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.

Sipuncula (Phylum) and Echiura - Peanut and Spoon worms (Marine worm images)
Sipuncula (Phylum) - Peanut worms

Phascolosomatidea (Class) > Phascolosomatida (Order) > Phascolosomatidae (Family)

Phascolosoma
Phascolosoma (Phascolosoma) granulatum Leuckart, 1828 - A Peanut or Siphunculan worm (1)
Phascolosoma (Phascolosoma) granulatum Leuckart, 1828 - A Peanut or Siphunculan worm (2) - a juvenile

Sipunculidea (Class) > Golfingiida (Order) > Golfingiidae (Family)

Golfingia
Golfingia (Golfingia) vulgaris (de Blainville, 1827)
- A Peanut or Sipunculan worm

Nephasoma
Nephasoma (Nephasoma) minutum (Keferstein, 1862)
- A Peanut or Sipunculan worm

Nephasoma (Nephasoma) rimicola (Gibbs, 1973)
- A Peanut or Sipunculan worm

Sipunculidea (Class) > Golfingiida (Order) > Phascolionidae (Family)

Phascolion
Phascolion (Phascolion) strombus strombus
(Montagu, 1804) - A Peanut or Siphunculan worm

Other images of Peanut worms
Sipuncula (1) - Peanut worm - Wherry Rocks, Penzance.
Sipuncula (2) ? - Peanut worm - Batten Beach, Plymouth.

European Names - Peanut worm, Sipunculid worm, Sipunculan, Pindawormen, Spuitwormen, Stjarnmaskar.

Echiura (Phylum) - Spoon worms

Echiuroidea (Class) > Echiurida (Order) > Echiuridae (Family) > Thalassematinae (Subfamily)

Thalassema
Thalassema thalassemum (Pallas, 1766)
- A Spoon or Echiuroid worm

The species above was once widely accepted as Thalassema neptuni Gaertner, 1774. T. neptuni is not an accepted taxon. Ref. WoRMS.

European Names - Spoon worm, Echiuroid worm, Skedmaskar, Wurmer, Wormen, Vers, Gusanos, Vermi.

For images of terrestrial nemertea visit the following sites APHOTOFAUNA and Roscadghill Parc Wildlife.

Echiura Sipuncula Peanut Spoon Worm Images UK