APHOTOMARINE

An educational resource dedicated mainly to the photography
and diversity of marine life that can be found in coastal waters
and intertidal areas of Great Britain and Ireland.

Segmented worms - Polychaetes - Annelida (Marine worms images)
Ampharetidae (Family of Terebellid worms)
Ampharete grubei Malmgren, 1865 ?
- An Ampharetid worm

Melinna palmata Grube, 1870 - An Ampharetid worm

Aphroditidae (Aphroditid worms)
Aphrodita aculeata Linnaeus, 1758 - Sea mouse

Arenicolidae (Lugworms)
Arenicola defodiens Cadman & Nelson-Smith, 1993
- Black lugworm

Arenicola marina (Linnaeus, 1758)
- Lugworm, Lug or Sand-worm

Arenicolides branchialis (Audouin & Milne Edwards, 1833)
- A Lugworm

Arenicolides ecaudata (Johnston, 1835) - A Lugworm
Arenicolides grubii Claparède, 1868 - A Lugworm

Capitellidae (Capitellid worms)
Capitella capitata (Fabricius, 1780) - A Capitellid worm
Notomastus species (1) - 10.03.15 - A Capitellid worm
Notomastus species (2) - 19.03.15 - A Capitellid worm

Chaetopteridae (Parchment worms)
Chaetopterus variopedatus (Renier, [1804])
- Parchment worm

Phyllochaetopterus species (Newquay 16.10.15.)
- A Chaetopterid worm

Cirratulidae (Cirratulid worms)
Cirratulus cirratus (O. F. Müller, 1776) - A Cirratulid worm
Cirratulus 'Type A' ? - A Cirratulid worm
Cirratulus species - Cirratulid worm 1 - 18.11.14
Cirratulus species - Cirratulid worm 2 - 21.06.16
Cirratulus species - Cirratulid worm 3 - 04.02.17
Cirriformia tentaculata (Montagu, 1808) - A Cirratulid worm
Dodecaceria concharum Örsted, 1843 - A Cirratulid worm

Ctenodrilidae (Ctenodrilid worms)
Ctenodrilus serratus (Schmidt, 1857) ?
- An interstitial ctenodrilid worm

Dinophilidae (Dinophilid worms)
Dinophilus taeniatus Harmer, 1889
- An interstitial dinophilid worm

Dorvilleidae (Dorvilleid worms)
Ophryotrocha puerilis siberti (McIntosh, 1885) ?
- A Dorvilleid worm

Ophryotrocha species ? - A Dorvilleid worm

Eunicidae
Leodice harassii (Audouin & Milne Edwards, 1833)
- A Eunicid worm (syn. Eunice harassii)

Lysidice ninetta Audouin & Milne-Edwards, 1833
- A Eunicid worm

Lysidice unicornis (Grube, 1840) - A Eunicid worm
Marphysa sanguinea (Montagu, 1815) - A Eunicid worm

Euphrosinidae (Euphrosinid worms)
Euphrosine foliosa Audouin & H Milne Edwards, 1833
- An Euphrosinid worm

Flabelligeridae (Flabelligerid worms)
Flabelligera affinis M. Sars, 1829
- A Terebellid worm

Glyceridae (Glycerid worms)
Glycera species (1) - 07.03.15 - A Glycerid worm
Glycera species (2) - 19.03.15 - A Glycerid worm
Glycera species (3) - 25.03.15 - A Glycerid worm
Glycera species (4) - 04.04.15 - A Glycerid worm

Hesionidae (Hesionid worms)
Nereimyra punctata (Müller, 1788) - A Hesionid worm
Oxydromus flexuosus (delle Chiaje, 1827)
- A Hesionid worm (syn. Ophiodromus flexuosus)

Psamathe fusca Johnston, 1836 - A Hesionid worm
Syllidia armata Quatrefages, 1866 ? - A Hesionid worm

Lumbrineridae (Lumbrinerid worm)
Lumbrineridae family member (19.04.15 Marazion)
- A Lumbrinerid worm

Lumbrineridae family member (12.05.15 Newlyn)
- A Lumbrinerid worm

Maldanidae (Bamboo worms)
Euclymene droebachiensis (Sars, 1872) ?
- A Maldanid or Bamboo worm

