APHOTOMARINE

An educational resource dedicated mainly to the photography
and diversity of marine life that is found in the coastal waters
and rockpools of south-west England. Images by David Fenwick.

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
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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