BeRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarphysa Quatrefages, 1866

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

accepted
Genus
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 
Read, G.; Bellan, G. (2016). Marphysa Quatrefages, 1866. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: VLIZ Belgian Marine Species Consortium (2010 onwards). The Belgian Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/berms/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=129281 on 2017-12-14

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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2016-03-09 22:07:41Z
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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 

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 

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]   

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]   
 



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