Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Annelida > Class Polychaeta > Subclass Sedentaria > Infraclass Scolecida

Scalibregmatidae Malmgren, 1867

Rank: Family
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Family group names

Scalibregmidae Malmgren, 1867 orthographic variant
Scalibregmidae Malmgren, 1867 synonym


Asclerocheilus Ashworth, 1901
Lipobranchius Cunningham & Ramage, 1888
Polyphysia Quatrefages, 1866
Pseudoscalibregma Ashworth, 1901
Scalibregma Rathke, 1843
Sclerobregma Hartman, 1965
Sclerocheilus Grube, 1863
Travisia Johnston, 1840


original description

Malmgren, A. J. 1867. Annulata Polychaeta Spetsbergiae, Groenlandiae, Islandiae et Scandinaviae hactenus cognita. Ex Officina Frenckelliana, Helsingfors. 127pp, & 115 plates

basis of record

Bertelsen, Rodney D. and Weston, Donald P. 1980. A new species of Sclerobregma (Polychaeta: Scalibregmatidae) from off the southeastern United States. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 93(3): 708-713.

additional source

Blake, J.A. 2000. Family Scalibregmatidae Malmgren, 1867. pages 129-144. IN: Blake, James A.; Hilbig, Brigitte; and Scott, Paul Valentich. Taxonomic Atlas of the Benthic Fauna of the Santa Maria Basin and Western Santa Barbara Channel. 7 - The Annelida Part 4. Polychaeta: Fabelligeridae to Sternaspidae. Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. Santa Barbara

additional source

Kudenov, Jerry D. and Blake, J.A. 1978. A review of the genera and species of the Scalibregmidae (Polychaeta) with descriptions of one new genus and three new species from Australia. Journal of Natural History, 12: 427-444.

additional source

Fauchald, Kristian (2007). World Register of Polychaeta



External Links



Read, G. (2014). Scalibregmatidae Malmgren, 1867. 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:925




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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