Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Annelida > Class Polychaeta > Subclass Errantia > Order Phyllodocida > Suborder Glyceriformia > Family Glyceridae > Genus Glycera

Glycera tridactyla Schmarda, 1861

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

GlyceraSavigny, 1818accepted genus name

Species group names

Glycera convoluta Keferstein, 1862 heterotypic synonym
Glycera convoluta uncinata Rioja, 1918 heterotypic synonym


original description

Schmarda, Ludwig K. 1861. Neue wirbellose Thiere beobachtet und gesammelt auf einer Reise un die Erdr 1853 bis 1857. Erster Band (zweite halfte) Turbellarian, Rotatorien un Anneliden. 1-164. Wilhelm Engelmann. Leipzig.

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 Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

additional source

Fauchald, Kristian (2007). World Register of Polychaeta

additional source

Hartmann-Schröder, G. (1996). Annelida, Borstenwürmer, Polychaeta [Annelida, bristleworms, Polychaeta]. 2nd revised ed. The fauna of Germany and adjacent seas with their characteristics and ecology, 58. Gustav Fischer: Jena, Germany. ISBN 3-437-35038-2. 648 pp.

source of synonymy

Fauvel, P. 1913. Quatrième note préliminaire sur les Polychètes provenant des campagnées de l'Hirondelle et de la Princesse-Alice, ou deposées dans le Musée Océanographique de Monaco. Bulletin de l'Institute océanographique, 270: 1-80.





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (13 publications)
Barcode of Life (1 barcode)
GenBank (65 nucleotides; 57 proteins)


Read, G. (2014). Glycera tridactyla Schmarda, 1861. 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:130130




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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