Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Annelida > Class Polychaeta > Subclass Canalipalpata > Order Sabellida > Family Sabellidae > Subfamily Sabellinae > Genus Megalomma

Megalomma vesiculosum (Montagu, 1815)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

MegalommaJohansson, 1926accepted genus name

Literature

basis of record

Day, J.H. (1967). Polychaeta of Southern Africa. Part 2. Sedentaria. British Museum (Natural History), London. Pp 459-842.

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

basis of record

Fauvel, P. 1927. Polychètes sédentaires. Addenda aux errantes, Arachiannélides, Myzostomaires. Faune de France Volume 16. 1-494. Paul Lechevalier. Paris.

basis of record

Hartman, Olga 1959. Catalogue of the Polychaetous Annelids of the World. Parts 1 and 2. Occasional Papers of the Allan Hancock Foundation, 23: 628pp.

basis of record

Hartman, O. 1938. Annotated list of the types of polychaetous annelids in the Museum of Comparative Zoology. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, 85(1): 3-31.

additional source

Fauchald, K., A. Granados-Barba, and V. Solís-Weiss. 2009. Polychaeta (Annelida) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 751–788 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas.

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.

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

redescription

Giangrande, A.; Licciano, M. 2008. Revision of the species of Megalomma (Polychaeta, Sabellidae) from the Mediterranean Sea, with the description of M. messapicum n. sp. Italian Journal of Zoology 75(2): 207-217

Genbank

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External Links

Link Marine Life Information Network - UK
Link To GBIF

Citation

Fauchald, K.; Bellan, G. (2012). Megalomma vesiculosum (Montagu, 1815). In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed) (2012). World Polychaeta database. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:130929

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial

Importance

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Last modified

2008-03-26 by Kristian Fauchald

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