Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Annelida > Class Polychaeta > Subclass Aciculata > Order Phyllodocida > Suborder Nereidiformia > Family Nereididae > Subfamily Nereidinae > Genus Alitta

Alitta virens (M. Sars, 1835)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

AlittaKinberg, 1865accepted genus name

Species group names

Neanthes virens (M. Sars, 1835) synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 English: king ragworm sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 English-United States: King Ragworm

Literature

basis of record

Fauchald, Kristian (2007). World Register of Polychaeta

redescription

Bakken, Torkild and Wilson, Robin S. 2005. Phylogeny of nereidids (Polychaeta, Nereididae) with paragnaths. Zoologica Scripta, 34(5):507-547

redescription

Jirkov, I.A. 2001. [Polychaeta of the Arctic Ocean] Polikhety severnogo Ledovitogo Okeana. Moskva, Yanus-K, 1-632

Genbank

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External Links

Link To GBIF

Citation

Glasby, C. (2011). Alitta virens (M. Sars, 1835). In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed) (2011). World Polychaeta database. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:234851

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial

Importance

no data

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Last modified

2008-03-26 by Kristian Fauchald

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