Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Annelida > Class Polychaeta > Subclass Sedentaria > Infraclass Canalipalpata > Order Spionida > Suborder Spioniformia > Family Spionidae > Genus Marenzelleria

Marenzelleria viridis (Verrill, 1873)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

MarenzelleriaMesnil, 1896accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Dutch: gewone groenworm sources: Van Moorsel, G.W.N.M., D. Tempelman & W. Lewis (2010). De Oostzeegroenworm Marenzelleria neglecta in het Noordzeekanaal (Polychaeta: Spionidae). Nederlandse Faunistische Mededelingen 34: 45-54
 Polish: rogoża amerykańska


original description

Lagzdins, G. and Pallo, P. 1994. Marenzelleria viridis (Verrill) (Polychaeta, Spionidae) - a new species for the Gulf of Riga. Eesti Teaduste Akadeemia Toimetised Bioloogia 43(3): 184-188.

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

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.

additional source

Brunel, P., Bosse, L. & Lamarche, G. (1998). Catalogue of the marine invertebrates of the estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence. Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 126. 405 p.

additional source

Trott, T.J. 2004. Cobscook Bay inventory: a historical checklist of marine invertebrates spanning 162 years. Northeastern Naturalist (Special Issue 2): 261 - 324.

additional source

Eno, N.C.; Clark, R.A.; Sanderson, W.G. (Ed.) (1997). Non-native marine species in British waters: a review and directory. Joint Nature Conservation Committee: Peterborough, UK. ISBN 1-86107-442-5. 152 pp.

additional source

ITIS database





External Links

Barcode of Life (12 barcodes)
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Annelid Collection
Delivering Alien Invasive Species Inventories for Europe (DAISIE)
GenBank (55 nucleotides; 37 proteins)


WoRMS (2014). Marenzelleria viridis (Verrill, 1873). 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:131135




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