Glycera americana   Leidy,  1855 (Marine Worm)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Polychaeta

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Synonym (s)
Glycera cirrata Fauvel, 1932
(Subjective synonym)
Glycera cirrata Fishelson, 1971
Glycera cirrata Fishelson & Rullier, 1969
Glycera corrugata Baird, 1863
(Subjective synonym)
Glycera edentata Hansen, 1882
(Subjective synonym)
Glycera jucunda Kinberg, 1866
(Subjective synonym)
Glycera laevis Kinberg, 1866
(Subjective synonym)
Glycera misakiensis Izuka, 1912
(Subjective synonym)
Glycera opisthobranchiata Marenzeller, 1879
(Subjective synonym)
Glycera ovigera Schmarda, 1861
(Subjective synonym)
Glycera peruviana Quatrefages, 1866
(Subjective synonym)
Glycera rugosa Johnson, 1901
(Subjective synonym)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



• Red Sea
• Arabian Sea

Literature Source(s)
  • Wehe, T and Fiege, D (2002) Annotated checklist of the polychaete species of the seas surrounding the Arabian Peninsula: Red Sea, Gulf of Aden, Arabian Sea, Gulf of Oman, Arabian Gulf Fauna of Arabia 19 7-238 Available at -
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • The barcode of life data systems Biodiversity Institute of Ontario Available at -

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