Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Annelida > Class Polychaeta > Subclass Aciculata > Order Phyllodocida > Suborder Aphroditiformia > Superfamily Aphroditoidea

Polynoidae Malmgren, 1867

Rank: Family
Taxon Status: accepted

Children

Acholoe Claparede, 1870
Alentiana Hartman, 1942
Allmaniella McIntosh, 1885
Antinoe Kinberg, 1856
Bathyeliasona Pettibone, 1976
Bathyfauvelia Pettibone, 1976
Bathynoe Ditlevsen, 1917
Drieschia
Gesiellinae Muir, 1982
Gorgoniapolynoe Pettibone, 1991
Halosydna Kinberg, 1856
Heteropolynoe Bidenkap, 1907
Lagisca Malmgren, 1866
Lepidastheniinae Pettibone, 1989
Lepidonotinae Willey, 1902
Macellicephalinae Hartmann-Schröder, 1971
Polaruschakovinae Pettibone, 1976
Polynoinae Kinberg, 1856
Pseudohalosydna
Wilsoniella Pettibone, 1993

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 English-United States: scaleworms

Literature

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

Kinberg, J.G.H. (1856). Nya slägten och arter af Annelider, Öfversigt af Kongl. Vetenskaps-Akademiens Förhhandlingar Stockholm, 12 (9-10), 381-388 [read 1855; printed 1856].

additional source

Fauchald, Kristian (2007). World Register of Polychaeta

Genbank

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External Links

Link To GBIF

Citation

Fauchald, K.; Barnich, R. (2012). Polynoidae. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed) (2012). 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:939

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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

2008-03-26 by Kristian Fauchald

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