publications)
Barcode of Life
GenBank (2 nucleotides; 0 proteins)


WoRMS (2014). Cirriformia tentaculata (Montagu, 1808). 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:129964




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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