WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa Quatrefages, 1866

129281  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:129281)

accepted
Genus
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis sanguinea Montagu, 1813 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa sanguinea (Montagu, 1813) (type by subsequent designation)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphelothrix Chamberlin, 1919· accepted, alternate representation (misspelled)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphiro Kinberg, 1865 (subjective synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphiron Chamberlin, 1919· accepted, alternate representation (misspelled)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphelothrix Chamberlin, 1919 (junior subjective synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacduffia McIntosh, 1885 (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNausicaa Kinberg, 1865 (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParamarphysa Ehlers, 1887 (subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa acicularum Webster, 1884
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa adenensis Gravier, 1900
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa aenea (Blanchard in Gay, 1849)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa angelensis Fauchald, 1970
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa aransensis Treadwell, 1939
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa atlantica (Kinberg, 1865)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa bellii (Audouin & Milne Edwards, 1833)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa bernardi Rullier, 1972
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa bifurcata Kott, 1951
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa bonhardi (McIntosh, 1885)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa borradailei Pillai, 1958
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa brasiliensis (Hansen, 1882)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa brevitentaculata Treadwell, 1921
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa californica Moore, 1909
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa capensis (Schmarda, 1861)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa chevalensis Willey, 1905
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa cinari Kurt-Sahin, 2014
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa conferta Moore, 1911
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa corallina (Kinberg, 1865)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa dartevellei Monro, 1936
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa depressa (Schmarda, 1861)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa digitibranchia Hoagland, 1920
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa disjuncta Hartman, 1961
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa elityeni Lewis & Karageorgopoulos, 2008
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa emiliae Molina-Acevedo & Carrera-Parra, 2017
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa fallax Marion & Bobretzky, 1875
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa fauchaldi Glasby & Hutchings, 2010
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa formosa Steiner & Amaral, 2000
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa fragilis Treadwell, 1911
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa furcellata Crossland, 1903
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa galluccii Orensanz, 1990
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa gayi Quatrefages, 1866
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa gemmata Mohammad, 1973
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa gravelyi Southern, 1921
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa hamata (Schmarda, 1861)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa hemasoma Quatrefages, 1866
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa januarii (Grube, 1881)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa johnsoni (Langerhans, 1880)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa kinbergi McIntosh, 1910
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa kristiani Zanol, da Silva & Hutchings, 2016
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa macintoshi Crossland, 1903
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa mangeri Augener, 1918
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa mauritanica Gillet, 1990
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa minima (Hansen, 1882)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa mixta Fauchald, 1970
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa moribidii Idris, Hutchings & Arshad, 2014
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa mortenseni Monro, 1928
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa mossambica (Peters, 1854)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa mullawa Hutchings & Karageorgopoulis, 2003
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa multipectinata Liu, Hutchings & Sun, 2017
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa nobilis Treadwell, 1917
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa orensanzi Carrera-Parra & Salazar-Vallejo, 1998
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa orientalis Treadwell, 1936
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa parvipes (Benham, 1927)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa peruviana Quatrefages, 1866
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa posterobranchia Day, 1962
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa pseudosessiloa Zanol, da Silva & Hutchings, 2017
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa purcellana Willey, 1904
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa quadrioculata (Grube, 1856)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa regalis Verrill, 1900
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa sanguinea (Montagu, 1813)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa saxicola Langerhans, 1881
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa schmardai Gravier, 1907
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa sebastiana Steiner & Amaral, 2000
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa sessilobranchiata Hartmann-Schröder, 1984
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa simplex (Langerhans, 1884)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa sinensis Monro, 1934
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa soembaensis Augener, 1933
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa stragulum (Grube, 1878)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa striata (Kinberg, 1865)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa stylobranchiata Moore, 1909
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa tamurai Okuda, 1934
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa teretiuscula (Schmarda, 1861)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa totospinata Lu & Fauchald, 1998
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa tribranchiata Liu, Hutchings & Sun, 2017
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa tripectinata Liu, Hutchings & Sun, 2017
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa unibranchiata Knox & Cameron, 1970
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa victori Lavesque, Daffe, Bonifácio & Hutchings, 2017
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa viridis Treadwell, 1917

