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

Acholoe squamosa (Delle Chiaje, 1827)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

AcholoeClapar├Ęde, 1870accepted genus name

Species group names

Polynoe astericola Delle Chiaje, 1841 heterotypic synonym
Acholoe astericola (Delle Chiaje, 1841) synonym


basis of record

Fauchald, K. 1977. The polychaete worms, definitions and keys to the orders, families and genera. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County: Los Angeles, CA (USA) Science Series 28:1-188

additional source

Barnich, R.; Fiege, D. 2003. The Aphroditoidea (Annelida: Polychaeta) of the Mediterranean Sea. Abhandlungen der Senckenbergischen Naturforschenden Gesellschaft. 559: 167pp.

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

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.

additional source

Fauchald, Kristian (2007). World Register of Polychaeta

additional source

Day, J.H. 1967. A monograph on the Polychaeta of Southern Africa. Volume British Museum (Natural History) Publication 656. 1-878. British Museum (Natural History). London.

additional source

Pettibone, Marian H. 1996. Revision of the scaleworm genera Acholoe Clapar├Ęde, Arctonoella Buzhinskaja, and Intoshella Darboux (Polychaeta: Polynoidae) with the erection of the new subfamily Acholoinae. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 109(4): 629-644.





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (2 publications)


Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (2014). Acholoe squamosa. 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:146474




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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