Chrysopetalum debile   (Grube,  1855) (Marine Worm)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Polychaeta


Synonym (s)
Chrysopetalum debile Perkins, 1985
Chrysopetalum debile Amoureux, 1983 c
Palmyra debilis Grube, 1855
Chrysopetalum ehlersi Gravier, 1902
Chrysopetalum ehlersi Fauvel, 1919 b
Chrysopetalum ehlersi Monro, 1939 a
Chrysopetalum ehlersi Fauvel, 1955
Chrysopetalum ehlersi Fauvel, 1958
Chrysopetalum debile Hartmann-Schroder, 1960
Paleanotus debilis Day, 1962
Chrysopetalum ehlersi Fishelson & Rullier, 1969
Chrysopetalum ehlersi Fishelson, 1971
Chrysopetalum ehlersi Mohammad, 1971
Paleanotus debilis Kiseleva, 1971
Paleanotus debilis Ben-Eliahu, 1972 b
Chrysopetalum ehlersi Hartman, 1974 a
Chrysopetalum ehlersi Hartman, 1974 b
Chrysopetalum ehlersi Mohammad, 1976
Paleanotus debilis Ben-Eliahu, 1977 a
Paleanotus debilis Amoureux et al., 1978
Paleanotus debilis Ben-Eliahu & Safriel, 1982
Chrysopetalum debile Amoureux, 1983 a
Chrysopetalum fragile Ehlers, 1864
Palmyra (Palmyrides) portus-veneris Claparede, 1864
(Subjective synonym)
Palmyra (Palmyropsis) evelinae Claparede, 1864
(Subjective synonym)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



• Red Sea
• Gulf of Aden
• Gulf of Oman
• Arabian Gulf

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 -

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