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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Annelida (phylum)  »  Polychaeta (class)  »  Phyllodocida (order)  »  Syllidae (family)

CAAB Code: 22 066023 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Megasyllis inflata   (Marenzeller, 1879)

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 22 - Annelida Segmented worms
Family: 22 66 Syllidae (polychaete worms) - show full list
Common Name: [a polychaete worm]
Organism Type: a polychaete worm
Synonyms: Eusyllis inflata Eusyllis brevicirrata
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 22 066917     Megasyllis spp.
Previous Codes
(if any)
22 066021
Scientific Name Notes:Includes animals previously identified as Eusyllis brevicirrata that have a colour pattern of all red/orange with a white spot on the head.

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2016-05-12
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Record source: Australian Biological Resources Study (Houston, K. + others, editors), 2000-, Australian Faunal Directory. World Wide Web electronic publication, http:
Scientific Name
verified against
Aguado, M.T., Glasby, C.J., 2015. Indo-Pacific Syllidae (Annelida, Phyllodocida) share an evolutionary history., Systematics and Biodiversity, Vol. 13(4): 369-385.
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