Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Annelida > Class Polychaeta > Subclass Errantia > Order Phyllodocida > Suborder Phyllodociformia > Family Phyllodocidae > Subfamily Phyllodocinae > Genus Phyllodoce

Phyllodoce mucosa Örsted, 1843

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

PhyllodoceLamarck, 1818accepted genus name
Anaitides Czerniavsky, 1882 heterotypic synonym
Phyllodoce (Anaitides) Czerniavsky, 1882 heterotypic synonym

Species group names

Anaitides mucosa (Örsted, 1843) synonym
Phyllodoce (Anaitides) mucosa Örsted, 1843 synonym; alternate representation


original description

Örsted, Anders Sandoe. 1843. Annulatorum danicorum conspectus. Volume Fasc. 1 Maricolae (Quæstio ab universitate Hafniensi ad solvendum proposita et proemio ornata). 1-52. Librariae Wahlianae. Hafniae (Copenhagen).

basis of record

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.

source of synonymy

Bergström, Erik 1914. Zur Systematik der Polychætenfamilie der Phyllodociden. Zoologiska bidrag från Uppsala, 3: 37-224.


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


Vieitez, J.M.; M.A.; Alós, C.; Parapar, J.; Besteiro, C.; Moreira, J.; Nunez, J.; Laborda, J.; and San Martin, G. 2004. Annelida Polychaeta I. Fauna Iberica. Ramos, M.A. et al (Eds.). Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, CSIC, Madrid, Vol. 25:1-530 [sections separate authorship not recognised here].





External Links

GenBank (6 nucleotides; 5 proteins)
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Annelid Collection
Barcode of Life (7 barcodes)
Biodiversity Heritage Library (51 publications)


Eibye-Jacobsen, D.; Read, G. (2014). Phyllodoce mucosa Örsted, 1843. 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:334512




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


Red List status DD 2006This species is data deficient, there is inadequate information to make a direct, or indirect, assessment of its risk of extinction based on its distribution and/or population status according to the red list of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.

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