Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Annelida > Class Polychaeta > Subclass Sedentaria > Infraclass Scolecida > Family Paraonidae > Genus Paraonis

Paraonis fulgens (Levinsen, 1884)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

ParaonisCerruti, 1909accepted genus name

Species group names

Paradoneis fulgens (Levinsen, 1884) synonym


basis of record

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

TMAP - Trilateral Monitoring and Assessment Program database

additional source

Pollock, L.W. (1998). A practical guide to the marine animals of northeastern North America. Rutgers University Press. New Brunswick, New Jersey & London. 367 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

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

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

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

additional source

Dauvin, J.C. and Cabioch, L. 1988. New species for the list of marine fauna from Roscoff: Amphipod (Siphonoecetes striatus ) and polychaete Paraonidae, and spatial distribution of Echinocardium pennatifidum . Nouvelles especes pour l'inventaire de la faune marine de Roscoff-crustaces amphipodes: Siphonoecetes striatus Myers et McGrath et annelides polychetes Paraonidae et nouvelles donnees sur la repartition du spatangide Echinocardium pennatifidum Norman. Cahiers de Biologie Marine 29(2): 215-219.

additional source

ITIS database





External Links

USNM Invertebrate Zoology Annelid Collection
Biodiversity Heritage Library (17 publications)


WoRMS (2014). Paraonis fulgens (Levinsen, 1884). 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:146932




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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