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ANNELIDA (segmented worms and leeches)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Phylum)

BRANCHIOBDELLEA (a class of annelids) Class 1 subtaxon  
BRANCHIOBDELLIDA (an order of annelids) Order 1 subtaxon  
BRANCHIOBDELLIDAE (a family of annelids) Family 1 subtaxon  
Branchiobdella astaci Odier (a parasitic annelid) Species   1 ident refs
CLITELLATA (a class of annelids) Class 3 subtaxa  
ARHYNCHOBDELLIDA (Blanchard, 1894) (an order of annelids)
Order 1 subtaxon 2 ident refs
LUMBRICULIDA (freshwater worms) Order 1 subtaxon  
LUMBRICULIDAE Vejdovský, 1884 (freshwater worms) Family 1 subtaxon  
Lumbriculus variegatus (Müller, 1774) (a freshwater worm)
Worm - mid-section
Species    
RHYNCHOBDELLIDA (Blanchard, 1894) (an order of leeches) Order   1 ident refs
HIRUDINEA (leeches) Class   2 ident refs
OLIGOCHAETA (earth worms)
AEOLOSOMATIDAE (a family of freshwater oligochaetes), eg: Aeolosoma quaternarium (an aquatic oligochaete) - Dorsal CRASSICLITELLATA (earthworms), eg: Lumbricus rubellus (Red Worm or Redhead) - Dorsal view
Class 5 subtaxa 9 ident refs
POLYCHAETA Grube, 1850 (polychaete worms and ragworms)
CAPITELLIDA (lugworms, bamboo worms and relatives), eg: Unidentified Maldanidae (Unidentified Bamboo Worms) - Head - dorsal view PHYLLODOCIDA (paddle worms, ragworms and sea mice), eg: Malmgreniella lunulata (an annelid) - Dorsal view SABELLIDA (an order of polychaetes), eg: Branchiomma bombyx (a sabellid polychaete) - Tube with worm protruding - out of water SPIONIDA (an order of polychaetes), eg: Malacoceros fuliginosus (a spionid polychaete) - Head end - latero-dorsal view - close-up TEREBELLIDA (an order of polychaetes), eg: Nicolea venustula (a terebellid bristleworm) - Gills and tentacles Unidentified Polychaeta (Unidentified Polychaete Worms and Ragworms), eg: Unidentified Polychaeta (Unidentified Polychaete Worms and Ragworms) - Worm - lateral view
Class 41 subtaxa 35 ident refs

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Freshwater

Macan, T.T., 1959 A Guide to Freshwater Invertebrates
European Limnofauna: http://wbd.etibioinformatics.nl/bis/limno.php European Limnofauna

Marine

The Marine Life Information Network for Britain and Ireland (MarLIN): http://www.marlin.ac.uk/gallerycategory.php?gcatid=8 The Marine Life Information Network for Britain and Ireland (MarLIN)
Fish, J.D. & Fish, S., 2011 A Student's Guide to the Seashore
Hayward, P.J. & Ryland, J.S. (eds), 1990 The Marine Fauna of the British Isles and north-west Europe
Hayward, P.J. & Ryland, J.S. (eds), 1996 (littoral and sublittoral fauna) Handbook of the Marine Fauna of North-West Europe
Encyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland: http://www.habitas.org.uk/marinelife/ Encyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland
Plankton
Larink, O. & Westheide, W., 2006 Coastal Plankton - photo guide for European Seas
Larink, O. & Westheide, W., 2011 Coastal Plankton - photo guide for European Seas (2nd ed)

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 18 general literature references to ANNELIDA (segmented worms and leeches)

ANNELIDA may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
ANIMALIA
(animals)

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 92 feeding and other relationships of ANNELIDA (segmented worms and leeches)

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