Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Annelida > Class Polychaeta > Subclass Errantia > Order Phyllodocida > Suborder Aphroditiformia

Aphroditidae Malmgren, 1867

Rank: Family
Taxon Status: accepted

Children

Aphrodita Linnaeus, 1758
Aphrogenia Kinberg, 1856
Hermonia Hartman, 1959
Laetmonice Kinberg, 1856
Milnesium
Pontogenia Clapar├Ęde, 1868

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Dutch: zeerupsen

Literature

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

Fauchald, K. 1977. The polychaete worms, definitions and keys to the orders, families and genera. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County: Los Angeles, CA (USA) Science Series 28:1-188

additional source

Barnich, R.; Fiege, D. 2003. The Aphroditoidea (Annelida: Polychaeta) of the Mediterranean Sea. Abhandlungen der Senckenbergischen Naturforschenden Gesellschaft. 559: 167pp.

additional source

Fauchald, Kristian (2007). World Register of Polychaeta

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Citation

Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (2014). Aphroditidae. 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:938

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial

Importance

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Last modified

2012-09-19 by Geoffrey Read

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