Checklist of segmented worms (Phylum Annelida, Kingdom Animalia)
that live or potentially live on Mount Desert Island or in the adjacent ocean

compiled by the
Champlain Project - 183 Pleasant Street, Apartment 1 - Canton, Maine  04221
info@vfthomas.com

(updated 18 June 2010)


Below is a working checklist of segmented worm species that live or potentially live on Mount Desert Island or in the adjacent ocean.

Please send corrections and updates to info@vfthomas.com. Photographs are welcome. Thank you.



Class Order Family Genus Specific Epithet authority common name Sources (full citations given after this table)
Polychaeta Aciculata Glyceridae Glycera dibranchiata Ehlers two-gilled bloodworm Pollock (1998) [see note 1 below]
Polychaeta Canalipalpata Serpulidae Spirorbis borealis Daudin ? observed by Champlainer (TFV) on kelp on Seal Harbor beach


Note:
1. This species was reported by Pollock (1998) as occurring between Cape Cod and Newfoundland.


Sources:
   Champlainer:
      TFV = Thomas F. Vining
   Pollock, Leland W. 1998. A Practical Guide to the Marine Animals of Northeastern North America. Rutgers University Press; New Brunswick, New Jersey. (ISBN 0-8135-2398-2)