Maine Biota Project

Priapulids of Maine

(Kingdom Animalia, Phylum Priapula)

Below is a working list of Maine’s priapulids. Species attributed to Pollock (1998) are those that were reported as occurring between Cape Cod and Newfoundland.
Class Order Family Genus Species Authority Common Name Sources (full citations given below this table)
? ? Priapulidae Priapulus caudatus ? ? DMC; Pollock (1998, p. 29.)

DMC = Darling Marine Center website ( accessed 11 August 2020.
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)