Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Annelida > Class Polychaeta > Subclass Errantia > Order Phyllodocida > Suborder Nereidiformia > Family Syllidae > Subfamily Exogoninae > Genus Exogone > Subgenus Exogone (Exogone)

Exogone (Exogone) verugera (Claparède, 1868)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

ExogoneÖrsted, 1845accepted genus name
Exagone Örsted, 1845 orthographic variant
Exogona Örsted, 1845 orthographic variant
Paedophyllax Claparède, 1868 orthographic variant
Cystonereis Kölliker, 1846 synonym
Exagone Örsted, 1845 synonym
Exogona Örsted, 1845 synonym
Exotokas Ehlers, 1864 synonym
Gossia Quatrefages, 1866 synonym
Microsyllis Claparède, 1863 synonym
Oophylax Ehlers, 1864 synonym
Paedophylax Claparède, 1868 synonym
Paedophyllax Claparède, 1868 synonym
Schmardia Quatrefages, 1866 synonym
Spermosyllis Claparède, 1864 synonym

Species group names

Paedophylax veruger Claparède, 1868 basionym
Exogone verugera (Claparède, 1868) synonym; alternate representation
Paedophylax veruger Claparède, 1868 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

Pettibone, M.H. 1952 MS. Checklist of Polychaeta of New England region. 32 p.

additional source

Musco, L.; Giangrande, A. (2005). Mediterranean Syllidae (Annelida: Polychaeta) revisited: biogeography, diversity and species fidelity to environmental features. Mar. Ecol. Progr. Ser. 304: 143-153

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

Çinar ME, Ergen Z & Benli HA (2003) Autolytinae and Exogoninae (Annelida: Polychaeta) from Northern Cyprus (Eastern Mediterranean Sea) with a checklist of species reported from the Levant Sea. Bull Mar Sci 72(3):741-767

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

Hartmann-Schröder, G. (1996). Annelida, Borstenwürmer, Polychaeta [Annelida, bristleworms, Polychaeta]. 2nd revised ed. The fauna of Germany and adjacent seas with their characteristics and ecology, 58. Gustav Fischer: Jena, Germany. ISBN 3-437-35038-2. 648 pp.

additional source

Fauvel, P. 1923. Polychètes errantes. Faune de France Volume 5. 1-488. Librairie de la Faculte des Sciences. Paris.


San Martín G (2003) Annelida, Polychaeta II: Syllidae. In: Ramos MA et al. (eds) Fauna Iberica, Vol 21, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales. CSIC, Madrid, p 1-554





External Links

USNM Invertebrate Zoology Annelid Collection


WoRMS (2014). Exogone (Exogone) verugera (Claparède, 1868). 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:131307




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