BeRMS taxon details

Scoloplos armiger (Müller, 1776)

130537  (

Scoloplos (Scoloplos) armiger (Müller, 1776) (superseded nominal subgenus)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Not documented
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Scoloplos armiger (Müller, 1776). Accessed through: VLIZ Belgian Marine Species Consortium (2010 onwards) Belgian Register of Marine Species at: on 2018-06-21
VLIZ Belgian Marine Species Consortium (2010 onwards). Belgian Register of Marine Species. Scoloplos armiger (Müller, 1776). Accessed at: on 2018-06-21
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2007-08-03 23:39:31Z
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
2017-08-23 02:25:03Z

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additional source Hartmann-Schröder, G. (1996). Annelida, Borstenwürmer, Polychaeta [Annelida, bristleworms, Polychaeta]. 2nd revised ed. The fauna of Germany and adjacent seas with their characteristics and ecology, 58. Gustav Fischer: Jena, Germany. ISBN 3-437-35038-2. 648 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

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 Pettibone, M.H. 1952 MS. Checklist of Polychaeta of New England region. 32 p. [details]   

additional source Pollock, L.W. (1998). A practical guide to the marine animals of northeastern North America. Rutgers University Press. New Brunswick, New Jersey & London. 367 pp., available online at  [details]   

additional source Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp., available online at [details]   

additional source Eisig, Hugo. (1914). Zur Systematik, Anatomie und Morphologie der Ariciiden nebst Beiträgen zur generellen Systematik. Mitteilungen aus der Zoologischen Station zu Neapel. 21(6): 153-600, plates 10-27., available online at [details]   

additional source Fauvel, P. (1927). Polychètes sédentaires. Addenda aux errantes, Arachiannélides, Myzostomaires. Faune de France Volume 16. Paul Lechevalier. Paris. 1-494., available online at [details]   

additional source Malmgren, A.J. (1867). Annulata Polychaeta Spetsbergiæ, Grœnlandiæ, Islandiæ et Scandinaviæ. Hactenus Cognita. Ex Officina Frenckelliana, Helsingforslæ. 127 pp. & XIV plates., available online at [details]   

additional source McIntosh, W.C. 1910. A monograph of the British annelids. Polychaeta. Syllidae to Ariciidae. Ray Society of London, 2(2): 233-524., available online at [details]   

additional source Webster, Henry E. and Benedict, James E. (1887). The Annelida Chaetopoda, from Eastport, Maine. U.S. Commission of Fish & Fisheries. Report of the United States Commissioner of Fisheries. 1885. part 13, II. appendix to report of commissioner, D.22. :707-758, including pls. 1-8., available online at [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Trott, T. J. (2004). Cobscook Bay inventory: a historical checklist of marine invertebrates spanning 162 years. Northeastern Naturalist. 11, 261-324., available online at [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

redescription Zhadan, A. E. 1998. [Taxonomy of the genus Scoloplos (Orbiniidae) in the White, Barents and North Seas]. Zoologicheskii zhurnal, 77(2): 177-190, 7 figures, 2 tables. [details]   

redescription Jirkov, I.A. (2001). [Polychaeta of the Arctic Ocean] (In Russian) Polikhety severnogo Ledovitogo Okeana. Yanus-K Press, Moscow, 632 pp., available online at [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

redescription  (ofScoloplos (Scoloplos) armiger (Müller, 1776)) Blake, J.A. 1996. Family Orbiniidae Hartman, 1942. pages 1-26. IN: Blake, James A.; Hilbig, Brigitte; and Scott, Paul H. Taxonomic Atlas of the Benthic Fauna of the Santa Maria Basin and Western Santa Barbara Channel. 6 - The Annelida Part 3. Polychaeta: Orbiniidae to Cossuridae. Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. Santa Barbara [details]   

additional source  (ofScoloplos (Scoloplos) armiger (Müller, 1776)) Bleidorn, Christoph, Kruse, Inken, Albrecht, Sylvia and Bartolomaeus, Thomas 2006. Mitochondrial sequence data expose the putative cosmopolitan polychaete Scoloplos armiger (Annelida, Orbiniidae) as a species complex. BMC-Evolutionary Biology 6(47): unpaginated (13). [details]   

additional source  (ofScoloplos (Scoloplos) armiger (Müller, 1776)) Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

additional source  (ofScoloplos (Scoloplos) armiger (Müller, 1776)) Luttikhuizen, Pieternella C.; Bol, Anneke; Cardoso, Joana F.M.F.; Dekker, Rob. 2011. Overlapping distributions of cryptic Scoloplos cf. armiger species in the western Wadden Sea. Journal of Sea Research 66(3): 231-237.  [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at [details]   

context source (HKRMS) Morton B. & Morton JE. (1983). The sea shore ecology of Hong Kong. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press. [details]   
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 


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