Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Annelida > Class Polychaeta > Subclass Errantia > Order Phyllodocida > Suborder Aphroditiformia > Family Polynoidae > Subfamily Polynoinae > Genus Harmothoe

Harmothoe extenuata (Grube, 1840)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

HarmothoeKinberg, 1856accepted genus name
Harmothoe (Harmothoe) Kinberg, 1856 synonym
Lagisca taurica (Czerniavsky, 1882) synonym

Species group names

Lagisca extenuata (Grube, 1840) 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

Pollock, L.W. (1998). A practical guide to the marine animals of northeastern North America. Rutgers University Press. New Brunswick, New Jersey & London. 367 pp.

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

ITIS database

additional source

de Kluijver, M.J.; Ingalsuo, S.S.; de Bruyne, R.H. (2000). Macrobenthos of the North Sea [CD-ROM]: 1. Keys to Mollusca and Brachiopoda. World Biodiversity Database CD-ROM Series. Expert Center for Taxonomic Identification (ETI): Amsterdam, The Netherlands. ISBN 3-540-14706-3. 1 cd-rom pp.

source of synonymy

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.

source of synonymy

Pettibone, Marian H. 1953. Some scale-bearing polychaetes of Puget Sound and adjacent waters. 1-89. University of Washington Press. Seattle.


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





External Links

Barcode of Life
Biodiversity Heritage Library (18 publications)
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Annelid Collection


Fauchald, K. (2014). Harmothoe extenuata (Grube, 1840). 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:130762




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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