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ERMS taxon details

Macellicephala violacea (Levinsen, 1886)

130808  (

marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Not documented
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Macellicephala violacea (Levinsen, 1886). Accessed through: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvanitidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2018) European Register of Marine Species at: on 2019-01-21
Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvanitidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2019). European Register of Marine Species. Macellicephala violacea (Levinsen, 1886). Accessed at: on 2019-01-21
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context source (Deepsea) Budaeva N.E., Jirkov I.A., Savilova T.A., Paterson G.L.J. (2014). Deep-sea fauna of European seas: An annotated species check-list of benthic invertebrates living deeper than 2000 m in the seas bordering Europe. Polychaeta. <i>Invertebrate Zoology</i>. Vol.11. No.1: 217–230 [in English]. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

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

additional source Wirén, Axel. (1901). [Talk title] Über die während der schwedischen arktischen Expedition von 1898 und 1900 eingesammelten Anneliden [meeting report precis not written by Wiren]. <em>Zoologischer Anzeiger.</em> 24: 253-253., available online at [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Wiren, Axel. (1907). Macellicephala violacea (Lev.) nebst Bemerkungen über deren Anatomie. <em>[edited book].</em> p. 289-308 In: Zoologiska studier tillägnade professor T. Tullberg på hans 65-års dag. Med understöd af enskilda den svenska naturforskningens främjare utgifna af Naturvetenskapliga studentsällskapets i Uppsala. Zoologiska sektion. Almquist & Wicksells (342 pages)., available online at
page(s): 289; note: morphology & (?) reproduction [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 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 


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