Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Annelida > Class Polychaeta > Subclass Sedentaria > Infraclass Canalipalpata > Order Sabellida > Family Serpulidae > Genus Salmacina

Salmacina dysteri (Huxley, 1855)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

SalmacinaClaparède, 1870accepted genus name

Species group names

Salmacina aedificatrix Claparède, 1870 heterotypic synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 English-United States: Coral Worm


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

Fauchald, Kristian (2007). World Register of Polychaeta

additional source

Nogueira, Joao Miguel de Matos, ten Hove, Harry A. 2000. On a New Species of Salmacina Claparede, 1870 (Polychaeta: Serpulidae) from Sao Paulo State, Brazil. Beaufortia 50(8): 151-161.

additional source

Fauvel, P. 1917. Annélides Polychètes de L'Australie meridionale. Archives de zoologie expérimentale et générale, 56: 159-277.

additional source

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.

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.





External Links

USNM Invertebrate Zoology Annelid Collection
Marine Life Information Network - UK
Biodiversity Heritage Library (41 publications)


ten Hove, H. (2014). Salmacina dysteri (Huxley, 1855). 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:131038




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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