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa grunwaldi (Risso, 1826) (taxon inquirendum, indeterminable fide Lavesque et al. 2017)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa pacifica (Rullier, 1972) (taxon inquirendum, genus uncertain)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa triantennata (Risso, 1826) (taxon inquirendum, indeterminable fide Lavesque et al. 2017)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa mcintoshi Crossland, 1903 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa macintoshi Crossland, 1903
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa posteriobranchia Day, 1962 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa posterobranchia Day, 1962

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa amadae Fauchald, 1977 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTreadwellphysa amadae (Fauchald, 1977)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa angeli Carrera-Parra & Salazar-Vallejo, 1998 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNicidion angeli (Carrera-Parra & Salazar-Vallejo, 1998) (superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa antipathum Pourtalès, 1869 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEunice antipathum (Pourtalès, 1867)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa belli [auctt.] accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa bellii (Audouin & Milne Edwards, 1833) (incorrect subsequent spelling)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa capensis Fauvel, 1950 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa corallina (Kinberg, 1865) (subjective synonym, and junior homonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa corallina Ehlers, 1901 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa aenea (Blanchard in Gay, 1849) (subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa durbanensis Day, 1934 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa mcintoshi Crossland, 1903 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa macintoshi Crossland, 1903 (subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa escobarae Salazar-Vallejo & Carrera-Parra, 1997 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa fragilis Treadwell, 1911 (junior synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa floridana Pourtalès, 1867 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEunice floridana (Pourtalès, 1867) (superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa goodsiri McIntosh, 1885 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEunice goodsiri (McIntosh, 1885) (superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa haemasoma Quatrefages, 1866 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa sanguinea (Montagu, 1813) (subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa hentscheli Augener, 1931 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNicidion hentscheli (Augener, 1931) (superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa iwamushi Izuka, 1907 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa sanguinea (Montagu, 1813) (subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa languida Treadwell, 1921 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTreadwellphysa languida (Treadwell, 1921) (new combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa leidii Quatrefages, 1866 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa sanguinea (Montagu, 1813) (subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa longula (Ehlers, 1887) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNicidion longula (Ehlers, 1887)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa parishii Baird, 1869 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa sanguinea (Montagu, 1813) (subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa simplex Crossland, 1903 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa teretiuscula (Schmarda, 1861) (subjective synonym, junior secondary homonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa simplex Treadwell, 1922 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa mossambica (Peters, 1854) (subjective synonym, junior secondary homonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa tibiana Pourtalès, 1867 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEunice tibiana (Pourtalès, 1867) (superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa veracruzensis de Léon-González & Castañeda, 2006 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTreadwellphysa veracruzensis (de León-González & Castañeda, 2006) (new combination)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Quatrefages, Armand de. (1866 [imprint date 1865]). Histoire naturelle des Annelés marins et d’eau douce. Annélides et Géphyriens. Volume 1. 1-588. Librarie Encyclopédique de Roret. Paris. [some vol.2 species are also linked here but see also source id 51472]., available online at http://books.google.com/books?id=FV9IAAAAYAAJ
page(s): 331; note: Quatrefages named Marphysa, including several former Eunice species [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote Type species Nereis sanguinea Montagu 1813 in...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType species Type species Nereis sanguinea Montagu 1813 in Hartman catalogue, p.320. Designation must have been a subsequent designation as Quatrefages included several taxa without indicating a type (although presenting the description of M. sanguinea first). [details]
Read, G.; Bellan, G. (2016). Marphysa Quatrefages, 1866. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=129281 on 2017-12-18