Euclymene Verrill, 1900 species (1) ?
- A Maldanid or Bamboo worm

Leiochone leiopygos (Grube, 1860) ?
- A Maldanid or Bamboo worm

Praxillella Verrill, 1881 species (1) ?
- A Maldanid or Bamboo worm

Myzostomidae (Myzostomid worms)
Myzostoma cirriferum Leuckart, 1836
- A Parasitic polychaete worm
on Rosy feather-star (cyst)

Nephtyidae (Catworms)
Nephtys caeca (Fabricius, 1780) ?
- A Nephtyid worm or Catworm

Nephtys hombergii Savigny in Lamarck, 1818
- A Nephtyid worm or Catworm

Nephtys species - A Nephtyid worm or Catworm

Nereididae (Ragworms or Nereids)
Alitta virens (M. Sars, 1835)
- King ragworm (syn. Nereis virens)

Micronereis variegata Claparède, 1863
- A Nereidid worm

Nereis pelagica Linnaeus, 1758 - A Ragworm
Perinereis cultrifera (Grube, 1840) - A Ragworm
Platynereis dumerilii (Audouin & Milne Edwards, 1834)
- A Nereid worm

Platynereis species ? - A Nereidid worm (1) - 17.03.15
Platynereis species ? - A Nereidid worm (2) - 23.03.15
Small nereidid worm from marina in Falmouth 07.05.15

Epitoke forms of the family nereididae (species unknown)

Opheliidae (Opheliid worms)
Polyophthalmus pictus (Dujardin, 1839)
- An Opheliid worm

Orbiniidae (Bristleworms)
Scoloplos (Scoloplos) armiger (Müller, 1776)
- An Orbiniid worm

Pectinariidae (Trumpet Worms)
Lagis koreni Malmgren, 1866
- Trumpet or Ice cream cone worm

Phyllodocidae (Green leaf and Paddle worms)
Eulalia aurea Gravier, 1896 - A Phyllodocid worm
Eulalia clavigera (Audouin & Milne Edwards, 1833)
- Greenleaf worm

Eulalia expusilla Pleijel, 1987 - A Phyllodocid worm
Eulalia tripunctata McIntosh, 1874 - A Phyllodocid worm
Eulalia sp. nova. - A Phyllodocid worm
Eumida ockelmanni Eibye-Jacobsen, 1987 ?
- A Phyllodocid worm

Eumida cf. sanguinea complex
Eumida cf. sanguinea - Helford, Cornwall, 29.10.15
- A Phyllodocid worm

Eumida maia Nygren & Pleijel, 2010 - A Phyllodocid worm
Eumida taygete Nygren & Pleijel, 2010
- A Phyllodocid worm

Eumida sp. nova.? (acq. 03012017)
- An undescribed phyllodocid worm

Eumida sp. nova. (new1)
- An undescribed phyllodocid worm

Eumida sp. nova. (new3 / G1-17.04.15)
- An undescribed phyllodocid worm

Eumida sp. nova. (new4)
- An undescribed phyllodocid worm

Mystides caeca Langerhans, 1880 - A Phyllodocid worm
Nereiphylla rubiginosa (Saint-Joseph, 1888)
- A Phyllodocid worm

Notophyllum foliosum (Sars, 1835) - A Phyllodocid worm

Phyllodoce lamelligera (Gmelin in Linnaeus, 1788)
- A Paddle worm

Phyllodoce laminosa Savigny in Lamarck, 1818
- A Paddle worm

Phyllodoce lineata (Claparède, 1870) - A Paddle worm
Phyllodoce maculata (Linnaeus, 1767) - A Paddle worm
Phyllodoce mucosa Örsted, 1843 - A Paddle worm
Phyllodoce mucosa or P. maculata egg cases

Pseudomystides limbata (Saint-Joseph, 1888)
- A Phyllodocid worm

Pterocirrus macroceros (Grube, 1860)
- A Phyllodocid worm

Pholoidae (Scale worms)
Pholoe inornata Johnston, 1839 - A Scale worm

Polynoidae (Scale worms)
Alentia gelatinosa (M. Sars, 1835) - A Scale worm
Harmothoe clavigera M. Sars, 1863 - A Scale worm
Harmothoe extenuata (Grube, 1840) - A Scale worm
Harmothoe glabra (Malmgren, 1866) - A Scale worm
Harmothoe impar (Johnston, 1839) - A Scale worm
Lepidonotus clava (Montagu, 1808) - A Scale worm
Lepidonotus squamatus (Linnaeus, 1758) - A Scale worm
Subadyte pellucida (Ehlers, 1864) - A Scale worm

