Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Annelida > Class Polychaeta > Subclass Errantia > Order Phyllodocida > Suborder Aphroditiformia > Family Pholoidae > Genus Pholoe

Pholoe inornata Johnston, 1839

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

PholoeJohnston, 1839accepted genus name

Species group names

Pholoe synophthalmica Claparède, 1868 synonym


original description

Johnston, George 1839. Miscellanea Zoologica. VI. The British Aphroditaceæ. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, Ser. 1, 2(12): 424-441.

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

Petersen, M.E. (1998). Pholoe (Polychaeta: Pholoidae) from northern Europe: a key and notes on the nearshore species. J. Mar. Biol. Ass. U.K. 78(4): 1373-1376

additional source

Barnich, R.; Fiege, D. 2003. The Aphroditoidea (Annelida: Polychaeta) of the Mediterranean Sea. Abhandlungen der Senckenbergischen Naturforschenden Gesellschaft. 559: 167pp.

source of synonymy

Malmgren, A. J. 1865. Nordiska Hafs-Annulater. Öfversigt af Königlich Vetenskapsakademiens förhandlingar, Stockholm, 22(1): 51-110.


Jirkov, I.A. 2001. [Polychaeta of the Arctic Ocean] Polikhety severnogo Ledovitogo Okeana. Moskva, Yanus-K, 1-632





External Links

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Fauchald, K. (2014). Pholoe inornata Johnston, 1839. 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:130601




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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2008-03-26 by Kristian Fauchald

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