Sabella spallanzanii

Sabella spallanzanii


Taxonavigation: Sabellida 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Spiralia
Cladus: Lophotrochozoa
Phylum: Annelida
Classis: Polychaeta
Subclassis: Palpata
Ordo: Canalipalpata
Subordo: Sabellida

Familia: Sabellidae
Subfamilia: Sabellinae
Genus: Sabella
Species: Sabella spallanzanii


  • Sabella spallanzanii (Gmelin, 1791)


  • Read, G.B.; Inglis, G.; Stratford, P.; Ahyong, S.T. 2011: Arrival of the alien fanworm Sabella spallanzanii (Gmelin, 1791) (Polychaeta: Sabellidae) in two New Zealand harbours. Aquatic invasions, 6(3): 273–279. DOI: 10.3391/ai.2011.6.3.04
  • Murray, A.; Keable, S.J. 2013: First Report of Sabella spallanzanii (Gmelin, 1791) (Annelida: Polychaeta) from Botany Bay, New South Wales, a northern range extension for the invasive species within Australia. Zootaxa 3670(3): 391–395. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.3670.3.10 Reference page


Vernacular namesEdit

English: European fan-worm
français: Spirographe