Polynoid species to identify, Newlyn Marina. 17.03.15
Polynoid species to identify, Newlyn Marina. 04.05.15 -1
Polynoid species to identify, Newlyn Marina. 04.05.15 -2
Polynoid species to identify, Newlyn Marina. 04.05.15 -3

Sabellariidea (Honeycomb or Ross worms)
Sabellaria alveolata (Linnaeus, 1767)
- Honeycomb worm or Sabella alveolaria

Sabellaria spinulosa Leuckart, 1849 - Ross worm

Sabellidae (Fanworms / Sabellid worms)
Amphiglena mediterranea (Leydig, 1851)
- A Fan worm or Sabellid

Bispira volutacornis (Montagu, 1804) - Twin fan worm
Branchiomma bombyx (Dalyell, 1853) - A Fan worm
Fabricia stellaris (Müller, 1774) ? - A Fan worm
Jasmineira elegans Saint-Joseph, 1894
- A Sabellid worm

Megalomma vesiculosum (Montagu, 1815)
- A Fan worm

Myxicola infundibulum (Montagu, 1808)
- Slime-tube worm

Pseudopotamilla reniformis (Bruguière, 1789)
- A Fan worm or Sabellid

Sabella pavonina Savigny, 1822 - Peacock worm

Small fabriciid worm from marina in Falmouth 07.05.15

Serpulidae (Tubeworms)
Ficopomatus enigmaticus (Fauvel, 1923)
- Trumpet tube worm (non-native species)

Filograna implexa Berkeley, 1835 - A Filigree worm
Hydroides norvegicus Gunnerus, 1768 - A serpulid worm
Hydroides sp., H. norvegicus or H. elegans
- A serpulid worm

Metavermilia arctica Kupriyanova, 1993
- A serpulid worm

Salmacina dysteri (Huxley, 1855) - Coral worm
Serpula vermicularis Linnaeus, 1767
- Red Tubeworm or Scarlet serpula

Spirobranchus americanus (Day, 1973)
- A Keeled tubeworm (non-native species)

Spirobranchus lamarcki (Quatrefages, 1866)
- A Keeled tubeworm (formerly Pomatoceros)

Spirobranchus triqueter (Linnaeus, 1758)
- A Keeled tubeworm (formerly Pomatoceros)

Vermiliopsis striaticeps (Grube, 1862) - A serpulid worm

Serpulid worm - Newlyn Marina 30.07.16.

Sigalionidae (Sigalionid worms)
Sthenelais boa - A Sigalionid worm

Sphaerodoridae (Sphaerodorid worms)
Sphaerodoridae Malmgren, 1867 - un-identified Sphaerodorid worm -1 [possibly Sphaerodorum gracilis (Rathke, 1843) or Ephesiella abyssorum (Hansen, 1878)]
Sphaerodoridae family member -2 (19.04.15 Marazion)
- A Sphaerodoridae worm

Spionidae (Spionid worms)
Boccardia proboscidea Hartman, 1940
- A non-native spionid worm

Malacoceros fuliginosus (Claparède, 1870)
- A Spionid polychaete

Scolelepis squamata (Müller, 1806) - A Spionid worm

Spionidae (1) - 07.03.15 from Gillian Harbour
Spionidae (2) - 07.03.15 from Gillian Harbour
Spionidae (3) - 07.03.15 from Gillian Harbour

Spirorbidae (Tubeworms)
Circeis spirillum (Linnaeus, 1758)
syn. Spirorbis spirillum - A Spiral tubeworm

Janua heterostropha (Montagu, 1803)
syn. Janua pagenstecheri - A Spiral tubewormm

Laeospira corallinae (de Silva & Knight-Jones, 1962)
syn. Spirorbis corallinae - A Spiral tubeworm

Spirorbis (Laeospira) inornatus L'Hardy & Quievreux, 1962
- A Spiral tubeworm

Spirorbis (Spirorbis) rupestris Gee, Knight-Jones, 1962 ?
- A Spiral tubeworm

Spirorbis (Spirorbis) spirorbis (Linnaeus, 1758)
- A Spiral tubeworm

Spirorbis (Spirorbis) tridentatus Levinsen, 1883
- A Spiral tubeworm

Sternaspidae (A family of Terebellid worms)
Sternaspis scutata Ranzani, 1817 - A Sternaspid worm

Syllidae (Syllid worms)

