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

Lipobranchius jeffreysii (McIntosh, 1869)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

LipobranchiusCunningham & Ramage, 1888accepted genus name

Species group names

Lipobranchius jeffreysi (McIntosh, 1869) orthographic variant
Lipobranchius jeffreysi (McIntosh, 1869) synonym


original description

McIntosh, W.C. 1869. On the structure of british nemerteans, and some new british annelids. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 25(2): 305-333.

basis of record

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

additional source

Fauchald, Kristian (2007). World Register of Polychaeta

new combination reference

Cunningham, J. T. and Ramage, G. A. 1888. The Polychaeta sedentaria of the Firth of Forth. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 33(3): 635-684.





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (5 publications)
GenBank (1 nucleotides; 0 proteins)


WoRMS (2014). Lipobranchius jeffreysii (McIntosh, 1869). 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:333843




 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data


marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


EU Birds Directive:
Annex II/A 2009This species may be hunted under national legislation and in the geographical sea and land area where this Directive applies, as long as it does not jeopardise conservation efforts in their distribution area, according to Annex II/A of the EU Bird Directive 2009/147/EC.
AnnexIII/B 2009IUCN:
Red List status LC 2009This species is least concern and is widespread and abundant according to the red list of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.

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2008-03-26 by Kristian Fauchald

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