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Traditionally Magelonidae has been included with spionid-like Polychaeta, the Spionida. However, molecular data (e.g., review in Weigert & Bleidorn 2016) shows the group does not belong within Spionida, and not within Sedentaria, but rather is 'basal' to most other annelids
Cunningham, Joseph Thomas; Ramage, G.A. (). The Polychaeta Sedentaria of the Firth of Forth. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.
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- Cunningham, Joseph Thomas; Ramage, G.A. (1888). The Polychaeta Sedentaria of the Firth of Forth. <em>Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.</em> 33(3): 635-684. Weigert, Anne; Bleidorn, Christoph. (2016). Current status of annelid phylogeny. <em>Organisms Diversity & Evolution.</em> 16(2): 345-362.
- Read, Geoffrey, G.B.