Anoplosyllinae
Syllides species (19.04.15 Marazion) - A Syllid worm

Autolytinae
Myrianida edwarsi (Saint Joseph, 1887) - A Syllid worm
Myrianida inermis (Saint Joseph, 1887) - A Syllid worm
Myrianida pinnigera (Montagu, 1808) - A Syllid worm
Myrianida prolifera (O.F. Müller, 1788) - A Syllid worm
Myrianida rubropunctata (Grube, 1860) - A Syllid worm
Myrianida sanmartini Dietrich, Hager, Bönsch, Winkelmann, Schmidt & Nygren, 2015 - A Syllid worm
Myrianida species ? - from Newlyn Marina 28.05.15
Myrianida species ? - female stolon (saccocirrus)
Myrianida species ? - male sexual stage
Proceraea aurantiaca Claparède, 1868 - A Syllid worm
Proceraea picta Ehlers, 1864 - A Syllid worm
Proceraea species 1 (Newlyn Harbour) - A Syllid worm
Procerastea halleziana Malaquin, 1893 - A Syllid worm

Eusyllinae
Amblyosyllis formosa (Claparède, 1863) - A Syllid worm
Amblyosyllis species of Syllid worm
- from Mylor Marina 18.09.15.

Eusyllis blomstrandi Malmgren, 1867 - A Syllid worm
Odontosyllis gibba Claparède, 1863 - A Syllid worm

Exogoninae
Salvatoria clavata (Claparède, 1863)
- A Syllid worm

Syllinae
Eurysyllis tuberculata Ehlers, 1864 - A Syllid worm
Syllis krohni Ehlers, 1864 - A Syllid worm
Syllis variegata Grube, 1860 - A Syllid worm
Trypanosyllis zebra (Grube, 1860) - A Syllid worm
Trypanosyllis species 1 - 20.09.12 - A Syllid worm
Typosyllis species 1 - 06.12.14 - A Syllid worm

Syllids to identify
Syllidae species (1) - 25.03.15 - A Syllid worm
Syllidae species (2) - 17.03.15 - A Syllid worm
Syllidae species (3) - 04.03.15 - A Syllid worm
Syllidae species (4) - 04.03.15 - A Syllid worm
Syllidae species (5) - 02.04.15 - A Syllid worm
Syllidae species (6) - 02.04.15 - A Syllid worm
Syllidae species (7) - 02.04.15 - A Syllid worm
Syllidae species (8) - 02.04.15 - A Syllid worm
Syllidae species (9) - 08.04.15 - A Syllid worm
Syllidae species (10) - 08.04.15 - A Syllid worm
Syllidae species (11) - 08.04.15 - A Syllid worm
Syllidae species (12) - 08.04.15 - A Syllid worm
Syllidae species (13) - 07.04.15 - A Syllid worm
Syllidae species (14) - 14.04.15 - A Syllid worm
Syllidae species (15) - 07.05.15 - A Syllid worm
Syllidae species (16) - 12.05.15 - A Syllid worm
Syllidae species (17) - 12.05.15 - A Syllid worm
Syllidae species (18) - 12.05.15 - A Syllid worm
Syllidae species (19) - 12.05.15 - A Syllid worm
Syllidae species (20) - 12.05.15 - A Syllid worm
Syllidae species (21) - 15.05.15 - A Syllid worm
Syllidae species (22) - 17.05.15 - A Syllid worm
Syllidae species (23) - 22.05.15 - A Syllid worm

Terebellidae (Terebellid worms)
Axionice maculata (Dalyell, 1853) ? - A Terebellid worm
Eupolymnia nebulosa (Montagu, 1818) - Strawberry worm
Eupolymnia nesidensis (Delle Chiaje, 1828)
- A Terebellid worm

Lanice conchilega (Pallas, 1766)
- Sand mason or Shell-binder

Nicolea venustula (Montagu, 1818) - A Terebellid worm
Polycirrus species (1) - A Terebellid worm
Polycirrus species (2) - A Terebellid worm
Terebella lapidaria Linnaeus, 1767 - A Terebellid worm
Terebellid species (1) 10.03.15 - A Terebellid worm

Trichobranchidae (Trichobranchid worms)
Octobranchus lingulatus - A Trichobranchid worm

Annelida, Segmented worms, Marine worms, Wurmer, Wormen, Vers, Gusanos, Vermi, Gelede Wormen, Ringwormen, Ringmaskar.

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