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original description Quatrefages, Armand de. (1866 [imprint date 1865]). Histoire naturelle des Annelés marins et d’eau douce. Annélides et Géphyriens. Volume 1. 1-588. Librarie Encyclopédique de Roret. Paris. [some vol.2 species are also linked here but see also source id 51472]., available online at http://books.google.com/books?id=FV9IAAAAYAAJ
page(s): 331; note: Quatrefages named Marphysa, including several former Eunice species [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphiro Kinberg, 1865) Kinberg, J.G.H. (1865). Annulata nova. Öfversigt af Königlich Vetenskapsakademiens förhandlingar, Stockholm. 21(10): 559-574., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/100621#page/537/mode/1up
page(s): 565 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLysibranchia Cantone, 1983) Cantone, Grazia 1983. Un nuovo genere di Eunicidae (Annelida: Polychaeta) del Golfo di Catania. Animalia, 10(1/3): 81-86. [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorParamarphysa Ehlers, 1887) Ehlers, Ernst. (1887). Reports on the results of dredging, under the direction of L. F. Pourtalès, during the years 1868-1870, and of Alexander Agassiz, in the Gulf of Mexico (1877-78), and in the Caribbean Sea (1878-79), in the U.S. Coast Survey steamer "Blake", Lieut-Com. C. D. Sigsbee, U.S.N. and Commander J. R. Bartlett, U.S.N., commanding. XXXI. Report on the Annelids. Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College. 15: vi & 335 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/96641#page/7/mode/1up [details]   

taxonomy source Hartman, O. (1944). Polychaetous Annelids. Part V. Eunicea. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions. 10(1): 1-237. [details]   

taxonomy source Zanol, J.; Da Silva, T. D. S. C.; Hutchings, P. (2016). Marphysa (Eunicidae, polychaete, Annelida) species of the Sanguinea group from Australia, with comments on pseudo-cryptic species. Invertebrate Biology. 135(4): 328-344., available online at http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/ivb.12146/full [details]   

taxonomy source Molina-Acevedo, Isabel C.; Carrera-Parra, Luis F. (2017). Revision of Marphysa de Quatrefages, 1865 and some species of Nicidion Kinberg, 1865 with the erection of a new genus (Polychaeta: Eunicidae) from the Grand Caribbean. Zootaxa. 4241(1): 1-62., available online at http://www.mapress.com/j/zt/article/view/zootaxa.4241.1.1
note: review of genus [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Glasby, Chris J.; Hutchings Pat, A. (2010). A new species of Marphysa Quatrefages, 1865 (Polychaeta: Eunicida: Eunicidae) from northern Australia and a review of similar taxa from the Indo-west Pacific, including the genus Nauphanta Kinberg, 1865. Zootaxa 2352: 29–45. , available online at http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/2010/f/z02352p045f.pdf [details]   

additional source 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., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/123110.pdf [details]   

additional source Bellan, Gerard. (2001). Polychaeta, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels. 50: pp. 214-231. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Day, J. H. (1967). [Errantia] A monograph on the Polychaeta of Southern Africa. Part 1. Errantia. British Museum (Natural History), London. pp. vi, 1–458, xxix., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/8596  [details]   

identification resource Katsiaras, Nikolaos; Simboura, Nomiki; Koutsoubas, Drosos. (2014). The rare subgroup C1 of Marphysa (Polychaeta, Eunicidae): re-description of species and first records in the Mediterranean Sea. Zootaxa. 3873(3): 201-217., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3873.3.1
page(s): 215 [key to Mediterranean species] [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorNauphanta Kinberg, 1865) Fauchald, K. (2007). World Register of Polychaeta. , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta [details]   

redescription  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorNauphanta Kinberg, 1865) Fauchald, K. (1987). Redescription of the genus Nauphanta Kinberg, 1865 (Polychaeta: Eunicidae). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. 100(2): 375-380., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/107532#page/397/mode/1up [details]   

status source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorNauphanta Kinberg, 1865) Glasby, Chris J.; Hutchings Pat, A. (2010). A new species of Marphysa Quatrefages, 1865 (Polychaeta: Eunicida: Eunicidae) from northern Australia and a review of similar taxa from the Indo-west Pacific, including the genus Nauphanta Kinberg, 1865. Zootaxa 2352: 29–45. , available online at http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/2010/f/z02352p045f.pdf [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLysibranchia Cantone, 1983) Çinar, M. E. (2005). Polychaetes from the coast of northern Cyprus (eastern Mediterranean Sea), with two new records for the Mediterranean Sea. Cahiers de Biologie Marine. 46(2): 143-159. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLysibranchia Cantone, 1983) Bellan, Gerard. (2001). Polychaeta, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels. 50: pp. 214-231. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLysibranchia Cantone, 1983) Nomenclator Zoologicus Online. , available online at http://uio.mbl.edu/NomenclatorZoologicus/ [details]   

