Molecular Biology and Genetics
Statistics of barcoding coverage
Specimens with Sequences:361
Specimens with Barcodes:251
Species With Barcodes:66
One of the most conspicuous of the eunicids is the giant, dark-purple, iridescent "Bobbit worm" (Eunice aphroditois), found at low tide under boulders on southern Australian shores. Its robust, muscular body can be as long as 2 m.
They have an evertible proboscis.
- Fauchald, K. (1992). "A review of the genus Eunice (Polychaeta: Eunicidae) based upon type material". Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology (523): 1–422.
- Keith Davey (2000). "Eunice aphroditois". Life on Australian Seashores. Retrieved 2007-10-10.
- Weast, Steve. "The Great Worm Incident". Oregon, USA. Retrieved 2009-03-27.
- "Giant Sea Worm Unmasked as Coral Killer". Newquay, UK. 2009-03-17. Retrieved 2009-03-27.[dead link]
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