Species under Lepidasthenia
n= 24
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Lepidasthenia alba
(Treadwell, 1906)
Western Central Pacific
Lepidasthenia berkeleyae
Pettibone, 1948
Northeast Pacific
Lepidasthenia brunnea
Day, 1960
Mediterranean Sea
Lepidasthenia commensalis
(Webster, 1879)
many-scaled worm Western Central Atlantic
Lepidasthenia curta
Chamberlin, 1919
Eastern Pacific
Lepidasthenia digueti
Gravier, 1905
Eastern Pacific
Lepidasthenia elegans
(Grube, 1840)
Indo-Pacific, Western Central Atlantic and the Mediterranean
Lepidasthenia fragilis
(Johnson, 1897)
Eastern Pacific
Lepidasthenia gigas
(Johnson, 1897)
Eastern Pacific
Lepidasthenia grimaldii
(von Marenzeller, 1892)
Western Indian Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea
Lepidasthenia interrupta
(von Marenzeller, 1902)
Eastern Pacific
Lepidasthenia izukai
Imajima & Hartman, 1964
Western Pacific
Lepidasthenia longicirrata
Berkeley, 1923
snow-speckled scaleworm Eastern Pacific
Lepidasthenia microlepis
Potts, 1910
Western Pacific
Lepidasthenia nuda
(Grube, 1870)
Western Indian Ocean
Lepidasthenia ohshimai
Okuda, 1936
Northwest Pacific
Lepidasthenia picta
Treadwell, 1928
Eastern Pacific
Lepidasthenia pulchra
(Johnson, 1897)
Eastern Pacific
Lepidasthenia retrodentata
Monro, 1933
Eastern Pacific
Lepidasthenia rufa
Treadwell, 1928
Western Central Atlantic
Lepidasthenia stylolepis
Willey, 1907
Western Indian Ocean
Lepidasthenia varia
Treadwell, 1917
Western Central Atlantic
Lepidasthenia varius
Treadwell, 1917
Eastern Pacific
Lepidasthenia virens
(Blanchard, 1849)
Eastern Pacific
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