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphiro Kinberg, 1865) Bellan, Gerard. (2001). Polychaeta, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels. 50: pp. 214-231. (look up in IMIS[details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphiro Kinberg, 1865) Hartman, Olga. (1948). The marine annelids erected by Kinberg. With some notes on some other types in the Swedish State Museum. Arkiv för Zoologi. 42(1): 1-137, & plates 1-18.
page(s): 81; note: to Marphysa Quatrefages [details]   

status source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphiro Kinberg, 1865) Hartman, Olga. (1959). Catalogue of the Polychaetous Annelids of the World. Parts 1 and 2. Allan Hancock Foundation Occasional Paper. 23: 1-628.
page(s): 307 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorParamarphysa Ehlers, 1887) Orensanz, J.M. (1990). The Eunicemorph polychaete annelids from Antarctic and Subantarctic Seas. With addenda to the Eunicemorpha of Argentina, Chile, New Zealand, Australia, and the Southern Indian Ocean. Antarctic Research Series. 52: 1-183., available online at http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1029/AR052p0001/summary
page(s): 61; note: informal synonymy - see synonymy note for details [details]   

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorParamarphysa Ehlers, 1887) Glasby, C.J.; Read, G.B.; Lee, K.E.; Blakemore, R.J.; Fraser, P.M.; Pinder, A.M.; Erséus, C.; Moser, W.E.; Burreson, E.M.; Govedich, F.R.; Davies, R.W.; Dawson, E.W. (2009). Phylum Annelida: bristleworms, earthworms, leeches, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 312-358. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorParamarphysa Ehlers, 1887) Zanol, J.; Halanych, K. M.; Fauchald, K. (2014). Reconciling taxonomy and phylogeny in the bristleworm family Eunicidae (polychaete, Annelida). Zoologica Scripta. 43(1), 79-100., available online at http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/zsc.12034/abstract
page(s): 93 [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorEunice (Marphysa)) Fauchald, K. (2007). World Register of Polychaeta. , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacduffia McIntosh, 1885) Fauchald, K. (2007). World Register of Polychaeta. , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacduffia McIntosh, 1885) Hartman, Olga. (1959). Catalogue of the Polychaetous Annelids of the World. Parts 1 and 2. Allan Hancock Foundation Occasional Paper. 23: 1-628. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorNausicaa Kinberg, 1865) Fauchald, K. (2007). World Register of Polychaeta. , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorNausicaa Kinberg, 1865) Hartman, Olga. (1959). Catalogue of the Polychaetous Annelids of the World. Parts 1 and 2. Allan Hancock Foundation Occasional Paper. 23: 1-628. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphelothrix Chamberlin, 1919) Hartman, Olga. (1959). Catalogue of the Polychaetous Annelids of the World. Parts 1 and 2. Allan Hancock Foundation Occasional Paper. 23: 1-628. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

status source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphelothrix Chamberlin, 1919) Hartman, Olga. (1959). Catalogue of the Polychaetous Annelids of the World. Parts 1 and 2. Allan Hancock Foundation Occasional Paper. 23: 1-628. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

status source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphiron Chamberlin, 1919) Hartman, Olga. (1959). Catalogue of the Polychaetous Annelids of the World. Parts 1 and 2. Allan Hancock Foundation Occasional Paper. 23: 1-628. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType species Type species Nereis sanguinea Montagu 1813 in Hartman catalogue, p.320. Designation must have been a subsequent designation as Quatrefages included several taxa without indicating a type (although presenting the description of M. sanguinea first). [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
 



Feeding Type
omnivore [details]
predator [details]
scavenger [details]
Original drawing of Nereis sanguinea Montagu, type species of Marphysa
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